'Stonewall Is Now': Black and Migrant Trans Women March in El Paso (in Photos)
A coalition of black and migrant trans women say they're fighting for survival against an immigration and criminal justice system that has endangered their lives.
How Mainstream and Alternative Media Shaped Coverage of the Stonewall Riots
If you were a New Yorker reading the mainstream papers at the time you wouldn't have known that a new civil rights movement was unfolding in the city.
Asian Americans Are Viewed as More American If They Are Gay
New research finds that an Asian American who presents as gay signals that he or she is fully invested in American culture.
Beto O'Rourke's Plan for LGBTQ Equality Focuses on Protecting Transgender People
O'Rourke's sixth major policy rollout is heavy on executive actions he would pursue to support the LGBTQ community.
Does Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage Decrease Homophobia?
Botswana decriminalized homosexuality, and Ecuador just legalized same-sex marriage. Here's how research suggests LGBTQ policy might impact antigay bias.
The Trevor Project's New Report Finds High Rates of Mental-Health Issues and Discrimination Among LGBTQ Youth
More than 75 percent of survey respondents reported that the current political climate has affected their mental health or sense of self.
Viewfinder: The 18th Annual Jerusalem Gay Pride Parade
Participants to the 18th annual Jerusalem Gay Pride parade gather in the Holy City on June 6th, 2019.
Why Shaky Data Security Protocols for Apps Put LGBTQ People at Risk
For the LGBTQ community, the digital age should have opened an age of freedom. Instead, it has opened them to new threats across the globe.
Viewfinder: Lori Lightfoot Is Sworn in as Chicago's First Female African-American Mayor
Lori Lightfoot addresses guests after being sworn in as mayor of Chicago during a ceremony at the Wintrust Arena on May 20th, 2019, in Chicago, Illinois.
The Fatal Shooting of Muhlaysia Booker Is Part of a Larger Trend of Violence Against Black Trans Women
Five black transgender women have been killed in the United States so far this year.
The Future Is Non-Binary, and Teens Are Leading the Way
Teenage girls are challenging the meaning and the traditional constraints of gender—but many boys are still trying to fit into a gender structure that has historically benefited them.
Can the California National Guard Reject Trump's Transgender Military Ban?
One of the highest ranking generals in the state national guard told troops they wouldn't be kicked out, but he may not have the final word.
Trump's Transgender Military Ban Could Disqualify One Million Americans From Service
The Supreme Court voted Tuesday to enact the Trump administration's policy prohibiting people with a gender identity that differs from their biological sex from serving in the military.
With the Addition of New York, Conversion Therapy Is Now Illegal in 15 States
But there are still no conversion therapy laws in more than half of the United States.
The 116th Congress Is the Most Diverse Ever. How Will That Affect Legislation?
Research shows that having more women, more people of color, and more LGBTQ people makes for a more productive, bipartisan, and responsive legislature.
What Will Brett Kavanaugh's Influence on American Politics Actually Be?
The new Supreme Court justice may not have the effect on liberal causes that some fear—that move to the right has already occurred.
Austin Is Being Sued Over an LGBTQ Discrimination Ordinance
There is currently no statewide law that protects LGBTQ employees from discrimination, but San Antonio, Dallas, and Fort Worth have non-discrimination ordinances similar to Austin's.
Equipping Schools to Meet the Needs of a More Diverse Classroom
Many schools aren't equipped to meet students where they are—and a big part of that problem centers on schools' and students' limited access to high-quality materials.
Taking Freedom: Reclaiming Our Lineage: Organized Queer, Gender-Non-Conforming, and Transgender Resistance to Police Violence
On the role that queer people of color play in resisting oppressive policing.
Reclamando Nuestro Linaje: Resistencia Organizada, Queer, no Conforme Con el Género y Transgénero a la Violencia Policial
Este artículo trata sobre el papel que desempeñan las personas queer de color en la resistencia a la vigilancia policial opresiva.
'Love, Simon' and the Power of Telling Your Own Story
The glossy coming-of-age dramedy is about gay people writing their own lives—and it's empowering some people to come out.