What a remarkable thing: compassion without understanding, without needing an explanation, without fear. Just one man, looking at the situation, and trying to see this young man for who he is while also seeing how unfair it is for the… Continue Reading
Such a gorgeous way to mourn and celebrate those we’ve lost. (The x is there as it’s being used to degender the heavily gendered romance languages. You’ll see Latinxs a lot, too.)
A good friend of mine has an awesome son. This is him: And this year, he’s just old enough to start worrying about bullies and what other kids will think and say and do. He told his mom he didn’t… Continue Reading
Students are back, and the incoming class (of 2018) has moved in. Lawrence starts another fall term tomorrow. & Really, it is always nice when the campus goes from being a ghost town to feeling vibrant and busy again. I… Continue Reading
“You just do that now. That’s just a new thing you do. Until you & your shitty ankle both die.” (I’ve never heard anything more true about aging.)
So this is a really cool thing: HuffPo asked people to upload photos of their trans selves with the hashtag #WhatTransLooksLike and they’ve got a ton of them up. Here’s a single image of 400 of these photos. It’s the… Continue Reading
(The interview with the guy at 2:00 is especially cool.)
Clever, clever, clever: and his grammar’s all on, too. Also, I’d like to thank him for providing a guilt-free, child-friendly version of one of the catchiest tracks of recent years.
Yes, you read that right. Numerous LGBTQ+ groups have pulled their support for ENDA due to the pending legislation’s religious exemption. Those exemptions have always been a source of discord, but in s post Hobby Lobby world, it’s easy to… Continue Reading
(Or, what we can really do with technology instead of killing people & other living things.) via GearJunkie
Wow is this overdue, but very, very welcome. “The American people have kind of woken up to the fact that we’ve got a serious problem when 20 percent of coeds say they’ve been sexually assaulted,” said Representative Jackie Speier, Democrat… Continue Reading
Call for Submissions: Letters From Our Partners Deadline: April 1, 2014 Word Limit: 2500 Publisher: Transgress Press Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org Letters From Our Partners, inspired by the 2011 Lambda Literary Finalist Letters For My Brothers: Transitional Wisdom in Retrospect, is an… Continue Reading
via the DC city blog: Mayor Gray Announces Steps to Protect GLBT Community from Discrimination in Health Care (WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, the District of Columbia advanced the rights of the city’s transgender community by prohibiting discrimination in health insurance… Continue Reading
more here. h/t io9.