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Rep. Alan Grayson Becomes First Member Of Congress To Use “Cisgender” Term On House Floor [VIDEO]

The office of Rep. Alan Grayson (D-FL) just wrote to say that earlier today he become the first member of Congress to use the term “cisgender” in a House speech. Grayson stood next to a large portrait of transgender pioneer Christine Jorgensen as he delivered a 13-minute denouncement of the GOP and of North Carolina’s anti-LGBT hate law. Grayson is …

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Facebook Offers 50 Gender Options

CNN reports: You don’t have to be strictly a man or a woman on Facebook anymore. In a nod to the “it’s complicated” sexual identities of many of its users, the social network on Thursday added a third “custom” gender option for people’s profiles. In addition to Male or Female, Facebook now lets U.S. users choose among some 50 additional …

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