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I’m Marlo Mack, Creator of the ‘How to Be a Girl’ Podcast, And This Is How I Parent

Marlo Mack produces How to Be a Girl, a podcast about life with her transgender daughter “M.” Through stories on everything from what it was like when other moms at school found out a girl in class had a penis to how she told her child she may not ever be a biological mother, Marlo […]

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The Power Of Listening To Women Of Color

Fifty-three percent of white women voted for Trump after all the very clear signs of incompetency and lies, even after the abhorrent “grab them by the pussy” audio. Conversely, women of color came out strong against him; only six percent of black women, 27 percent of Asian women, and 32 …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: Nearly 700,000 Americans Are Being Tortured With Gay Conversion Therapy

Tens of thousands of teenagers will undergo conversion therapy before they turn 18. This has already happened to around 350,000 kids and another 350,000 adults, and will happen to many more if action isn’t taken to stop it.  Vice President Mike Pence is widely rumored to support …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Find LGBTQ-Friendly Cities With Destination Pride

You don’t want to live in a place that doesn’t respect you as a person. Destination Pride, built by PFLAG Canada and ad agency FCB/SIX, rates cities around the world based on the legal rights and protections they give to LGBTQ people. While it’s packaged as a vacation rater, it’s more useful when choosing where […]

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Moogfest lineup announcement sparks controversy, artist Caroline Polachek cancels performance

Following the recent reveal of Moogfest‘s 2018 initial talent announcement, the festival is facing some backlash over this coming year’s lineup –– from one of the artists topping the bill. Caroline Polachek, formerly of the band Chairlift, listed by her CEP moniker on the lineup, has announced that she will no longer be participating in the festival, pulling […]

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One of Japan’s First Mainstream LGBTQ Films Is a Groundbreaking and Delightful Success

In a flashback scene in Naoko Ogigami’s Close-Knit, a mother named Fumiko comes home to find her child Rintaro, who was born male, crying because they wished they had breasts. After taking a moment to process, Fumiko responds, “Of course. After all, you are a girl.” She lovingly tells Rintaro that there is nothing…Read more… […]

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One of Japan’s First Mainstream LGBTQ Films Is a Groundbreaking and Delightful Success

In a flashback scene in Naoko Ogigami’s Close-Knit, a mother named Fumiko comes home to find her child Rintaro, who was born male, crying because they wished they had breasts. After taking a moment to process, Fumiko responds, “Of course. After all, you are a girl.” She lovingly tells Rintaro that there is nothing…Read more… […]

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LCD Soundsystem’s Gavin Russom comes out as transgender

LCD Soundsystem, as a group, has been breaking down sonic barriers for nearly two decades. Now, on the cusp of their highly-anticipated comeback album, the band’s revered synthesizer technician, Gavin Russom, has taken it upon herself to break down a different kind of barrier entirely. Gavin has publicly announced that she’s completed her transition into a transgender […]

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Convince This Giant Eyeball Of Your Own Self-Worth

A monster made of wings and eyes hangs in the abyss. It calls you a liar and demands that you prove your worth. This is the world of Boa Retina, a game about gender identity and the pain of feeling incomplete. It’s this week’s Indie Pick.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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