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HOW DOCTORS HELP TRANSGENDER KIDS THRIVE

Hannah is a Girl, Finally Doctors are Treating Her By JACK TURBANAPRIL 8, 2017 CreditKarolin Schnoor NEW HAVEN — Hannah is a 14-year-old girl, clad in leggings and an oversize T-shirt, with long brown hair that she curls around a … Continue reading

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What Does the I in LGBTQI mean???

NBC OUT MAR 4 2017, 12:59 PM ET Intersex Youth Poised to Complicate School Bathroom Battle by MARY EMILY O’HARA  Ellie is a typical 15-year-old girl. She’s just starting high school in her rural Pacific Northwest town, where the entire … Continue reading

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HB2 is out of touch

Ever wonder what the “I” in LGBTQIA” means? NBC  news recently published a story that adds yet another dimension to the emerging awareness of the wide spectrum of issues related to sexual orientation and gender. The article follows the story … Continue reading

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Video: Trans People Speak Out

If you don’t know any Trans people in your town, watch this: http://www.transequality.org/about-transgender  

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Her Parents Gave Her a Surprise Coming Out Party

When a New Jersey teenager summoned the courage to tell her parents she was gay, she never expected what they did next — or the massive social media response that would follow. See:    http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local/New-Jersey-Teenagers-Parents-Throw-Surprise-Coming-Out-Pride-Party-Rainbow-Theme-385637781.html

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“The one place….”

letter to the New York Times, 6/17/20.  Anderson Cooper said he felt that most LGBT guys felt the same way about gay bars; they were a safe haven—-but no more. To the Editor: I have not had an event move … Continue reading

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Transgender Voices in N.C.

By Jonathan Drew Associated Press Posted May 7, 2016 in Burlington Times News   RALEIGH — A student who’s losing time in the classroom. A mother trying to show strength to her 8-year-old daughter. A reluctant protester led away in … Continue reading

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