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Kurdish group launches pro-LGBT human rights campaign

The Rasan Organization painted murals with messages in support of LGBT and women’s rights throughout the city of Sulaymaniyah in the semi-autonomous …

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Taiwan debates gay marriage

ON THE eighth floor in a gritty suburb of the capital, Taipei, sits the ten-year-old Wei-ming temple, a Taoist house of worship—but an unusual one. …

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This Purdue diver doesn’t shy away from wearing makeup and dressing in drag

For several months, Max Showalter had a secret boyfriend.<p>The boyfriend was two years older than Max and an athlete at his school. Their friendship …

Juno Dawson: When a son becomes a daughter

Aside from the timeless ‘What’s in your pants?’, the other question I often get asked is: ‘How did your mum and dad react when you told them you were …

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Urban Outfitters Features Transgender and Plus-Size Models in Its Newest Ad

As Byrdie editors, we stare at a lot of beauty ads day to day, and even in 2017, campaigns tend to look pretty homogenous. When a company's objective …

New Anti-Trans ‘Bathroom Bills’ Could Require Original Birth Certificates to Pee

If you thought North Carolina’s law was bad, take a look at legislation in Virginia and Texas that would let citizens sue the government if the …

Steinbach prejudice and Pride among key moments of 2016 for Manitoba LGBT community

Tears, tragedies of 2016 serve to strengthen 'marginalized and voiceless' in 2017<p>Three simple words tweeted out by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to …

Racism is rife in the LGBT community. Gay people cannot call for equality while discriminating against others

Earlier this week, Jeremy Joseph, owner of the legendary LGBT nightclub G-A-Y, posted a comment on Facebook which surprised me for two reasons – the …

Quora: Ignorance, Fear Makes Parents Reject Their LGBT Children

<i>Quora Questions are part of a partnership between</i> Newsweek <i>and Quora, through which we'll be posting relevant and interesting answers from Quora</i> …

Caitlyn Jenner Announces Mac Line For 'All Sexes. All Ages. All Races'

Reality star and transgender celebrity Caitlyn Jenner is once again partnering up with MAC Cosmetics.<p>The newest collaboration, which she announced Wednesday on Twitter, will benefit and be accessible to people of “All sexes. All ages. All races.”<p>Jenner previously created a signature lipstick shade …

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3 more states are proposing 'bathroom bills' that critics are calling discriminatory

Sara D. Davis/Getty Images<p>Lawmakers in three states have filed bills that would regulate bathroom access in public buildings, despite cries from critics who call the bills discriminatory against transgender residents.<p>Language used in the proposed "bathroom bills" — filed in Texas on Thursday, and …

Being Trans, and an Immigrant, Under the Trump Administration

Many transgender Americans have only been openly trans under an Obama administration that respected their rights. That is about to change.<p>The Immigration and Naturalization Officer told me my documents were “not acceptable.”<p>When I presented him with my state ID and name-change documents, in a …

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Why Bisexual Men Are Still Fighting to Convince Us They Exist

Travis has had both boyfriends and girlfriends since high school. But when his coworkers discovered his dating history at a board game night, they …

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This court case just put trans rights on the agenda in China

A transgender man's victorious court challenge in China has drawn rare attention to trans rights in the country.<p>The man, who goes by the pseudonym …

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Transgender rights: How supportive is your country?

Spain is the country most supportive of transgender rights, according to a poll published in December 2016. The survey was conducted as a …

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Legions of LGBT Americans consider Obama the greatest champion of gay rights

It was a new look for the White House: illuminated in rainbow colors to celebrate the Supreme Court decision allowing same-sex marriage …

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