Category: Gender

Chelsea Manning Returns as Herself
Bay Windows reports: Army Pvt. Chelsea Manning is revealing her new look as a woman, after being freed from a Kansas military prison and a 35-year sentence for leaking classified [...]
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Chelsea Manning released from military prison
BBC News reports: US soldier Chelsea Manning has been released from prison after serving seven years for leaking hundreds of thousands of diplomatic cables and military files to Wikileaks. A [...]
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International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia
@ManyVoicesOrg writes: Today’s the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia & Transphobia. It’s never been more timely to love & affirm LGBTQ people. #IDAHOT Amen.
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The Ever-Growing List of Trump’s Anti-LGBTQ Appointees
We know your list of anti-LGBTQ Trump appointees is getting a little out of hand, but we’ve got one more for you; Charmaine Yoest, new Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs [...]
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Seven Principles for Young Advocates
Below is something I drafted for a group of high school students visiting from the Bronx whom I am meeting this afternoon to talk about GLAA’s work. I also developed [...]
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Lambda Legal responds to confirmation of Gorsuch to SCOTUS
David Badash of The New Civil Rights Movement reports this statement by Lambda Legal Director of Strategy Sharon McGowan: The arc of the moral universe may bend towards justice, but [...]
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Council passes Councilmember Allen’s Emergency Legislation Protecting Women’s Health From Federal Threats
We applaud DC councilmembers advocating for women’s rights and proactively ensuring the healthcare quality for all women. Yesterday, Ward 6 Councilmember Charles Allen introduced this legislation along with the 12 [...]
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AU on Transgender Day Of Visibility
Rokia Hassanein of Americans United for Separation of Church and State writes in the Wall of Separation blog: Today is Transgender Day of Visibility – a day dedicated to empowering [...]
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Hillary takes on the sexists
Just as with hatred toward Obama, some people are determined never to give Hillary Clinton credit for anything she says or does. In response to this perfectly reasonable and decent [...]
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Obama discusses his LGBT legacy at his final news conference
The next president may well make me cry, though outrage and disgust are likelier reactions; but I doubt he will ever make me cry the way President Obama did at [...]
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