From Stonewall to Pride, the fight for equal rights has been rooted in resistance led by Black trans women.
Florida has been rocked by political controversies, bitter debates and fatal shootings at odds with its previously laid back holiday destination image.
Four primary solutions to address the specific needs of survivors with disabilities.
What does it mean to give ourselves permission to experience joy even when grief and rage are present?
This World AIDS Day, let’s not forget that transgender women—particularly trans women of color—are also more likely to be living with HIV than cisgender people. The fight for trans justice cannot be separated from the work to reduce new transmission and provide care to those who are living with HIV, while ending stigma and criminalization for having HIV. To win this fight, we must decriminalize sex work.
Police violence is a problem in rural and urban communities alike. By building stronger communities, we can reduce it.
Dozens of municipalities (and some states) have codified queer and trans nondiscrimination protections at levels that exceed anything Congress has even considered in its failed efforts at passing nationwide legislation.
Using “witch hunt” to decry purportedly baseless allegations, however, reflects a misunderstanding of American history. Witch trials didn’t target the powerful. They persecuted society’s most marginal members – particularly women.
Before I came out, I thought it was normal to “debate” our right to marry or hold a job. Now I know it’s not — at all.
This week the US Supreme Court will hear three cases dealing with queer and trans rights, cases that ask the court to decide whether it is legal to fire someone who is queer and/or trans under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act’s prohibition on discrimination based on sex. The subject of one of these cases, R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes Inc. v. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, is Aimee Stephens.
Actress and trans activist Angelica Ross, the breakout star of the history-making FX series Pose, has been announced as the host of the upcoming 2020 Presidential Candidate Forum on LGBTQ Issues.
Are you fully protected from employment discrimination? For employees who identify as LGBTQ, and work in one of at least 17 states nationwide that fail to protect workers, the answer at best is uncertain. At worst, it’s “no” under state statute. In many ways, the...