Selective outrage on transgender ban reveals liberal hypocrisy

President Trump’s transgender ban, reinstating a ban on transgender individuals from serving in the military, is another example of Trump’s headline-grabbing self-absorption, demonstrating how electing a capricious demagogue with a base rife with transphobia can cause trans service members around the globe to suffer. Though disappointing, this directive is hardly
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Mystery box

Naked Brunch

I have a circular scar on the small of my back, about the size of a water glass, from getting fucked on carpet. I consider it a battle scar from the Flanders Fields that was my oversexed, self-destructive underclassman years. Gold star, my ass — there’s a whole generation of
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Like a natural woman

Naked Brunch

“Ego loves identity. Drag mocks identity. Ego hates drag.” – RuPaul As the tumultuous second season of RuPaul’s Drag Race AllStars draws to a close, I have a confession to make. I love drag, and I’m sick of feeling like that’s a statement that needs to be followed with an
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Inclusive school bathrooms are the next step

The notion of a transgender identity is not unheard of anymore. Though we struggle as a society to grasp the difference between biological sex and gender, the trans community has, in recent years, come into the spotlight. Because of this, we now have a more acute awareness of transgender identity,
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Healthcare equality for all genders

Safe, Sane and Consensual

“Are you sure you don’t need a pregnancy test?” “I swear I don’t. I’ve been on testosterone for the past year, and I’ve only been having sex with people with vaginas.” There’s bemused frustration in UC Berkeley junior Benji Delgadillo’s voice as they recount their interaction with their primary care
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Leaked documents shed new light on Kayla Moore’s in-custody death

Police Review Commission unanimously finds that one officer did not continually monitor Moore's vital signs

On Feb. 12, 2013, police responded to a disturbance call in Downtown Berkeley that ended with the sudden in-custody death of Kayla Moore, a 347-pound black transgender woman with a history of mental illness.
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