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Russian Politicians Seeking To Criminalize Being Gay In Public

Russian politicians are stepping up anti-gay legislation, building upon their now-infamous “propaganda” law. The original law criminalized any kind of LGBT-accepting public communications, but now members of the

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 6, 2015 - 6:00 pm

Prepare Your Voice, Today Is The First Annual Trans Day Of Screaming

Today is a great day in the history of ideas, because it is the first annual Trans Day of Screaming. A Tumblr user who describes herself as a

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 6, 2015 - 5:30 pm

Ben Carson: Trans People Are Squicky And Should Have Separate Bathrooms

Well, Ben Carson is just on a roll. On top of his hip new rap song (so hip) and his dubious claims about why the pyramids

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 6, 2015 - 9:00 am

You Will Not Get Me To Buy This “Transgender Beer”

A Scottish brewing company has made the world’s first “transgender” beer. Does anyone else remember around the mid 2000s, when “Queer Eye for the Straight Guy,” “The L Word,” and

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 4, 2015 - 10:03 am

Dept. Of Education Orders High School To Allow Trans Student To Use Girls’ Locker Room

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights found yesterday that a high school in Chicago’s northwest suburbs must allow a trans student to use the girls’ locker room

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 3, 2015 - 3:00 pm

Laverne Cox Will Play Dr. Frank N. Furter In FOX’s Live “Rocky Horror”

Remember in April, when FOX announced that they’d be reimagining “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” for a live television event, and we were all, “OH GOD NO“? We

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 22, 2015 - 9:01 am

Why The Queer Community Loves Witches

Do you love witches? Are you queer? Me too. My personal favorite is April Ludgate. It might not have been scripted into “Parks and Recreation” that April was literally a

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 21, 2015 - 1:35 pm

The Westboro Baptist Church Will Be Picketing Kim Davis

We have reached peak irony.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 16, 2015 - 12:30 pm

French Court Could Create First EU Gender-Neutral Legal Identity

A French court decided this week that a 64-year-old plaintiff had the right to be legally recognized as gender-neutral. The individual, whose name has not been released, identifies as intersex

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 15, 2015 - 10:43 am

Jamie Raines Addresses 5 Questions You Probably Shouldn’t Ask Trans People

Jamie Raines, the trans man whose timelapse video of selfies taken over the course of three years throughout his gender transition went viral last week, made a video for

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 13, 2015 - 6:00 pm

Julie Bindel And Milo Yiannopoulos Both Banned From Free Speech Debate

Second-wave feminist Julie Bindel and gay conservative men’s rights advocate Milo Yiannopoulos were both banned from speaking at the University of Manchester in a debate titled, “From liberation

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 8, 2015 - 9:30 am

Trans Woman Bombed In Northern Ireland

A transgender woman in Northern Ireland was the target of a bombing because of her gender identity. Rachel Keys, a 27-year-old living in Derry/Londonderry, was asleep Saturday night when

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 6, 2015 - 3:30 pm
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