Why Inclusion of Sexual Minorities Is Crucial to Gender Equality

One of the background papers to the World Bank’s 2012 Gender World Development Report, “Masculinities, Social Change and Development”, alluded to Raewyn Connell’s theory of “hegemonic masculinity” as well as the strong correlation between heterosexism and gender inequalities. Hegemonic masculinity is defined as the gender practice that guarantees the dominant social position of men and

Professor forced out of job at Christian college after coming out as trans

A professor at a Christian college in California has been forced out of his position after coming out as transgender. H. Adam Ackley had taught theology at Azusa Pacific University for 15 years. However, since coming out as male in the last year, he had been asked to leave by the university – despite being

Germany: Birth certificates to gain third gender option

From November this year, Germany will become the first country in Europe to introduce a third option for assigning gender on birth certificates, giving parents the choice to leave the child’s gender indeterminate. Read more on www.pinknews.co.ok