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Pregnant Man Sheds Baby Weight, Shows Off New Bod

Yeah, we get jealous when we see the Madonnas and the Victoria Beckhams and the Jessica Albas of the world go from pregnant back to size 0 in what seems like a matter of hours.
Now we have Thomas Beatie to add to our list. So, no Beatie isn't a...
Pregnant Man has ripped abs after giving birth to third baby.

Transgender Teen Named Prom Queen

It's OK to be who you are and to do what you want to do. That's the message Andrew Viveros hopes people take away from his fellow students crowning him prom queen. The South Florida teen, who has gone by Andii for two years, is the first...Andrew "Andii" Viveros is first transgender to earn the title in a U.S. public school.

Cher Discusses Acceptance as Mother of Transgender Son

If she could turn back time, Cher just might change a few things in the way she parented her children, but she wouldn't change a thing about who her children are. "Like most working mothers, they never feel like they're doing a good job...If she could turn back time, Cher just might change a few things in the way she parented her children, but she wouldn't change a thing about who her children are.

Gay Kids Tell Their Stories in CRISIS

When I first started reading CRISIS: 40 Stories Revealing the Personal, Social, and Religious Pain and Trauma of Growing Up Gay In America, I did not expect any great revelations. Having grown up in San Francisco to become an outspoken supporter of...

Thomas Beatie - Pregnant Man Getting Death Threats

Thomas Beatie, aka The Pregnant Man
Thomas Beatie, a.k.a. the pregnant man, recently announced that he and wife Nancy are expecting again. Deciding to go for baby number two is a big decision in any family, but the Beatie's...

Pregnant Man is Pregnant Again

Remember that guy who had a baby earlier this year? Well, he and his wife Nancy are having another! Thomas Beatie is a transgender - he was born a woman but after undergoing gender reassignment surgery, he is legally considered a male. He elected...

LGBT high school planned for Chicago

In order to provide a safe haven for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, and questioning high school students, the Chicago public school system is considering opening a high school specifically for LQBTQ students. Attendance at the new school...

Bullying bill hits legislation in New York

Possibly just in time for back to school, last week Republicans introduced a bill to the Senate the stop bullying in schools. The bill includes language to cover harassment of students based on sexual orientation as well as transgender students in...

Kids of Trans Resource Guide

"When my father explained that (s)he was becoming a woman, (s)he handed me a pamphlet about transgender issues," says Monica Canfield-Lenfest. "I really wanted a pamphlet for me. Ten years later, that resource finally exists." Canfield-Lenfest is the...

Blogging for LGBT Families Day

For the third year, writers from all corners of the internet are joining in to recognize that not all families fit the traditional mold. Many, certainly, will be those who themselves are part of an LGBT household, but other will be those, like...

PD*poll: Transgendered third grader sparks controversy

You're cleaning out your child's back pack. Book order? Check. Field trip form? Check. Homework? Check. Notice that a male classmate will now be living as a girl, and counselors will be discussing the issue with your child tomorrow at school? Check....

Transgenderism and school

As noted in the article referenced here, collective understanding has it that people tend to play with gender roles, figure out who they really are and test the boundaries of societal norms when they hit high school, or college. In Colorado,...

Manitoba camp for gay teens a success

Many kids go away to camp during the summer. Some are general outdoorsy-type camps while others are more focused and specialized. When I was younger, I spent several summers at a camp that included hikes, canoeing, arts and crafts, and about six...

30-year-old woman poses as 17-year-old boy

Here's a weird story for you. It seems a 30-year-old woman posed as a 17-year-old boy in order to meet and befriend a 14-year-old girl. The woman, who called herself "Mark" but was actually Lorelei Corpuz, told the girls family she was an orphan. She...

Large numbers of homeless youth are LGBT

According to a new study, somewhere between 20 and 40 percent of homeless kids identify themselves as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT). This is a noticeably higher percentage than the general population. So why is this? A big part of the...

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