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Bodybuilder Matt Kroczaleski comes out as transgender

Two months after former Olympian Caitlyn Jenner came out as transgender, another celebrity athlete has followed suit. Matt Kroczaleski, a 42-year-old champion bodybuilder and model, announced on social media that she is transgender and would prefer to be known as Janae Marie Kroc. 76 more words

Human And Civil Rights

LGBT HISTORY - The Gay Holocaust

WE MUST NEVER FORGET

In 1928 there was an estimated 1.2 million “out” homosexual men living in Germany.  As Adolf Hitler rose in power, gay organizations were banned and scholarly books regarding homosexuality were burned. 527 more words

LGBT Rights

LGBT RIGHTS: Cambodia - The Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) Project

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Members of the Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community in Cambodia are often misunderstood, mistreated, threatened and have their human rights violated. Those from rural areas are often more victimized and isolated than those in urban areas. 599 more words

LGBT Rights

Caitlyn Jenner pays tribute to murdered transgender women

Last week transgender women India Clarke and K.C. Haggard were murdered–a sad reminder of the pervasiveness of transphobic violence in the United States. Caitlyn Jenner, probably the world’s most famous transgender person since coming out earlier this year, decided to shine her light on the issue and pay tribute to the women with a heart-felt note on her… 175 more words

Human And Civil Rights

LGBT RIGHTS: China - Organizer of China's first LGBT job fair: be yourselves honestly

Shanghai held China’s first special recruitment for LGBT

Bi Xinle, the organizer of the event, is an American who has lived in China for nearly ten years. 271 more words

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