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You really need to read this blog post by the Chiongs

The Chiongs, whom I am a big fan of, continue to write some of the most amazing posts that have ever come out of Singapore. Their blog is, if anyone were to ask me, one the most important voices in South Asia at the moment. 427 more words

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Mistaken belief lesbians don’t need pap smears is putting women at risk

A new study by the University of Sydney found that the “urban myth” that lesbians don’t need pap smears poses a health risk. Pap smears are used to detect cervical cancer spread by the human papillomavirus (HPV), and while the virus is usually contracted through sexual contact with a man, it can also be transmitted through genital skin-to-skin contact or sex toys. 188 more words

Human And Civil Rights

Trans billionaire creates first university chair for transgender studies

Chicago billionaire philanthropist Jennifer Pritzker donates $2M for transgender studies https://t.co/6anBpjojyZ pic.twitter.com/ZAh8FHvuqy

— Chicago Tribune (@chicagotribune) January 19, 2016

Chicago philanthropist Jennifer Pritzker, the first publicly-identified transgender billionaire, has endowed a position at a Canadian university to study transgender issues.

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Married couple share highs and lows of being pregnant at the same time

Pregnant wives (yes, both of them) go through pregnancy, childbirth & motherhood in tandem: https://t.co/z6GscaaKm8 pic.twitter.com/wgrv9fnJtg

— New York Magazine (@NYMag) January 11, 2016

“The most important thing we’ve mastered is allowing only one of us to freak out at a time,” Kate Elazegui said in a humorous and honest as-told-to in…

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Caitlyn Jenner cancels speaking tour

A five-city speaking tour scheduled for Caitlyn Jenner has been cancelled and her publicist cited a conflicting “work commitment” as the reason why, according to USA Today… 205 more words

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Ben Carson would consider reinstating ban on gays in military and women in combat roles

Ben Carson would consider reinstating a ban on gays in the military and women in combat roles, the presidential candidate said Monday in an interview with CNN. 130 more words

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Caitlyn Jenner "truly sorry" for controversial "man in a dress" remark

Caitlyn Jenner has often said she doesn’t view herself as a spokesperson for the transgender community, but, increasingly, the community is viewing her as one, and that’s resulting in controversy when she speaks out about her own transition and how it relates to wider issues in the transgender community. 407 more words

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