HELENA, Mont. -- An obsolete law deeming gay sex as deviant – akin to bestiality – was stricken from Montana code Thursday, prompting gay rights activists to say they hope that full legal equality may be close at hand.
As support for the equal treatment of trans women in Smith College's admissions policy grows, the school's administration has yet to make a firm commitment toward changing its policy. It is more important than ever for trans advocates and allies to speak out and let the college know that trans women belong at Smith.
Nothing about beauty queen Analouisa Valencia is stereotypical. A regular on South Carolina’s beauty pageant circuit since she was 6 years old, the 19-year-old has always been proud to flaunt her African-American and Latino roots.