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Coming Out

The Making Of ‘A Better Life’ – A Coming Out Story

by Guest Author ● 9:00 AM April 13, 2014
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Guest author and filmmaker Matt Lynn opens up about how he was outed as gay, and how he is turning the experience into a movie.

DOMA

14 LGBT Resolutions for 2014

by Guest Author ● 2:07 PM December 31, 2013
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Editor’s note – this guest post comes from Anna Aagenes, Executive Director of GO! (Generation Out) Athletes, and was originally posted on her website. My thanks to Anna for allowing us to share her wise words here.

Actions

Robicheaux vs. Caldwell – Why We Are Suing To Be Married In Louisiana

by Guest Author ● 2:29 PM December 5, 2013
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Guest Author Derek Penton gives us his personal story – why he and husband Jon Robicheaux are suing to force the state of Louisiana to recognize their marriage.

News

Transgender Day Of Remembrance: We See. We Remember. We Love.

by Guest Author ● 8:36 AM November 20, 2013
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Today, on the International Transgender Day of Remembrance, the head of the New York City Anti-Violence Project remembers those we’ve lost, and warns of the epidemic of violence against transgender and gender non-conforming people.

Celebrities

‘All American Boy’ Singer, Songwriter Steve Grand Is Turning Heads And Minds

by Guest Author ● 7:17 PM October 28, 2013
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Guest author Sean Sala’s exclusive interview with singer-songwriter Steve Grand, whose “All American Boy” music video went viral this summer — turning heads and minds.

Actions

Thank You, Congressman Ribble, From Nine Million Women And Their Babies

by Guest Author ● 2:14 PM October 23, 2013
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Guest author Lon Newman, president of Wisconsin’s Family Planning Health Services, asked two GOP congressman for help when the shutdown threatened the WIC program that supplies milk and fresh produce to children and pregnant women. He got two very different reactions.

Discrimination

Let’s Do It Now: Honoring The Lives Of Transgender Women Of Color

by Guest Author ● 6:39 PM August 27, 2013
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Sharon Stapel, Executive Director of the NYC Anti-Violence Project, asks, “what would a world look like in which transgender women of color were celebrated, appreciated, honored during their lives?”

News

Taking Real Steps To Protect Transgender Kids: A Bridge Too Far For The LGB Community?

by Guest Author ● 1:56 PM August 25, 2013
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The entire community regards suicides, violence, and ostracization of lesbian and gay youths a national shame. When it comes to transgender kids, though, the message is entirely different.

HIV/AIDS

Opinion: How I Revolutionized My Understanding Of Life With HIV

by Guest Author ● 1:22 PM August 17, 2013
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Guest author Shannon Finucane warns that Americans “are not being adequately educated about HIV, and in the age of the sequester our access to critical services like HIV testing and effective prevention programming continues to decrease.”

Analysis

Transgender Military Equality: The Time Is Now

by Guest Author ● 7:02 PM August 12, 2013
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Brynn Tannehill argues that nearly three years following the repeal of DADT, why the time is right now for transgender military equality

News

‘So. Tell Me. Are You Transgender?’ — After DADT: Transgender Life In The US Military

by Guest Author ● 6:48 PM August 10, 2013
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Charlotte, a transwoman, is outed as a transgender soldier to her chain-of-command, but for the moment survives because a senior non-commissioned officer ignores the antiquated medical regulation that excludes transgender persons from serving.

News

Transgender Life In The US Military: Hiding In Plain Sight

by Guest Author ● 5:08 PM August 7, 2013
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Guest author Brynn Tannehill shares the stories of three transgender members of the military and how they hide in plain sight, especially as transmen.

News

Living In Fear, But Coming Out As Transgender In The Navy

by Guest Author ● 5:50 PM August 6, 2013
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“Michelle” is a transwoman who currently serves in U.S. Navy with support from her supervisors. She shares her story with The New Civil Rights Movement via guest author Brynn Tannehill.

News

After DADT: Transgender Life In The United States Military

by Guest Author ● 3:27 PM August 5, 2013
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Guest author Brynn Tannehill explains that despite the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, an outdated Department of Defense policy still prohibits transgender persons from military service.