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How the Fight Over Transgender Kids Got a Leading Sex Researcher Fired
nymag.com
February 10, 2016

For transgender activists in North America and around the world, the ouster of one of their biggest enemies in the field of mainstream sex research was a spectacular victory.

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'Orange Is The New Black' Actress Brings The Gay Military Struggle To The Stage
Huffington Post
February 9, 2016

“Orange is the New Black” actress Catherine Curtin sees her latest project, “Burning,” as a way to speak out against the injustices still faced by gay and lesbian service members in the U.S. military.

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Tennessee Teens Fighting To Save Gay Straight Alliance From Being Shut Down Just A Month After Founding It
MTV
February 9, 2016

People have even posted “straight pride” signs in school hallways to protest the GSA.

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Feminism’s Generation Gap
slate.com
February 9, 2016

Gloria Steinem and Madeleine Albright have some message testing to do before stepping out again for Hillary Clinton's campaign. The two Clinton support ...

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Eileen Myles on the Excruciating Pain of Waiting for Love
nymag.com
February 9, 2016

I met this really beautiful woman at an artist colony and we had a terrific affair and if you don’t know it colonies are good for work or no work and this was a no work summer.

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Pro-Rape Meet-Up Canceled After Women’s Boxing Club Threatens to Show Up
New York Mag
February 5, 2016

Professional douchebag Roosh V. has made a name for himself advocating offensive misogynistic positions on his terrible website Return of Kings, and he's collected a handful of devoted followers in the process.

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Indigo Girls: Being Labeled A ‘Lesbian Duo' Often 'Implies Mediocrity'
Huffington Post
February 1, 2016

Amy Ray and Emily Saliers, the women behind the folk band Indigo Girls, are often labeled a "lesbian duo," which they told HuffPost Live isn't necessarily a bad thing -- except when it "implies mediocrity."

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ABC refuses to show Carol ad featuring lesbian love scene
The Guardian
February 1, 2016

The network has rejected a promo for the Cate Blanchett/Rooney Mara romance unless distributors the Weinstein Company ‘provide more coverage’ on both leading stars

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LGBT spiritual group Rivers of Living Water attempts to buy famously anti-gay Atlah Church in Harlem
NY Daily News
February 1, 2016

A spiritual group supporting gay rights wants to scoop up the hate-spewing Atlah Church in Harlem.

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Queer clout in Chicago: Telling gay history beyond Stonewall and the Castro.
slate
February 1, 2016

In 1970, gay activists in Chicago achieved a surprising victory. They successfully pressured the owners of the city’s biggest gay bars to drop their po ...

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