Wayne Dhesi: National Coming Out Day — The Journey Continues

National Coming Out Day (NCOD) is not about pressuring people to come out. What NCOD can do is highlight the difficulties that people still face when thinking about coming out. And if that can, in turn, make everyone think a little about how they can help those people not feel so alone, then that's surely a good thing.

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Trans Black Woman Attacked, Killed By Group Of Men In Pennsylvania

A transgender woman in Pennsylvania was attacked by a group of men before being fatally shot Tuesday morning, authorities say. 

Kiesha Jenk...

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Freedom to Marry 2015 Event

Sunday Brunch with Freedom To Marry’s Evan Wolfson

Attendees to the Florida Democratic Party State Convention at the end of this month are cordially invited to Brunch with Freedom To Marry’s Evan Wolfson! You can access the full flyer, including payment options, by clicking this link.

How I Got Trans Rights On Bernie Sanders’ Radar. And You Should, Too.

All I wanted for my birthday this year was two golden tickets, Bernie Sanders was hosting a “Meet & Greet” in NYC. Since May, I’...

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Westboro Baptist Just Messed With The Wrong Group Of Students

A crowd of high school students drove Westboro Baptist Church protestors away from their school in Kansas City, Missouri last week where the...

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Jonny von Wallström: Finding Love When Your Whole Country Is Against You

I think that in a male-dominated society, the pressure of being a masculine man is even greater. This makes men feel insecure and frightened, sometimes of their own sexuality. I have a hard time seeing anything changing to the better in Uganda before the male role changes.

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Grace Anne Stevens: My Transgender Life: Optical and Other Illusions

There were the good days, the great days of being dad, when nothing else in the world mattered at all -- not the future, not my career, not my underlying dysphoria. There were days when there was the feeling of being trapped, and I wondered whether happiness for me was an illusion that would never see the light of day.

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Peter D. Rosenstein: Hillary Rodham Clinton Speaks to ‘Human Rights Campaign’: HRC to HRC

Hillary Clinton delivered a passionate speech to members of the LGBT community at a breakfast hosted by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC). HRC is the n...

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Joe Biden Backs Transgender Military Service As U.S. Weighs Policy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden is throwing his unequivocal support behind letting transgender people serve openly in the U.S. milit...

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CeCe McDonald Reflects On Life And Activism Since Her Release From Prison

This is the first feature in a series that aims to elevate some of the transgender and gender-nonconforming individuals who have played a sign...

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