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U.S./World: Trans bear, Gielgud estate rejection, boxer exposed

Beyond the Carolinas

When her father, Tina, came out as trans about three-and-one-half years ago, Australian author Jessica Walton was inspired to write “Introducing Teddy,” a new children’s book that tackles the unique challenges faced by transgender people. It’s already received massive amounts of praise.

U.S./World: Ashley Madison leak puts gay lives at risk

Beyond the Carolinas

The Independent reports that some gay users of the Ashley Madison website are now fearing for their lives, since the hack exposes the names and locations of users living in countries where homosexuality is illegal and, in some cases, punishable by death.

U.S./World: Obama: Marriage equality a ‘story of freedom’

Beyond the Carolinas: Mentions bisexuals and transgender people for first time in a State of the Union

Just months before the U.S. Supreme Court is scheduled to consider the issue of nationwide marriage equality, President Barack Obama on Jan. 20 praised the issue as “a story of freedom across our country” and “a civil right.”