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Gender and Sexual Minorities

We Need To Move Beyond LGBT Alphabet Soup And Slurs

DaShanne Stokes | Posted 08.02.2016 | Queer Voices
DaShanne Stokes

The problem that all of this raises is that no single term is likely to be embraced by everyone, and most terms fall prey to the same problems as those we've already seen. They treat us as monolithic, negating our diversity and the multiplicity with which some people may identify.

'Diversities' May Enrich 'LGBTQIAP' Alphabet Soup

Ron Suresha | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Ron Suresha

I have advocated using the expression "gender and sexual minorities," or the acronym "GSM," as the collective political term for people who are not cisgender and/or heterosexual. So it was welcome news when UK therapists came out this year in favor of a splendid refinement of the term.

Gay Rights On A National Party Platform? The Greens Did That Decades Ago

Ron Suresha | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Ron Suresha

Please, don't start calling the Democrat Party "progressive" because of this one long-awaited act of kindness to us. The real progressive party in this nation, the Green Party, has always affirmed that our rights as gender and sexual minorities are human rights.