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Queer as in F*ck You

Adventures in Transgender Fertility.

Queer and Trans Muslim Realities in America.

“Lesbian” Isn’t a Dirty Word.

Massachusetts Schools Roll Out Comprehensive LGBT Curriculum.

These States Want to Make LGBT Adoption as Hard as Possible.

We Know Biphobia Is Harmful. But Do We Know What’s Behind It?

The True Cost of Transitioning Without Health Insurance.

15 Lesbians You Should Know About.

Lesbian Campaigners Tell Us What Lesbian Visibility Day Means to Them.

Queer, Black and at the Gyno’s Office.

Doll Parts

Bill Cosby Declared Guilty on All Counts.

Inside A Divisive Fight Over How A Top Progressive Think Tank Handled Sexual Harassment.

What Fullness Is.

Glennon Doyle Is Coming to Get the White Women.

Track’s New Gender Rules Could Exclude Some Female Athletes.

Mattel Blocked From Selling Frida Kahlo Barbie in Mexico.

Saw This, Thought of You

Dockless Bikes and Scooters Create Layers of Community Instability.

The Right to Live Differently. This is Mara Wilson on her comfort movie and I thought you’d like to read it.

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  1. Ok! So obviously all these links are must-reads, because Laneia wouldn’t have included them otherwise, but What Fullness Is, Glennon Doyle is Coming to Get the White Women and Queer, Black and at the Gyno’s Office are really special!! Thanks for the links!!!

  2. I went to school at a time and in a place where it wasn’t legal to “promote” homosexuality in schools, which basically meant anything LGBT-related couldn’t even be mentioned. And y’all, I’m not even 30, so this isn’t some Dark Ages shit. As a current Massachusetts resident, I feel really honored to live in a different time and place where an LGBT curriculum isn’t only legal but HAPPENING.

  3. Excellent news about Cosby! Maybe it’s just me but it does seem kind of quiet out there. My Nuzzel feed was mostly articles by the Onion, which is how I knew something Cosby-related was happening. Thank the goddes for Autostraddle !

    Glennon Doyle though, what a surprise. A real surprise. Not just her perseverance in working out her message, but her target audience. Kinda genius.

  4. And did you guys see the All Blacks (the NZ rugby team) and Black Ferns “Diversity is Strength” ad? With strategic rainbows reflected in their jerseys? Not to mention some of the out players in the Black Ferns?

    Coming after public homophobic remarks made by an Australian rugby player (he’s from a conservative religious background, so big surprise), and since I am living IN Australia, my own country’s sporting teams made me proud. And made me cry.

    I could not imagine when I came out 30+ years ago that the butch manly NZ rugby team would invite the women’s team onto a field with them and overtly support queers in the media. (Now pay the women’s team a professional wage as well, thanks guys)

  5. Thanks for the biphobia article.

    I guess it’s because I’m bi, but I’m always surprised that people have trouble understanding bi+ people – its so clear to me. I remember clearly an acquaintance in high school saying that she’d worked through her aversion to gay people but hadn’t quite learned to accept bisexuals yet (but she knew she would! Eventually). I was not out to myself at all, but this offhand comment stayed with me – 30+ years later it’s one of a handful of things I remember about HS.

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