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China Introduces LGBT Issues To Sex Education

When people think of “liberal, progressive” societies, they rarely think of China first. After all, the country is known for communism. Closeted Chinese women and men sometimes use apps to hide their queer sexuality through arranged marriages. But some of China’s scandalous new textbooks are causing a stir. In many…

This New App Protects You From Revenge Porn

Revenge porn disproportionately affects lesbians and bisexual women – 15% of us have been threatened with it, and 7% of us have actually had revenge porn posted online. Rumuki is changing all of that. This revolutionary app is making it nearly impossible for people to share or post revenge porn.…

Why LGBTQ Entrepreneurs Are Working Together

Apparently, many young LGBT members are often too scared to start up a new business idea in case they fail because of their sexuality. To help reduce career barriers for LGBTQ entrepreneurs and promote innovation around issues affecting the LGBTQ community, Venture for America and Out in Tech have joined forces. Together,…

LGBT America In Numbers

The most recent Gallup research showed that Americans are more likely to say that they are gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender than they used to. In total, almost 3.5% of American adults (or 8.3 million people) identified with one of these categories in 2012, a number which has in 2016…

We Need To Depathologize Trans* Identities

The past couple of weeks have been quite hard for me in terms of sustaining the bubble I’ve created for myself to live in without wishing to become an anti-social being (with glorious armpit hair so kudos to me for that anyway) who only meows and communicates on fanfiction threads.…

You Can Finally Get An Intersex Birth Certificate

The “I” in LGBTQIA is often overlooked. Many people don’t even know what “intersex” means, although they probably know someone who is. Intersex means that someone’s sexual anatomy does not line up with typical male and female binaries. For example, a person may look typically male on the outside, but possess…

What is Life Like For Lesbians In Iran?

In Iran, it’s socially acceptable for women to pursue higher education and hold their own jobs – but expressing queer desire is not just taboo, it’s illegal. While extramarital sex between a man and a woman is punishable by house arrest and stoning, women who engage in lesbian sex receive…

Support LGBT Rights By Drinking Equality Wine

What if you could drink and make the world a better place? What if you advanced gay rights by getting tipsy? What if every time you poured a glass of wine, Mike Pence got just a little bit weaker? Finally, there’s a wine for that. Wineseller Equality Wines blends delicious…