Play: Drag King Richard III

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Bristol Shakespeare Festival Theatre Company introduces Drag King Richard III, a comedy which, between laughter, tears, tragedy and enlightenment, follows the transition of Laurie (played by Joey Hateley) from woman to man.

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LezGossip: Is Philippine Singer Charice Lesbian?

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One of the current rumour concerns the Philippine singer Charice and her sexuality after she changed her look. Turn on your gaydars!

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Exploring Gender: This Journey

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Exploring Gender has been a large part of my life for over two years. My first post on November 17, 2010 ended with: “This is my personal search for identity, for a place, for courage. These are my thoughts, my feelings, and I hope that through sharing myself I might help others to find the courage to ask themselves those tough questions:
Who am I? Who do I feel like I should be?” My personal search is on-going, but Exploring Gender has been there through every step of discovery: coming out as trans*, learning more about the community, going to my first big pride event, changing my name. It’s been a long journey.

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Exploring Gender: 2012 in Review

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2012 has been a year of great news for the community. Four states voted for marriage equality in November. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) ruled gender identity is covered under Title VII protections. The American Psychiatric Association (APA) announced their new Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders will list gender dysphoria instead of gender identity disorder and also put out a release in support of the trans* community. But what were your favorite Exploring Gender articles of this year?

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Exploring Gender: Privilege

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Privilege is a status conferred to certain groups by society, not taken by individuals. In this way, privilege is not something of which we are generally aware, but there are inherent advantages and disadvantages to being a part of certain groups. How does being a part of the trans* community affect privilege?

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