A fifteen year old boy from Agra, India, (who has remained unidentified by the press) set himself on fire this Sunday following homophobic abuse he received from school mates. Reports are saying that the student was discovered being intimate with a fellow male student in a local park, and subsequently received harassment and abuse. Following […]
The world famous performer Barry Humphries, the man behind the drag alter ego Dame Edna Everage, has gone on record to support his close friend, and transphobe, Germaine Greer, calling trans women self mutilated men. During an interview with The Telegraph Humphries said that he agreed with the comments that Germaine Greer and her views […]
Republican Presidential candidate Ben Carson came out this week in opposition to people who are transgender serving in the military by stating, “…using our military as a laboratory for social experimentation.” During a campaign stop in Iowa on Saturday, the spoke in favor of the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy that ended in 2011 while […]
Days after Charlie Sheen announced that he was HIV +, MTV ran an article called, “Quit ‘Slut’ Shaming Charlie Sheen – We must not promote a climate of shame around sex and HIV.” The article concluded by stating, “So if your immediate instinct upon hearing the news is to shame Sheen’s sex life or sex workers, […]
A new study suggests that there is no difference between the male and female brain.
WebMD, the internet portal to self-diagnosis for serious diseases everywhere, has a section called “How Male and Female Brains Differ,” that states, “Recent studies highlight a long-held suspicion about the brains of males and females. They’re not the same… Scientists now know that sex hormones begin to exert their influence during development of the fetus.” […]
At birth, everyone is assigned a sex and with that, comes their gender, a range of characteristics between masculinity and femininity as determined by a society. Depending on whose defining those characteristics, “biological” – or physician assigned – sex such as male and female may be included in that definition. Imagine if you can being […]
Houston Texas says "No" to equality protection for minority groups.
“I feel disheartened and disappointed,” Trans-activist and creator of the #WeJustNeedToPee campaign said to PlanetTransgender about the defeat of Proposition 1 this morning, “but at the same time, more determined than ever. I do believe that justice will prevail, and that we have to stand our ground on this and all issues dealing with equality. […]
On Friday October 30th, 2015, Claire-Channel Media acquired Minnesota Equality Press which will now become a wholly owned subsidiary of CCM. The Minnesota Equality Press, a small distributed offline paper will cease operation immediately and will launch later this year as an online publication focusing on Minnesota queer politics and social issues. Minnesota Equality Press […]
Originally Published on CNNi 02/15/15
A new micro-brew is about to hit East St. Paul Minnesota in early 2015 named Sidhe [Gaelic for ‘fairy’, pronounced ‘shee’, refers to the pronoun ‘she’] Brewing Company whose slogan is “Brewed by Women, Loved by All.” Located at 990 Payne Ave in St. Paul, construction is finishing up on this 2300 square foot brewing […]
Meggan Summerville wins her Hobby Lobby case, but five months later, nothing has changed
More than a year after the Supreme Court issued their controversial Hobby Lobby ruling, the privately held company found out this week that not every judge is on their side when they denied a woman who is transgender access to the woman’s restroom. Megan Sommerville, who transitioned more than five years ago, had been forced […]