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Out in the World: Argentina legally recognizes gender-neutral designation

Out in the World: Argentina legally recognizes gender-neutral designation

Argentina has become the first South American country to legally recognize gender "X" on government-issued documents, including passports.

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By Cynthia Laird | July 28, 2021

A new Market Street Poster Series features professional artists and formerly unhoused residents in San Francisco's Tenderloin district to amplify neighborhood voices.

By Matthew S. Bajko | July 28, 2021

The authors of two bills benefiting Californians living with HIV are praising Governor Gavin Newsom for signing their legislation into law. He did so without comment on July 23.


By Gwendolyn Ann Smith | July 28, 2021

Over the last several years, there has been a belief in some circles that the increase of transgender people over the last decade is some sort of "social contagion" brought on by the evil influence of the internet.

By John Ferrannini | July 27, 2021

The number of Americans who know someone who is transgender, or who uses gender-neutral pronouns, is rising, according to an extensive survey released by the Pew Research Center July 27.


By Matthew S. Bajko | July 26, 2021

The two candidates in the special election for an East Bay Assembly seat detail their housing plans.

By Roger Brigham | July 21, 2021

There's something decidedly queer about the Summer Olympic Games set to open in Tokyo this weekend, and it has little to do with the record number of openly LGBTQ athletes who will be competing.


By Heather Cassell | July 21, 2021

Two regional bodies in Europe and the Americas issued groundbreaking rulings this summer.

By Cynthia Laird | July 21, 2021

Twitter co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey has donated $500,000 to the Lavender Youth Recreation and Information Center through his #StartSmall Awards.


By Matthew S. Bajko | July 20, 2021

After months of debate about the need for LGBTQ representation on San Francisco's Historic Preservation Commission, the Board of Supervisors has seated a gay man on the oversight body.

By John Ferrannini | July 20, 2021

Greg Bourke, a plaintiff in the Obergefell v. Hodges case that legalized same-sex marriage nationwide six years ago, is coming out with a memoir of his life as a gay Roman Catholic in Kentucky.


By Matthew S. Bajko | July 19, 2021

Four months after going public with their plans, the board members of the New York City-based American LGBTQ+ Museum have begun the process to hire its first executive director.

By Cynthia Laird | July 14, 2021

San Francisco attorney Angela G. Lim has been elected to serve on the board of directors of Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, the national LGBTQ public interest legal organization based in New York City.


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