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Educators Split on Transgender Student Bathroom Use

By Brittany Ferrendi | Sunday Dec 31, 2017
The survey that revealed nearly half of district leaders support teachers coming out also showed a divide on transgender restroom use among students.

New Ways Ministry: Gender is Not a Choice

By Brittany Ferrendi | Sunday Dec 31, 2017
Catholic organization New Ways Ministry released a rebuttal to claims parents should reject their transgender children.

Openly Gay Soccer Player Reveals 20 Athletes Will Come Out Together

By Brittany Ferrendi | Sunday Dec 31, 2017
Liam Davis is spilling the details of a big surprise. The openly gay English soccer player told The Telegraph he heard about a group of players coming out as gay in one big announcement.

St Helena, Home of Famous Gay Tortoise, Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage

By Brittany Ferrendi | Sunday Dec 31, 2017
In a 9-2 vote, British Overseas Territory St Helena's legislative council voted in favor of same-sex marriage. Weddings could happen within weeks.

Australian Woman Told To Pay $5,000 For Marrying Wife Before Marriage Equality Passed

By Ryan Lynch | Sunday Dec 31, 2017
A woman in Tasmania, Australia got retroactively billed for $5,000 in taxes after the country did not recognize her marriage.

Advocacy Group Calls On Japan To End Sterilization of Transgender People

By Ryan Lynch | Saturday Dec 30, 2017
An international human rights group is asking Japan to not require transgender people to be sterilized.

Nearly Half of Educators Support Teachers Coming Out to Students

By Brittany Ferrendi | Saturday Dec 30, 2017
A survey by Educator Political Perceptions found that 47 percent of K-12 teachers, school employees and district leaders would "completely support" LGB teachers from coming out ot their students.

Catholic Bishops Encourage Parents to Reject Their Transgender Children

By Brittany Ferrendi | Saturday Dec 30, 2017
The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops released an open letter demonizing transgender children and rejecting their identities as a "false idea."

Tex Man to Run for Office After Previously Suing for Marriage Equaility

By Ryan Lynch | Saturday Dec 30, 2017
Lawyer Mark Phariss was one of four people who sued the state in 2014 after it declared same-sex marriage unconstitutional in 2013, according to PinkNews. He now will run for a Texas senate seat in the 8th district.

Trans Activist Attacked in Her Home

By Michael d'Oliveira | Saturday Dec 30, 2017
On Dec. 20, Arianna Lint, transgender activist and founder of TransLatina Coalition, was attacked in her Fort Lauderdale home by an unknown assailant.

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