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Avery Jackson, whose sweetly touching video about what it’s like to be a trans girl, is the groundbreaking cover of this month’s National Geographic

Several trans, non-binary, bigender, and androgynous people posed for another cover, which will be on newsstands on December 27. The issue will also be published online on Monday, December 19. Perhaps the best part is the life-affirming quote from Avery that the magazine put on its cover with her portrait.

Gifs: Debi Jackson

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Harrison Browne is the first openly transgender man to compete on a North America pro team, and now the NWHL has vowed to protect him

Without any precedent, it was unclear whether a man should be allowed to play on a women’s sports team. So, the NWHL created a policy specifically to address this question. It states that “people designated female at birth, regardless of their gender identity” are allowed on the women’s team and says the league “supports athletes choosing to express their gender beyond the binary of female and male.” Woohoo!

Gifs: Harrison Browne

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