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Young Activists Who Made History This Year

2017 may have been a horrible year, but these are a few of the people who worked tirelessly to make it better.
Zing Tsjeng
12.27.17
LGBTQ
LGBTQ

Trump Is Nominating Anti-LGBT Judges at a Terrifying Rate

According to a new report, nearly one-third of Trump's judicial nominees openly oppose LGBT rights—and his administration has already confirmed more judges than the past three presidents combined.
Kimberly Lawson
12.21.17
You Know Who Rules?
You Know Who Rules?

The Trans Pastor Building LGBT-Inclusive Faith Communities

"If people of faith could love the fabulous diversity of their neighbors as much as they love God—we would change the world."
Nadja Sayej
12.20.17
You Know Who Rules?
You Know Who Rules?

The Creator of the Cult Comic with Trans and Bisexual Heroes

"Kim and Kim" is the first major comic book featuring a trans woman written by a trans woman. Broadly spoke with author Mags Visaggio about the future of diverse comics and what she's hoping to accomplish in 2018.
Katelyn Burns
12.19.17
You Know Who Rules?
You Know Who Rules?

Comic Patti Harrison on Her Year of Roasting 'Deep Cystic Zit' Donald Trump

After a banner year that included taking on Trump's military ban on "The Tonight Show," the comedian tells Broadly she's feeling less horrified and more hopeful every day.
Linda Yang
12.15.17
Memes
Memes

The Meme Queens on a Mission to Queer Instagram

As both online and IRL hubs for queer women diminish, memes speaking to their experiences are creating accessible and irreverent new communities.
Sofia Barrett-Ibarria
12.13.17
comedy
comedy

Margaret Cho on Surviving Sexual Abuse and Evolving into a Political Comic

"With all the stuff about Harvey Weinstein and Louis CK—and what I talk about in my show now, too—is how we have a chance to do whatever we want now. Feminism has really just started to work."
Zing Tsjeng
12.7.17
PROFILES
PROFILES

Lily Madigan Plans on Being the UK's First Trans Member of Parliament

The 19-year-old teenager made history when she became the first transgender woman elected as a Labour Party women's officer. So why has she been viciously targeted by online bullies?
Zing Tsjeng
12.6.17
LGBTQ
LGBTQ

Photos of Queer Life on a Sprawling Native American Reservation

The Navajo Nation—the biggest reservation in the US—can get lonely, especially if you identify as LGBTQ. But advocates and members of the community hope that change is coming.
Jeremy Meek
11.14.17
history
history

The Chill Roman Priests Who Worshipped a Goddess and Castrated Themselves

Rome is frequently hailed by the alt-right as a bastion of masculinity, but the cult of Cybele says otherwise.
Siobhan Ball
11.10.17
politics
politics

13 Historic Victories for Women and LGBT Candidates This Election Day

Meet the newly elected public officials bringing much-needed diversity to the United States political system.
Linda Yang
11.8.17
PROFILES
PROFILES

The Trans Candidate Who Could Unseat an Anti-LGBTQ Extremist in Virginia

Danica Roem is campaigning against anti-LGBT Republican Bob Marshall to become the first trans woman elected to the Virginia House of Delegates. Though Marshall attacked her gender identity, Roem remained unfazed: "He can't beat me on the issues."
Diana Tourjée
Callie Beusman
11.7.17