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Girl Scouts group returns $100K after donor demands they exclude trans girls

The Girl Scouts of Western Washington recently received a generous gift of $100,000 with a shitty stipulation from the donor: “Please guarantee that our gift will not be used to support transgender girls.” If you can’t, please return the money.” 

The Girl Scouts of Western Washington recently received a generous gift of $100,000 with a shitty stipulation from the donor: “Please guarantee that our gift will not be used to support transgender girls.” If you can’t, please ...

Aydian Dowling

Sexy vlogger Aydian Dowling could become first trans guy on the cover of Men’s Health

Trans fitness vlogger and activist Aydian Dowling is currently leading in a landslide in Men’s Health’s “Ultimate Guy Search.” If he wins the contest — to find a guy who is “fit and fearless, a doer who gives back and leads by example” — he’d become the magazine’s first trans cover model. 

Trans fitness vlogger and activist Aydian Dowling is currently leading in a landslide in Men’s Health’s “Ultimate Guy Search.” If he wins the contest — to find a guy who is “fit and fearless, a doer who gives ...

Rye Silverman

Modcloth spotlights transgender comedian Rye Silverman

Since I outgrew my stars and stripes two-piece that I wore pretty much every day of the summer when I was 8 and 9, I’ve never found a bathing suit that made me feel comfortable and fabulous and willing to be photographed.

Since I outgrew my stars and stripes two-piece that I wore pretty much every day of the summer when I was 8 and 9, I’ve never found a bathing suit that made me feel comfortable and ...

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How using ‘they’ as a singular pronoun can change the world

Ed. note: This post was originally published on the Community site.

Hopefully, by now you know that calling people the pronouns they want to be called is a basic and necessary way to demonstrate respect for their identities. This includes learning to use non-binary pronouns, such as singular “they.” 

Ed. note: This post was originally published on the Community site.

Hopefully, by now you know that calling people the pronouns they want to be called is a basic and necessary way to demonstrate respect for their ...

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Parents place “retraction” to birth announcement to show support for trans son

In a sweet and hilarious show of support for their son’s transition, parents in Queensland, Australia made a correction to the birth announcement they placed in the newspaper 19 years ago. 

In a sweet and hilarious show of support for their son’s transition, parents in Queensland, Australia made a correction to the birth announcement they placed in the newspaper 19 years ago. 

transgender day of remembrance

On Transgender Day of Remembrance, how do we shorten the list of the dead?

Today is the annual Transgender Day of Remembrance when we memorialize those who were killed by anti-trans violence in the past year. Here is this year’s list of those we’ve lost and here is where you can find an event happening in your area. 

Today is the annual Transgender Day of Remembrance when we memorialize those who were killed by anti-trans violence in the past year. Here is this year’s list of those we’ve lost and here is where you can find an ...

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