We Quarrel Over Names Because We Want to Feel Valued

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It’s not political correctness gone wrong or an attack on freedom of speech. It’s a call-to-action to empower those on the margins to have an equal role in authoring our National and global story.

Bravery Is As Simple As Being Yourself

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Living an authentic life takes courage—which makes Caitlyn Jenner … brave.

A Prom to De-Gender

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This is what happens when 6 young people stop following the rules and start being real.

How Bruce Jenner’s Story Allowed Me To Finally See My Own

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In a society where gender identity is black and white, Bruce Jenner helped me define my gray.

Tomboys Are Cool But Sissies Are Not. Now What Is That?

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Why can’t we all get on the same page with the evolution of gender identity?

How Gender Roles Shape the Modern Teenager

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With the evolution of gender rolls in our society, how are the teen-aged youth handling the change?

Cruel & Tyrannical Christian “Conversion Therapies”

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We always fear what we don’t understand. They took their fear too far, and claimed God was on their side.

Empathy Leads to Understanding

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Understanding is not a prerequisite for empathy. Empathy is a prerequisite for understanding.

Real Men Smell like Anarchy, Not Strawberries

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At what point in our development as men did we collectively decide that it was considered too feminine to smell like a flower, or a fruit, or a vegetable?

Finally College Centers Meeting Needs of Underserved Students

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Imagine this: Today is your first day at college.

Call The (Gender) Police!

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Brynn Tannehill is tired of people using gender expression as a ground for personal judgment. It’s time for things to change.

A Drag Queen for Jesus

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From having to keep his orientation “between me and God,” to donning high heels, lipstick and a wig, and having his Pentecostal pastor (also his father) as his biggest supporter.

It Happens to Boys, Too

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Anna Smith, Executive Director & Co-Founder of Restore One explains commercial sexual exploitation happens to boys, too.

Discarding the Labels and Embracing the Gray

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Imagine being a person whose label and legal status change based on where you are, and may or may not match how you identify yourself.

Facebook Rolls Out Gender-Neutral Family Options

Facebook offers family members new gender/gender-neutral options.

First there were new options for individuals. Now Facebook is offering new identity options for family members.

How a Shift in Perspective Put This Dad Onto the Path of Exceptional Fatherhood

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Jerry Mahoney found that wearing his insecurities on his sleeve wasn’t working. Really listening to his 4-year old daughter finally let him see the truth.