I was in my freshman year of high school when I realized just how painful it was to see myself in the mirror as I was: a 14-year-old girl on the brink of puberty. Speaking as a 17-year-old boy, it makes a lot of sense now…
TW: problematic wording
Futurist, pharma tycoon, satellite entrepreneur, philosopher. Martine Rothblatt, the highest-paid female executive in America, was born male. But that is far from the thing that defines her. Just ask her wife. Then ask the robot version of her wife.
If you think bisexuality is a gateway to being gay, or assume someone who identifies as bi is indecisive or lying to themselves, just stop. Stop right there.
- calling the legitimate anger of oppressed people “drama” or “hate”
- referring to allocation of human rights as simply “politics”
- referring to basic human empathy as “political correctness”
- the childlike refusal to admit mistakes and throwing a literal tantrum
- "it’s just my opinion"
As a population that has experienced the workplace from both perspectives, they hold the key to its biases.
While life gets better for millions of gays, the number of homeless LGBT teens - many cast out by their religious families - quietly keeps growing.
This is actually a really, really well done article. long but absolutely worth the read. So glad that a magazine as big as Rolling Stone is publishing content saying, “Hey, people, we may be patting ourselves on the back about marriage equality these days but there are much bigger issues still being swept under the rug.”
New data is shedding light on the difference in well-being between LGBT and non-LGBT Americans, and it’s highlighting a crucial, yet overlooked fact about the community: LGBT people, but LGBT women in particular, are less likely to have a primary care doctor or to be able to afford health care in the first place.
These insights are courtesy of new Gallup polling numbers that examined the physical and financial well-being of LGBT people, as well as their access to health insurance and doctors. Gallup’s data revealed that on average, LGBT people are far more likely that their straight counterparts to be uninsured, while LGBT women in particular are more likely than non-LGBT women, non-LGBT men and even LGBT men to lack a personal doctor, by a 13-point margin.
Unsurprising, though I wish they had a better breakdown of the results than “LGBT” and “non-LGBT.” It would be interesting to know the difference between, say, gay men and lesbians, or trans men and trans women.
Manchester-based bi organisation BiPhoria is celebrating its 20th birthday - their first social / support evening for bisexual folk…
Last Thursday at the Southern Comfort Conference in Atlanta, HRC President Chad Griffin apologized for all the problems between HRC and the trans community for which HRC had been responsible over the years.
Scarlett Lenh was given the honor during the 12 September football game of Sand Creek High School.
This autumn’s Birmingham BiFest day-long bi festival will be on Saturday 22nd November. Put the date in your diary now and watch this space for more news…
The national movement leader says young people in colored pants who hang out at malls should be tested.
Months after referring to trans people as ‘nut jobs’ on-air, two controversial N.Y. hosts return to radio.