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#WontBeErased

'It Hurts Me at My Core': Trans, Intersex, and Nonbinary Teens Have Words for Trump

After news broke that the Trump Administration may try to define gender by "genitalia at birth," we spoke to trans and intersex teens to see what they make of the latest attempt to erase their identity.
Leila Ettachfini
10.24.18
LGBTQ

Respond to the Gender Recognition Act Consultation

The consultation closes on Monday, so now is your last chance.
Broadly Staff
10.19.18
Queerly Beloved

After I Transitioned, My Sibling Did Too

As adults, my sibling and I have both found our own queer chosen families—but before that, we found each other.
Diana Tourjée
9.26.18
sex work

A Migrant Trans Sex Worker's Murder Has Set Off Protests Around the World

Vanesa Campos was lethally shot in a Parisian park in August. Sex workers across the world are joining forces to protest how authorities fail to keep women like Campos safe.
Frankie Mullin
9.21.18
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
9.18.18
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