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Goodbye, Manholes: Berkeley Goes Completely Gender Neutral

4 hours ago   |   Fortune

Berkeley, Calif. is taking gender neutral to the next level. The city has passed an ordinance to replace terms in its municipal codes that refer to gender with non...
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It's Personal: Is ‘They' the Way to Go?

22 hours ago   |   NY Times

Readers take sides on issues of grammar and gender.
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A prominent transgender YouTube star was deadnamed at a panel on LGBTQ activism, and it sparked a big discussion and several apologies

A prominent transgender YouTube star was deadnamed at a panel on LGBTQ activism, and it sparked a big discussion and several apologies

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

VidCon , a three-day conference on online video, took place this weekend in Anaheim, California and attracted an estimated 75,000 attendees. At a panel on LGBTQ activism and...
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Audrey Middleton Says CBS Made Her Come Out As First Transgender 'Big Brother' Star

1 day ago   |   Newsweek

"They said if I didn't come out it would look bad," she said.
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‘Robbing women of opportunities': Fury after transgender NZ weightlifter wins double gold

‘Robbing women of opportunities': Fury after transgender NZ weightlifter wins double gold

1 day ago   |   RT

The transgender debate in women's sport has reignited after New Zealand weightlifter Laurel Hubbard won two gold medals at the recent Pacific Games, being accused of “robbing”...
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Dwight Howard Says He Feel ‘Free' After Rumors That He Was Gay

Dwight Howard Says He Feel ‘Free' After Rumors That He Was Gay

1 day ago   |   News One

In November of last year, a man named Masin Elijè made some extreme allegations against NBA star Dwight Howard. He claimed they were boyfriends, that Howard was into...
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Scarlett Johansson says diversity comments 'taken out of context'

2 days ago   |   NBC News

The actress, who canceled plans last year to portray a transgender man, asserts that she supports diversity in film.
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Scarlett Johansson Whitesplains Her Comment Saying She Should Be Able To Play ‘Any' Character

Scarlett Johansson Whitesplains Her Comment Saying She Should Be Able To Play ‘Any' Character

3 days ago   |   News One

It's long been evident that Hollywood has a major diversity problem. And with the film industry's history steeped in racism, it definitely does not help when white actors...
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Scarlett Johansson Says Comments on ‘Authentic Casting' Were Taken Out of Context

3 days ago   |   Time   |   2 articles

Scarlett Johansson says comments she made on the “authentic casting” debate have been taken out of context and asserts that she supports diversity in film. The actress came...
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Cincinnati transgender veteran speaks out against trans military ban

Cincinnati transgender veteran speaks out against trans military ban

6 days ago   |   WLWT

The House passed an amendment this weekend to block President Donald Trump's ban on transgender people serving or entering the military.
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House approves $15 minimum wage; Senate prospects are dim

House approves $15 minimum wage; Senate prospects are dim

House Democrats approved legislation to raise the federal minimum wage for the first time in a decade. Read more ...

Man freed from prison because he was deemed too old to be a threat convicted...

Man freed from prison because he was deemed too old to be a threat convicted of woman's murder

Jurors deliberated less than an hour before reaching a guilty verdict. Read more ...

Buzz Aldrin peed his pants on the moon and 18 other wild facts you never...

Buzz Aldrin peed his pants on the moon and 18 other wild facts you never learned about NASA's Apollo 11 mission

Fifty years ago, on July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first people to walk on the moon . In the years since, behind-the-scenes... Read more ...

Judge denies bail for Jeffrey Epstein in sex trafficking case

Judge denies bail for Jeffrey Epstein in sex trafficking case

The federal judge's ruling means Epstein will remain behind bars while he fights charges that he exploited dozens of girls in New York and Florida in the early 2000s. Read more ...

Iran seizes foreign oil tanker with 12 people on board, state media says

Iran seizes foreign oil tanker with 12 people on board, state media says

Iran's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard forces have seized a foreign oil tanker accused of smuggling oil with a crew of 12, Iran's state TV reported Thursday. Read more ...

House votes to raise minimum wage, uniting Dems after months-long struggle

House votes to raise minimum wage, uniting Dems after months-long struggle

The House on Thursday passed legislation to gradually raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour, following through on a key Democratic campaign promise and ending a... Read more ...

Jeffrey Epstein Is Denied Bail In Sex Trafficking Case

Jeffrey Epstein Is Denied Bail In Sex Trafficking Case

U.S. District Judge Richard M. Berman ordered the 66-year-old multimillionaire to remain in jail until trial. Federal prosecutors had called Epstein a flight risk. Read more ...

Ilhan Omar brands Trump ‘FASCIST' after ‘send her back' chants at his rally

Ilhan Omar brands Trump ‘FASCIST' after ‘send her back' chants at his rally

Rep. Ilhan Omar has accused the US president of being “racist” and of “spewing fascist ideology” after Donald Trump's supporters were heard chanting “send her back” during a... Read more ...

Chaos and violence erupted when hundreds of people showed up to get 99-cent...

Chaos and violence erupted when hundreds of people showed up to get 99-cent sneakers from Adidas and Arizona Iced Tea - see what happened

Adidas and Arizona Iced Tea recently collaborated to create two sneaker designs that cost $0.99 each. They were set to be released at a New York City pop-up store on Thursday... Read more ...

Trump disavows 'send her back' chant from his rally

Trump disavows 'send her back' chant from his rally

President Donald on Thursday disavowed the “send her back” chant that broke out at his rally on Wednesday night. "I was not happy with it. I disagree with it,” Trump said to... Read more ...