Kate Light

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Sacramento Fashion Week’s first transgender model is a Pinay

Angel Qinan is the first Filipina at Apple’s elite lineup of 15 transgender Asian models, all of them hoping to land their big break on …

Transgender Elders Show Us the Meaning of Survival

In the many years that Jess T. Dugan, a Boston-based trans photographer, has spent capturing images of gender-variant people, she says she's …

Associated Press News

Caribbean's different gender gap: women rise, men stagnate

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — When the young woman was preparing to open a business in Jamaica selling pipes, vaporizers and other smoking paraphernalia, …

Saudi Historian Says U.S. Women Drive Because They Don't Care If They're Raped

A Saudi Arabian historian trying to justify the nation's ban on female drivers says women who drive in other countries such as the United States don't care if they're raped and that sexual violence "is no big deal to them."<p>Saleh al-Saadoon claimed in a recent TV interview that women can be raped …

El Salvador's Las 17: the women jailed for 30 years for losing their babies by miscarriage

In El Salvador, home to the some of the world's strictest abortion laws, women are jailed for murder after losing their babies in medical emergencies. But a historic pardon has given them hope amid growing international condemnation<p><i>Map data source: Center for Reproductive Rights</i><p>When Carmen …

ISIS Uses Social Media to Lure British Muslim Girls, Think Tank Says

The Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) is deploying social media and the promise of adventure to enlist young British Muslim girls to …

Coming out as gay at Chinese New Year

<b>How did a video about telling your parents you're gay at Chinese New Year become a viral hit in China?</b><p>New Year is a time for millions of Chinese families to come together to eat, celebrate and set off firecrackers. For many Chinese sons and daughters, it's also a time to endure a barrage of …