While there is a clear history of the word being used in aggressive and insulting ways, the meaning(s) and uses of queer have never been singular, simple or stable.
The mental health of incarcerated LGBTQ+ youth is understudied. But new analysis shows kids are in crisis
Polyamory is relationship-focused and predicated on consent. Everyone involved is privy to the arrangement. It isn’t strictly about sex.
Though an estimated 1% of people identify as asexual, asexual people remain relatively invisible and are rarely researched.
Cafe Euphoria isn’t just another co-op. Its trans and gender-nonconforming owners are pursuing a vision of radical equality.
The relentless global march of Drag Race continues, this time making its most recent stop in the Philippines.
Though intolerance is still commonplace, young Americans are finding it less stigmatizing to openly identify as trans.
Ericka Hart is changing the face of health education. The breast cancer awareness and representation advocate was diagnosed with breast cancer, and now in her mid- 30s, she is challenging institutionalized racism in the medical industry—known as medical racism.
On Jan 3, 2020, the American Dialect Society held its 30th annual “Word of the Year” vote, which this year also included a vote for “Word of the Decade.” It was the year – and the decade – of the pronoun.
While the last year felt like a two steps forward, three steps back kind of year, some notable trans folks broke national headlines, moving the needle even further towards trans visibility in 2019.
Research shows that trans people experience high rates of discrimination in housing and shelter services, exacerbating their already elevated rates of homelessness.
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.