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.
More financial security could make the difference between life and death for Black trans women, who are often relegated to the margins of society.
From taxpayer-funded foster care and adoption agencies to programs that serve individuals struggling with substance abuse and youth homelessness, grantees of the Department of Health and Human Services got a green light from the Trump administration Friday to discriminate against LGBTQ people.
If we want to change the way women experience sports and transform athletics into a more equal and just space, we need to discuss more than just equal pay- we need to start thinking and talking about all the ways in which sports are gendered.