These are stories of trans people who have served or are serving in the US military; their experiences range from the positive to the deeply traumatic and everywhere in between.
While Twitter and the media at large can’t get enough of Trump and Sessions throwing their little fits about how the other one is doing them dirty, remember they could never hate each other as much as they hate us.
Donald Trump decided to switch up his morning Twitter time today, putting the breaks on his relentless 140-character lies that he and his campaign didn’t work with Russia to steal the White House, and moving ahead with a “plan” to ban all transgender people from serving in the U.S. military.
Hannah Hart’s hot buttery croissants and big announcement, Madrid World Pride was beautiful, Mormon founder of Mama Dragons, trans and queer Asian visibility, Jameka Evans is petitioning SCOTUS, housing for LGBTQ seniors, and more delicious links!
The vote passed 393 to 226 on the last day of Parliament’s summer session.
Barely even a woman yet, at 17 years old, Ava Le’Ray Barrin is the 14th trans woman of color in the United States whose life was ended too early.
A recent spike in violence against trans women in Malaysia has left activists and the trans community fearful, but also determined in their calls for the Malaysian Government and society to be held accountable.
The Supreme Court propped up Trump’s “travel ban” while agreeing to hear the case this fall. They’ve also got some of those good ol’ “religious freedom” challenges that endanger LGBT people in the hopper.
Berrios was one of the original and most beloved performers at Ithaca’s House of Merlot, a drag performance troupe that founded the Ithaca College Drag show for the Trevor Project in 2012 and has been raising funds for LGBTQ youth ever since.
“It’s important to honor and remember the 49 people who died one year ago today. We should remember their spirit and be moved to better support their communities in their honor without erasing all of their identities.”
A pride playlist from the jazz era, Melissa Etheridge pens a letter to her younger self, behind the scenes with Mary Lambert, first trans Vogue cover model Valentina Sampaio, record number of LGBTQ MPs elected to UK Parliament, and much, much more!
Circumventing Trump’s disastrous plan to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris Agreement, 12 states and Puerto Rico make state rights great again by creating their own climate action group. That’s great news for queers, and anyone else who needs to survive on this planet.
McFadden was a 27-year-old restaurant server and aspiring singer in San Antonio, TX.
The Canadian Government’s new guidelines on processing LGBTQI refugees includes more inclusive language and highlights concerns about stereotypes.
The 27-year-old attacker called his victims ‘dykes’ and ‘faggots’ before attacking them.
The 7th Circuit’s ruling in Ash Whitaker’s bathroom access case has the potential to create sweeping change for trans people in the United States.
Hallmark now has an LGBTQ collection including cards to celebrate transition, Justin Trudeau and Joe Biden are white men that are acceptable humans I guess okay, Wal-Mart settles landmark lawsuit brought by lesbian employees, a sexy new video from Keeana Kee, and more neat-o skeat-o stuff!
Seventh-Day Adventist pastor Alicia Johnston knew she would lose leadership of her congregation when she came out as bisexual, but did it anyway. She talked with Autostraddle about her hopes to the future, and how she wants to continue ministering to queer people of faith.
Maybe the reason Trump wants to pretend nobody has studied the Civil War is because he knows even a cursory look at history will expose his tricks.
Trump doesn’t want to deal with LGBTQ activists, but he’s happy to legitimize discrimination even if he’s not legalizing it.