Clearing Up Gender Neutral Pronoun Usage

Pronouns are a part of speech that are used to refer to people in place of their name. Traditionally, pronouns also include a reference to gender such as he or she. People tend to make assumptions about a person’s gender based on their name or appearance. Of course, as diversity is being embraced more widely, the world is starting to understand that these assumptions are not always right or helpful. Actually, making assumptions about a person’s gender identity can be harmful or damaging in relationships.
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Recent Rulings Affecting the LGBTQ Community

When it comes to recent legislation and laws that affect the LGBTQ community, there’s good news and there’s bad news. The good news is that more legislation is being presented to help protect the rights of the LGBTQ population. The bad news is that there are still many laws being addressed that negatively affect the rights of LGBTQ individuals.
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Get Ready to Celebrate Pride Month in June

June was chosen as Pride Month as a tribute to those who were involved in the 1969  Stonewall Riots in New York. It has blossomed into a huge event...
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Ideas for Shopping for Gender-Nonconforming Clothes

The world of fashion changes very fast. However, it’s been a bit slow when it comes to providing for the gender-nonconforming community. When you go to the store, you’ll see the “men” and “women” sections, but it can be difficult to find gender-neutral clothing. When department stores’ marketing and thoughts don’t match up to your gender identity, what are you supposed to do?
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Lasting Effects of the Born This Way Song

It's been 10 years since Lady Gaga premiered the pop hit, "Born this way." This pop song had a profound effect on the world and did a great job of making a statement. Lady Gaga sang, "No matter gay, straight, or bi, lesbian, transgendered life, I'm on the right track baby." The song lets listeners make their own personal statements. But it also has been an outlet for those who desire to come out as anything but straight.
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Top Common LGBTQ Symbols

You are probably familiar with the two most common LGBTQ symbols, the pink triangle and, of course, the rainbow flag. These are well-known on an international level. In the LGBT community, there are many different symbols used to represent unity, pride, and shared values. They are also used to demonstrate our allegiance to each other.
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Why People Are Wearing Rainbow Shoelaces

Have you noticed a lot of people wearing rainbow shoelaces lately? Well, it isn’t just a coincidence or because they just all suddenly liked rainbow shoelaces all at the same time. It’s a movement. It’s on purpose and it has a name.
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