Being in a relationship is tough enough — learning to balance your needs with your partner's, splitting holidays with families, religion — but what about when the couple is interracial? Does this add to the difficulty or increase the benefits? Turns out it's both, as I discovered when I interviewed two American couples with widely different backgrounds, cultures and expectations.Read Full Story
With transgender stars like Orange Is the New Black's Laverne Cox portraying trans characters and DC Comics introducing the world's first openly trans comic book character, the transgender community is making great strides toward everyday acceptance. Check out some of the transgender celebs currently in the spotlight.Read Full Story
With transgender actors landing starring roles on the big screen and as support for gay marriage grows, the LGBT community is seeing more acceptance than ever before. Still, as documentaries like these four prove, we still have a long way to go.Read Full Story
Look, as my name suggests, I could not be more white. A name like Mary Katherine McCoy screams of western European privilege, and certainly makes me an unlikely candidate to be offended by the term "ethnic beauty." But here we are. As white as I am, I still can't help but feel annoyed by the phrase. Can we stop qualifying certain types of beauty as "ethnic?" It's outdated, unintelligent and subtly racist.Read Full Story
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