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I Love My Boo campaign features real young men of color loving each other passionately. Rather than sexualizing gay relationships, this campaign models caring, and highlights the importance of us taking care of each other. Featured throughout New York City, I Love My Boo directly challenges homophobia and encourages all who come across it to critically rethink our notion of love.

GMHC is the world’s first and leading provider of HIV/AIDS prevention, care and advocacy. Building on decades of dedication and expertise, we understand the reality of HIV/AIDS and empower a healthy life for all. GMHC fights to end the AIDS epidemic and uplift the lives of all affected.

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SPREAD THESE IMAGES LIKE WILDFIRE PRECISELY BECAUSE THEY FUCK UP THE MISGUIDED STEREOTYPES WE ALL ARE USED TO SEEING.

Recommended Link: The LGBT, feminist and student voices behind Uruguay’s radical reforms | Diana Cariboni | Global-development | The Guardian

Recommended Link: The LGBT, feminist and student voices behind Uruguay’s radical reforms | Diana Cariboni | Global-development | The Guardian

A look at the success of the LGBTQ inclusive, progressive movement in Uruguay from the Guardian

From legalising abortion to transsexual rights, marginalised groups have united to become a formidable force for change

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People dance and cheer during the annual Gay Pride Parade in Montevideo, Uruguay, on September 30, 2011. Photograph: Pablo Porciuncula/AFP/Getty Images

One tiny country has been…

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Where Will The Trans Movement Be In 10 Years?

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For your consideration…

Originally posted on Today I Am A Man:

A reader writes,

It seems like the trans movement is at a watershed moment right now. Where would you like to see the movement go in the next 10 years? What should our goals be, and what pitfalls should we try to avoid?

Thank you for these interesting and important questions! I appreciate the chance to explore the…

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HOUSTON: Activists Publish Names Of Those Who Signed Anti-Gay Petition

Non-binary genders

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Some much needed information and awareness raising about those of us with non-binary genders…

Originally posted on Rewriting The Rules:

Here’s a talk about non-binary genders that I did at the excellent Pink Therapyconference on trans* earlier this year. Thanks so much to Alex Drummond for her great editing and for getting it up on youtube.

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Federal judge tosses second challenge to New Jersey’s ban on gay conversion therapy for minors

Vancouver Pride 2014: LGBT parents, transitioning, parade food, and more | Georgia Straight, Vancouver’s News & Entertainment Weekly

Vancouver Pride 2014: LGBT parents, transitioning, parade food, and more | Georgia Straight, Vancouver’s News & Entertainment Weekly

Some great profiles from a site called Straight.com, (not sure how it got the name), from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada…

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Happy Pride!

FOR VANCOUVER PRIDE 2014, we profile proud LGBT parents who are adding more colour to the rainbow. Plus, transition support for transgender folks, the evolution of LGBT neighbourhoods, and tasty eats to try pre- and post-Parade.

Spotlight on LGBT parents and…

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Ugandan court overturns anti-gay law

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Great news…

Originally posted on 76 CRIMES:

At the Ugandan Constitutional Court, anti-gay Pastor Martin Ssempa was upset, while LGBT rights activists were jubilant. (Photo courtesy of Maurice Tomlinson via Facebook)

At the Ugandan Constitutional Court, anti-gay Pastor Martin Ssempa was upset, while LGBT rights activists were happy. (Photo courtesy of Maurice Tomlinson via Facebook)

Uganda’s Constitutional Court today threw out the country’s harsh Anti-Homosexuality Act on the grounds that it was passed illegally without a quorum of parliament.

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Leaders of Gay-Straight Alliance youth movement to unite in Minneapolis for ninth annual national gathering | LGBT Weekly

Leaders of Gay-Straight Alliance youth movement to unite in Minneapolis for ninth annual national gathering | LGBT Weekly

The leaders of the Gay Straight Alliance Movement are meeting in Minneapolis. Here’s the story from the associate editor of LGBT Weekly

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Gay-Straight Alliance Network (GSA Network) will hold its ninth annual national gathering from July 31-Aug. 3 in Minneapolis, bringing together youth and adult ally GSA leaders from across the country for four days of workshops, trainings and plenaries focused…

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Gay and bisexual youth are nearly 4 times more likely to attempt suicide - Vox

Gay and bisexual youth are nearly 4 times more likely to attempt suicide – Vox

As loyal readers know, I lost a close friend to suicide when we were both freshmen in college. He was much more “out” then I, in fact he was the only one I told that I fancied guys. Both of us were, at the time, Seventh-Day Adventists which still has a negative view of out LGBTQ people and, unlike today, support for LGBTQ Youth was virtually non-existent. Fast forward to the late ’80s I became…

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