trans

Culture

Who Gets to Use the Term 'Partner'?

Some queer people feel it should belong to the LGBTQ community, but others feel the non-gendered term should be normalized for everyone.
Coco Romack
15 hours ago
Queerly Beloved

How a Cis, Hetero Couple Became My Queer Chosen Family

When I came out as trans, when I found out I was infertile, when my queer heart was broken—the Thompsons were always there for me.
Dan Rowell
8.16.18
Photography

This Photographer Spent Seven Years Photographing Their Trans Bestie

Laurence Philoméne is intent on showing their intersex and trans best friend in all his layered beauty.
Laurence Philomène
8.15.18
beauty

For Trans Women Like Me, Facetune Is a Way to See Our Real Selves

According to the trans women I spoke to for this story, retouching selfies with Facetune isn't necessarily about being more beautiful. It's about reclaiming the narratives of trans bodies.
Aerinn Hodges-Kolfage
7.13.18
The Least You Could Do

100 Ways to Make the World Better for Non-Binary People

Respecting people's pronouns, and 99 other easy things.
AC Dumlao
6.22.18
The Privacy and Perception Issue

As a Trans Woman, Our Obsession With Labels Feels Limiting—Not Liberating

I’m trans, HIV positive, and I don’t seek to fit into a single gender binary. But my simple desire to land a date on a dating app is often lost in the terms I'm expected to use.
Juno Roche
6.18.18
The Privacy and Perception Issue

My Avatar, My Self: How Video Games Gave Me Ownership Over My Body

As a trans kid unable to wear what I wanted, to look how I wanted, to be seen by others as I saw myself, the avatars I designed reflected more of me than any mirror ever could.
Diana Tourjée
6.18.18
LGBTQ

The Film About the Messy Reality of Learning to Accept Your Nonbinary Child

"A Kid Like Jake" follows a couple learning to accept their gender non-conforming child. Trans director Silas Howard tells Broadly about portraying that journey honestly, missteps and all.
Diana Tourjée
6.8.18
My House

Watch a Mesmerizing Combination of Vogue and Contemporary Dance on 'My House'

On this week's episode of "My House," cast members explore their options outside the ballroom scene.
Brent Thomas Whiteside
5.16.18
politics

The Trans Woman Set on Becoming Governor of Vermont

Christine Hallquist has been working for the state of Vermont for decades. Now, she's aiming to revitalize her state's politics and become the first trans Governor in US history.
Diana Tourjée
5.16.18
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
LGBTQ

Find Yourself in the Queer Version of Google Maps

Queering the Map is a global, crowdsourced atlas of tender LGBTQ moments.
Sarah Burke
4.13.18