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Woman says she was harassed in Walmart bathroom after being mistaken as transgender

Aimee Toms was washing her hands in the women’s bathroom at Walmart in Danbury, Conn., last week when a woman approached her and said, “You’re disgusting” and “You need to leave.” 286 more words

World

Things I wish I had known before I came out.

Coming out is important and I am so happy that I am out, but it can be challenging at first. Here are a few things I wish I had known before I came out. 257 more words

A Job For Life

Campaigners for laws requiring people to use the facilities of their “real” gender, and the laws that come from such campaigns, often make reference to the sex listed on a person’s birth certificate. 103 more words

Seeking A Better World

'It's about time': New Brunswick to institute advisory body on women's issues

New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant tabled an act supporting the creation of an independent advisory body on women’s issues, a promise his government made when it took office. 255 more words

Politics

Fix the Plumbing...so to speak

Before you continue reading, understand that this article presumes that the majority of our population neither hates nor intends to act hatefully toward transgendered people. If you are among the few who openly hate groups of people who are different than you, this article is not written for you and I do not believe you can add anything constructive to this discussion unless you first dutifully analyze others’ perspectives. 393 more words

Politics

The Problem We All Live With

Norman Rockwell  Oil Painting  1964

On this day we celebrate the anniversary of the unanimous decision handed down from the Supreme Court in the landmark case Brown vs. 448 more words

Art