What's the Difference Between Non-Binary, Genderqueer, and Gender-Nonconforming?
A beginner's guide to the differences and similarities between three of the most common terms with which people outside the gender binary identify.
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What Happens When a 'Feminist' Lawyer Paints Weinstein Victims as Mentally Unstable
A new book reveals that famous women's rights attorney Lisa Bloom tried to help Harvey Weinstein by portraying his victims, including Rose McGowan, as "unglued." Here's why that effects all sexual assault survivors.
7 Non-Binary People on What It's Like to Have an 'X' Gender Marker
As more states allow options beyond M and F on birth certificates and drivers licenses, here's how some who have made those changes say it has affected their lives.
The All-Woman Music Festival Trying to Right the Wrongs of Music Festivals
Yola Dia was chock full of women and nonbinary folks on stage, in the crowd, and behind the scenes. Will more events like it help fix the gender disparities that plague major music festivals?
The Horrible Things That Happen to Trans People Going Through Airport Security
"Nine out of ten times I’ve gone through a body scanner, I’ve been flagged for having an 'abnormality in the groin region.'"
Canada’s Latest Hate Crime Stats Still Don’t Include Trans People
Up until recently, trans folks have not been protected by Canadian human rights legislation.
A Study Backing Caster Semenya’s Ban Was Seriously Flawed
Even before the study's forthcoming correction, many scientists agreed that the research was dubious.
New Trump Rule Would Let Many Companies Fire People for Being Pregnant, Gay, or Trans
Employers with federal contracts may be allowed to effectively discriminate against workers based on the employer’s religious beliefs.
The Doctors and Parents Arguing for Female Circumcision in the U.S.
The first female genital mutilation case in the U.S. has reignited a longstanding debate over what constitutes the practice and how best to handle it.
15 States Have Passed New Laws to Protect Women After #MeToo
A new study shows that the movement has made tangible waves beyond the media.
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How This Trans Athlete Is Fighting Back After Being Banned by USA Powerlifting
“I followed all the rules leading up to competing," JayCee Cooper said.
The Outrageous Reasons Women Can’t Get Their Tubes Tied
People are being denied tubal ligations because they're too young, childless, only have one child, aren't married—or for any other reason their doctor chooses.