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Some stories that caught our eye this week:

This brave student comes out as nonbinary to President Obama on live tv.

 

Video contest! Check out these great clips showing that talking about sex can be sexy!

 

When women are harassed online, they are often told to ignore it. This intense video makes it clear how absurd that advice is.

News you can relate to

Today is Trans Day of Remembrance, and you don’t have to look too closely in these stories to find examples of how gender roles and domestic violence are connected:

10 Trans Women Pioneers They Definitely Didn’t Tell You About In History Class Like Frances Thompson, who testified before Congress after being raped by white supremacist rioters. Later she was arrested for “transvestism” which was used by newspapers to discredit her testimony.

The faces of transgender teen America Mashable did a fashion photoshoot with a bunch of trans teens and asked them to record a message for their future selves.

3 Powerful Ways to Observe Transgender Day of Remembrance a few ways you can honor people who have lost their lives to anti-trans violence and celebrate the resilience of those who are living.