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New York State Moves To Ban ‘Gay and Trans Panic’ Defense for Homicides
It's set to join five other states banning the homophobic and transphobic argument that a victim's sexual identity was a source of distress to the perpetrator.
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San Francisco Taking Down Sassy 'Transphobia Prohibited' Signs On Mass Transit
The Pride Train SF Alerts bring a message of inclusion and tolerance to the trains, but the Muni system says they go off the rails on language and logo.
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Ellen Page Reminds The World That Trans And Queer Rights Are Not Up For Debate
"People are really queerphobic and transphobic,” the actress said.
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A Grisly Killing Shows The Rampant Transphobia In Brazil
By Andréa Martinelli and Leda Antunes, HuffPost Brazil
“The murder of any trans person sends a message: that we don't deserve to exist,” the president of a trans advocacy group said.
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Dear Mr. Trump: I'm Transgender And I Have A Few Things I Want You To Know
We will not rest until you are defeated.
This Civil Rights Lawyer Has Been At Odds With Westboro Baptist Church For Years
Lawyer and LGBTQ rights advocate, Pedro Irigonegaray has consistently battled Fred Phelps in court throughout his career.
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What My 13-Year-Old Student Taught Me About Transphobia
, Guest Writer
Of the 20 students I tutor weekly, he is the only one who has said (out loud) that he has an issue with my transition.
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Cardi B Wants LGBTQ People To Educate Her On Homophobia, So Let's Do This Thing
Because queer people don't have enough to do already, right?
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History Will Remember Transphobic Trump And His Supporters With Contempt
Bethany Grace Howe
Transgender doctoral student and humor writer
The president and his 63 million followers will be associated with the doldrums of American history.
Moms: The B*tchiest Bullies Of Social Media
TGNC advocate, founder of S.E.A.R.CH., mom of 3, www.gendercre...
*Trigger Warning: Transphobia* Recently, Scary Mommy ran one of my stories on raising a *TGNC, non-binary child. They changed
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Here's Why That Heineken Ad Is Even Worse Than The Pepsi Ad
Poet, Activist, Womyn in search of her own truths.
Bigotry, sexism, and transphobia aren't just differences of opinion.
Addressing Trans-Misogyny In Our Varying Communities
Robyn Henderson-Espinoza, PhD
Director of Public Theology Initiatives at Faith Matters Network
What do we do about the overwhelming misogyny that exists in our communities?
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LGBTQ Groups Blast NCAA For Awarding Events To North Carolina After 'Fake Repeal Of HB2'
Civil rights groups say the NCAA is breaking its "promise to ensure all championship games are held in locations that are safe, respectful, and free of discrimination."
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An Open Letter To YouTube About Censoring Its Transgender Creators
As a 23-year-old trans man living in a state with anti-transgender bathroom bills, my STP has saved my life in numerous occasions.
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Creators Of Michelle Rodriguez's New Film Defend It From Claims Of Transphobia
James Michael Nichols
"The Assignment" has faced backlash since it was announced in 2015.
Gender Non-conforming Kids Caught In The Crosshairs Of Hate
Proud mom, advocate, speaker, author, 'My Son Wears Heels'
From calls to end Teletubbies and ban 'Jacobs New Dress,' here's what our kids are up against.
North Carolina’s So-Called “Bathroom Bill” HB2 Is Being Repealed
North Carolina lawmakers have struck a deal to repeal HB2, a bill that was passed in reaction to a local anti-discrimination ordinance for LGBTQ people.
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How To Deal With Online Transphobia
Outspeak Editor - in partnership with Huff Post
Many transgender people experience transphobia in the early parts of their transition. This can be a time where bodies and
Biology Teacher Expertly Smacks Down Transphobe Who Cited ‘Science’
Curtis M. Wong
Grace Pokela hopes her words will “empower" others.
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