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Pistons’ Reggie Bullock to transgender community: ‘I see y’all as people that I love’

The NYC Pride March is still a week away, but Reggie Bullock already is nervous. He has yet to decide on an outfit; he will get to that. He knows he is bringing his 5-year-old son with him to ride atop the NBA’s annual float.<p>Will Reggie Jr. ask questions? Probably. It is the first time the boy will …

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Orrin Hatch honors Pride Month, talks LGBTQ suicide prevention on Senate floor

Senator Orrin Hatch, Republican of Utah, broke with his party on Wednesday and honored LGBTQ Pride Month from the floor of the United States Senate. During his impassioned 10-minute speech, the 84-year-old conservative spoke about suicide prevention awareness and the disproportionate mental health …

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The Revolutionary War Hero Who Was Openly Gay

Article Details:<p>Author<p>Erin Blakemore<p>Website Name<p>history.com<p>Year Published<p>2018<p>Title<p>The Revolutionary War Hero Who Was Openly …

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LGBTQ Dance Party Greets Mike Pence In Ohio

“The fact that he’s anti-LGBT and he’s coming on Pride weekend? We couldn’t do nothing," event organizer Jay Smith said.<p>Though it wasn’t on his official itinerary, Vice President Mike Pence found himself at a dance party in Columbus, Ohio, on Friday.<p>The “Big LGBTQ Dance Party,” featuring drag …

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Store Owner With 'No Gays Allowed' Sign Is Being Mercilessly Trolled On Yelp

This hardware store owner is learning a tough lesson about being openly homophobic in 2018<p>In the year 2018, you would think we know better than to …

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What is #droptheb and why should you care?

Members of the LGBT+ community have responded to the ‘biphobic’ calls to drop the B from the LGBT acronym.<p>The movement, which started out on …

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11 Organizations To Support This Pride Month

June is Pride Month: 30 days dedicated to celebrating the LGBTQ+ community, honoring the progress made by LGBTQ leaders throughout history while also …

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22 Brands Peddling LGBT 2018 Pride Collections for You to Contemplate in 2018

'Tis the season for various companies to throw rainbows on their products in exchange for our hard-earned gay cash! Who's making cute stuff? Who's …

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MLB and NFL will participate in New York City Pride March for first time this year

The two major leagues will join the NHL, NBA and WNBA to celebrate LGBTQ pride with floats<p>This will be a landmark year for sports representation in …

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The Homophobia of the Erdoğan Regime Belies Turkey's Rich History of Gender Fluidity

In the New York Review of Books, Kaya Genç trances the history of gender nonconformity in Turkey, showing how the repressive policies of the Erdoğan …

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Gay Kenyans hope for legal win, eyeing broader shift in Africa

Nairobi, Kenya, and Johannesburg, South Africa<p>When Kenyan feminist blogger Peps was growing up in Nairobi in the first years of the 2000s, lesbian, …

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How Tech Companies Are Celebrating Pride Month

The tech community frequently boasts about its commitment to diversity, and this June’s LGBTQ Pride Month has provided the perfect opportunity for …

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Historica Canada releases first LGBT Heritage Minute about Canadian gay-rights pioneer Jim Egan

In addition to his landmark Supreme Court case for same-sex equality, Egan moved to B.C. where he became one of Canada's first openly gay politicians …

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In Pakistan, 13 transgenders to contest July 25 general elections

Thirteen members of the transgender community will be contesting the July 25 elections on various seats across Pakistan, the All Pakistan Transgender …

Transgender

A Guide to Mumbai's Diverse LGBTQ+ Arts Scene

Just below the surface, the city's LGBTQ+ dance, music and nightlife communities are thriving.<p>From Hollywood to Bollywood, Mumbai is one of the most romanticized cities in the world. But behind the sheen and shimmer of the silver screen is a Bombay—as it's still called by most locals—that you …

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These Transgender Candidates Running In 2018 Want You To Think Beyond That Label

Alexandra Chandler doesn't shy away from discussing her gender identity on the campaign trail — but she says it doesn't define her as a congressional …

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Maine to Offer 'Non-Binary' Gender Option on Driver's Licenses

For Maine, it's no longer just male or female. The Pine Tree State will soon add a third option to its driver's licenses.<p>The Maine Bureau of Motor …

Non-binary

Sen. Hatch recognizes Pride, LGBT youth suicide on Senate floor

Sen. <b>Orrin Hatch</b> (R-Utah) recognized Pride month and LGBT youth suicide on the Senate floor. (Photo by Gage Skidmore; courtesy Creative Commons)Sen. …

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110 Photos of Pride in the Nation's Capital

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There’s a secret Pride feature hiding in your Google spreadsheet

Astute users of Google Sheets, a free, web-based spreadsheet program offered by Google Drive, found a Pride Month secret in the program.<p>Last week, …

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The Pride Guide for Awkward and Anxious Queers - them.

I remember the excitement of Pride as a baby queer in San Francisco. I would put on my best band tee to party hop LGBTQ+ youth events, try to sneak …

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People Use #TransIsBeautiful This Pride Month To Celebrate Their Authentic Self

"That is why we say #TransIsBeautiful; we are ongoing and worth knowing."<p>Back in 2015, during an interview with <i>Cosmopolitan</i>, actress and activist …

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Planning For LGBTQ Couples: Distinct Financial Challenges Persist

Three years ago, <i>Obergefell vs. Hodges</i> upended financial planning for LGBTQ couples, legalizing same sex marriage throughout the United States for the first time ever. It was a momentous change, obviously, and now people often ask me if there are any remaining differences between financial planning …

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The Gender Identity Terms You Need To Know

Gender should be defined by the people who live it.<p>In case you haven’t heard, we’re in the middle of a gender revolution. We aren’t merely male or …

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State should protect rights of transgenders: HC

The Kerala High Court has held that the values of privacy, self-identity, autonomy and personal integrity are fundamental rights guaranteed by the …

Transgender

More youth are identifying as ‘pansexual.’ Here’s what the term means.

"Being pansexual, to me, is loving someone for their soul and connecting on a level that isn’t directly physical."<p>No, it’s not a sexual attraction to …

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Republican politician films herself shouting abuse at transgender woman in bathroom

A Republican candidate has live-streamed herself harassing a transgender woman.<p>Jazmina Saavedra, who is running as a Republican in the California’s …

2 Texas transgender women dead within a week of each other

Dallas police believe the cases are not connected.

Tony Perkins compares transgender people to a suicidal bird-man

Meet the latest member of U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom.<p>Tony Perkins, president of the Family Research Council, had just been …

Read a series of moving, real-life experiences from intersex people

According to the advocate group InterAct, it is estimated that as many as 1.7 per cent – 2 per cent of the global population is born with intersex traits. This is a considerable number, yet how much does the world actually know about being intersex? Understanding the lack of education around and …