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American Apparel Will Live On After Bankruptcy

A judge decided in favor of reorganizing the company, so the brand will live–without Dov Charney, thankfully.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 25, 2016 - 4:15 pm

The IOC Has Improved Their Guidelines For Transgender Athletes

Reassignment surgery is no longer required, and trans male athletes have no restrictions on competition.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 22, 2016 - 2:00 pm

Winter Is A Drag: A RuPaul’s Drag Race Playlist

Winter got you beat, hunties? One day, the leaves will unfurl, the sun will shine, and we’ll see the return of “RuPaul’s Drag Race” Season 8. But right now, I’m

Megan Kirby | January 22, 2016 - 10:00 am

The Lesbian Employment Gap: Why It’s Still Hard To Be Queer In The Workplace

Studies show that lesbians might be paid better than their straight women counterparts, but they’re less likely to get hired in the first place.

Nico Lang | January 21, 2016 - 10:00 am

Why You Should Know And Love Mark Kirk, The First Republican Senator To Co-Sponsor The Equality Act

In 2010, I had the pleasure of voting for Mark Kirk to fill in Barack Obama’s Illinois Senate seat. “Pleasure” despite the fact that Kirk is a Republican and I

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 20, 2016 - 4:00 pm

Caitlyn Jenner Responds Coolly To Ricky Gervais’ Nonsense, Believes She Can Change The GOP

Caitlyn Jenner responded yesterday to Ricky Gervais’ gross, sexist, transphobic Golden Globes jokes, in which he deadnamed Jenner and was generally unfunny about women – and to his

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 15, 2016 - 11:30 am

Qatar Bans The Danish Girl Over “Moral Depravity”

The government of Qatar has banned the new Eddie Redmayne film The Danish Girl from screening in the country, following protests about its “moral depravity.” In the film, Redmayne plays

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 11, 2016 - 12:45 pm

Amandla Stenberg Came Out Beautifully As Bisexual Last Night

Amandla Stenberg, who you might know as Rue from the Hunger Games movies, or as Jaden Smith’s prom date, or for calling out Kylie Jenner’s nonsense

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 8, 2016 - 6:00 pm

Omaha Lady Insists Sex Ed “Rapes Children Of Innocence”

What a lovely and appropriate choice of words.

Robyn Pennacchia | January 6, 2016 - 6:15 pm

My 12 Queer Wishes For 2016

2015 was great for the LGBT community, but with elbow grease and a little hope, 2016 can be even better!

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 31, 2015 - 1:00 pm

New York City Issues New Transgender Protections

New York City’s government has issued a set of guidelines protecting transgender individuals from discrimination. The guidelines elaborate on prior legal protections.

The new guidelines include misgendering, enforcing

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 22, 2015 - 2:30 pm

The FDA Has Lifted Its 32-Year Ban On Blood Donations From Gay Men, But…

The FDA announced today that it will be lifting a 32-year ban on blood donations from gay men. The ban was originally put in place to screen out

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 21, 2015 - 2:30 pm

Ben Carson Says Transgender Military Members Are ‘A Distraction’

Yesterday, Ben Carson told military veterans at an event in Waterloo, Iowa that the military is not the place to deal with the “transgender thing.”

That’s right, someone’s…

Katrin Higher | December 6, 2015 - 2:00 pm

God Didn’t Stop San Bernadino Shooting Because Of Abortions And Gays, Says Very Holy Dude

Alex McFarland beats Pat Robertson to the punch.

Robyn Pennacchia | December 4, 2015 - 6:00 pm

Gift Guide: For Your Friend Who’s Transitioning

So your friend came out as transgender/genderqueer/non-binary! Yay! The holidays are actually a pretty perfect time to show your friend your support, both by taking that old holiday advice to

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 27, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Girl On Girl: Fostering The T In LGBT

This week is Trans Awareness Week, an event to raise awareness and visibility of transgender and gender nonconforming people leading to today, November 20, the Transgender Day of Remembrance. Coincidentally, just

Morgan Cohn | November 20, 2015 - 11:00 am

FHM Will Suspend Publication

I get why some people are going to be celebrating the decline and impending death of FHM, the “lad” mag whose hook was a steady stream of just-this-side-of-nude

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 17, 2015 - 2:30 pm

1,500 Mormons Resign From Church To Protest New Same-Sex Policies

Roughly 1,500 Mormons are resigning from the Mormon Church of Latter-day Saints to protest a new policy that labels same-sex couples “apostate” as well as banning children of same-sex relationships…

Katrin Higher | November 15, 2015 - 11:00 am

Dictionary.com Just Added A Gender-Neutral Alternative To “Mr.” And “Mrs.”

Yesterday, I went to the endodontist (“Double root canal! Whoa!”) and, filling out the paperwork, came across a problem that’s been more pronounced since I came out as genderqueer. Beyond

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 12, 2015 - 9:00 am
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