After a year that’s laid painfully bare inequities and oppressions that have always been there, the systemic change that’s at the core of rewriting love still feels far out of reach.
Maura Martinez is currently seeking protection from deportation.
America’s nationwide panic over “critical race theory” and the rise in anti-trans sentiment have created a firestorm of attempted book bans at the local level, primarily directed at titles centring Black, queer and trans stories.
On Tuesday, LGBT internet communities celebrated when Elliot Page, star of Juno, The Umbrella Academy, and Whip It, shared on social media that he was transgender.
Here’s what the media got right—and why accurate media coverage is vital in the fight for trans peoples’ rights to exist safely in the world.
Illustration by George Wylesol
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It’s a typical Thursday night and my family is gathered in the kitchen of my childhood home. There’s me, freshly returned from college, helping my mom set the table; my half brother, also home on break, debating our father about politics; and my half siblings’ mother chiding my half s...
The current Palm Springs mayor pro tem has announced a run for the California State Senate in 2022.
Maybe it’s human instinct to want to capture our emotions, to bottle and preserve them for others to see.
Researchers and staff across Antarctica just celebrated the continent’s biggest Pride celebration ever, hoisting flags and hosting events at research bases across the continent.
By embracing femininity in and out of drag, Drag Race's first transmasculine contestant is breaking new ground.
“I think she knows that I’d do anything to protect her.”
Reframing the way we think about love and sex can change our lives.
Ms. spoke with the ACLU’s Chase Strangio about the anti-trans religious front’s recent pivot from a focus on trans people in bathrooms to trans people in sports, as well as the recent passing of justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg — and what these events mean for the state of trans rights in the U.S..
Music shapes us. For many LGBTQ+ people, songs are the soundtrack to a first kiss, a tearful coming out, or the powerful realization that we can no longer hide who we are. Music can be a refuge — a fluid medium through which we share and receive revelations about queer experiences that are often hard to define in concrete terms. But still, we try to put them in words.
For our first-ever edition of Rewind, a new column about the anthems of our LGBTQ+ lives, them. editors and contributors are s...
Over the last several years, students may have noticed a difference in the Smith landscape – each November, the tranquil body of water known as Paradise Pond transformed into a barren mudplain. Smith has dredged the pond periodically for decades. But outside of the Landscape and Environmental Studies departments, few members of the Smith community actually know why this happens, or why it is a significant event on the campus.
Most people know that the pond was artificially constructed. In the...