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Caitlyn Jenner’s friend and mentor Jenny Boylan says Jenner still has a lot to learn

Caitlyn Jenner has invited the world to watch her as she learns about and becomes an active member of the transgender community. But Jenner’s mentor, Jenny Boylan, says her friend still has a long way to go. 202 more words

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Xena Warrior Princess will be openly gay in revival series

While Xena Warrior Princess’ sexual orientation might have been obvious to any observant viewer, Javier Grillo-Marxuach, writer and executive producer of the upcoming reboot of the show, has confirmed that the iconic 90s action hero will be openly gay in his new series. 144 more words

Human And Civil Rights

GOP lawmakers in North Carolina vow to reverse bill intended to protect trans people

After the City Council in Charlotte, North Carolina, passed the so-called “Bathroom Bill” intended to protect transgender people by allowing them to use the bathroom of their choice in local businesses, GOP state lawmakers are vowing to reverse the bill. 207 more words

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The world's first and only transgender madrasa is in Indonesia

In Yogyakarta, Indonesia, the transgender subculture goes back centuries, even pre-dating the arrival of Islam. Transgender women in Indonesia are known as waria, a non-derogatory compound word that combines the Indonesian words for “man” and “woman,” “pria” and “wanita” respectively. 267 more words

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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