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7 Ways Adding 'I' to the LGBTQA+ Acronym Completely Misses the Point

7 Ways Adding 'I' to the LGBTQA+ Acronym Completely Misses the Point | LGBTqrst | Scoop.it
Does adding the 'I' to the LGBTQA+ umbrella acronym help or hurt intersex people? Here are the pros and cons of associating being intersex with queer identities.
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On Sky News last night, I realised how far some will go to ignore homophobia | Owen Jones

On Sky News last night, I realised how far some will go to ignore homophobia | Owen Jones | LGBTqrst | Scoop.it
The sexualities of those murdered in Orlando shouldn’t be glossed over. This was the worst mass killing of LGBT people in the west since the Holocaust
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Here Are All Of The Victims In The Orlando Nightclub Shooting

Here Are All Of The Victims In The Orlando Nightclub Shooting | LGBTqrst | Scoop.it
Fifty people were killed, including the gunman, and 53 others injured in a shooting at Pulse, a gay club i
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14 Tumblr Posts That Nail What It’s Like to Be Transgender

Transgender people have to deal with rude questions all the time.
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Basketball Player Etan Thomas Shares Story of Racist Train Encounter on Facebook

He told racism to take a seat.
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Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: LGBT Discrimination (HBO)

This year’s gay marriage ruling was a milestone, but LGBT discrimination is still surprisingly legal. John Oliver explains why we need a federal anti-discrim...
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He turned Meera for his ‘Krishna’ from Pakistan - Times of India

He turned Meera for his ‘Krishna’ from Pakistan - Times of India | LGBTqrst | Scoop.it
A kathak dancer from Lucknow has undergone sex change surgery to live a normal life with Pakistani beloved, Rizwan, braving opposition.
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India PhD student claims secret gay network helps LGBTI students cheat in exams - Gay Star News

India PhD student claims secret gay network helps LGBTI students cheat in exams - Gay Star News | LGBTqrst | Scoop.it
'The network is very powerful and what makes it so is its invisibility, size and bonding among members'
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Why Lesbians Earn More Money Than Straight Women | Acumen | OZY

Why Lesbians Earn More Money Than Straight Women | Acumen | OZY | LGBTqrst | Scoop.it
You thought lesbians got short shrift on everything but cute girlfriends. Wrong!
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Their Baby Was Born With Male & Female Parts. Here's Why They're Suing the State

Their Baby Was Born With Male & Female Parts. Here's Why They're Suing the State | LGBTqrst | Scoop.it
"It was not medically necessary..."
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Not All Transgender People Have Dysphoria – And Here Are 6 Reasons Why That Matters

Not All Transgender People Have Dysphoria – And Here Are 6 Reasons Why That Matters | LGBTqrst | Scoop.it
If you thought all trans people have this experience with their bodies, you're not alone – even this author was skeptical at first. But you've got to find out what he learned for a deeper understanding of trans lives.
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Little Girl Says She Doesn’t Like Her Black Skin! Her Mother Teaches Her A Valuable Lesson!

Little Girl Says She Doesn’t Like Her Black Skin! Her Mother Teaches Her A Valuable Lesson! | LGBTqrst | Scoop.it
A beautiful little black girl starts to cry over the color of her skin. Her mother handles her daughters colorism with understanding and love. This is a heartwarming video.
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Twitter User Creates A Crash Course In Shutting Down Religious Homophobia

Twitter User Creates A Crash Course In Shutting Down Religious Homophobia | LGBTqrst | Scoop.it
'If you really want to talk about what the Bible considers an abomination...'
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Owen Jones stormed off Sky News as presenters 'deflected' homophobia of Orlando shooting

Owen Jones stormed off Sky News as presenters 'deflected' homophobia of Orlando shooting | LGBTqrst | Scoop.it
Journalist Owen Jones stormed out of a live television interview about the mass killing in Orlando in protest at his interviewer’s refusal to name the shooting an attack on LGBT people.
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Here Are All Of The Victims In The Orlando Nightclub Shooting

Here Are All Of The Victims In The Orlando Nightclub Shooting | LGBTqrst | Scoop.it
Fifty people were killed, including the gunman, and 53 others injured in a shooting at Pulse, a gay club i
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Transgender activist critically injured after being shot multiple times in Peshawar - The Express Tribune

Transgender activist critically injured after being shot multiple times in Peshawar - The Express Tribune | LGBTqrst | Scoop.it
K-P Trans Action Allian­ce says Alesha was target­ed by extort­ionist­s asking for porn videos­
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While Transitioning, This Transgender Artist Has Been Re-Creating Old...

While Transitioning, This Transgender Artist Has Been Re-Creating Old... | LGBTqrst | Scoop.it
"While transitioning in the past year, it's been surreal to look at the photos and see how similar we look."..
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Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Transgender Rights (HBO)

This week’s gay rights victory was historic, but the transgender community still faces staggering challenges. John Oliver focuses on the “T” in “LGBT." Conne...
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This Company Is Trying To Change The Way That Trans Men Experience Their Periods

This Company Is Trying To Change The Way That Trans Men Experience Their Periods | LGBTqrst | Scoop.it
"We thought, if our goal is to break this taboo and eliminate the shame associated with periods globally, we've gotta do that for everyone."
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Five years after gay AMU prof's death, lover breaks silence on affair - Times of India

Five years after gay AMU prof's death, lover breaks silence on affair - Times of India | LGBTqrst | Scoop.it
A gay affair, an acclaimed professor, his suicide and a lover who kept silent on an agonising event for four long years
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Facebook post exposes ridiculous high school dress code

Facebook post exposes ridiculous high school dress code | LGBTqrst | Scoop.it
What are all of these poor male teachers to do????

Woodford County High School in Kentucky has had a dress code for over a decade now. That dress code includes brilliant ideas like banning shirts ...
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Anonymous Activists Just Painted The Stonewall Statues Brown For Miss Major

Anonymous Activists Just Painted The Stonewall Statues Brown For Miss Major | LGBTqrst | Scoop.it
"What we did was rectification, not vandalism. Those statues are bronze (brown) underneath the layer of white paint -— the symbolism behind that is infuriating."
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15 Young LGBT Indians Share Their Coming Out Stories

15 Young LGBT Indians Share Their Coming Out Stories | LGBTqrst | Scoop.it
This piece is the first in a series we’re hoping… Read more ›
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Why my own father would have let IS kill me - BBC News

Why my own father would have let IS kill me - BBC News | LGBTqrst | Scoop.it
Over the past few months, IS militants have posted online horrific images of themselves killing men for being gay - Taim was so scared he fled Iraq.
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