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.
The Killing Of A Black Trans Woman In 2019 Was A Hate Crime, Authorities Say
Daqua Ritter is accused of shooting Pebbles LaDime “Dime” Doe because of her gender identity.
Tennessee Is Considering Banning Gender-Affirming Care As Child Abuse. Doctors, Parents, And Advocates Are Speaking Out.
"I'm very lucky my child is alive today," a mother of one trans teen said.
A Nonbinary Broadway Actor Is Rejecting Consideration For A Tony Because Of The Awards’ Gendered Categories
"I could not in good faith move forward with denying any part of my identity to conform to a system and structure that does not hold space for people like me."
A Gay Couple Tried To Sign Up For A Christian Camp’s Reunion Weekend. The Anti-LGBTQ Pushback They Faced Was The Final Straw, They Said.
Former Young Life participants and staffers told BuzzFeed News that in spite of its message of friendship and belonging, the organization continues to reject its queer members when they come out.
A Ban On Gender-Affirming Care For Anyone Under 18 Has Gone Into Effect In Utah
“Trans kids are kids — they deserve to grow up without constant political attacks on their lives and health care; we will defend that right,” the ACLU of Utah said.
Instagram Restored Photos Of A Trans Couple With Bare Chests. Queer Artists Say It’s Just A Start To Addressing Unfair Enforcement Of Nudity Guidelines.
“This is just window wash,” one artist said. “This whole nudity policy they have in place is predatory towards anything that’s not just white, fitness influencers.”
Biden Signed A Marriage Equality Law In Front Of Drag Queens And The Nephew Of That Republican Who Cried About It
“It’s really surreal,” said Andrew Hartzler, an openly gay man who was invited to the White House to watch the president sign into law something his Republican lawmaker aunt had tearfully voted against.
The Gay Nephew Of The Lawmaker Who Cried While Voting Against Marriage Equality Has A Message For Her
Missouri Republican Rep. Vicky Hartzler went viral for her teary (and unsuccessful) plea to stop the Respect for Marriage Act. Her gay nephew wants a word.
Supreme Court Justices Warned About The Potential Ramifications In A Major Case On Religious Freedom And Same-Sex Marriage
Lawyers for the Colorado web designer say her First Amendment rights are on the line, but the justices seemed at odds over whether such a case would allow others to discriminate against interracial or disabled couples.
The Right’s Political Strategy Against LGBTQ People Is Just Repackaging Anger About Masks And Critical Race Theory
“They’ve stopped trying to pretend that they’re doing anything other than coming after LGBTQ people because they don’t like us.”