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Guns, Garments & Gays: Defending a Queer Alpaca Commune

Bigots are ridiculous. If you give them the shirt off your back, they’ll tear it up unless it’s white and straight, gaht dammit! Lest you think we’re being hyperbolic,...

Transgender Teen Escapes Abuse, Discovers Multi-Million Dollar Art Career

It’s no coincidence that the word paint begins with pain. Expression is laborious; we contort our muscles, skin and appendages to externalize the turbulence roiling in our...

Always Bet on Progress: Nevada Crowns the First Transgender Miss USA Contestant

The concept of role models seems quaint. Celebrities often fall short of our expectations, athletes succumb to human foibles, and our recent political leaders are festering...

Gigi Gorgeous is Building Bridges Between the Gay and Transgender Communities Through Visibility

Getting your first 100 million views on YouTube makes you a star, surpassing 500 million views and using that stardom for activism makes you a gorgeous queen. What we’ve learned...

Proceeds from New Song “Fierce” Goes to Trans Community

“Fierce” is an engaging, propulsive, and danceable rallying cry bringing together the formidable talents of acclaimed award-winning actress and host Angelica Ross,...

Transparent Equality: Scott Schofield Expanding Visibility of Trans Characters in Entertainment

My friendship with actor and activist Scott Schofield has been an interesting one. Everyone claims they want total honesty in a friendship, but it is brutal when it happens. There...

Trip Richards: Gender > Genitals

Allow your robust imagination to run wild for a moment. Picture a bearded, muscular hottie with alluring tattoos etched into his hairy chest and bulbous shoulders. Are you...

Teddy Geiger Takes a Bite of the Spotlight

Representation matters. In an era when so many people want to silence our queer voices, Teddy Geiger has emerged as an openly transgender singer-songwriter who just snagged a...

Love Long and Prosper: Transgender Representation in Star Trek ALT To Boldly Grow

Acceptance is like space travel; it is the loftiest goal that Earthlings can achieve, yet it sometimes seems as distant and elusive as the outer edges of the galaxy. Star Trek is...

These Are 11 Reasons Why LGBTQ Protesters Are at the Supreme Court

On October 8, the Supreme Court of the United States was slated to hear pivotal cases about whether to ensure or rollback employment protections for LGBTQ people. Here are 11...