Trans People Are Already Having Trouble Filling Their Hormone Prescriptions After Missouri’s Attorney General Ordered Restrictions On Gender-Affirming Care
“I wish people understood that we just want to be able to live our lives. We have as much right to live here as anyone else does.”
North Dakota's Governor Has Signed Two Trans Athlete Bans Into Law
With the signing of the two bills, North Dakota joins 19 other states that have adopted bans on transgender student-athletes.
Advocates Say A Proposed Change To Title IX Rules Are A “Betrayal” To Trans Rights And Could Bar Trans Athletes From Competitive Sports
The proposed rules would allow high schools and colleges to bar trans athletes from competitive sports in order to preserve “fairness.”
A New Ban On Trans Girls And Women In School Sports Could Lead To “Invasive Examinations” Of Student-Athletes To Prove Their Gender, Advocates Say
The Republican lawmaker who introduced the bill said it would be enforced via student-athletes’ physical exams.
A Trans Day Of Vengeance Protest Was Canceled After Organizers Received A Threat Of Gun Violence Fueled By Right-Wing Anti-Trans Rhetoric
“We received a possible active shooter threat and to protect trans life, which is our ultimate goal, we will be canceling,” an organizer said.
Biden Celebrates Transgender Day Of Visibility, Calls Out Hateful 'MAGA Extremists'
"I want every member of the trans community to know that we see you. You’re each made in the image of God, and deserve love, dignity, and respect."
These Dreamlike Photos Feel Radical For Showing Black Transmasculine People At Rest
“There aren’t any flowers within the images I make, but the flowers are the Black transmasculine people themselves,” Texas Isaiah said of his project, Flowers at Your Feet.
Amid Right-Wing Anger, Nashville’s LGBTQ Community Is Stepping Back — For Now
“When the second roll of news came out that the shooter was a trans person, someone a part of the LGBTQ community, we knew that there would be backlash from that.”
Republicans In Kentucky Pushed Through A Sweeping Anti-Trans Bill In Spite Of Protests And Emotional Testimony Against It
Kentucky is the 12th state to ban gender-affirming care, and the ACLU plans to challenge the law in court.
A Group Of Florida LGBTQ Kids Are Learning How To Fight Back
“Just literally for one day you can be completely unabashedly yourself and be that queer teen that Florida seems to be afraid of.”
This Nonbinary Author Wants You To Read As Many Trans Books As You Can This Week To Raise Money for Trans Rights
The weeklong Trans Rights Readathon will raise funds for trans rights organizations.
Maren Morris Shared That She Introduced Her 2-Year-Old Son To Drag Queens At A Tennessee Benefit Show After The State Restricted Drag Performances
"And yes, I introduced my son to some drag queens today, so Tennessee, fucking arrest me.”
Wellesley Students Said Allowing Nonbinary Applicants And Trans Men To Enroll Would Match The Reality Of Campus And Support The Vision Of Its Founders. The College President Says Nothing Will Change.
Students said changing the admissions policy would align with the college’s historic mission of providing a safe educational environment to people who are marginalized because of their gender.
"Transgenderism" Is Just The Latest Example Of Anti-Trans Rhetoric
Reporting accurately on trans issues is more vital than ever, especially with the passage of anti-trans legislation that denies lifesaving healthcare for trans people.
Lizzo Said Bigotry “Wouldn’t Fly” If People Explained Why They Were Racist, Anti-Trans, Or Anti-Fat
“Don’t get it twisted— I don’t care why people are bigoted. That’s a waste of my imagination.”
Tennessee Has Banned Drag Performances In Public, And Other States Are Considering Similar Bans
The ban is set to go into effect April 1 this year, a few months ahead of Pride festivities, trans advocates have noted.
A Republican Lawmaker Who's Pushing A Drag Ban Defended The Time He Did Drag "As A Joke"
"Y'all really going crazy over me wearing a dress as a joke back in school for a theatre project?" state Rep. Nate Schatzline said.
The Governor Who Said He’ll Ban Drag Performances Is Going Viral For Appearing To Have…Dressed In Drag
The 1977 yearbook photo appears to show Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee dressed as a cheerleader for a powderpuff football game.
Gabrielle Union And Dwyane Wade Praised Their Daughter Zaya, And Honestly, The Speech Healed My Inner Child
"I admire how you’ve handled the ignorance in our world...that you face every day. To say that your village is proud of you is an understatement."
This Tennessee Drag Queen Has A Message For The Governor: “We Will Not Go Quietly”
“[The bill] gives everyone who’s enforcing it across the state a license to bully not only drag performers but potentially trans people who are doing any sort of performance."
The Suspect Accused Of Killing Five People At A Gay Bar Had Visited At Least Six Times Before, A Detective Testified
At a hearing on Wednesday, prosecutors for the first time provided evidence related to why they charged the 22-year-old suspect with hate crimes as well as murder in the shooting at Club Q.
Florida’s School Book Bans Have Teachers “Walking On Eggshells”
De facto book bans are the latest in a series of Florida laws putting more and more restrictions on teachers and classrooms.
A Lesbian Mom Was Forced To Give Up Her Parental Rights To Her Ex-Wife And A Sperm Donor
Advocates fear it could cause problems for LGBTQ parents across Oklahoma, where the ruling was issued, and potentially other states as well.
A 30-Year-Old Native American Trans Woman Was Killed After Meeting Up With A Man From A Dating App, Her Family Says. Almost Six Months Later, No One Has Been Arrested.
Family and friends of Acey Morrison say she took care of everyone around her, but they fear they won’t get accountability in her death.
These New York Times Contributors Say The Paper’s Coverage Of Gender Issues Is Hurting Trans People
Their letter accused recent news stories of using “an eerily familiar mix of pseudoscience and euphemistic, charged language” that vilifies being trans.
Black Queer Author George M. Johnson’s Family Showed Up To Fight Back Against A Book Ban — And They Won
“It was a beautiful thing for queer community to see what it looks like when a family shows up for you.”
A 25-Year-Old Trans Activist Injected Testosterone In Front Of The Florida Board Of Medicine To Protest A Ban On Gender-Affirming Care For Minors
“This is our home too and we’re going to fight tooth and nail for it.”
A 16-Year-Old Trans Girl Who Was Popular On TikTok Was Fatally Stabbed In The UK
“Brianna was strong, fearless, and one of a kind,” her family said in a statement.
A Bill To Ban Gender-Affirming Care For Young Adults In Oklahoma Is Pushing Trans And Nonbinary People To Leave The State Even Though Republicans Backed Off
“We can buy cigarettes, we can buy a gun, we can buy alcohol, but we’re still not old enough to have a private agreement with our medical provider on what we want to do with our own body?”
Pro Surfer Bethany Hamilton Said She Will Boycott World Surf League Events Because Its New Policies Allow Trans Women To Compete
The pro surfer whose arm was famously bitten off in a shark attack said she was concerned about the new policy that allows trans women in surfing events.