Allison Glovier

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Research: Why Employer Support Is So Important for Transgender Employees

Sarah* is a high school teacher in a school district without much understanding or acceptance of transgender individuals. For years, she remained closeted about her gender identity due to fear over how her colleagues would respond. When Sarah finally decided to come out at work, the emotional and …

My Son’s School Supported His Transition, and It Has Made All the Difference in the World. Now It’s Being Sued.

The day I read that my children’s school district was getting sued over the fact that they allow transgender boys to use the restrooms and locker …

6 Tips for Trans Kids Trying to Navigate School Life

To the trans kid who is scared: I see you. I feel you. I've been there.<p>The Trump administration revoked President Obama’s executive order calling on …

Why I Couldn’t Utter The Words “I Am A Woman” Until A Few Months Ago

The world sees and treats me as female, so why was saying it aloud so difficult?<p>I have it easy as a trans woman.<p>If you were to play a trans woman in …

Denmark Declassifies Transgender as Mental Illness

In March 2016, North Carolina passed a law that bars transgender individuals from using public restrooms that match their gender identity, and …

Transgender Prejudice And The Belief In A Biological Basis For Gender

As June comes to an end, so do many events associated with Pride Month, a month-long celebration of sexual diversity and gender variance — often geared towards increasing the visibility of the LGBTQIA community, as well as combatting stigma and advocating for equal rights.<p>But the battle to …

The pernicious junk science stalking trans kids

The "desistance" myth doesn't explain why transgender children are thriving.<p>“I would be dead, to be totally honest.”<p>That’s how 12-year-old Conner …

A Fate Worse than Death? Being Transgender in Long-term Care

<b></b> <b>By Mark Brennan-Ing, PhD (Senior Research Scientist, Brookdale Center for Healthy Aging)</b> “I would kill myself.” This is what a 70 year-old …

New Report Puts The Spotlight On The Black Transgender Experience

Some feel that LGBTQ movements have a problem with centering on white narratives, and the erasure of the black experience. Intersectionality is key …

The trans myths in the media vs actual reality

Over the summer, Equalities Minister Justine Greening announced the system for legally changing your gender would get a little bit easier. At the moment, under the Gender Recognition Act 2004, I would have to appear before a panel including medical experts to ‘prove’ that I’ve been ‘living as a …

How transgender literature can empower trans people who are coming out

<i>October 11th is National Coming Out Day. Here, a contributor discusses her work on</i> Resilience<i>, a trans fiction anthology, and examines how</i> …

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Transgender Trauma

Where did the idea come from that it is acceptable to hate or judge someone because of their gender identity? I spoke with a transwoman today who …

Report Highlights Experiences of Black Transgender People in U.S.

Black transgender people in the U.S. face "deeper and broader forms of discrimination" than their white counterparts and the U.S. population overall, according to a recent report from the National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE), Black Trans Advocacy and the National Black Justice …

U.S. court hears arguments on transgender student using boys' bathroom | Reuters

RICHMOND, Va. (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court heard arguments on Wednesday over whether a high school in Virginia should be ordered to allow a transgendered student to use the boys’ bathroom, even though he was born a biological female.<p>A man holds a flag as he takes part in an annual Gay Pride …

Indiana Senate Panel Advances LGB Rights Bill Which Excludes Transgender Hoosiers: VIDEO

Neither advocates nor opponents appeared to be pleased following the advancement by a senate panel Wednesday of a heavily amended civil rights bill …

District 211 School Allows Transgender Student to Use Girls’ Locker Room

A transgender student was granted access to an Illinois public school’s female locker room Friday after reaching an agreement with the school.<p>The …

Brighton College praised by parents for pioneering transgender uniform policy

The playing fields are immaculate, the buildings Victorian Gothic Revival.<p>With fees starting at £5,100 a term, Brighton College’s alumni include QCs, …

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Washington Enacts 'First-Of-Its-Kind' Statewide Transgender Bathroom Policy

Washington's state government has created new rules making it illegal to prohibit transgender individuals from using public bathrooms, showers or …

Becoming the Parent of a Transgender Child

"I don't know how to ask this, but um," my friend said to me.<p>"Just ask," I interrupted.<p>"Well, my boss is in a strange place and I was wondering if you could talk to him. He just found out this his little girl, er boy, er well, he found out that one of his children is transgender. You're the only …

The Moon landing conspiracy theories - 48 years after Armstrong's historic moment

Suggestions the flags shown supposedly planted on the Moon were actually fluttering in a breeze are a mainstay of some conspiracy theorists who don't …

Apollo Moon Landing Hoax Theories That Won't Die

Photo Credit: NASA.<p>Slide 1 of 20<p>Introduction<p>In the late 1960s and early 1970s, NASA launched the Apollo missions to the moon that ultimately landed …

11 Proofs That The Apollo Moon Landings Were NOT Fake

Humans have been to the Moon.<p>Neil Armstrong walked on the Moon on 21 July 1969. So did Buzz Aldrin. So did 10 other people after that.<p><i>Humans have</i> …

Scientific Proof That the Moon Landing Truthers are Full of It

On the 48th anniversary of the Eagle landing, a reminder that it’s true. All of it.<p>On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first person to walk …

Moon Landing

10 Reasons Why People Think The Moon Landings Were FAKE

MOON LANDING CONSPIRACY THEORY

Why do some people believe the moon landings were a hoax?

So what sort of evidence have conspiracy theorists gathered that might suggest the whole event was a fake? Nearly 40 years of research has given them …

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Do Nasa Moon pictures with SAME background prove Apollo landings were FAKE?

Moon landings hoax conspiracy theorists claim to have found an identical backdrop in two different pictures from the Apollo 15 fourth lunar landing …

'MOON LANDING HOAX' Film claims to show how NASA 'faked Apollo 11 mission'

A video uploaded to YouTube claims colour video footage of the astronauts, including Neil Armstrong, filmed inside the Apollo 11 spacecraft in July …

Apollo Moon landing hoax - The Skeptic's Dictionary

From Abracadabra to Zombies | View All<p>Apollo Moon landing hoax<p>The Apollo Moon landing hoax is a myth perpetrated by many people and organizations, …