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Dolly Parton accepts the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Dolly Parton Accepts ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Aug 29, 2014
Joining a long list of celebrities and everyday people accepting the new ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness and funds for Lou Gehrig's disease is country music star Dolly Parton.

Nicole Bray wants to help other transgender individuals

Transwoman Nicole Bray's Documentary Will Follow Her Transition: Part II

By Winnie McCroy | Aug 29
In Part II of this two-part series, transwoman Nicole Bray shares the story of her gender transition, and the documentary film she is creating to help other transgender individuals have hope.

Mills College Becomes First Single-Sex School With Trans-Inclusive Admissions Policy

By EDGE | Aug 28
All female Mills College in Oakland, California made history last week when it became the first single-sex college in the country to adopt a trans-inclusive policy for admitting transgender and gender non-conforming students.

Nicole Bray wants to share her story

Transwoman Nicole Bray's Documentary Will Follow Her Transition: Part I

By Winnie McCroy | Aug 28
In this two-part series, EDGE looks at transwoman Nicole Bray, who got the support of her friends, family and wife, and is creating a documentary to inspire other transgender individuals.

Former Miss Spain Reveals She's Gay

By Jason St. Amand | Aug 26
A former Miss Spain announced this week that she is lesbian, making her what some are saying is the first out national beauty queen.

Jennifer Scott Stevens

Gay Radio DJ Says She Was Let Go For Being An LGBT Activist

By Jason St. Amand | Aug 26
A gay radio DJ from Springfield, Mo., says she was let go from her station last week because she is an LGBT rights activist.

Filmmaker Caryn Hayes

Filmmaker Caryn Hayes Launches Online Distribution for "Clean Hands"

By Winnie McCroy | Aug 26
On August 22, award-winning writer/filmmaker Caryn Hayes joined a host of other indie directors taking a stab at online distribution. She has released her acclaimed narrative short entitled "Clean Hands" as a digital download.

2 Men Allegedly Beat UK Lesbian Unconscious

By Jason St. Amand | Aug 25
A woman from the United Kingdom says she was attacked and beaten unconscious by two men last month because she is lesbian.

Gov. Scott Walker and challenger Mary Burke.

Gender Matters as 2 Women Top Wis. Democratic Ticket

By M.L. Johnson | Aug 25
Two top female Democrats share similar views on abortion rights, gay marriage and the environment but their campaigns reflect the dynamics of their races, as one seeks to win crucial swing voters in a close contest with Republican Gov. Scott Walker.

Kale: From Salad to Beauty Products

By Leanne Italie | Aug 25
Kale has crept out of salads and juicers into beauty products from niche and mainstream sellers.

DTK provides contraception to 22 countries

DKT Provides Contraception to Women in Tanzania and Myanmar

By Winnie McCroy | Aug 25
In an effort to provide contraceptives to those who need it, DKT International announces the opening of offices in Iran, Tanzania and Myanmar to offer family planning, reproductive health products and services and HIV/AIDS prevention.