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Important! Two transgender murders, one city: US fails to track new ‘state of emergency’

The Guardian reports on the multiple tragedies of the murder of trans women, including a newly discovered case. This article by Zach Stafford is one of the best articles on these tragedies I have read. Continue reading this article by … Continue reading

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After Caitlyn Jenner: Unfinished Business of Telling The Stories of Non-binary Genders

I posted the following under a different title twice before but I want to republish it, one last time, with a new title. I am not trying to detract from the current trans discussion but add to it. I sometimes … Continue reading

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#SpeakOutHIV: 25 Young Gay Men. 25 Inspiring Stories.

This fall, Greater Than AIDS and partners brought together 25 gay men ages 25 and younger to record their personal #SpeakOutHIV stories. The videos they created offer an intimate and revealing look at HIV that is not often seen. The … Continue reading

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Gay Teen Hospitalized, Then Charged With Assault After Being Bullied/Beaten By Four Classmates

This very, very disturbing! It is another case of a bullied LGBTQ youth being blamed for being attacked. It is outrageous that this is allowed to happen! Here’s the story from librarisingnsf writing for the Daily Kos…   Bullying is … Continue reading

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Identifying the LGBT Community’s Needs Through Data Collection

I received this in an email from the wonderful people at American Progress. It looks at how researchers can better understand and identify LGBTQ people… The needs and characteristics of LGBT populations are less understood in part because government surveys … Continue reading

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Empathy is Needed No Matter What Paul Bloom Says

I am a strong believer in empathy. It is an important characteristic for all humans to have if we are to share the planet with each other and the natural world around us. That is why I am so happy … Continue reading

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