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March 31, 2015

On Coming Out as Transgender One Year Ago: The Power of Visibility

Geena Rocero Geena Rocero

It was exactly a year ago when I allowed myself to be fully seen by the world as the woman that I am: a proud transgender female. For a long time, I was paralyzed by fear in accepting my truth. I finally decided that I could not be paralyzed anymore. I realized that to accept vulnerability is to allow your authenticity to shine.

Big Business Is Leading The Charge On Gay Rights Now

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Walmart Asks Arkansas Governor To Veto Religion Freedom Bill

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Arkansas Legislature Copies Indiana, Passes Controversial Religious Freedom Bill

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Stephen King Explains What Indiana's Anti-LGBT Law Has In Common With A Dog Turd

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Texas Brings DOMA Back From The Dead To Deny Gay Couples' Medical Leave

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WATCH: Here's What It's Like To Be Intersex

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After Coming Out, This Chinese Gay Man Was Treated Like An Outcast By His Parents Until...

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This Romantic Disney World Proposal Is A Great To Start To Happily Ever After

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The LGBT Community's 'Thurgood Marshall' Will Argue Same-Sex Marriage Case To SCOTUS

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NASCAR Condemns Indiana's 'Religious Freedom' Law

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Broadway Gets Its First Lesbian Protagonist

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Joan Marcus

Andrew Cuomo Bans Non-Essential State Travel To Indiana Because Of New Anti-Gay Law

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Indiana Governor Either Confused Or Misleading Everyone About His Controversial Law

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Shedding Light On The Realities Of Homeless Youth

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What Disney Princesses Would Look Like If They Weren't Thin

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A Dad Explains Indiana's New Law So Simply A Kid Could Understand

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These Events Were Canceled Because Of Indiana's New Anti-Gay 'Religious Freedom' Law

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On Coming Out As Transgender One Year Ago: The Power Of Visibility

Geena Rocero
Geena Rocero

Gov. Mike Pence Invokes Selma In Defending Indiana's Anti-LGBT Law

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Keith Olbermann: ‘The Final Four Must Be Moved Out Of Indianapolis'

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Chris Cuomo Battles Indiana Lieutenant Governor Over 'Religious Freedom' Law

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Mike Pence Dodges Criticism By Calling Critics 'Intolerant.' That Dog Won't Hunt.

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Indiana Governor Says Religious Freedom Law 'Simply Mirrors' Federal Statute

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What Makes A People: A Look At LGBT Rights In Some African Countries

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Protecting Our LGBT Seniors In Long-Term Care Facilities

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Fox Host Debunks Indiana Gov. Mike Pence's Main Talking Point On Anti-LGBT Law

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GOP Presidential Hopefuls Rise To Defend Indiana Law That Many See As Anti-Gay

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Fine And Legal Fees For Discriminating Against Gay Couple Will Allegedly 'Financially Devastate' Florist

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Stunning Ads Show Love Is Love No Matter Who You Are Or How You Look

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Connecticut To Become First State To Boycott Indiana Over LGBT Discrimination Law

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Could Indiana Businesses Soon Be Displaying 'Straights Only' Signs?

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Georgia House Committee Cancels Meeting On 'Religious Freedom' Bill

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Pat Robertson: Gay Couples 'Have Tried To Destroy Marriage'

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Montreal's Penis Temple Dedicated To Every Member (NSFW)

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Indiana's Anti-Gay Bill Paves Way For Church Of Weed

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Jamie Foxx Slammed For 'Transphobic' Jokes

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The Most Shocking Allegations In Scientology Doc 'Going Clear'

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Lesbians Explain: Butts Vs. Boobs

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Madonna & Taylor Swift Rock The House In Joint Performance

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The 2015 Trans 100 Is Here! Find Out Who Made The List

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Controversial Gay Jesus Attacked and Labeled as Blasphemy

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Here's What It's Like To Be A Lesbian In Tech

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'Nail Salons Are More Regulated': A Gay Survivor Takes On The Terrifying 'Troubled Teen' Industry

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Madonna's Dancers Re-Create 'Vogue' 25 Years Later

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