LGBT

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
PROFILES

Caitlyn Jenner's Quest for Acceptance

In 2015, Caitlyn Jenner ignited a conversation around the trans community—but her politics and outspokenness have cost her their support. Now she opens up about her mistakes, her family, and her journey to become a better person.
Diana Tourjée
5.22.18
transgender

Trump's Prison Guidance Puts Trans Inmates at Greater Risk of Abuse

Prisons are now instructed to consider "biological" sex before gender identity when designating placement for transgender prisoners. Advocates warn the move will immediately endanger trans people in prison.
Diana Tourjée
5.14.18
Profile

The Incredible Love Between Jazz Jennings and Her Fiercest Advocate—Her Mom

Jazz Jennings became a public figure in 2007 as a transgender child, and has risen to fame in the years since. Along the way, her mother Jeanette has never once left her side.
Diana Tourjée
5.7.18
representation

Janelle Monáe Is a Powerful Force for Pansexual Representation

In an interview with Rolling Stone, Janelle Monae wants others who are struggling to be their unique selves to know that she sees and supports them.
Linda Yang
4.26.18
Webby Awards

Vote for Our Documentary on Trans Politician Danica Roem to Win a Webby!

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Diana Tourjée
4.17.18
Youth Interrupted: Transgender Teens in America

Gavin Grimm: The Student at the Heart of the Trans Civil Rights Movement, Part 1

Meet the teenage boy from Virginia who became an unlikely leader in a legal battle that will define his generation.
Broadly Staff
4.12.18
Youth Interrupted: Transgender Teens in America

Gavin Grimm: The Student at the Heart of the Trans Civil Rights Movement, Part 2

Approaching graduation, Gavin Grimm confronts his future as a young man and a national icon, knowing that his long-fought battle for equality is far from over.
Broadly Staff
4.12.18
Youth Interrupted: Transgender Teens in America

Meet a Trans Teen Using Letters From Classmates to Fight For His Bathroom Rights, Part 1

Vinnie Holt shares his experience transitioning while in high school in Charlotte, North Carolina—a state notorious for its anti-trans "bathroom bill."
Broadly Staff
4.12.18