LGBTQ

international women's day

9 Photo Essays of Women and LGBTQ People's Lives Around the World

From the frontlines of Argentina's trans rights movement to the bathtubs and couches where women have given birth, these photos portray the multiplicity of women and LGBTQ people's lives.
Broadly Staff
3.8.19
transgender

New Bill Aims to Prevent Gender Dysphoria 'Disease' From Spreading to Kids

House Bill 1108, which forbids teachers from educating their students about gender dysphoria, passed through the South Dakota House on Tuesday. The bill's sponsor claims it will "save" youth from getting "this disease."
Diana Tourjée
2.13.19
Browsing Black History

How Black Queers Made 'Sis' a Gender Neutral Term of Endearment

"Sis" is an evolved expression, rooted in the Christian church and revolutionized by queer Black people—and it's not a term everyone can or should use.
Starrene Rhett Rocque
2.13.19
Power

Number of Trans People in ICE Custody Is Almost Double the 2018 Average

At the end of the 2018 fiscal year, ICE had 68 transgender people in custody. Today they have 111.
Diana Tourjée
2.11.19
Documentary

How Dr. Ruth Brought Radical Sexual Politics Out of the Shadows

Director Ryan White talks to Broadly about his new documentary on Dr. Ruth Westheimer, the legendary educator who took sex out of the bedroom and onto the dinner table.
Joi Childs
2.7.19
Queerness

The Baby Dyke's Guide to Queer Culture 101

Read Audre Lorde. Watch "But I’m a Cheerleader." Shave your head.
Anna Pulley
2.6.19
Getting Out of Bed

I Got My First Good Night's Sleep When I Became Homeless at 17

My homophobic parents wanted to crush my spirit into a box, so I jumped out of the window and ran for my life.
Kay Belle
1.29.19
LGBTQ

Japan Upholds Sterilization Law for Trans People Who Change Legal Gender

Law 111 also specifies that in order to receive a change in their legal gender marker, a trans person in Japan must be at least 20 years old, unmarried, and undergo gender reassignment surgery.
Leila Ettachfini
1.25.19
Power

Department of Defense Uses 'Categories' of Transgender People to Defend Ban

In emails, the DoD insisted that their proposed transgender policy is not a ban, because trans people can serve—as long as they don’t transition.
Diana Tourjée
1.24.19
politics

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Casually Drops in on Twitch Stream for Trans Kids

She joined YouTuber Hbomberguy, who was playing Donkey Kong to raise over $340,000 for Mermaids, a UK charity for trans children.
Zing Tsjeng
1.21.19
Power

NBA's Reggie Bullock Opens Up About Losing His Transgender Sister to Murder

A new documentary from Vice Sports follows Bullock's journey into LGBTQ activism after his sister Mia Henderson 2014 murder in Baltimore.
Diana Tourjée
1.16.19
Drag Race

'Drag Race' Star Valentina Identifies as Non-Binary

In a new interview with "Out" magazine, the "Drag Race" fan favorite opens up about their gender identity.
Sara David
1.14.19
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