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Here Are the 31 Gender Identities New York City Recognizes  The City of New York is deeply committed to protecting the rights of LGBTQ+ folks.

Here Are the 31 Gender Identities New York City Recognizes 

So much so that Big apple residents can choose from a flurry of sobriquets — 31 in total, many of which fall along the male/female/trans continuum— to describe their identity, without ever having to show “proof” of gender. Here’s the complete list: Bi-genderedCross-dresserDrag KingDrag QueenFemme QueenFemale-to-MaleFTMGender BenderGenderqueerMale-to-FemaleMTFNon-OpHIJRAPangenderTransexual/TranssexualTrans PersonWomanManButchTwo-SpiritTransAgenderThird SexGender FluidNon-Binary TransgenderAndrogyneGender GiftedGender BlenderFemmePerson of Transgender ExperienceAndrogynous My personal favorite is two-spirit.

Wait… is that cultural appropriation? It’s also worth noting that these are just the genders New York City can name. These Gender-Neutral Clothes Are For All Sizes And Abilities. Book Excerpt: Gender Is More Than Performance. Gender Portraits is creating Paintings and Stories of Gender Diverse People. Gender Portraits is a nonprofit advocacy project by transgender artist, Drew Riley, that shares paintings and stories of people with gender diverse bodies, identities, and presentations.

Gender Portraits is creating Paintings and Stories of Gender Diverse People

The project has received amazing feedback and has been featured in a number of prominent places, including the Advocate. See the series yourself at In the last two and a half years I have painted over 25 paintings, written over a dozen stories, released a book, thrown gender positive events, started speaking around Texas about gender issues, and participated in more than 8 art shows and dozens of conventions and art markets spreading the stories of my subjects. הכירו את הקידומת הנייטרלית־מגדרית החדשה: Mx – אלכסון. Open Your Mind to Gender as a Spectrum. Before European Christians Forced Gender Roles, Native Americans Acknowledged 5 Genders. It wasn’t until Europeans took over North America that natives adopted the ideas of gender roles.

Before European Christians Forced Gender Roles, Native Americans Acknowledged 5 Genders

For Native Americans, there was no set of rules that men and women had to abide by in order to be considered a “normal” member of their tribe. In fact, people who had both female and male characteristics were viewed as gifted by nature, and therefore, able to see both sides of everything. According to Indian Country Today, all native communities acknowledged the following gender roles: “Female, male, Two Spirit female, Two Spirit male and Transgendered.” “Each tribe has their own specific term, but there was a need for a universal term that the general population could understand. The Navajo refer to Two Spirits as Nádleehí (one who is transformed), among the Lakota is Winkté (indicative of a male who has a compulsion to behave as a female), Niizh Manidoowag (two spirit) in Ojibwe, Hemaneh (half man, half woman) in Cheyenne, to name a few.

Trans People Are Creating Their Own Vanity Fair Covers With #MyVanityFairCover. How Trans* Model Hari Nef Is Helping Make Fashion History. Where Intersex Meets Lesbian. I’m 11, and I’m playing outside.

Where Intersex Meets Lesbian

It’s the summer before I start sixth grade, the last year of the endless summers I remember before junior high, when everything became so complicated for so many reasons that aren’t relevant here. It’s the last summer I remember truly feeling like a child. IGY: כתבות ומאמרים - 7 מצעדי הגאווה שאתם חייבים לבקר בהם! הקיץ מגיע ויחד איתו עונת המצעדים הבינלאומית.

IGY: כתבות ומאמרים - 7 מצעדי הגאווה שאתם חייבים לבקר בהם!

קבלו את מצעד המצעדים 2015: Transgender kids show consistent gender identity across measures. Download Booklets - The Trans 100The Trans 100. Pages Navigation Menu Antonia D'orsay Home » Download Booklets Download Booklets 2015 Trans 100 Open publication - Free publishing.

Download Booklets - The Trans 100The Trans 100

HommeMystere unveils new range of lingerie for MEN. An Australian company that designs men's lingerie said they had to expand online to keep up with rising demandHommeMystere design sexy, tailor made male undergarments that feel and look like women's lingerieThe risqué designs feature pink lace teddy’s, silk lined bras and sexy red g-strings, all designed to fit men Despite many people thinking the designs are meant to cater for gay men, a survey revealed over 90% of customers who responded were in heterosexual relationships By Belinda Grant Geary For Daily Mail Australia Published: 15:21 GMT, 11 May 2015 | Updated: 06:12 GMT, 12 May 2015 Women are constantly asking men to walk a mile in their shoes, but would they ask the same of their underwear?

HommeMystere unveils new range of lingerie for MEN

An Australian company specialising in ‘elegant lingerie’ for men is having to expand online just to keep up with increased demand for the unorthodox undergarments. קומונת הגייז שצובעת את עפולה. Before And After Photos Of Gender Reassignment Give A Voice To Cuba's Transgender Community. Reassign is an insightful series by Chilean photographer Claudia Gonzalez that features portraits of various members of the transgender community in Cuba.

