Tag "Gender"

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Sam Smith’s Non-Conformation And The Unwitting Prejudice Of LGBT People

Sam Smith revealing that he is non-binary as regards gender norms caused some ripples both here and on the social media. With both LGBT individuals and heterosexual people abounding with

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God is Not a Straight Man

God is not a dude. God is not a man. God is not a He. Growing up, I was taught that “He” most certainly was all of those things—and it

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Age 6

I was in Primary School. I had just gotten a double promotion from Nursery School and I didn’t know any of my new classmates. I was an awkward child with

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Lewis Hamilton comes under fire for telling nephew ‘Boys Don’t Wear Princess Dresses’

Lewis Hamilton has sparked outrage after sharing a video in which he tells his young nephew: “Boys don’t wear princess dresses.” In the video, the Formula One driver can be

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Sam Smith on his gender identity: “I feel just as much woman as I am man.”

Sam Smith revealed that he doesn’t fully identify as a cisgender man. In an interview with the Sunday Times, the Too Good at Goodbyes singer revealed he’s somewhere on the

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LGBTQ Definitions Every Good Ally – And LGBT Individual – Should Know

Millions of non-heterosexual minorities identify as LGBTQ, and like any group, they have their own language to talk about both who they are and the challenges they face in a

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie refuses to apologise for trans women comments

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has said she has nothing to apologise for over her remarks about trans women, and that she has always thought trans women are women. Speaking on Channel

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Clarifies

On her Facebook page this morning, Chimamanda attempted a clarification of her remarks that set off a controversy on transgender issues over the weekend. Read and share your thought: Because

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‘Are You Top Or Bottom?’ And Other Two-Way Stereotypes People Play

The world sees in binary. Everything is in twos. Good and evil. Rich and poor. Strong and weak. Gay and straight. Black and white. Male and female. Even the animals

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No Strings With Mike Daemon (Episode 14)

In this episode, NOSTRINGS catches up with Seyi Adebanjo, a queer, gender non-conforming Nigerian, in the discussion of gender related issues. ‘They’ speak on the reasons why ‘they’ do not

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