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The Invisible “THEY”

Brazil leads the world in the number of deaths of transgender people. This reality is reflected in the quality of life, lack of representation, and the unmasked transphobia present in the lives of the great majority of trans people in Brazil. The country has been…

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The Art of Creating Community: Bedtime Goose and Uproar Performing Arts

Minneapolis, MN – Premiering in August 2017 in a cafe courtyard, Mother Goose’s Bedtime Stories is a celebration of “the black, brown, indigenous, LGBTQI+ folk and Womxn in the arts scene of Minneapolis.” Dozen of dancers, poets, comedians and musicians have performed at the cabaret…

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“We Won’t Be Erased”: Rally Spotlights Trans Visibility in Minneapolis

Minneapolis, MN – In the wake of government plans to revoke Title IX protections and a new Department of Justice statement allowing for discrimination against transgender people, community advocates, allies, and trans people alike are organizing rallies across the United States. In Minneapolis, on Sunday,…

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Queercon Brings Together LGBTQ InfoSec Community at DEFCON

Las Vegas, NV – Over the past 15 years, Queercon has grown from a social group to a complete con-within-a-con at the yearly DEFCON hacking conference. Queercon has grown into the largest social network of LGBTQ hackers from around the world, and offers a space…

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Minneapolis Residents March Against Rape Culture and Fraternities

Minneapolis, MN – On the evening of September 7, 2017, dozens gathered on the University of Minnesota (UMN) Minneapolis campus and marched in an open show of resistance against rape and fraternity culture during the fraternities’ prime recruitment week.

Individuals had been invited to gather…