Even though we are besieged with public definitions of gender in the media, on billboards, and within our families and cultures, gender is deeply personal.
by Christion Battey for AIDS Project RI. For people who “transgress the binary [we] do not see [ourselves] as a man or woman.” At a recent HIV testing event at the Community College of Rhode Island’s Knight Campus in Warwick, I came across twenty-year-old Brandy, a student who identifies as genderqueer. Being from a different […]
The draft resolution approved in the Third Committee of the General Assembly mentions gender identity as a characteristic warranting protection from unlawful executions for the first time. By: Julie Bolcer-The Advocate A United Nations committee overseeing human rights issues approved a draft resolution Tuesday that for the first time acknowledges the need to protect individuals […]