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Is My New Short Film Reflecting Adrianne

Michael Angelo | Posted 07.20.2016 | Queer Voices
Michael Angelo

It has been said that when we create art we create it in the image of ourselves. My new short film Reflecting Adrianne is deeply personal to me, which...

Chelsea Manning: I Am Tired Of Being Defined By The World

Chelsea Manning | Posted 07.19.2016 | Queer Voices
Chelsea Manning

After weeks of emotion and thought, I've decided I need to tell you something: I am tired of being defined by the world through the narrow lens of a single event that happened in my life several years ago.

We Still Haven't Figured Out Cultural Gender Differences, but We're Getting Closer

Quora | Posted 07.14.2016 | Women

Are the behavioral differences between boy and girls biological or only cultural? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where c...

Why Having No Race Is A Lot Like Having No Gender

Laura Collins Lyster-Mensh | Posted 07.12.2016 | Politics
Laura Collins Lyster-Mensh

It's July 4th weekend, Independence Day in the US. On that theme, I want to tell you a little story. So, I was born of parents who were born into dif...

Explaining Gender Dysphoria And Transitioning Using A Sci-fi Young-Adult Movie Plot

Ariana Danielle Wojcik | Posted 07.12.2016 | Queer Voices
Ariana Danielle Wojcik

We are not confused, we are not being misled, and we are not trying to mislead you. When a person transitions and comes out to you and shares that with you, what you are seeing is a person being absolutely and painfully truthful with you. If you reject them, you are simply rejecting truth.

What Actually Makes A Man Attractive?

Matthew J. Dempsey | Posted 07.11.2016 | Queer Voices
Matthew J. Dempsey

Do you tend to be attracted to the guy who smiles or smolders? I teamed up with Buzzfeed's Eugene Lee Yang to put perceived masculinity to the test a...

It's Time To Embrace The Singular ‘They,’ A Humanistic Pronoun

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 07.08.2016 | Arts

The Telegraph published a poll last week, asking readers whether the singular they ― as in, “My friend ate a bagel. They beamed with perfect joy...

The Genderfication Of Entertainment

Jamie Silverman | Posted 07.05.2016 | Entertainment
Jamie Silverman

It's no secret that Hollywood has been making efforts to diversify their representation of women.

How Rejecting Gender Made Me Happier, Healthier -- Complete

Michael Whelan | Posted 07.05.2016 | Queer Voices
Michael Whelan

I'm not a man. I'm not a woman. I'm not trans. So what the hell am I? Indefinable. I like that answer.

Testosterone Helped Me Feel Like Myself -- Here's Why I Stopped Taking It

The Establishment | Posted 07.05.2016 | Queer Voices
The Establishment

Ultimately, I realized that in order to find my voice, I had to begin by decolonizing myself not just in how I present my black identity, but my trans identity as well. After coming to this realization, I decided to discontinue taking T after six months.

Ever Been Confused By How Many Gender Identity Terms There Are? Watch This

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 07.04.2016 | Queer Voices

Keeping up with all of the different ways that people identify can feel overwhelming -- especially since we know gender exists on a spectrum and ident...

The New Model Who's Making Gender Irrelevant

The Cut | Posted 07.01.2016 | Style
The Cut

Avie Acosta (Photo: Tetsu Kubota) By Véronique Hyland Before Avie Acosta moved from Edmond, Oklahoma, to New York City, she had already begun a ver...

Meeting The Needs Of Tomorrow's Leaders

Jackie Jenkins-Scott | Posted 06.27.2016 | Education
Jackie Jenkins-Scott

College campuses across the country are experiencing increased student activism. Students are challenging practices inside and outside the classroom,...

Women's rights in protected areas: Championing gender equality in environmental conservation policy

Lorena Aguilar | Posted 06.24.2016 | Green
Lorena Aguilar

In a small village near Xuan Thuy National Park in Vietnam, Pham Thi Kim Phuong bikes seven kilometers every morning to the mudflats by the park's man...

Inside Planned Parenthood's Push For Gender-Neutral Language

The Establishment | Posted 06.23.2016 | Queer Voices
The Establishment

Planned Parenthood is often thought of by the public as a women's health provider. But it isn't really a women's health group -- Planned Parenthood has provided reproductive health care to people of all genders for years.

This Sunday, Planned Parenthood of NYC Will March for LGBTQ Rights

Joan Malin | Posted 06.23.2016 | New York
Joan Malin

In honor of Pride month this June, New Yorkers from every borough are coming together to celebrate, love and support our LGBTQ families and communitie...

Selling Sex (and Other Things) at Cannes

Advertising Week | Posted 06.23.2016 | Business
Advertising Week

By Nikki Hawke, CMO, The Exchange Lab Sex sells and it seems that Cannes have been in on the act as well this year. The themes and titles have develo...

Disney Princesses May Impact Gender Stereotypes For Girls (But Not Boys), Study Finds

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 06.22.2016 | Parents

A new study suggests that Disney Princesses and the messages they promote may influence gender-stereotypical behavior for young girls. Brigham Young ...

Autism Without Fear: 'Is My Company's Diversity And Inclusion Strategy... Comical?'

Michael John Carley | Posted 06.22.2016 | Business
Michael John Carley

Of course not. For starters, just by having a Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) strategy, you're doing more good than harm. But I'd wager that if you...


Roxanne Hobbs | Posted 06.21.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Roxanne Hobbs

Self-compassion is one of the most important modules in The Daring Way intensives that I run, and also a theme that comes up time and time again in my...

Every Woman Needs A Male Nemesis At Work

The Cut | Posted 06.21.2016 | Women
The Cut

Can you think of a man at your office or in your industry on whom you can focus as the person you are committed to outpacing? Perhaps it's someone who has been given the promotion you deserved.

I Am The First Official Genderless Person In The United States

The Guardian | James Nichols | Posted 06.19.2016 | Queer Voices

As a transgender person with male biology and distinctly feminine traits, I believe myself to be a unique variation of nature. I am not ashamed of who...

You Don't Have To Be Masculine To Be A Man

Cara Nicole | Posted 06.22.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Cara Nicole

According to the tropes, a man must be strong, emotionless, tough, and dominating. His interests are limited to rugged pastimes or violent pursuits. As for fashion, dark and monochromatic is key, and under no circumstances shall a man be adorned with pinks or frills.

No Words...

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 06.14.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dennis Merritt Jones

"Let there be such oneness between us that when one cries, the other tastes salt." ~ Rosabelle Believe No words can fill in the deep wound inflicted ...

The End Of Men: Gender And Geriatrics

Frank Browning | Posted 06.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Frank Browning

Two women face each other at a small table at the back of a café in Berkeley, California. A hot autumn sun pulses through the glass. One of the wom...