transgender

LGBTQ

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."
Serena Sonoma
5 days ago
Dating

Presenting as Non-Binary Changed My Dating Life Completely

Staying true to my femme gender non-conforming identity has definitely made relationships more complicated.
Travis Alabanza
5 days ago
sex work

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
5.9.19
LGBTQ

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.
Leila Ettachfini
5.2.19
editors letter

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.
Lindsay Schrupp
3.26.19
LGBTQ

LGBTQ People Are Furious at This Queer Center for Hosting a Right-Wing Event

A campaign to get LGBTQ people to leave the Democratic Party is coming to a prominent New York community center, causing major uproar.
Taylor Hosking
3.22.19
LGBTQ

A Husband Comes Out as Trans; a Couple Explains What Came Next

"There was a very small chance we'd make it through it, but here we are a year-and-a-half later."
Nick Thompson
3.4.19
LGBTQ

The Canadian YouTuber Headed for the World’s Largest Trans Beauty Pageant

After being “100 percent transparent” about her transition on YouTube, Julie Vu is taking her trans advocacy to Thailand.
Mica Lemiski
2.5.19
porn

I Took Someone Who's Never Watched Porn to a Porn Film Festival

My friend Kira has gone 18 years without ever watching porn.
Rebecca Baden
12.6.18
LGBTQ

What I Learned from the Depression After My Transition

Though I wouldn't change a thing, transitioning presented problems I never expected.
Chris Jacobovicz
11.7.18
Work

How to Respond to Your Ignorant Coworker’s Microaggressions

Unintentional biases wear away at your self esteem. Here are some strategies for curtailing unwelcome and discriminatory comments from coworkers—whether they are directed at you or someone else.
Ivory King
10.30.18
Views My Own

Canada Is Not Safe from Donald Trump’s Attacks on Transgender Human Rights

There is reason to be concerned Canada’s conservatives could look to the south to find a convenient social issue to run on.
Abigail Curlew
10.23.18
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