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The Government Lawyer Who Fired His Transgendered Employee Had a Point, But ...

Mike Alvear | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Alvear

Accommodating differences always looks like the few creating a burden on the many, but it always ends up benefiting everyone.

Yin/Yang: An Intersexed South African Runner As Symbol Of The Universal

Suzie Heumann | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Suzie Heumann

In some cultures, over the millennia, inter-sexed people have even been revered as shamans and holy people - they are closer to the ideal of a balanced, universal soul. Think of the Yin/Yang symbol. We all know it. It means 'balance' - male/female balance.

Gay & Lesbian Manners: All About Chaz Bono, Anti-LGBT Jokes, and Straights Using Gay Slang

Steven Petrow | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Steven Petrow

What does Chaz Bono teach us about transgender folks?

Democratic Headquarters Vandal A Transgendered Anarchist Angry With Obama Over Gay Rights

The Colorado Independent | Ernest Luning | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER -- The suspect arrested Tuesday morning on charges of smashing 11 windows at the state Democratic Party headquarters is a transgendered "Denver...

Pakistan Hijras Community Of Transgender, Transvestite And Eunuchs To Be Registered For Better Integration Into Society

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A Pakistani Supreme Court ruling has decreed that all members of Pakistan's hijras community should be registered as part of a government survey with ...

Believer, Beware "Gets" The Funny (And Poignant) Side of Religion

Frank Schaeffer | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Frank Schaeffer

Believer Beware is laugh out loud funny, touching, irreverent and yet, in deeper ways, pays religion the ultimate compliment: it's worthy of scrutiny, debate, hate, and love.

Tragically, Transgender Identifiers Have a New Martyr

John Ridley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Ridley

While the loss of Angie Zapata is tragic, the fact that with due process a trial was held and a conviction obtained speaks to how greatly America is altering its nature with regard to acceptance of transgender individuals.

This Christian Believes Pastor Warren Should Put a Sock In It

Scott Foval | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Scott Foval

Rick Warren, what you are doing by turning to attack your critics as "Christophobes," is manipulating the core message.

A Spiritual Challenge to the LGBTQI Community: Pray!

Dr. Susan Corso | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Corso

Where does outrage stop and genuine spiritual practice begin? I'm asking, really.You know and I know that prayer changes things in a big way.

A Land Where Nowhere Is Safe: A Lesbian Activist Speaks About Gender and Violence in Kyrgyzstan

Anna Kirey | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anna Kirey

The government does not even recognize officially that lesbian or bisexual women and transgender people exist. There is no place for us in a conservative, patriarchal value system.

Rainbow Flags at Comic-Con

Jonathan Handel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Handel

Although Prism's "only" five years old, it's an outgrowth of a group founded about 20 years ago, at the time of the first Comic-Con panel on gays and comics.