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Using Social Media To Wipe Out Transphobia

Some of Wipe Out Transphobia’s Social Media campaign’s graphics/posters: Advertisements

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About W.O.T – Wipe Out Transphobia

I am excited to introduce an organization that is out to “Wipe Out Transphobia.” The organization is a much needed antidote to the persistent, often rabid transphobia that permeates large swathes of social media. Here’s a little about the group: … Continue reading

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Fairy JerBear 🐻 Elsewhere

This blog is just the beginning of my public social media involvement. I see many more stories, photos, graphics, memes, etc than those I post here. Here I highlight 3 other ways you can follow me; Twitter, Tumblr and Trove. … Continue reading

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A local start-up is tackling transgender unemployment | Bleader | Chicago Reader

One of the biggest challenges facing poor transgender people is finding a job. This innovative program out of Chicago is trying to rectify that. Here’s the story from H Kapp-Klote writing for Chicago Reader… “Why do most people use the internet?” … Continue reading

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Recommended Link: The unlikely ascent of America’s gay uncle, George Takei | Out Magazine

I have been a Star Trek fan since I first since I was 11 and watched the original series at a neighbor’s house, (we didn’t have a television). In the 1980s I met George Takei at a Star Trek convention. … Continue reading

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How anti-gay groups use ‘Russian Facebook’ to persecute LGBT people

From my favorite newspaper and the only one I subscribe to on my Kindle — The Guardian has this comprehensive story about the was social media in Russia is used to foster homophobic violence by vigilante thugs… An anti-gay rights … Continue reading

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Christmas with the newly out Tom Daley and a snapshot from another newly out social media icon

I posted this then pulled it, however since other media are posting this why shouldn’t I… I couldn’t resist posting some snapshots that appeared on social media today. Tom’s family and friends seemed to be acknowledging his new status as … Continue reading

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India: Big brands bring out their creativity, support LGBT movement amidst Supreme Court ruling on Section 377 – Lifestyle – DNA

In India big brands bring out their creativity, support LGBT movement amidst Supreme Court ruling on a bunch of petitions challenging the Delhi High Court judgement decriminalising gay sex among consenting adults in private. The court effectively recriminalized sex between … Continue reading

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Gay issues stories second most popular with Australian social media users | Gay Star News

A movement is building… The second most common word to appear in the headline of a new story posted by Australians to social media in 2012 was ‘gay,’ showing how important the debate over LGBTI rights has become in Australia … Continue reading

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