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Ohio Girl Bullied At School After Donating Hair To Cancer Charity

10-year-old Jetta Fosburg never expected to be a victim of bullying when she cut her hair and donated it to child cancer patients, but that’s precisely what happened to the Dayton, Ohio girl. Jetta cut 14 inches off her locks...

Facebook’s ‘Parents of Transgender Children’ is a Blessing for Many

Mary Moss, one of the four administrators of the popular Facebook group Parents of Transgender Children, which deals with transgender kids. She credits the group for establishing a positive space for parents and caregivers of transgender children to learn and...

Seattle Performer’s Petition To Fight Facebook Naming Policy Takes Off

A petition has been created on Change.org by Olivia LaGarce asking for signatures to support the demand that performers of all sorts be able to use their stage names (pseudonyms) as the name on their personal Facebook accounts. The petition...

Facebook Naming Debacle Takes Unfortunate Turn

Facebook executives’ hardline stance on ridding the social media site of users who utilize pseudonyms in their profiles takes a bizarre new turn today.  A handful of Facebook users are now targeting the drag community by actively searching out those...

A Big F.U. Courtesy of the Fine Folks at Facebook

By Barbara Ortutay and Paul Elias | From: Huffingtonpost.com | On September 17th, 2014 “SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco drag queens are sparring with Facebook over its policy requiring people to use their real names, rather than drag names such...

#MyNameIsRoma Facebook Protest Canceled As Talks Are Announced

Facebook.com’s current usage policy is insisting people to use “real” names, a move that could destroy the privacy of people who use stage names or pseudonyms online for both safety and personal reasons. It appears that enforcement of the policy has...