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Is Rapid-onset gender dysphoria real?

Parent reports of adolescents and young adults perceived to show signs of a rapid onset of gender dysphoria. PLOS ONE describes ROGD as Conclusion Rapid-onset gender dysphoria (ROGD) describes a ...
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Did UK hospital tell the police that a patient was not raped because the alleged attacker was transgender?

The Daily Telegraph wrote in 2022 ( link): Hospital told police patient was not raped because alleged attacker was transgender ... Lady Nicholson said that the case had arisen as a direct ...
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Was "L" placed at the beginning of the LGBT acronym because of the AIDS crisis?

Seen in various LGBT documentation spaces online: This history of the acronym goes back to the last sustained trauma in the LGBT world: the AIDS pandemic of the 1980s and 1990s. ... a more ...
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Are George Santos and Gretchen Whitmer the same person?

Some right-leaning (maybe that's not a strong enough term) sources, such as Not the Bee, have claimed or at least implied that Gretchen Whitmer does not really exist, but is actually George Santos in ...
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Was "red, gold, and green" used to display gay pride?

Several websites claim that the line "red, gold, and green" in the 1983 song Karma Chameleon by Culture Club refers to the colors of gay pride. For example, Genius: Before the rainbow was ...
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Is this a photo of a child trying out a stripper pole at a North Carolina pride event?

Popular right-wing Twitter account "Libs of Tik-Tok", a twitter account not renowned for its accuracy, published a provocative picture which claimed that "a pride event in Charlotte, NC ...
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Does a Portland Public Schools curriculum teach K-5 students to subvert “white colonizers”' sexuality and explore “the infinite gender spectrum”?

A recent article by [conservative activist] Christopher Rufo in City Journal, also cited at various places around the Internet such as The Daily Caller and Why Evolution is True, claims that: ...
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Did East Germany (or other countries) require a physical exam in order to obtain a marriage license?

In Hedwig and the Angry Inch, the titular character Is there a historical basis for mandatory premarital exams?
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Did a Wisconsin school file sexual harassment complaints over pronoun usage?

The New York Post claims A Wisconsin school district has filed sexual harassment complaints against three middle schoolers for calling a classmate by a wrong pronoun. They cite as source, ...
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In 1936, did brothers Mark and David Ferrow transition?

The story of transgender brothers Mark and David Ferrow has become popular on Tumblr and Twitter in recent weeks. It claims In 1934-1936, trans brothers Mark and David Ferrow of Yarmouth, UK both ...
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Are LGBT activists allowed to make gender education in Kindergartens in Germany? [closed]

There are various rumors about this, particularly in the previous East Block. The goal of the activists is supposed to educate a more tolerant view for the children already in the early childhood. ...
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Did the Pulse nightclub shooter target the LGBTQ community? [closed]

On the fifth anniversary of the Pulse nightclub shooting Orlando, several US Senators condemned it as a targeted attack on the LGBTQ community. 5 years ago, we lost 49 people in a deadly, hate-filled ...
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Was a Canadian father jailed for referring to his trans son as his daughter?

A recent PostMilennial article claims: After the hearing, Hoogland gave an interview to The Federalist saying that people cannot change sex, and that mega-doses of exogenous testosterone would damage ...
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Does an HHS proposal to modify Obamacare policies allow doctors to discriminate against LGBT patients?

This article claims that The Trump administration is moving to scrap an Obama-era policy that protected LGBTQ patients from discrimination. However the proposal in question claims it would only be ...
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Have 41% of transgender people attempted suicide?

In Daniella Carter's TED talk "Walking in your truth as an LGBT youth", she mentioned: I need it, they need it, we need the love, we need the liberation, we need the support, not only for the 2.5 ...
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Has the Trump administration revoked these listed LGBT protections?

This image is doing the rounds on Facebook: It quotes a tweet by Donald Trump from early 2016, followed by claims that the Trump administration has performed these actions: Thank you to the ...
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Do homosexuals have a shorter life expectancy than heterosexuals?

I've heard a few people claim this. Have any reputable studies concluded that homosexuals live, on average, significantly shorter than heterosexuals?
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