LGBTQ

LGBTQ

Hollywood Power Players Just Joined a Radical Call for Transgender Inclusion

Nearly four dozen signatories from production companies, talent agencies, and advocacy groups are calling on Hollywood to end harmful trans representation and include trans voices in filmmaking.
Diana Tourjée
8.7.18
Queerness

How Our Cultural Obsession With Platonic 'Girlfriends' Sidelines Queer Women

We're familiar with the trope of straight women whose intimacy transcends bestfriendship. But we don't hear about what happens when the Other Woman wants something more than pseudo-romance.
Sadie Graham
8.6.18
Pose

'Pose' Is So Beautifully Accurate It's Painful to Watch

"Pose" throws shade at a nation that has marginalized its own and turned a blind eye to the AIDS epidemic.
Diana Tourjée
7.23.18
DRAG

Beautiful Photos of One Man’s First Night in Drag

Sometimes the joy of living in your own skin is only a pair of heels and a night out away.
Adan Michel
7.20.18
Photos

Photos of Drag Queens and Kings Dragging Donald Trump's UK Visit

The LGBTQ community turned up in full force—and full drag—to protest President Donald Trump's first visit to the UK.
Alice Zoo
Zing Tsjeng
7.16.18
Essays on Religious Exemptions

How an Anti-LGBTQ Mississippi Law Denies Freedom to Trans Women Like Me

Freedom of religion is so important for all of us, and Christianity is a huge part of my life. Using God to discriminate against others harms everyone.
Malaysia Walker
7.5.18
LGBTQ

The 10 Most Bisexual Things You Can Watch on Netflix Right Now

Kick back, relax, and unwind with some A+ bisexual representation.
Kerensa Cadenas
6.29.18
Essays on Religious Exemptions

What It Was Like to Be Denied Medical Care Because of My Gender

Transgender people require healthcare just like everyone else. We are not asking for special privileges; we just want to have the same access to medical care all Americans are guaranteed under law.
Evan Minton
6.29.18
Essays on Religious Exemptions

My Son's Medical Care Wasn't Covered by Insurance Because He's Trans

This was not an optional surgery; it was a necessity for Pax. I believed—and still believe —that his life depended on it.
Cheryl Enstad
6.29.18
Queerly Beloved

Broadly Call-In: We Want to Hear Your Stories of Queer Chosen Family

Leave us love notes to your lesbian mom, trans sister, and queer role model and we may play them on our forthcoming podcast.
Sarah Burke
6.29.18
Life

These Viral Space Pride Flags Are Proof the Universe Is Gay

Queer and nonbinary anthropologist Laurie Raye used pictures of stars, nebulas, and galaxies to make a non-binary flag—then, the requests for more astral LGBTQ pride flags started flowing in.
Zing Tsjeng
6.29.18
LGBTQ

The Gay-Straight Alliance Helped Me as Much as It Could

My school's GSA was my first LGBTQ community, even if it didn't represent my identity in full.
Diana Tourjée
6.29.18