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Even Without Bathroom Bills, Restrooms Can Be Terrifying for Trans People

A cis man in Oregon was convicted of a hate crime last week after brutally beating a trans woman for using a women's restroom.

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A Gay Couple Is in Hiding After Their Kiss Went Viral

Azerbaijan, Eastern Europe's most LGBTQ-hostile country, has done little to protect Ravan and Alvi from violent threats.

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The Biggest Mormon School in the US Now Says Queer Students Can Date—Maybe

Brigham Young University removed key language from its "honor code" denying queer students the right to hug, kiss or date. Except now the school is saying the changes don't mean anything at all.

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Is It Possible to Bully a Presidential Candidate? What About a Billionaire?

Michael Bloomberg’s campaign is claiming victim status after its offices were tagged with graffiti it described as “hateful rhetoric.”

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Why I Left LuLaroe and Started Driving For GrubHub

Jill Domme was one of 80,000 retailers who joined LuLaRoe. Consumed by early success, she is now paying off $39,000 in debt by driving GrubHub as her second job.

The Lingerie Brand Doing What Victoria’s Secret Won’t

Playful Promises is known for pioneering the fashion space with their size and gender inclusivity.

Rapper Taylor Bennett is the King of Capricorns

We sit down with celebrities and learn more about their personality traits in a game of astrology bingo.

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The US Government Removed Condom Images From HIV-Awareness Fliers

HHS in recent years has been criticized for removing information and health resources from government websites, including content related to LGBTQ health.

A Gay Couple Is in Hiding After Their Kiss Went Viral

Azerbaijan, Eastern Europe's most LGBTQ-hostile country, has done little to protect Ravan and Alvi from violent threats.

The Biggest Mormon School in the US Now Says Queer Students Can Date—Maybe

Brigham Young University removed key language from its "honor code" denying queer students the right to hug, kiss or date. Except now the school is saying the changes don't mean anything at all.

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'Be Careful Who You Treat Like Shit': A Former Porn Star Sues Her School

Nicole Gililland alleges that her college discriminated against her for working in porn. She's hoping to set a new legal precedent for sex workers.

We Can't Have a Feminist Future Without Abolishing the Family

The feminist thinker Sophie Lewis has a radical proposal for what comes next.

Warren’s Klobuchar Boost Is Only Feminist If You’re Completely Cynical

One woman supporting another isn't automatically feminist.

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People Suspected of Witchcraft Are Still Being Persecuted and Killed

An international group of advocates are urging the U.N. to do something about the ostracization and violence.

What to Do if You're Worried About Pregnancy Discrimination at Work

Even though it's illegal to treat parents unfairly, it still happens—and can be hard to recognize, let alone prove.

Where Each 2020 Democratic Candidate Stands on Palestine and Israel

This has long been one of few bipartisan issues, but that could change in 2020.

Police Violently Raided a Black Montrealer's Party at Gunpoint by Mistake, Man Alleges

Taylor Zamor says he was slammed to the ground after cops barged into his apartment during a Super Bowl party, claiming they were searching for two Black men accused of a stabbing.

I Was a Weird Black Emo Teen in a Misery-Obsessed White Subculture

The return of My Chemical Romance has led me to rethink my place in emo, and emo's place in black culture.

Immigrants Speak Out Against Iran, Risk Not Being Allowed Back Home

"There's only a limited amount of action we can take because if you speak out too much you can't travel to Iran again."

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