Category: LGBTQ

New Reality TV Show to Feature “Transgender Bride”

A transgender bride says she’s “humbled” after starring in an upcoming episode of the reality show Say Yes to the Dress. In August 2016, after getting engaged to her boyfriend of three years, Gabrielle Gibson, a transgender hairstylist from New Jersey, made an appointment at New York City’s Kleinfeld’s, the bridal gown store featured on Say Yes to the Dress. “I’m six-foot-one and I love to wear five-inch heels — my fiancé is five-foot-four — so I was a little worried about finding a dress with the right length,” Gibson, 33, tells Yahoo Style. “After booking my appointment at...

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Bizarre Transformation Of Mother and Son becoming Father and Daughter

A transgender dad and daughter from Detroit are revealing their incredible journeys as they transition from mom and son. Corey Maison, 15, first told her parents she identified as a girl four years ago, but it was not until last year she learned that her mother also struggled with her gender identity. The pair are now leaning on each other as they transition together. The teen has chronicled their transitions on her Instagram account, and the two sat down for an interview with Australia’s “60 Minutes” to talk about the experience. “I wanted to make my parents proud of...

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Minnesota University Ditches Homecoming ‘King and Queen’ — Replaces with Genderless ‘Royals’

The University of Minnesota has become the latest university to do away with the traditional Homecoming King and Queen titles and replace them with the gender-neutral “Royals” term. Taking it one step further, University of Minnesota officials also point out that the winners don’t even have to be one biological male and one biological female, stating on its website: “‘Royals’ … can be any combination of any gender identity.” Campus officials called the change a move “toward gender inclusivity” that promotes “a spirit of inclusion at the University of Minnesota.” “This change allows the University to select the best...

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Alabama drive-in won’t show Disney movie because of gay character

A drive-in theater in northeast Alabama said it will not show Disney’s Beauty and the Beast because it features a homosexual character. The Henagar Drive-In Theatre in DeKalb County posted on its Facebook page on Thursday night. “If we cannot take our 11-year-old granddaughter and 8-year-old grandson to see a movie, we have no business watching it,” the theater posted on its Facebook page. “If I can’t sit through a movie with God or Jesus sitting by me then we have no business showing it.” The theater’s Facebook page, as of late Friday afternoon, no longer accessible. AL.com has...

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California bans all students traveling to ‘Anti-Gay’ states

Just weeks after Donald Trump’s controversial “Muslim travel ban” was imposed and then lifted by judges, the state of California has implemented its own travel ban, which bars state-funded travel to “anti-LGBT states”. The new law was issued by the Californian Department of Justice and is titled: “Prohibition on state-funded and state-sponsored travel to states with discriminatory laws”. The document says the law is necessary to comply with the state’s existing government code which says that “California must take action to avoid supporting or financing discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people”. In practice this means that no...

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