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The Designer Of The Transgender Flag Is A Navy Veteran

Here’s the story behind the pink and blue flag you’ve been seeing all over your feeds.<p>Over the past two days, perhaps you’ve noticed an increase in pastel pink and blue across your social media feeds, in the daily news, and even lighting up San Francisco’s City Hall.<p>On Wednesday, President Trump …

Girl Scouts to offer badges in cybersecurity, hacking

One way to up gender diversity in STEM fields is to get girls interested early. The Girl Scouts of the USA hopes to do just that with the addition of …

Kiki review – gay ballroom scene strictly life-affirming

An eye-opening documentary about New York’s underground LGBT ball culture<p>Sara Jordenö’s vivid documentary about New York’s underground ballroom scene glows with the heat of radical empathy. Jordenö casts her subjects – gay black and brown teens who find freedom in dance and drag – in warm reds and …

The horse that saved his own life by painting

<b>He was once a well-known racehorse, but it looked as though ill health would soon mean the end for Metro. Then his artist owner, Ron, had an unusual idea.</b><p>It's said that you can lead a horse to water but you can't make him drink. So when Ron Krajewski first introduced his horse, Metro, to an easel …

Horses

Why Gay Men Need A Body Positivity Movement, Too

"Too many of us have spent too much of our lives trapped in the closet. May we not spend the rest of them trapped in the gym."<p>The restaurant had been particularly busy that night, and I was starving. At the time, I was working as a server to put myself through grad school in a whimsical little …

LGBTQI

As ‘a matter of conscience,’ a Kentucky judge refuses to hear adoption cases involving gay parents

By Samantha Schmidt<p>, Reporter<p>Two years after a Kentucky county clerk stirred national attention for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, a family court judge in the same state announced he will no longer hear adoption cases involving gay parents, calling his stance on the issue …

LGBTQI

Trump set up a hotline for information about criminal aliens. Twitter trolls took him literally.

By Cleve R. Wootson Jr.<p>, Reporter<p>When President Trump announced his hotline for victims of immigration crimes to a joint session of Congress, he got loud boos and groans from the assembled elected officials, worried about painting immigrants broadly as violent criminals.<p>But watching from home, …

Donald Trump

Black female Episcopal bishop of Indy diocese breaks stained glass ceiling

INDIANAPOLIS — On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows stepped out of the historic Trinity Church in Lower Manhattan into a city where she’d lived most of her life but suddenly couldn’t recognize.<p>Cars flipped upside down, buildings with shattered windows, ash coating …

how king culture is challenging gender expectations

With Benjamin Butch as our guide, we take a tour through the growing artistic landscape that is a King performance.<p>Drag performance may not be your first point of call for a political pick-me-up amidst an era of divisive and so-called populist thinking. But faced with Trump's macho swagger and …

Steve Ballmer Spends Millions To Redesign Government Information

The former Microsoft CEO and current Clippers owner wants to give back through a powerful data visualization tool.<p>What does the average teacher make? How much does the U.S. spend on defense? Is crime going up or down–and how does that correlate with the police we employ and criminals we incarcerate?<p>…

Entertainment - MarketWatch.com

They were due to get married on April 18, but he delayed the wedding and bought a house instead.<p>11:19 p.m. July 21, 2018<p>This man wants to know how …

San Diego

This robot automatically prints and burns Trump's tweets

If asked to describe President Trump’s Twitter persona, I’d say he was a can of gasoline looking for a lit match.<p>Incendiary tweets manage to rile supporters and skeptics alike, and all we can do is watch the world burn, at least figuratively, each time Trump hits the “Tweet” button. This isn’t by …

RuPaul Has Some Choice Words About Bachelorette Parties In Gay Bars

"People who live in the mainstream and the status quo think that everyone else is there to serve them."<p>RuPaul spoke in an interview last week about a hotly contested issue within the LGBTQ community: the practice of straight women using gay bars as the sites for their bachelorette parties and the …

Louisville in crisis; search for solutions | CLOUT

Louisville is facing a public health and safety crisis. The numbers are staggering. Our 2017 homicide rate is already 26 percent higher than last …

