Tag Archives: lgbt

Mormon Church Bars Same-Sex Couples and Their Children

From The New York Times | Nov 6th, 2015 “Children of same-sex couples will not be able to join the Mormon Church until they turn 18 — and only if they move out of their parents’ homes, disavow all same-sex...

Caste – The System That Divides The Trans Community

Today, I’m writing about something disturbing that many of us see regularly within the transgender community but no one seems to know how to fix. In order to fix it, we first need to identify what it is. After a...

Kansas Governor Eliminates Protections for LGBT Employees

“In a move that shocked progressive advocates in Kansas, the state’s Republican governor on Tuesday issued an executive order to remove discrimination protections for gay, lesbian and transgender state employees. State employees in Kansas can now legally be fired, harassed...

Being Transgender in America – Larry King Now Interview

Larry King’s panel includes Glee’s Alex Newell, Glaad.org’s Nick Adams and AOL’s ‘True Trans’ host Laura Jane Grace. The guests discuss with Larry what needs to be done to ensure a better quality of life for the transgender community. The...

Transgender Child: A Parent’s Difficult Choice via Our America with Lisa Ling

How difficult would it be for a Sunday school teacher to accept and embrace his transgender child when that child’s gender identity lies in direct conflict with his or her Dad’s core beliefs and spiritual teachings? “Hailey, a young biological...

Trouble In Transtopia: Murmurs Of Sex Change Regret

Everyone has regrets. Some of us have big regrets. Most everyone has some place to go to get help dealing with them. Except for, say, a guy who had sex-change surgery and now would like to have his penis back....

Being Trans Video: Was Being Passable Important?

Dee Montoya, a.k.a “Dee HunnyBuns” is a vibrant 24 year-old who maintains a Youtube channel where she shares bits of her life as well as her own unique story living as a happy and healthy trans woman. In this video...

Denny Burk on Gender Identity, Transgender, and Polygamy

This video comes from the 2014 ERLC National Conference on “The Gospel, Homosexuality, and the Future of Marriage.” The Youtube reviews on the video are mostly negative, but I want you to decide....

‘Three Generations’ Casts Cisgender Actress To Play M2F Trans Character

Three Generations, a new independent film exploring transgender identity within a family setting, will begin filming this week in New York, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The story centers around three generations within one family, a male-born transgender son, his...

Apple CEO Tim Cook Comes Out

In an essay written for Bloomberg Businessweek magazine, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook makes public that he is gay. The fact likely makes Cook the highest-profile gay person in corporate America. “Plenty of colleagues at Apple know I’m gay, and...

A Must Read: A Brief History Of Crossdressing

Humans are designed to compartmentalize objects, ideas, and experiences. It’s how we survive. Our early ancestors’ ability to instantaneously decide a whether a situation was safe or dangerous was imperative if they wanted to keep their weak, hairless little bodies...

Dolly Parton On Why She Supports Her Gay Fans

Dolly Parton is now celebrating her 50th anniversary as a Nashville performer, and she recently sat down for an enlightening interview with Billboard magazine that covered everything from her lengthy career in music and why she supports her gay fans,...

Utah Supreme Court Lifts Hold On Same-Sex Adoptions

Utah’s Supreme Court lifted its stay on same-sex adoptions Thursday, two weeks after the state dropped its legal fight over the issue. In May, the state’s high court placed a hold on several district judges’ rulings that ordered the Utah...

Things Are Improving For LGBT Students, But They’re Still Really Bad

Schools are getting better at fostering a friendly environment for LGBT students, but they still have a long way to go. A survey released Wednesday by the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network, which advocates school safety for students, regardless...