Emmy Kant

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YA Books With Intersex Characters

I’ve slowly been making my way through the letters of LGBTQIA+ through these weekly YA posts, with bisexuality, asexuality, and transexuality being …

Studying the Same-Sex Studies

A supposedly groundbreaking, peer-reviewed study, “When contact changes miinds: An experiment on the transmission of gay equality,” (<i>Science</i>, Dec.12, …

Reader’s Poll: The 50 Most Important LGBT Television Series

Reader's Poll: The 50 Most Important LGBT Television Series<p>June is Pride Month, commemorating the 1969 Stonewall riots and asking all of us to …

Children's Book Conquers 'Large Fears' of LGBT Community

Not everyone gets the chance to rewrite their own childhood, let alone reimagine it as an adventure filled with a trip to Mars. But 24-year-old author, Myles Johnson and 27-year-old illustrator, Kendrick Daye are doing just that.<p>Their new children’s book, “Large Fears,” is inspired by their own …

Indiana mayor comes out as gay in newspaper editorial

South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg came out as gay Tuesday, declaring in a lengthy and personal newspaper editorial that it took him years to accept that his sexuality is just "part of who I am."<p>Buttigieg, the first-term Democratic mayor of Indiana's fourth-largest city, said in the essay published in …

Ten Ways to Celebrate Gay Pride This Weekend in Denver

Koko Brentano/Koko B. Studio<p><b>9) Drag Nation and Pangea Women's Party<br>Friday, June 19<br>Tracks/ Exdo, 3500 Walnut Street<br>21+, Pangea Women's Party at 7</b> …

How this transgender Christian vlogger is busting stereotypes on YouTube

Ask people in the LGBT community what comes to mind when they think of Christianity, and some will say that Christians are “homophobes.” And who can …

LGBTQI

Animals roam streets of Tbilisi after flooding kills 12 people and destroys city zoo

Roads were completely destroyed. Buildings and cars were swept away. Zoo animals escaped their enclosures and wandered the city's streets. All of this after weekend flash-floods in Georgia paralyzed the nation and killed at least a dozen people.<p>Journalist Natalia Antelava, who lives in the nation's …

Mudslides

4 men in Paris court are 1st to face terror attacks charges

PARIS (AP) — French anti-terror prosecutors sought Tuesday to charge four men in connection with the attacks in Paris that left 20 people dead, which …

10 killed, churches torched in protests over Charlie Hebdo

<b>(CNN) —</b> Violent protests have erupted in parts of the world over the latest issue of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.<p>While there have also been largely peaceful protests, authorities from Africa to the Middle East are seeing clashes in the streets -- and seeking ways to tamp down the …

Wildlife

This is why the internet cares more about 17 French people than 2000 Nigerians

Consider two tragic events that took place this month.<p>A small cell of Islamic terrorists attacked cartoonists at the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo and shoppers in a Paris supermarket, killing 17 people and sparking international outcry, solidarity and support.<p>The hashtag #JeSuisCharlie trended …

Africa

AirAsia crash: plane was climbing too fast before plunge, says minister

Indonesian official says Airbus A320 was rising at about 6,000ft a minute, which ‘can only be done by a fighter jet’<p>An AirAsia plane that crashed last month with 162 people on board was climbing at an abnormally rapid rate, before it plunged and disappeared from radar, Indonesia’s transport …

Israel unaware killed Iranian general was in Hezbollah convoy in Syria

Israel was apparently unaware an Iranian general was travelling in a Hezbollah convoy it targeted with an air strike in Syria on Sunday, killing the general as well as a senior Hezbollah commander.<p>The claim – made by an unnamed senior Israeli security source in an interview with Reuters on Tuesday …

Middle East