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Voices From the Stonewall Era

Voices From the Stonewall Era

By Grace Birnstengel. This article originally appeared on Next Avenue. Multiple conflicting accounts exist of what happened June 28, 1969 at 53 Christopher St. in Greenwich Village. And really, the Stonewall Inn rebellion in New York City that day is just one piece of...
How to Support a Transgender Child or Grandchild

How to Support a Transgender Child or Grandchild

This article originally appeared on Next Avenue. Gender is much more complex than most of us were taught. Transgender people have existed for as long as people have existed. But due to stigma, poor treatment, lack of knowing others like themselves and fear of...
How to Be an LGBTQ Ally

How to Be an LGBTQ Ally

by Grace Birnstengel. This article originally appeared on Next Avenue. Chances are, there’s at least one person in your life who identifies within the LGBTQ community — likely more than one. The person might be a family member. Or a neighbor. Or a friend’s child or...