LGBT

Trans Legends

Trans Icon Miss Major: 'We've Got to Reclaim Who the Fuck We Are'

Stonewall Uprising veteran Miss Major Griffin-Gracy offers fighting words from a lifetime of advocacy.
Zackary Drucker
11.21.18
Trans Legends

Victoria Cruz on Life as a Trans Sex Worker in 70s New York

"The Black movement, and the women’s movement, was all up and going. And it was time for the gay movement to start." Legendary transgender activist Victoria Cruz reflects on the era of the Stonewall uprising.
Zackary Drucker
11.21.18
Trans Legends

Sabel Samone-Loreca on Living as a Black, HIV-Positive Transgender American

"I know you wanna close all the windows and doors and just be in the dark, but if you just wait and hold on...the light comes through." Sabel Samone-Loreca offers wisdom from a life of resilience and recovery.
Zackary Drucker
11.21.18
Op-Ed

Nearly 100,000 Vermont Voters Wanted a Trans Woman as Governor

Though Vermont gubernatorial candidate Christine Hallquist ultimately lost to her Republican opponent on Tuesday, her campaign was a triumph.
Diana Tourjée
11.7.18
Op-Ed

A Timeline of Every Step in Trump's Plan to Eliminate Transgender Rights

Since Trump took office, his administration has systematically eroded legal protections for transgender Americans.
Diana Tourjée
10.30.18
TRANS RIGHTS

Uruguay Has Massively Expanded Trans Rights

The new package of reforms, which includes gender confirmation surgery to be provided by the Uruguayan health care system, cements the nation's reputation as the most progressive country in Latin America.
Sirin Kale
10.25.18
Life

The Trans Woman Who Became a Dragon

I spent a day with Eva Tiamat Medusa, a trans woman who modified her body to become a dragon.
Diana Tourjée
9.20.18
LGBT

This European Country Is Voting to Block Gay Marriage—Probably Forever

In October, Romania will hold a referendum to change its constitution to define marriage as between a man and a woman only.
Sirin Kale
9.19.18
Culture

How I Discovered a Secret Collection of Transgender Pop Hits

When I listened to translowmo, I didn't hear the modulated voices of Christina or Miley. Instead, I let myself hear new voices—different, but no less authentic.
Diana Tourjée
8.9.18
Culture

For Pop Star and Actor Alex Newell, Gender Is Anything But Obvious

“I’m me, and I have to look out for myself. If you don’t like my representation, that’s on you," says the rising pop artist and Broadway star who got his break on "Glee" as TV's first transgender teenage character.
Diana Tourjée
8.1.18
You Make Me Wanna

Buffy and Faith's Relationship Taught Me About Queer Thirst

In the summer of 2003, I locked myself in my bedroom and took detailed notes documenting the secret lesbian romance in "Buffy the Vampire Slayer." "Fuffy" taught me that same-sex relationships could be messy, complicated, and real as hell.
Sophie Wilkinson
7.5.18
Caitlyn Jenner

Caitlyn Jenner Is Trying to Change the Republican Party from Within

In a rare interview, Jenner tells Broadly, "Republicans need the most work when it comes to our issues, I get that."
Broadly Staff
5.22.18
Newer0117Older