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Facebook apologizes to drag queens for name policy

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is apologizing to drag queens and the transgender community for deleting accounts that used drag names like Lil Miss Hot Mess rather than legal names such as Bob Smith. 322 more words


Why Can't This Documentary About Transgender Puerto Ricans Find a Home?

“Mala Mala” is a colorful and moving documentary that leaves audiences with lifted spirits and increased acceptance. So why is it having such a hard time finding a home? 747 more words


Transition Care Covered: Maryland Insures Transgender Employees

Maryland’s state-provided health insurance plans now offers coverage for hormone therapy, gender reassignment surgery, and other transition-related medical issues for state employees. The result of legal negotiations in 31 year old Sailor Holobaugh’s discrimination case, the state approved reimbursement of Holobaugh’s prior transition-related medical costs and is shifting to a new standard for all employee health-care policies. 251 more words

Sexual Health

Libido Hangups

So this is going to be a bit more of a post about myself and how I am feeling about sexual relations with people in the current state I am in, and what makes me emotionally impeded. 511 more words


'Why Are They So Hostile?!': Trans* Community and the Brown Threat

Following the mounting criticism of Trans* Pride Brighton’s co-chair Fox Fisher’s initial Soundcloud segment, then two subsequent apologies posted on social media (the latter addressing the points I myself raised in… 1,202 more words

Black Activism

Transgender People in the Workplace

This evening’s post is in response to an article I read, about transgender people showing the gender biases of the workplace: http://www.newrepublic.com/article/119239/transgender-people-can-explain-why-women-dont-advance-work
While this article is great about expressing a lot of issues in the work place, I’d like to go into some more detail about things that add difficulty to the lives of trans people. 962 more words


LGBT Community Mourns Robin Williams 

In a sad turn of events, famous actor/comedian Robin Williams passed away on August 11, 2014. Williams was a native of the Bay Area in San Francisco, which has a thriving open-arm community in regards to sexuality. 464 more words