The Epidemic of Gay Loneliness - The Huffington Post

Credits<p>Story - Michael Hobbes<p>Michael is a contributing editor and producer of Highline.<p>Creative Direction & Design - Sandra Garcia<p>Sandra is the creative director of Highline.<p>Development & Design - Gladeye<p>Gladeye is a New Zealand-based digital design agency.<p>Photo credits:<p>Cover image: PG/Magnum …

Christian, Conservative And Parenting A Transgender Child In Texas

Kimberly Shappley has had to unlearn everything she was taught to believe.<p>Kimberly Shappley calls herself an “accidental activist.”<p>The Pearland, Texas mom says she was “born a Republican.” Most of her life, she never really thought about politics and just assumed it was her duty as a Christian …

LGBTQI

Why Donald Trump Was Lying When He Claimed Marriage Equality Is 'Settled'

One of Trump's SCOTUS picks believes gay sex should be illegal<p>Many media reports claimed Donald Trump affirmed support for LGBTQ equality in his “60 Minutes” interview the other night. There were headlines that claimed he is now an “ally” of LGBTQ people and others that blared Trump said he is …

Secret’s Stress Test Campaign Continues With A Transgender Woman In The Ladies Room

<b>WHO:</b> Secret, Wieden+Kennedy Portland<p><b>WHY WE CARE:</b> If you’ve ever been socially awkward (c’mon, you can admit it here, we’re all friends), then you’ve …

Transgender

“I’ll take bathroom selfies in men’s rooms across North Carolina”: This transwoman is challenging the HB2 law in the most badass way

Shakina Nayfack is taking her solo show on the road<p>Patrice Waite<p>June 7, 2016 11:00am (UTC)<p>Shakina Nayfack is an transgender activist, singer and actress who wants to challenge the HB2 law by taking her solo musical Manifest Pussy show to North Carolina to promote awareness and bring solace to those …

North Carolina

Why a Trans Woman Burned a Rainbow Pride Flag

Facing mischief charges in a British Columbia court today, Brooklyn Fink shares her side of the story.<p>When reports that someone burned a pride flag on a university campus surfaced in February, it seemed like a pretty clear-cut case of close-minded bigotry. The University of British Columbia …

Hungary Passes Amendmend To Ban End-to-End Encryption

Amendment To Ban End-to-End Encryption Passed By Hungarian Parliament<p>Jp Buntinx · @http://twitter.com/jdebunt | May 16, 2016 | 05:09<p><b>Discussions about</b> …

I’m a single dad and my son just came out as transgender. Here’s what it was like to buy her first dress

I CAN’T SAY IT WASN’T totally unexpected. About 1-2 years ago, my son Tigger informed me he was transgender. We discussed it, what that term meant, …

Transwomen

Donald Trump Takes Surprisingly Moderate Stance on Transgender Bathroom Issue

Donald Trump has offended a lot of people during his presidential campaign; he’s upset Muslims, immigrants, and women, especially. There’s one group, …

At 12 I grew a beard and had a period

<b>When Alec Butler was born in 1959 it was assumed Alec was female. But after being brought up as a girl, Alec - now an award-winning writer and film-maker - realised they were intersex, someone whose anatomical, hormonal or genetic sex is neither completely male nor female.</b><p>I was about 12 when it …

LGBTQI

Why All Public Bathrooms Should Be Gender Neutral

It’s time for lawmakers and business owners to realize that gendered restrooms just don’t work.<p>When you’re gender nonconforming, it’s hard to know …

This gay couple just beautifully came out to their dads live on TV! (VIDEO)

A gay couple have unleashed an incredibly intimate and special performance on the latest series of Italy’s Got Talent.<p>The couple, who are dance …

Same-Sex Couples

Mich. Catholic church expands health insurance to gays

DETROIT — In a move praised by LGBT advocates, the Catholic Church in Michigan is making changes to its health-care plan that could allow gays to get coverage for their partners or spouses.<p>In a letter sent this week to pastors and employees, the Michigan Catholic Conference said it is modifying …