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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

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
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