Before And After Photos Of Gender Reassignment Give A Voice To Cuba's Transgender Community

The series presents two photos of each individual—one before and one after their gender reassignment surgery—positioned in the same exact location for both portraits. Though there may be a significant difference in their appearance, the series manages to convey a sense that these people haven't necessarily changed on the inside. YouTuber Reveals To His Mother That He Is Transgender In This Emotional Video - The Daily Buzz.

Advertisement YouTuber River Ice posted a clip of himself calling his mother to tell her that he is transgender.

YouTuber Reveals To His Mother That He Is Transgender In This Emotional Video - The Daily Buzz

“I finally wanna be happy,” he says, to which his mom replies, “I think you’ll be happy with God. You need God in your life.” River remains silent. Finally, his mother begins the process of acceptance and jokes, “I just wanna let you know that you’re gonna be a very short boy.” But the main thing River wants to know is, does she still love him? "יש לי סוד לגלות לכם: אני טרנסג'נדר" ויראלי: 10 טרנסגנ'דרים ששווה לעקוב אחריהם בפייסבוק. חודש הגאווה עומד השנה בסימן טרנסג'נדרים, וזו הזדמנות מצוינת לרענן את הפיד שלכם בפייסבוק עם אנשים מצחיקים, שנונים וחתיכים הורסים שהם גם טרנסגנ'דרים וטרנסג'נדריות.

ויראלי: 10 טרנסגנ'דרים ששווה לעקוב אחריהם בפייסבוק

אני אישית נהנית לעקוב אחריהם, הם מוסיפים לי המון צבע לפייסבוק ובהחלט הפכו להיות הגאווה הפרטית שלי. "מהזיכרון הראשון פשוט הרגשתי בן" After going home for her dad's funeral, this trans woman did something amazing: She met her brother. Going home for her father's funeral meant seeing her brother, Mark, who she hadn't spoken to for many years. Mark didn't know why it had been so long. And their mother kept making excuses. The reason was that the last time Kimberly saw Mark, Kimberly was known as Paul.

Jon Stewart Made a Brilliant Point About Caitlyn Jenner That Nobody's Talking About. Gay Teen Forced To Have Sex With His Mom To “Cure” Him Of Homosexuality. A teenager in India was allegedly forced to have sex with his own mother in an effort to “cure” him of being gay, Gay Star News reports. According to LGBT Collective, a gay rights group in Telangana, in southern India, there are more and more reports of “corrective rapes” being carried out by members of the victims’ own families. Often families will handpick a cousin to carry out the act, but in one case, a gay teen was forced to have sex with his mother to “cure” him of his sexuality. Related: Gay Indian Man Pens Heartbreaking Essay About Being Trapped In A Sham Marriage Vyjayanti Mogli, a member of the group, told the Times of India that at least 15 “corrective rapes” have been reported in the last five years.

“We are sure there are many more cases, but they go unreported,’ Mogli said. Mogli went on to explain that in many parts of India, homosexuality is not only taboo, but expressly forbidden, punishable with life in prison. פרסום ראשון: מדד הקשת קובע מה המצב של הקהילה לעומת אירופה. Being Gay Isn’t A Choice, But Religious Intolerance Is. Daily Crush: Adidas Makes A Splash For Pride (and Charity) איפה קונצ'יטה ואיפה אני – איך מיוצגות טרנסג'נדריות במדיה (אם בכלל) - טרנס-פרסונל - הבלוג של איידן קטרי. המדיה היא לפעמים ההזדמנות היחידה של פרטים לגלות על עצמם את עצמם. היא מקור מידע, היא בסיס להבניית מסרים ותרבויות. הספרייה הוורודה: הספרים הלהט"בים שאתם חייבים לקרוא.

ממוחמד למיה. לידיעת אמילי עמרוסי: התפקיד החדש של טלולה. 8 Reasons Androgynous People Make Excellent Partners. 6 Inspiring Caitlyn Jenner Quotes That Will Teach Drake Bell a Lesson. See Who Caitlyn Jenner Thanks in New Vanity Fair Video. A 'Coming Out' Song for Grandma. Coming out to to the people they love can be one of the most important and emotional parts of an LGBT person’s life. But it’s a struggle for many, and a stress-free way to do it seems out of reach. Now there is a song that can help you. Loren Baldwin loved Ally’s song so much that she decided to show it to her grandmother as part of her coming out.

Loren sat next to her grandma, scared and with tears in her eyes, and played the song for her. Genderfluid Celebrities. Miley Cyrus and Jaden Smith’s ‘Gender Fluid’ Revolution. When Emperor Hirohito surrendered on August 15, most thought the war was over. It almost wasn’t. Seventy years ago today the recorded voice of Emperor Hirohito announced the acceptance of the Allied terms for Japan’s surrender. While that capitulation wasn’t official until the well-known ceremony held aboard the battleship USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay on Sept. 2, people around the world assumed that World War II was over. She's The First Woman To Be Signed Exclusively As A Male Model.