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First trans man elected to office in Japan

Tomoya Hasoda,25, has made history in the Land of the Rising Sun. He is the first trans man to be elected to public office in Japan, taking a seat at the Iruma City Council.

Trans women are NOT women; they were born male, feminist says

Activist and feminist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is being accused of being transphobic after "real woman" remarks to interviewer.

World renown Feminist, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, was asked on a Channel 4 News Program on Friday what she thought of transgender women, and her answer has sparked a firestorm of backlash.

The interviewer questioned the author about feminism and femininity and if it mattered how one arrived as woman, asking if being born a man made someone "less of a woman."  

Principal forces students to out themselves in public

A full investigation by South African LGBT groups and local authorities is underway after a school principal forces her students to out themselves

A South African principal is facing an investigation by LGBT rights groups and local authorities after she forced students to admit in front of other students and their parents that they are gay.

Airbnb CEO offers free housing to displaced immigrants

Airbnb CEO offers free housing to displaced immigrants.

The country is still settling in over the recent rash of executive orders handed down by President Donald Trump last week, and big businesses such as Airbnb are coming to the aid of those who are affected.

England to pardon 100,000 gay men convicted of past same-sex behavior

Before 2003 gay men could be arrested in the UK just or cruising.

LONDON - English human rights organization, The Peter Tatchell Foundation, applauded the government today as they confirmed the granting of pardons for up to 100,000 gay men.

Prior to 2003, men could be convicted of engaging in homosexuality because historic anti-gay laws were still enforceable.