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Tweet(s) of the Day: The Big Demographics Catch-Up

August 5, 2014


Attention GOP: You cannot win elections this way. You cannot govern this way. And it certainly is no way to make friends. MT @ThePlumLineGS: GOP makeover watch: Poll: GOP seen favorably by 29% Latinos; 25% nonwhites; 33% women; 31% young: http://t.co/iqqreqkFv2 — Mike Signorile (@MSignorile) August 5, 2014 Gender, sexuality, and race all trend in […]

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Butch And Proud

July 30, 2014

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Originally posted on The Dish:
Vanessa Vitiello Urquhart explains why she identifies as a “butch lesbian”: In part, it’s because the language of gender identity has always been a bit bewildering to me—I’ve felt hungry, happy, gassy, and anxious, but never male or female. Even so, it has been tempting to interpret my experience in ways that…

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Maria Shriver: Jill Abramson Will Be Fine—Low-Income Women Are the Ones in Trouble

May 20, 2014


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A Nation Defined By White Supremacy? Ctd

April 8, 2014


Originally posted on The Dish:
It’s been difficult keeping up with the hundreds of emails responding to the highly-charged thread, and even more difficult finding ones that represent the many sides of the debate while moving it forward. But here is our final attempt to best represent the views coming through the in-tray: There is something rich about a bunch…

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Today in LGBT history (1931) the first identifiable person to undergo gender reassignment surgery, Lili Elbe, died at the age of 49

September 13, 2013

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Today in LGBT history (1931) the first identifiable person to undergo gender reassignment surgery, Lili Elbe, died at the age of 49. She passed away 3 months after her 5th surgery. Lili was thought to been born intersex (having both male and female anatomy) and had lived most of her life as a man. She […]

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What does “CIS” gender mean? #lgbt #trans #educateyourself

April 27, 2013


CISGENDER (adj.)Sounds like – Sis-gender Definition:A cisgender person is someone who identifies as they gender/sex they were assigned at birth. For example, your birth certificate says female, and you identify as a female woman. The colloquial use of cisgender suggests that it is the opposite of transgender. If you’re not trans*, then you’re cis (abbreviated form […]

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Top 50 Myths About Being Transgender from Kaylie Love Proud To Be Transgender

April 26, 2013


Top 50 Myths About Being Transgender: 1. Being transgender is a choice. 2. Gender and sexuality are the same thing. 3. All trans people are men in dresses. 4. Trans people can’t have families. 5. Trans people are just transvestites. 6. All trans people are really gay. 7. All trans men are butch/extremely masculine and all trans women are extremely feminine.8. […]

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