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Gay Men Trying To Guess Trans Terms

Jake Edward, a trans YouTuber gathered together 3 gay YouTubers for a fun and lighthearted game of guessing trans terms. A nice respite from heavy news and politics. Jake has cautioned this was for fun and shouldn’t be treated as … Continue reading

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Coming Out To All My Facebook Friends 

A week ago I decided to come out to all my friends on Facebook even prodding to see if I got a reply from people I wasn’t sure of. This is the letter followed by observations about the response: Dear … Continue reading

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Is Gender Fluid? | Imogen Walsh | TEDxYouth@Manchester

A TED Talk about gender fluidity and non-binary gender identities… Imogen challenges us to think beyond the gender binary and instead choose new expressions from our evolving language to reflect and embrace gender fluidity. Fallibroome Academy student Imogen Walsh talks … Continue reading

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Ugla Stefanía | Moving Beyond the Binary of Sex and Gender | TEDxReykjavik

This video is an honest, heartfelt presentation where Ugla talks about their gender journey. Here’s the information shared along with this video: In their talk, Ugla puts the focus on the binary categories of gender and sex and their personal … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Another World AIDS Day

Soon after my first coming out early in 1987 I attended a workshop on AIDS. Soon I was volunteering at a new organization called AIDS Project Worcester. I attended the October 11, 1987 March on Washington that included the first … Continue reading

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Reflections on The Transgender Day of Remembrance

Today is Transgender Day of Remembrance. A day each year when we pause to remember all those lost to violence. The sad truth is that this year there have been more lives lost than in any previous year that has … Continue reading

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Your Non-Binary Gender Identity Is Valid No Matter Your Age

It doesn’t matter when you discover a non-binary gender identity, your identity is valid no matter if your in high school or in a retirement home. I have seen plenty of ridicule aimed at teens and young adults who have … Continue reading

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Sarah McBride, first transgender speaker at major political convention, addresses DNC 2016

Progress is measured by significant moments like these.  Sarah McBride became the first transgender speaker at a major political convention when she spoke Thursday during the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. 

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Raising Zay

Zay Crawford has felt like a girl since she was very young despite being assigned male at birth. With puberty fast approaching, she got an implant that suppressed the puberty process. This is the story of one family’s journey to … Continue reading

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Skylarkeleven: Interview With My Agender Friend Chandler

A lovely introduction to an Agender YouTuber  Video on Chandlers! https://youtu.be/CjV8PMpn8N8 Chandler and I were lucky to meet at VidCon this year and we spent so much time together. I learned so much from them about being agender and their … Continue reading

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You already use this singular gender-neutral pronoun | Justin Dennis

My preferred pronoun explained  They. You may think that this word always has to be plural, but it doesn’t. They makes a perfectly good singular gender-neutral pronoun, and in fact, you’re already using it. Using “they” as a singular gender-neutral … Continue reading

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Margot’s Story – All Of Us – YouTube

From the good folks at Minus 18 in Australia comes Margot’s story. Margot enjoys photography, filmmaking, art and design. Her cultural background is both Malaysian and Romanian and she grew up with the traditions of both the Jewish and Catholic … Continue reading

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Adam Lambert’s New Video For ‘Welcome To The Show featuring Laleh’ is, “About Facing Who You Are And OWNING It.” 

Here’s how Adam described the intent of the video and his reason for creating it: “Welcome To The Show is an anthem about facing exactly who you are and OWNING it. Its intended as a mantra to inspire strength and … Continue reading

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A Short Explanation of the Gender Nonbinary

An exploration of nonbinary genders by Lexi Coerr. The video creatively mixes computer generated voices and human voices in the beginning of the video. The video then explores various peoples reactions to nonbinary genders as well as questions from cis … Continue reading

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On Gender – Graphically 

Original image is from the Institute for Advanced Study of Human Sexuality – graphic up-resolution by Fairy JerBear< Original image is from ActivismProject.com – graphic up-resolution by Fairy JerBear Original creator unknown – graphic up-resolution by Fairy JerBear Original creator … Continue reading

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Albuquerque Trans March, June 9, 2016

This afternoon and evening I was privileged to be given a ride into Albuquerque to the Transgender a Resource Center of New Mexico for the Third Annual Albuquerque Trans March. The march was to stand in solidarity together as Trans … Continue reading

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Kathoeys of Thailand

This short documentary looks at the kathoey or ladyboy culture in Thailand. This culture has evolved separately from Western transgender identity and is one of four gender expressions in Thailand; Male, Female, Tom and Kathoey.

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Mazy

This award winning short film tells the story of a trans girl in the St. Louis area struggling to understand herself and fit in to the world around her. Learn more about the film here: https://journalism.missouri.edu/2016/05/grad-student-documentary-wins-film-festival-honor/

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Lean On Me – Bill Withers

This song from my youth goes out to all of my trans brothers and sisters, non-binary friends I know or haven’t met yet and everyone challenging gender norms. In me, you have someone to lean on. Lean on Me – … Continue reading

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Meet My Child: Parents of Trandgender Children Speak Up

In light of the recent rise of anti-LGBT bills, the Trans United Fund has released a new ad, “Meet My Child,” that centers around the experiences of transgender youth and their families, who are calling on American politicians to get … Continue reading

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