Author: Bip

Bip lives in Sydney, Australia, where she attempts to study how viruses work and hopes someone gives her a PhD for it. Apart from microscopic organisms, she also has a soft spot for animals, humans and robots. Bip was raised Muslim and female but is now skeptical of both.
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Quickies: 18/01/2013

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On January 18, 2013
Sweden ends the forced sterilisation of people updating their gender identities on legal documentation. Rosa Parks will become the first African-American woman to have her own statue in Washington D.C.’s Statuary Hall. The city of Brighton, England publishes a report with recommendations to make the city more trans*-friendly, including the addition of an alternative honorific […]

Quickies: 04/01/2013

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On January 4, 2013

Tammy Baldwin, the first out and openly gay Senator of Wisconsin has been sworn in. Watch the video footage here. Many gay couples marry in Maryland as the new marriage equality law took effect in the

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Quickies: 22/12/2012

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On December 22, 2012
Apologies for the late post everyone, there were login issues involved. I can assure you these links are still fresh and relevant… Protests continue to spread across Delhi and beyond following the brutal gang rape of a 23-year old student on a moving bus last week. Ugandan pastor Martin Ssempa who likes to make ridiculous […]

Quickies: 14/12/2012

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On December 14, 2012

Uruguay to become the 12th nation so far to pass a marriage equality law, after becoming the first Latin American country to legalise abortion earlier this year and considering regulating marijuana sa

Quickies: 07/12/2012

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On December 7, 2012

The US Supreme Court will hear two cases challenging state and federal laws to do with gay marriage. Exciting times! Why talking about gender in video games is still important. 72-year old Liu Xianpin

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Quickies: 30/11/2012

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On November 30, 2012
The anti-gay National Organization for Marriage has been fined for violating Maine state law, prior to a referendum of marriage equality law. A trans woman in Australia wins a custody battle over her three children. Key findings on ‘same-sex’ marriage in Ireland reveal changing opinions. Obvs. Harvard approves a new BDSM group on campus. And […]

Quickies: 16/11/2012

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On November 16, 2012

Chances are, you’ve probably heard of Savita Halappanavar’s gut wrenchingly tragic, (and to be honest, red-hot rage inducing) death after being refused a pregnancy termination of her misca

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