Category Archives: Gender

On the agenda in Virginia

Scrambling to pass Virginia legislation “The Virginia General Assembly voted on hundreds of bills Tuesday, the midpoint of its 60-day session when the two chambers face a deadline to vote on their own pieces of legislation. Lawmakers introduced more than 2,500 … Continue reading

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Led by the child who simply knew

Source: http://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2011/12/11/led-child-who-simply-knew/SsH1U9Pn9JKArTiumZdxaL/story.html Led by the child who simply knew The twin boys were identical in every way but one. Wyatt was a girl to the core, and now lives as one, with the help of a brave, loving family and a … Continue reading

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San Diego Gay and Lesbian News: VIDEO: In Geneva, Secretary Clinton focuses on global LGBT rights in UN Human Rights Day speech

Source: http://sdgln.com/news/2011/12/06/secretary-clinton-focuses-LGBT-rights-united-nations-human-rights-day-speech?fb_ref=.Tt55ixGXb4Y.like&fb_source=profile_oneline (Editor’s note: Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spoke about Human Rights Day to the United Nations today in Geneva. The entire transcript of the speech, provided by humanrights.gov, is below.) Good evening and let me express my deep honor and … Continue reading

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Think about the meaning of tradition when you use it in your argument

“For all the girls who think tradition should be continued, go back to the kitchen, stop having sex before you’re married, get out of school and job system, don’t have an opinion, don’t own any property, give up the right … Continue reading

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Women Penned by Police and Maced

Trigger Warning: Women screaming, violence against women, police Message from TheOther99Percent: “UPDATE: Please consider a suggested donation of $9.17 to our Media Fund to continue our reports from the front line. You can visit our page here:http://bit.ly/ol1rSy ————- While on … Continue reading

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Consensus on the Law of Gender Identity (Buenos Aires, Argentina)

Terminó la reunión de comisiones con absoluto consenso para la Ley de Identidad de Género!! Se firma en la próxima reunión. – via @mariarachid on Twitter Amplio consenso en Diputados en favor de la Ley de Género | Noticias Congreso Nacional http://t.co/ya88sPHContinue reading

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UN Resolution on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (15 June 2011)

Click here to view and download the original resolution. (Text below directly obtained from above source.) United Nations A /HRC/17/L.9/Rev.1 General Assembly Distr.: Limited 15 June 2011 Original: English Human Rights Council Seventeenth session Agenda item 8 Follow-up and implementation of … Continue reading

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