Tag Archives: Gender Non-Conforming

Repost: What is Rape Culture?

Rape Culture is the context that supports violence against women. It is a culture in which rape and other sexual violence (usually against women) are common and in which prevalent attitudes, norms, practices, and media condone, normalize, excuse, or encourage sexualized violence. Continue reading

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Transgender Travelers and New TSA Policies

The National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) has a great resource entitled What Travelers Need to Know. There is a wealth of information regarding how the new TSA policies impact transgender travelers. Continue reading

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Transgender Remembrance Week: Transforming the Pain

Made for Flight is a Transgender youth and ally empowerment project designed to celebrate and honor transgender individuals who have been murdered because of discrimination and hate. Continue reading

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National Coming Out Day

Whether you’re lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or not, be proud of who you are and your support for LGBT equality this Coming Out Day! Continue reading

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Tell LGBT Youth “It Gets Better!”

Dan Savage has created the itgetsbetterproject on YouTube to reach out to LGBT youth at risk for suicide. Continue reading

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