Germany is the first European country to recognize a third gender

Starting this November, German parents will be able to select male, female, or “indeterminate” when filling out their newborn’s birth certificate. This means that parents won’t have to label their baby’s gender, thereby allowing those born with intersex characteristics to make a decision later in life. Or not. » 8/21/13 12:03pm 8/21/13 12:03pm

Miss Universe contestant petitions World Health Organization to remove …

Many of you will remember Jenna Talackova, the Canadian Miss Universe nominee who had to fight for her right to compete at last year's pageant because she's transgendered (she won the appeal and finished in the top 12). Now, Talackova is asking the World Health Organization to remove transsexualism from their list of… » 10/23/12 6:20am 10/23/12 6:20am

Science Fiction That Could Turn You Queer, If Only for a Nanosecond

I know it's not really true that you can use mind-control to turn somebody queer and make that person want you, OK? I know that. But sometimes in the happy land of science fiction, you come across a book or movie that makes it seem like the whole frakkin universe has been taken over by a bunch of queer tranny superhero … » 6/26/08 3:31pm 6/26/08 3:31pm