Pornhub wants to purchase Tumblr and bring back its adult content

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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Tumblr could become NSFW again.

Pornhub is reportedly “extremely interested” in acquiring the short-form blog platform, according to BuzzFeed News. Verizon purchased Tumblr as part of Yahoo in 2017 and is now interested in selling it.

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Trans teen fights Jacksonville courts to keep out of abusive home

By : Jeremy Williams
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JACKSONVILLE – Ryan Stalvey, a transgender high school student from Jacksonville, Fla., is doing all the things a typical teen does as they start a new school year. He is getting new clothes and catching up with friends he hasn’t seen since last year, but Stalvey is also worrying about whether the state is going to force him to live in an abusive household.

Stalvey, who is 16, currently lives with a foster family. In May 2014 he came out to his parents as transgender.

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Death of transgender teen who ‘had enough’ deemed suicide

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The death of a troubled transgender teenager who begged people to fix society before she stepped in front of a tractor-trailer on a highway has been deemed a suicide, and the investigation into it has been closed, the State Highway Patrol said.

Leelah Alcorn, who was 17, walked into the path of the tractor-trailer in the wee hours of Dec. 28. She had left a handwritten note on her bed, “I’ve had enough,” and had done an online search about runaway assistance and a Tumblr search for the word “suicide” before walking onto Interstate 71 in suburban Cincinnati, according to a patrol report released April 29.

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The Iceman cometh out in new X-Men comics

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Iceman, one of the original team members from Marvel’s X-Men, has come out as gay.

Iceman, also known as Bobby Drake, is pulled out of the closet, according to leaked pages from the April 22 issue of All-New X-Men #40, by fellow X-Men, Jean Grey.

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Transgender teen death sparks national attention

By : Samantha Rosenthal
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Kings Mill, Ohio – The recent death of an Ohio transgender teenager has drawn reaction and focus about the growing issue of suicide among transgender young adults.

Seventeen-year-old Leelah Alcorn of Cincinnati, Ohio died on Dec. 28 after she was hit by a tractor trailer. The real concern is a post that appeared on Alcorn’s Tumblr account the next day at about 5:30 p.m. The post, written by Alcorn and scheduled to post the day after her death, detailed her coming out as gay and struggle with gender identity.

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