Tampon Ad Called Transphobic For Claiming Real Women Menstruate…

A New Zealand ad for Libra tampons, which shows two people in a bathroom competing to see who's the better woman, is drawing protests because it discriminates against transgender people. "It's extremely offensive because it's pretty much saying the only way you can be a woman is to get your period," says Agender NZ… » 1/02/12 9:04pm 1/02/12 9:04pm

Smithsonian Removes Jesus Video From Gender-Identity Exhibit After…

Oh hello, culture wars! A Smithsonian exhibit on gender and sexual identity—in particular an ant-covered Jesus video—has drawn the wrath of the Catholic League, which isn't unusual. Except now the League has Speaker Boehner's support, so they're winning. » 12/01/10 10:04am 12/01/10 10:04am

Lesbian Teen Victoriously Settles With School Over Prom Snub

Constance McMillen accepted a settlement from her school for barring her from the prom, and a promise that the school will end discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. It's a victory not just for gay teens, but teens everywhere. » 7/20/10 12:44pm 7/20/10 12:44pm