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A dinner at Red Lobster meant the world to a vulnerable young woman and her family. (Image Credit: Anthony22 via Wikimedia Commons)

Lovers & Fighters In America: The Impact Of Acceptance At A Powerful Dinner Out

'The Lovers & Fighters of America' is a weekly column here at Ravishly featuring Read...
Shannon Day    |   03.17.17   |   SHARE
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Taystee sobs, kneeling on the ground, with a CO standing behind her. Image: Netflix.

Orange Is The New Black Is Trauma Porn Written For White People [spoilers]

It’s like the writers and producers sat around and said, “Let’s put all the most f*cked up recent cultural references in one season and be the most Read...
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Liv Hnilicka. Image: Facebook.

A Transgender Waitress Shares A Heartwarming Story Of Acceptance

When a young girl wanted to know if waitress Liv Hnilicka was a boy or a girl, her father didn’t want to answer. Who was he to say? Read...
Amy Cooper of Mamamia    |   11.13.15   |   SHARE
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Nailed To The Cross: Interview With Viviany Belebony And Her Fight Against Transphobia (Warning: Graphic Images)

When trans woman Viviany Belebony, 26, shocked the Brazilian public in the beginning of June by parading in São Paulo LGBT Pride as a bloody, naked Read...
Nicole Froio    |   07.2.15   |   SHARE
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I Set Out To Expose A Hate Movement In Gaming—So They Set Out To Destroy My Life

Picture the most heinous lies anyone could tell about you, but done publicly, in a way that will never disappear. Read...
Sarah Nyberg    |   03.11.15   |   SHARE
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Any Way You Slice It: A Trans Woman Reflects On Amputation Fetish

I have an intense, irrational fear of amputation. I threw up trying to read Geek Love. I get light-headed, piss-pantsy in Halloween stores. Read...
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