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Elliot Page on Fame, Fashion, and a F***ed-Up Juno Premiere

How often do you wish you had a do-over? The opportunity to say the right thing, make the perfect gesture, and experience a pivotal moment in your life on your own terms –...

Slay and Play: New Barbie Modeled After Laverne Cox

To flourish into a beautiful flower, a seedling requires love and nourishment. To flourish into a happy human, a child requires love, nourishment and Barbie dolls aplenty. It’s...

Congressman Uses Texas School Shooting to Attack Trans Community

What’s the lowest form of life on god’s gay earth? Think of the slimiest strain of algae forming on the cloaca of a bottom-feeding reptile. You’re on the right track, but it...

The Movement Don’t Mess with Trans Kids Has Raised Over $120,000 in Fighting Against Bigotry

Conservative Senators spent an inordinate amount of time questioning Ketanji Brown Jackson about her record on sexual abuse cases. They dutifully read from their Fox News scripts...

Amy Schneider Joining the Jeopardy! Million Dollar Club, staying grounded, and making history for LGBTQ representation

As Jeopardy! contestant Amy Schneider took to the soundstage, she had no clue that she would end up being one of America’s favorite people of the year, making history as the...

How We Could Have Saved Haley Gabriella Feldmann

Hugs are emotional currency. When we entwine our limbs, we are literally holding on to a given feeling, be it camaraderie, sadness or triumph. But sometimes, hugs express a desire...

A Force of Nature: Trouncing Tornadoes and Transphobia

Mother Nature can’t be tamed, but she can be reasoned with. That’s more than we can say for homophobes. Chimera Comstock (cool name alert!) is a storm chaser (cool job...

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,...