Apr 20

“The MIT Medical Transgender Health FAQ website now lists a “Surgery” benefit of up to $50,000 per year as part of coverage available to transgender patients under the MIT Student Extended Insurance Plan. The added coverage is for gender affirmation surgery (GAS), also known as gender reassignment surgery, in which some transgender individuals undergo procedures to modify their physical sex characteristics to match those traditionally associated with their transitioning identity.” — Right on! Student plans cover new surgery benefit - The Tech (via ryansallans)

(via theartoftransliness)

“My third grade teacher called my mother and said, ‘Ms. Cox, your son is going to end up in New Orleans in a dress if we don’t get him into therapy.’ And wouldn’t you know, just last week I spoke at Tulane University, and I wore a LOVELY green and black dress.” —

Laverne Cox, speaking at the University of Kentucky (via so-nyeo-shi-daze)

Anyone who doesn’t think that Laverne Cox is one of the most flawless women on the planet is simply wrong <3

(via thefingerfuckingfemalefury)

(via thatfeministqueer)

Egypt: Cops Crack Down on Gays, Raid Homes -

WATCH: Gay Boy Scout Earns Eagle by Restoring LGBT Center -

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Activists Seek Funds to Flee Violent Homophobia in Uganda -

Bangladesh gay magazine organizes diversity parade alongside New Year festivities -

B. Scott to Appeal Ruling Finding BET Didn't Discriminate -

Louisiana considering making the Bible the US state's official book -

Humanity's Hope of the Day: Laverne Cox Takes Top Spot From Justin Bieber in Time 100 Reader Poll -

Zimbabwe's President Threatens to Deport LGBT-Supportive Diplomats -

Illinois GOP Tosses Antigay Committee Members -

Apr 19

“For many gay men and lesbians, the word bisexual is the second most anxious-making word in the dictionary (just after bi-curious).” — Julia Serano, Excluded: Making Feminist and Queer Movements More Inclusive, p 73. (via bisexual-books)

(via queerbetweenthelines)

(Source: a-n-t-i-gone, via thepeoplesrecord)

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