June 3, 2019

The literature shows that individuals with a low tolerance for ambiguity (Hill 2010, Nagoshi 2008) are more likely to express bias against bisexual and transgender people. This lower ambiguity tolerance is also more likely to correlate with religious fundamentalism, a...

April 3, 2019

This article was first published on April 3, 2019 by ReWire.News.

The first-ever congressional hearing on the Equality Act was a testimony to the strength of evidence and public support for updating nondiscrimination laws to protect LGBTQ people, while Republicans trott...

April 3, 2019

This article, written by Rev. Elena Rose Vera and Heron Greenesmith, Esq., was first published on April 3, 2019 by The Advocate.

Yesterday, House Republicans called so-called “feminist” Julia Beck to testify as a witness against the Equality Act, which is historic legis...

March 29, 2019

This article was first published on March 29, 2019 on Medium.com.

Chronic Illness Truths (working title), to be published in 2019, is a collection of true stories about life with chronic illness. These amazing authors share their stories to comfort, inspire, educate, ac...

March 8, 2019

This article first appeared on March 8, 2019 on Rewire.News.

Julia Beck has been granted a platform to give the right wing's anti-transgender activism the veneer of bipartisanship.  

A baffling sentence opened the Thursday testimony of Julia Beck, speaking at the U.S. Ho...

This article first appeared on February 20, 2019 on the Eyes Right Blog.

California-based epidemiologist Hacsi Horvath raised this alarm about protections based on gender identity at a panel titled “The Inequality of the Equality Act: Concerns From the Left”  at the Her...

February 15, 2019

This article first appeared in NewNowNext on February 15, 2019.

Instead of watching the 2019 State of the Union, I drove an hour and a half to work and back to get my laptop because I needed stay home unexpectedly to take care of my daughter. It was icy out and I drove...

January 29, 2019

This story originally appeared on January 23rd in the Piltdown Review.

Across the valley sat a small house made of earth. From my front door I could see the thick, shallowly sloped, sunbaked roof and squat chimney, pale between the pines. No smoke ever rose—the house ha...

January 11, 2019

This article original appeared on January 11, 2019 in ReWire.News.

In the 1970s, ultra-conservative, anti-abortion, anti-feminist crusader Phyllis Schlafly organized STOP ERA, the successful campaign to tank the Equal Rights Amendment. So devastating was the loss that t...

January 3, 2019

This article first appeared on January 3, 2019 on ReWire.News.

Content note: This article contains explicit sexual language.


Sex has as many definitions as there are people talking about it.

So I was curious which definition Paul Greenberg was using when he wrote for...

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