After racking up hundreds of thousands in debt, three rounds of hospitalization, countless chemo sessions, and many nights’ lost sleep, Jackie and Dee are fighting for their rights (and yours).
In what has already been a year of horrifying violence and tragedy for trans women of color, a young Somali-Canadian trans woman was lost this weekend in Toronto. Sumaya Dalmar, known also as Sumaya Ysl, was found dead on Sunday morning at the age of 26.
The federal housing authority is directing its assistance programs to respect clients’ gender identities, prioritizing their safety in single-sex shelters.
A new study from Stanford researchers shows that 30% of medical students are not open about their sexual orientation and/or gender identity, mostly due to fear of discrimination.
Brown was sworn in on February 18, and is the first openly bisexual person to serve at such a high level of political office in the United States.
The decision goes against recommendations from the American Medical Association and the American Academy of Pediatrics, but Michigan doesn’t currently have anti-discrimination laws that can address the doctor’s behavior.
The couple was narrowly granted a marriage license under a special circumstance so other Texas same-sex couples wanting to marry will have to wait.
Also, Queen Elizabeth thinks you’re wonderful. Yes, you!
“I haven’t felt safe in my own skin since [the attack],” said Chris. “I don’t know that I ever will again.”
In an interview with BuzzFeed News, the president said marriage equality has hit “critical mass” in the United States.
Alabama’s Chief Justice, Roy Moore, has told probate court judges to ignore the federal ruling that has legalized gay marriage in the state, leaving only a few counties issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
Coast Guard officer Lisa Trubnikova and her wife, Anna Trubnikova, were shot in their home in Bourne, Massachusetts by 31-year-old co-worker Adrian Loya on Thursday.
As the National LGBTQ Task Force kicked off its annual conference, queer and trans people of color stormed the stage to demand more inclusion and focus on the violence and oppression faced by people of color.
“Whatever our beliefs, whatever our traditions, we must seek to be instruments of peace, and bringing light where there is darkness, and sowing love where there is hatred.”
Mike Huckabee says he tolerates your gayness like he tolerates your love of cheap Cabernet. But the weddings and bacon-wrapped shrimp are a bridge too far.
Meet Disney’s first-ever Latina princess, watch red pandas play in the snow, and fill up on a bunch of queer reasons to celebrate this Super Bowl Sunday!
“In the wake of a national conversation about police violence and systemic racism that centers around the recent murders of black men, Jessie’s death is an awful reminder that police violence certainly affects Latin@ and LGBT communities.”
People shared stories of discrimination, bullying and fear of oppression and why they just want to be free to be themselves in their home state.
Say their names: Lamia Beard. Ty Underwood. Goddess Edwards. May they rest in power.