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Against Me! Will Play a Show in North Carolina to Protest Discriminatory LGBTQ Laws

After the state of North Carolina passed House Bill 2, a bill that stripped the state of its measures protecting LGBTQ people and also bans transgender people from using restrooms that do not match the biological sex on their birth certificates, several musicians cancelled performances in the state, including Bruce…

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Emily Dickinson's Love Letter to Her Sister-in-Law Will 'Pummel' Your Heart on Valentine's Day

Letters of Note, a site dedicated to finding and publishing anything from postcards to telegrams to faxes that contain captivating material, has dedicated their Twitter feed to Valentine’s Day 2016 by posting love letters via Twitter that are meant to “pummel you”—into enduring hope for everlasting love or into a…

The Danish Girl Tests the Bounds of Gender, But Does Not Break Them

Tom Hooper’s The Danish Girl is blatant Oscar bait and it knows it. Telling the story of Lili Elbe, one of the first people to ever undergo gender confirmation surgery (as far as we know), it taps into the hot-button issue of trans rights while giving Academy voters exactly what they want: beautiful scenery, swelling…