What Happens When Your Girlfriend Finds Out You're into Trans Women
When cis women find out the men they love are also attracted to trans women, their reactions can be devastating.
Transgender Women Explain What It's Like When They Don't 'Look Trans'
When women don't visibly scan as transgender, it can feel affirming, dangerous, and totally unremarkable, all at once.
Sessi Kuwabara Blanchard
We Asked Queer Indians How They First Learned About Sex
Porn, trial-and-error, Sidney Sheldon—LGBTQ+ youth tell us about their initiation into the world of sex and sexuality in a country where sex ed is either super-hetero or missing altogether.
Work Sucks, Especially When People Get Your Pronouns Wrong
Seven trans and non-binary people share what it's like to be misgendered at work, and what to do about it.
Cold Showers Help Me Manage Dysphoria When Nothing Else Works
When I had an eating disorder linked to dysphoria, I thought cold showers would help me lose weight. Instead, I find that they bring me back to myself.
The US Government Says Homeless Shelters Should Be Allowed to Ban Trans People
The new rule would allow shelters to deny a population more than twice as likely to be homeless than the average person.
The Young Trans Woman Beaten in a Viral Video Last Month Was Murdered over the Weekend
No immediate connections have been found between her death and the April assault
Snapchat's Gender-Swapping Photo Filters Can Result in Real Transphobia
"There’s a fine line between encouraging people to take gender less seriously and not considering trans realities."
Presenting as Non-Binary Changed My Dating Life Completely
Staying true to my femme gender non-conforming identity has definitely made relationships more complicated.
I Did Sex Work to Make Money—and Find Real Intimacy With Men
One in eight trans women have done sex work as a source of income; one in five, for food or shelter. Some of us have looked for real human connection there, too.
Sessi Kuwabara Blanchard
These LGBTQ Activists Don’t Want Queer and Trans People Serving in the Military
While the trans military ban has spurred a flurry of media coverage in support of trans troops, these activists still believe the military has no respect for human rights.
Why We Created a Gender-Inclusive Stock Photo Library
The Gender Spectrum Collection is a stock photo library featuring trans and non-binary models that aims to help media better represent members of these communities.