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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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The Westboro Baptist Church Will Be Picketing Kim Davis

We have reached peak irony.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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“Stonewall” Completely Flops At The Box Office

In an astounding demonstration that not all PR is in fact good PR, “Stonewall,” the Roland Emmerich-directed movie about the 1969 riots of the same name, crashed and burned at

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Putin Claims He And Russia Support LGBT Rights Despite The Evidence To The Contrary

Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview on “60 Minutes” this Sunday that despite all of the evidence to the contrary, Russia is not homophobic and that

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“Stonewall” Was Made For Homophobes And Bullies, Not For Us

So, everyone hates “Stonewall,” unsurprisingly. Rich Juzwiak tore the film a new one pretty spectacularly, but I think the most spot-on critique comes from Richard Lawson over at

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Straight Guys Make Out To Spite Kim Davis As She Continues To Not Do Her Job

Homophobe, jailbird, and Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis returned to work last week and in a move that should shock zero people is still refusing to do her

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GLAAD’s Report On LGBTs On TV Will Be Discontinued

…Because TV is so inclusive it’s not necessary!

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Chris Christie: Businesses Shouldn’t Hide Behind “Religious Liberty” To Discriminate

GOP presidential candidate Chris Christie broke ranks with other Republicans yesterday at the Iowa State Fair on the issue of religious liberty. While speaking at the Des Moines Register’s Presidential

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Illinois Gov. Rauner Bans Conversion Therapy In The State

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner signed a bill into law yesterday banning the practice of gay “conversion therapy” in the state.

The practice aims to “cure”

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The U.S. Trans Survey Goes Live Today – Spread The Word!

This is the largest and most comprehensive survey of the American transgender community to date!

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A 17th Transgender Woman Has Been Murdered

Just yesterday, we reported on the three transgender victims of murder whose deaths have occurred or come to light in the last week – Elisha Walker, Kandis Capri,

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