LGBTQ

LGBTQ

Berkeley's Effort to Abolish Gender Is Chaotic and Fabulous

The American city is replacing all gendered language—including "man hole" and "fraternity"—with new terms.
Diana Tourjée
17 hours ago
LGBTQ

Straight Men Recall the First Time They Were Attracted to a Trans Woman

Tons of men are into trans girls, they just don't admit it.
Diana Tourjée
17 hours ago
LGBTQ

The Anxiety of Coming Out as Bisexual in India

“We’re seen as people who are either lying about our sexuality or going through a phase; that we’re not capable of committed relationships; that we’re confused or just plain greedy for sex.”
Prashansa Gurung
a day ago
LGBTQ

We Just Got 230 New Emojis, But Still No Trans Flag

Come on, we've even got a banjo.
Anna Iovine
2 days ago
LGBTQ

Queer Clergy Tell Us What It's Like to Be Gay and a Christian Leader

"It's been difficult for many to accept that a gay person could become a high-ranking minister."
Sebastian Goddemeier
3 days ago
LGBTQ

Inside London's Queer Club with a Strict 'No Cis Men' Policy

Queer and inclusive party LICK has now grown from a monthly club night to a permanent space. We were there for its launch night.
Helen Meriel Thomas
4 days ago
LGBTQ

Photos of the Bihar Pride Parade Show How Homophobic India Is Slowly Changing

The pride parade in Patna on July 14 had to swap the Pride Flag for the Transgender Pride Flag, but hundreds of people showed up to support the queer community.
Javed Sultan
4 days ago
LGBTQ

South Korean Military’s Anti-LGBTQ Law Fosters a Culture of Abuse

Amnesty International’s new report reveals disturbing evidence of violence and bullying towards gay and trans soldiers.
Meera Navlakha
5 days ago
transgender

Five Coming-of-Age Trans Movies That Changed My life

These movies, new and old, offensive and not, tell perspective-altering stories about growing up transgender.
Diana Tourjée
5 days ago
LGBTQ

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.
Pallavi Pundir
7.12.19
LGBTQ

Indonesian Prison Officials Believe Inmates Are 'Turning Gay' After Sleeping Next To The Same Sex

If that’s the case, shouldn’t prisons be full of gay people, since overcrowded conditions force inmates to sleep in cramped cells?
Ikhwan Hastanto
7.11.19
LGBTQ

I Was Bullied as a Gay Teen and It Also Made Me Want to End My Life

For several queer Indian youth, growing up means developing a thick skin against bullies. But not everyone gets past them.
Navin Noronha
7.10.19
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