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Because LGBTQ people's perspectives have historically been absent from mainstream publications, they've had to make their own.
In an intimate email correspondence, Vaginal Davis and Brontez Purnell share memories, photos, and instructions for thriving as outsider of the art world.
"The celebration of Pride for me is a mix of strength and joy. The strength of a community and its continuous efforts to reach equality."
Creator Anjeli Luz says she made the document as a tool of self-reflection for herself and others.
Hidden away in the Colorado countryside, the Tenacious Unicorn Ranch is becoming a sanctuary for queer and trans people with nowhere else to go.
For people in prison, receiving letters helps remind them of their inherent value while locked in a system that can be especially dehumanizing for those who are LGBTQ.
Thousands are demanding justice for Black trans murder victims including Riah Milton, Dominique Fells, and Tony McDade. They are also calling for an end to the abuse and endangerment of Black trans people, full stop.
Before it was legal for LGBTQ people to commit in the eyes of the law, they adopted one another, took up "Boston Marriages," and otherwise found ways to become more officially partnered.
If you're in isolation with relatives who don't support you—or just not ready to tell each and every person in your life that you're LGBT2Q—here are some ways to honor the occasion and keep yourself safe.