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Why Chelsea Manning’s Prison Treatment Matters to the Trans Community

Back in July, private Chelsea Manning was approved to begin hormone replacement therapy while in prison at Fort Leavenworth. However, the transgender inmate who was jailed for leaking military information to Wikileaks is now saying that despite “lip service,” she is not being provided the care that she needs. In a letter released to NBC(…)

Castro LGBT History Plaques to Debut

Two decades after first being conceived, a history project honoring LGBT people will debut in San Francisco’s gay Castro district next week. Known as the Rainbow Honor Walk, the project consists of 20 bronze plaques memorializing deceased LGBT individuals who left a lasting mark on society. The honorees, 14 men and six women, run the(…)

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Burlesque Birthday Party Invades Buck’s Rivermill Theater

Cabaret de Caliente and Pinch Of GlitterProductions celebrate Eva D’Luscious’ Pretty Pretty Princess Birthday Party with Twice Upon a Tassel, A Royal Rambling Revue at Buck’s Rivermill Dinner Theater Saturday, September 6. The Burlesque and variety show features tales of princesses, traveling rogues and minstrels and Eva’s very own Fairy Drag Mother! Guests are invited(…)

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Women’s College Opens Doors To Transgender Students

  On Wednesday, Mills College, based in Oakland, California, becomes the first all-women’s college in the U.S. to openly welcome transgender and gender non-conforming students. No other single-sex college has such a policy, which has prompted controversy and protest on some campuses. The new policy at Mills finds numerous ways to accommodate trans students while(…)

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