Katelyn Burns

LGBTQ

Lush's Trans Rights Campaign: Real Progress or Skin-Deep?

The cosmetics company recently launched the most public corporate campaign to increase awareness of trans issues.
Katelyn Burns
3.26.18
Womens History Month

'Transparent' Star Trace Lysette on How to Build a Trans-Inclusive Hollywood

"Transparent" star Trace Lysette opens up about her experiences being typecast and her vision for a gender-inclusive entertainment industry in the era of #MeToo.
Katelyn Burns
3.12.18
LGBTQ

America's Trans Political Candidates Are Only Getting Started

The success of Danica Roem and Chelsea Manning's Senate bid reveal that trans political power is more accessible than ever.
Katelyn Burns
1.18.18
LGBTQ

At Worst, the CDC's Ban on 'Transgender' Could Cost Lives

The Trump administration's move to avoid the word "transgender" in budget documents reflects a broader, troubling agenda.
Katelyn Burns
12.19.17
You Know Who Rules?

The Creator of the Cult Comic with Trans and Bisexual Heroes

"Kim and Kim" is the first major comic book featuring a trans woman written by a trans woman. Broadly spoke with author Mags Visaggio about the future of diverse comics and what she's hoping to accomplish in 2018.
Katelyn Burns
12.19.17
You Know Who Rules?

Andrea Jenkins on Her Remarkable Year Making and Preserving Trans History

The first black, openly trans woman in US history to win elected office also spent 2017 spearheading the University of Minnesota's Transgender Oral History Project.
Katelyn Burns
12.18.17
Skateboarding

What it's Like To Skateboard Across the Country as a Trans Woman

Calleigh Little set out to become the first woman to skateboard across America. She found a lesson in humanity.
Katelyn Burns
12.7.17
LGBTQ

Trans Candidates Think 2017 Could Be Their Year, Finally

A new PAC is working to get trans people to elected office, where they've rarely been before.
Katelyn Burns
10.26.17
Views My Own

How a New Trump Policy Enables Anti-Trans Discrimination

A cruel memo from Jeff Sessions stands to make life even harder for trans people like me.
Katelyn Burns
10.6.17
#gamergate

Zoe Quinn on Surviving Gamergate and the Rise of the Alt-Right

The game developer at the center of a large-scale harassment campaign opens up about her experience and how to fight online abuse today.
Katelyn Burns
9.14.17
Views My Own

Trump's War on Trans Rights Is Cynical and Terrifying

Why is the president so intent on persecuting trans people?
Katelyn Burns
8.24.17
Title IX

The Challenges Ahead for Transgender Athletes and Title IX Under Trump

As the Department of Education appears to consider new Title IX policies, transgender student athletes are among those with most at stake.
Katelyn Burns
7.28.17
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