This legislation would ensure that legally-married same-sex couples – who, until the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2013 Windsor decision, were barred from filing federal taxes jointly – are permitted to file amended tax returns back to the date of their marriage.
One in five lesbians and one in six bisexual women have experienced a hate crime in the last twelve months.
“We’ll continue resisting because as LGBTQ folks, as immigrant folks, we have been resisting, since the day we have decided to live authentically and unafraid and unapologetically.”
On Thursday, I heard we were going to have some rain over the weekend, and now the city that I have lived in my whole life is underwater. How do you grieve such a catastrophic loss?
It’s nothing new, but that doesn’t mean it’s not dangerous.
Today Trump signed an official directive that prohibits transgender people from joining the military, and additionally gives Defense Secretary Mattis a great deal of latitude in terms of deciding the fate of transgender people already enlisted.
In the middle of a truly banner week for the White House, it seems one of their priorities is… opposing affirmative action programs at universities.
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.