Entries by Matthew

Kansas Sen. Barbara Bollier, at odds with GOP over Trump, LGBT issues, turns Democrat

SOURCE: Wichita Eagle A Kansas state senator has switched parties from Republican to Democrat, saying she cannot be complicit in supporting President Donald Trump. Sen. Barbara Bollier’s switch was dramatic but not entirely surprising. The Mission Hills lawmaker has a long history of bucking Republican leadership, and had endorsed Democrat Laura Kelly for governor. Her […]

Among thousands of LGBTQ teens, a survey finds anxiety and fears about safety

 Original Source Hundreds of people in New York City in February protested a Trump administration announcement that rescinded an Obama-era order allowing transgender students to use school bathrooms matching their gender identities. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images) A new survey finds significant anxiety and fear among teenagers who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer. The […]

I Refuse to Watch the Roseanne Reboot

I worry the show will make things harder, not easier, for my transgender daughter. Full source:  Good Housekeeping   Here we go again. This was my honest reaction when I heard the Roseanne reboot was going to feature a non-binary child, Mark, who plays Roseanne’s grandson. But here’s the thing about initial reactions: They’re not always the right […]