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Let’s talk about Transgender Rights

Let’s talk about Transgender Rights

By Melinda Summer, Nuclear Medicine, Radiologic Technologist.   For some reason, politicians and priests want to teach biology, which is not where their education is and people want to believe them, instead of doctors and others who have studied biology. They try to pass laws and sway public opinion out of their ignorance by instilling […]

Yes Virginia, Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) is a Hate Group

Yes Virginia, Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) is a Hate Group

 The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) first listed Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) as an anti-LGBTQ hate group in 2016. The SPLC lists ADF as a hate group because it has supported the idea that being LGBTQ+ should be a crime in the U.S. and abroad and believes that is OK to put LGBTQ+ people in prison […]

Ugandan LGBT Activist Gets Special Permission, Continues lifesaving Work

Ugandan LGBT Activist Gets Special Permission, Continues lifesaving Work

Joseph Kawesi, executive director of a Ugandan transgender group has amazingly been allowed to continue distributing antiretroviral medications during the COVID-19 pandemic. This is most welcome news as COVID-19 preys on people with preexisting conditions that inhibit the autoimmune system such as HIV untreated. This is also welcome news since 23 homeless LGBT people and […]

Website InStok: Check store Inventory from Home

Website InStok: Check store Inventory from Home

WE all know what it’s like going from store to store looking for essential items like toilet paper only to find bare shelves. It’s frustrating and also dangerous during the COVID-19 pandemic. Most of us also have seen the images of spring breaker partying on Florida the beaches blatantly ignoring social distance guidelines. Two University […]

This Super Bowl Drag Queen ad has the haters all fired up

This Super Bowl Drag Queen ad has the haters all fired up

Two Super Bowl advertisements have the right-wing haters on fire. One, in particular, is a hilarious 15 seconds featuring two drag queens, Cracker and Chickpeas. The other is a political spot bought by billionaire presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg in which he outdoes trump’s tiny 30 secs by buying 60 seconds of Super Bowl time. What […]

A NY trans woman’s cat was cut in half. Her response will amaze you.

A NY trans woman’s cat was cut in half. Her response will amaze you.

Rosendale, NY resident Angelina V. Bouros was quietly dealing with the hate mail she was getting for flying a rainbow flag. But she had to respond when a monster cut her cat ‘Rambo’ in half and left him behind her shed. You will be inspired and empowered by what she and her community did. This […]

EPIC FAIL: Trump’s attempt to erase trans people at the UN

EPIC FAIL: Trump’s attempt to erase trans people at the UN

The UN didn’t just reject Trump’s gay ’69’ plan they threw it back into U.S. ambassador Richard Grenell’s face and laughed at him. Grenell made the proposal at the US hosted homosexuality decriminalization event Wednesday suggesting members formulate individualized plans to bring about the legalization of homosexuality in each of the 69 countries where being […]

Pronoun “They” Merriam-Websters 2019 Word of the Year

Pronoun “They” Merriam-Websters 2019 Word of the Year

  The personal pronoun “They” was bestowed the title of the word of the year last Tuesday by Merriam-Webster dictionary. This honorarium was partly due to a 313% increase in lookups of they over the previous year. But if the increase alone was the deciding factor number 2 “quid pro quo” with twice the lookups […]

Emily, If only I Had A Voice

Emily, If only I Had A Voice

Imagine as a child becoming aware of your gender, as most of us do, but not seeing or hearing anything in the media indicting you are normal.  Nearly everything you see or read in social media tells you that you are deviant when in your heart you know you are just a normal kid. Imagine […]

APA Speaking of Psychology: Helping transgender people thrive

APA Speaking of Psychology: Helping transgender people thrive

Transgender and gender-nonconforming people are becoming more accepted in mainstream society, but they still remain misunderstood and understudied. In this episode, psychologist Anneliese Singh discusses how she and other researchers are trying to understand resilience within this population. She also talks about new practice guidelines for the mental health professionals who work with them. Episode […]

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