Trans Teen’s Gender Confirmation Surgery Beautifully Documented By Nat Geo

[ad_1] An intimate and powerful new video from National Geographic is telling the story of one transgender teen undergoing gender confirmation surgery and coming to live more fully as her authentic self. Seventeen-year-old Emmie Smith allowed her story ― and surgery ― to be documented by NatGeo in conjunction with their January “Gender Revolution” issue,… Read More »

Wendy’s Twitter Account Feasts On Trolling Comments For Sustenance

[ad_1] Every few years a social media account comes along that changes the game. And perhaps Wendy’s Twitter account is that game-changer. Like Skynet becoming sentient, Wendy’s Twitter recently awoke and then quickly developed a taste for humans. You can only imagine how quickly it grew tired of their stupid questions. So it was truly… Read More »

14 Of Our Favorite Queer Heroes Of 2016

[ad_1] 2016 was a rough year for queer people. Yet certain people have shown heroism this year in spite of the mounting challenges facing LGBTQ people. While this is by no means an all-encompassing list, we wanted to reflect on the actions of these people over the past 12 months and pay tribute to the notable… Read More »

You Can Still Sign Up For Health Insurance Today

[ad_1] The government extended the deadline to sign up for January 1 health insurance coverage through the Affordable Care Act. The new deadline is today ― December 19.  If you’re concerned that President-elect Donald Trump’s promise to repeal and replace Obamacare means that signing up for the ACA is pointless, experts say it’s a good… Read More »

Natalie Portman Radiates Glamour In A Showstopping Maternity Gown

[ad_1] Natalie Portman is surrounded by Oscar buzz for her portrayal of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis in “Jackie”, but it’s the pregnant star’s red carpet style that has us even more excited. Portman attended the Huading Global Film Awards in Los Angeles Thursday night in an extremely elegant, embellished navy and black Erdem gown with a pattern that… Read More »

9 Wins For Women’s Health Care In 2016

[ad_1] 2016 is coming to a close but before we say “Hello 2017!” let’s reflect on the positives. While this year might not have been your favorite, there were a number of wins for women’s healthcare in the areas of breast and ovarian cancer. Here’s the rundown: 1. Genetic Testing Is More Affordable For Those… Read More »

With No Hope Under Trump, Gender Pay Gap Action Goes Local

[ad_1] The Republican capture of the Oval Office along with majorities House and Senate is bad news for women when it comes to closing the gender pay gap in the next four to eight years. Nothing new there — we’ve already endured more than a half century with zero progress on gender pay equity in… Read More »

Zsa Zsa Gabor’s Best Quotes About Love, Marriage And Divorce

[ad_1] Zsa Zsa Gabor, who died Sunday at the age of 99, was arguably more famous for her many marriages and divorces than she was for her acting career. The wife of eight husbands (well, nine if you count the union that lasted only one day before it was annulled), Gabor unapologetically loved, lost and left… Read More »

‘Star Wars’ Actors Pay Tribute To Carrie Fisher After Her Death

[ad_1] The world lost an icon on Tuesday when news broke that actress Carrie Fisher died at the age of 60. She had been hospitalized last week after suffering a heart attack. Fisher’s daughter, Billie Lourd, confirmed her mother’s death, saying in part, “She was loved by the world and she will be missed profoundly.” That statement… Read More »

I Shouldn’t Have To Learn Black History From A Movie

[ad_1] This weekend, I had the opportunity to see Hidden Figures, a new biographical film following the lives of three Black women who helped John Glenn become the first man to orbit the earth. The film, which will be released nationwide on Jan. 6, is as inspiring and fun to watch as everyone told me… Read More »