Tag Archives: gender identity

Leaked emails reveal, yes, BET did discriminate against B. Scott

TweetGov. Chris Christie isn’t the only one in trouble over some leaked emails. Executives over at BET will have some explaining to do, as TMZ and the Huffington Post have published emails that dispute their claims in a discrimination lawsuit filed against them by blogger B. Scott.  Tweet
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Quick Hit: What’s next for the gay rights movement?

TweetAccording to the brilliant E.J. Graff, the next battle is over gender–and it’s one we should all be fighting. In a great Newsweek cover story that explores the way our cultural ideas of “queerness” have changed, E.J. argues that, thanks to the tireless efforts of a generation of gay rights activists, the battle over the right to desire–and [...]
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Friday Feminist Fuck Yeah: Argentina makes history with new gender identity law

Tweet Argentina: doing it right. After passing a groundbreaking gender identity law on Wednesday, Argentina, which became the first Latin American country to legalize same-sex marriage, now leads the entire world when it comes to trans rights. The new law, which was passed by 55-0 and is expected to be signed by president Cristina Fernandez, [...]
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Google+ Update: “Gender” will include privacy option

TweetAs an update to Jos’ post yesterday on Google+’s gender problem, it looks like they’re changing the settings to allow you to make your gender private: I’ll admit it does irk me that the decision behind it is expressed as one of privacy or concerning different languages rather than one of identity — not to [...]
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