Category Archives: Gender identity

100 Questions and Answers About Gender Identity

Why religious freedom health ruling worries LGBTQ people

NBC News reports that LGBTQ advocates and healthcare experts warn that a May ruling by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services could harm the health of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people. The religious freedom ruling expands … Continue reading

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Sports and gender identity race to a crossroads

Five-time world and Olympic champion runner Caster Semenya has the sports world debating gender identity, but not for the reason you might expect. Although Semenya, of South Africa, has never identified as anything but female, her gender and eligibility to … Continue reading

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Ban on transgender military personnel being felt

We’re starting to see the first effects of the ban on transgender people in the armed forces. The Associated Press reports transgender people will no longer be allowed to attend the U.S. Naval Academy starting¬† with the 2020 school year. … Continue reading

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Bias Busters diversity quiz tests your cultural competence IQ

Welcome to the Bias Busters site. This connects to guides that answer more than 1,500 questions that everyone wonders about, but that they may be reluctant to ask because they don’t want to bruise feelings or appear to not know … Continue reading

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Associated Press changes style on race, gender

Related: AP changes style to capitalize Black and Indigenous AP explains why it will not capitalize white The Associated Press stylebook sets the tone and conventions for news media across the United States and around the world. New editions typically … Continue reading

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Transgender troops hurry to beat April 12 ban

The Daily Beast tells how some transgender troops are hurrying to get a diagnosis by April 12 that will let them continue their military service. The deadline was set when a White House ban against military service by transgender individuals, … Continue reading

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