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Christian Rocker Trey Pearson Comes Out

Christian Rocker Trey Pearson Comes Out

“I don’t mean to cry. It’s just been such a long time coming.” Trey Pearson, 35, was overcome with emotion halfway into our first interview, and it is easy to understand why. For the past 15 years, he’s been the lead singer of the popular Christian rock band Everyday Sunday. But he decided to put his career […]

Miss Trans Israel Proves Beauty Is More Than Transitory

Miss Trans Israel Proves Beauty Is More Than Transitory

Israel’s first transgender beauty pageant, won by a Christian Arab on Friday, brought together contestants from the Holy Land’s main faiths in an unconventional show of tolerance and coexistence. In what organizers described as an ethnic “mosaic”, the 12 vying for the Miss Trans Israel 2016 crown included a Jewish confectioner from an Orthodox Jerusalem […]

Ireland Votes ‘YES’ for Marriage Equality

Ireland Votes ‘YES’ for Marriage Equality

 DUBLIN (Reuters) – Irish voters backed same-sex marriage by a landslide in a referendum marking a dramatic social shift in the traditionally Catholic country, government ministers and opponents of the bill said on Saturday. Final results were not expected until later in the day, but ministers predicted Ireland had become the first country to adopt […]

Gay and Bisexual Children More Likely To Be Bullied

Gay and Bisexual Children More Likely To Be Bullied

Gay and bisexual children are more likely to be bullied as they are growing up, and a new study suggests that victimization may occur at an early age, before some of those targeted are aware of their sexual orientation. In the first large U.S. study to look at the problem, public school students in three […]

Transgender “Some Assembly Required”

Transgender “Some Assembly Required”

Transgender is an umbrella term for people whose gender identity, expression or behavior does not conform to the sex they were assigned at birth, according to American Psychological Association. Transgender also gets confused with sexual orientation. Just because someone is transgender doesn’t mean they are gay, lesbian or bisexual. It’s also important to know the […]

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