LGTBQI stories from down under

April 30, 2015

Since so many LGBTQI people speak of isolation, the fact that we can watch a video of an Australian woman talking about growing up intersex and see 14 other videos about the challenges of LGTBI life is amazing.

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Malta pioneers intersex and transgender rights bill

April 3, 2015

Kudos to Malta! A group of islands in the central Mediterranean between Sicily and North Africa passed a groundbreaking law making it illegal for parents and doctors to make intersex infants undergo unnecessary surgery just to make them look more “normal.” Intersex people are not biologically one gender; their conditions involve different variations of genes, […]

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Agender vs Transgender

January 22, 2015

Check out this fascinating yet tragic NY Times Magazine cover story about a purported hate crime against Sasha, a white boy from Oakland CA who identifies as agender–neither male nor female– also known as genderqueer. In November, 2013, Sasha was wearing a skirt on a bus and a male teenager from the other side of […]

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