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How One Teen Tried To Kill Himself 3 Times, And Became An Advocate For LGBTQ Safe Spaces

He was part of the reason I attempted suicide the first time, where I overdosed by mixing prescription and over-the-counter drugs with alcohol, and I slit my wrists with a

Marissa Miller | May 25, 2016 - 4:33 pm

High Schoolers In Vermont Are Wearing “Straight Pride” T-Shirts In Response To Transgender Bathroom Laws

A handul of students at Green Mountain Union High School in Vermont rallied together to protest a transgender bathroom policy at their school with “Straight Pride” T-shirts. Yes, you read that

Tai Gooden | May 19, 2016 - 11:15 am

Kids In North Carolina Are Now Allowed To Bring Pepper Spray Into Bathrooms To Spray Trans People With

The fucked line of reasoning posits that pepper spray will help protect students — particularly cis-female students — against the “risk” of encountering trans people using the bathroom.

Bronwyn Isaac | May 12, 2016 - 1:15 pm

Caitlyn Jenner Is Allegedly Considering Transitioning Back, According To Author Of Kardashian Biography

Halperin said he interviewed multiple sources that claimed Jenner’s transition proved far more emotionally and mentally taxing than expected, and that Jenner was toying with the idea of transitioning back to

Bronwyn Isaac | May 12, 2016 - 12:12 pm

Zendaya Responds Perfectly To A Homophobic Tweet & 3 Other Times Celebs Defended LBGTQ People

Zendaya gracefully shut down a homophobe who decided that “gay” was a proper insult for one of her lovely selfies.

Bronwyn Isaac | May 10, 2016 - 6:00 pm

Twitter Wants Elsa To Be A Lesbian In The ‘Frozen’ Sequel, Calling For Disney To #GiveElsaAGirlfriend

This latest viral Twitter campaign is demanding that Disney make Frozen’s Elsa a lesbian. #LoveWinning in politics AND animated films? The dream.

Kylie Cheung | May 3, 2016 - 11:06 pm

Target: Trans People Can Use Whatever Bathroom They Want

In light of the recent shit-storms of fear mongering bigots, they figured it was best to let people know they could safely use the amenities at Target without fear of

Bronwyn Isaac | April 21, 2016 - 3:13 pm

German Model Slated To Be First Trans Man On ‘Men’s Health’ Cover

Melzer has shared that the opportunity to give further visibility for trans men is a high honor, and something he values.

Bronwyn Isaac | February 10, 2016 - 2:30 pm

THINX Releases New Line Of “Period Panties” Specifically For Trans Men And Genderqueer Consumers

The new line comes as a boy-cut and has been modeled on both women and trans men, showcasing itself as a versatile and comfortable answer to their original line of…

Bronwyn Isaac | November 16, 2015 - 4:30 pm

Miley Cyrus Teams Up With Joan Jett For A New “Backyard Session” Benefitting Homeless & LGBTQ Teens

Say what you want about Miley Cyrus’s attempt at doing rap music, her sexually cartoonish art and her various antics, but her commitment to helping homeless and LGBTQ teens is…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 6, 2015 - 6:30 pm

Thousands Gather To Protest Indiana’s Religious Freedom Law

Yesterday, thousands gathered outside of the Indiana state house to protest the Religious Freedom Restoration Act that has rocked the state and the country. This “religious freedom” law could (and…

Katrin Higher | March 29, 2015 - 9:00 am

“The Bold And The Beautiful” Debuted A Transgender Storyline Yesterday

Taking a step previously unseen on network television, CBS’s long running soap opera “The Bold and the Beautiful” just debuted a transgender storyline yesterday, revealing that model Maya Avant, played…

Beejoli Shah | March 19, 2015 - 2:00 pm

The Soapbox: Sheryl Sandberg’s #LeanInTogether Campaign Erases My Family

Sheryl Sandberg’s new #LeanInTogether campaign makes me want to lean out and run as far away as I can from her brand of “feminism” as fast as my feet will carry me.

Katie Klabusich | March 6, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Read The Touching Letter A 9-Year-Old Girl Wrote To Her Teacher After Finding Out He’s Gay

When an elementary school teacher in England decided to reveal his sexual orientation to his class for Anti-Bullying Week, he was hardly expecting to get the response he did.

Katie Oldenburg | December 17, 2014 - 1:30 pm

Watch Lea DeLaria From “Orange Is The New Black” Stand Up To An Anti-Gay Preacher On The Subway

HELL YES, BIG BOO. Actress Lea DeLaria, who stars on the Netflix hit series “Orange Is The New Black,” was recently riding the D Train in New York, when an…

Katie Oldenburg | November 4, 2014 - 5:00 pm

Lesbian Couple Asked To Leave A Store For Kissing On National Coming Out Day

On Saturday (which was National Coming Out Day, making this story even more bleak), a lesbian couple was kicked out of a UK grocery store for sharing a “light kiss.”

Claire Hannum | October 15, 2014 - 6:00 pm

Chelsea Manning Sues Government For Treatment For Gender Dysphoria

Chelsea Manning, the army private who was convicted of leaking documents to Wikileaks, is suing the federal government for medical treatment for gender dysphoria. Manning, who previously went by…

Jessica Wakeman | September 24, 2014 - 6:00 pm

Mommie Dearest: 4 Reasons I’m Glad I Brought My Kid To Provincetown’s Carnival This Year

It was only by happy accident that I scheduled our yearly family vacation to the outer Cape to coincide with Provincetown, Massachusett’s annual Carnival. For the uninitiated, Provincetown — or…

Avital Norman Nathman | August 29, 2014 - 1:00 pm

New Jersey Middle School Refuses To Let Trans Girl Come Back To Classes

Thorne Middle School in Middletown, New Jersey, told a 13-year-old trans girl named Rachel Pepe that she is not allowed back in school unless she goes by her previous…

Jessica Wakeman | August 18, 2014 - 6:00 pm

On Making The Case For Kink As A Sexual Orientation

Today on Slate.com is an excellent piece about why “kinky” should be considered a sexual orientation. Writer Jillian Keenan posits how we define a person’s sexual orientation should include what…

Jessica Wakeman | August 18, 2014 - 3:00 pm
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