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Survey shows LGBTQ gaining ground around the World but far from true equality

This is the longest article we have published to date on our Rainbow Seniors website. It is also one of the most important in terms of its analysis of the progress the LGBTQ community is making. 1,778 more words

Biggs is a Neanderthal

In directing public school districts to let students use bathrooms and locker rooms consistent with their gender identity, President Obama’s administration recognized the need to provide top-down cover for a group of people that are routinely subjected to severe discrimination. 917 more words


Bathroom Stall

It’s intermission at a concert in downtown Asheville. I head toward the women’s restroom. A cop standing at the door is checking birth certificates, which those of us in North Carolina have begun carrying on any day that we think we might have to use a bathroom. 839 more words

LGBTI Labour's Lost

A case for transgender players.

“Aliases, gender dysphoria, cross-dressing, bisexuality, homosexuality and performing have always gone hand in hand.”

OUTING lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) performers has long been an emotive and legal tightrope for historians, but 400 years since William Shakespeare’s death, it’s time to look where academics have feared to glance.

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Organizing While Trans in North Carolina

I didn’t fully know what to expect when I first arrived to North Carolina with the National LGBTQ Task Force Action Fund to organize people on the ground against HB2 a few weeks ago. 744 more words

Play is hard work

I’M pleased to announce the publication of another work of non-fiction – Merely Players: Acting like Shakespeare really matters. Here’s an extract from the foreword:- 1,055 more words

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New online guide aims to end LGBTQ youth homelessness

The National LGBTQ Task Force, in collaboration with the True Colors Fund, has launched a new resource for advocates working to support LGBTQ youth experiencing homelessness. 252 more words