The First Lesbian Porn and 10 Other Revealing Artifacts from Lesbian History

The Lesbian Herstory Archives also include a Japanese "dyketionary" and a diary documenting what it was like to be queer in 1950's small-town Ohio.

'The State Is Her Ultimate Killer': How a Trans Woman Died at Rikers

The Black transgender woman was found dead in her cell at Rikers Island. These are the circumstances that led to her death.

Joe Biden Wagged His Finger At Me When I Asked Him About Abortion

The story behind the viral Twitter photo.

Trump’s New Rule Could Effectively Allow Discrimination Based on Race and Age

A closer look at the healthcare proposal released last month reveals that it goes beyond removing protections for LGBTQ people and those who've had an abortion.

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Iconic LA Deli Facing Backlash After Allegedly Asking Two Women Not to Kiss

“He... told us that he ‘can't have this in his restaurant because some of the customers don’t understand,’” the woman's Instagram post read.

Taylor Swift's LGBTQ Anthem 'You Need to Calm Down' Is Pretty Clueless

Swift's new song is a failed attempt at advocacy.

The First Lesbian Porn and 10 Other Revealing Artifacts from Lesbian History

The Lesbian Herstory Archives also include a Japanese "dyketionary" and a diary documenting what it was like to be queer in 1950's small-town Ohio.

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The Outrageous Reasons These Women Couldn’t Get Their Tubes Tied

People are being denied tubal ligations because they're too young, childless, only have one child, aren't married—or for any other reason their doctor chooses.

Republicans Want to Make a Debate Over Discrimination into an Abortion Battle

At the first hearing on the Equal Rights Amendment in nearly four decades, lawmakers debated its implications for abortion rights.

The Incredible Hypocrisy of the Caster Semenya Ruling

A court has ruled that discrimination against intersex athletes is acceptable based on "theoretical" advantages. Now what?

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Joe Biden Wagged His Finger At Me When I Asked Him About Abortion

The story behind the viral Twitter photo.

Politicians Are Getting Serious About Decriminalizing Sex Work

In the past, these proposals were meant to advance the conversation. Now they're designed to be passed.

Trump’s New Rule Could Effectively Allow Discrimination Based on Race and Age

A closer look at the healthcare proposal released last month reveals that it goes beyond removing protections for LGBTQ people and those who've had an abortion.

Being Black in America Is a Health Risk. It's Time for Reparations.

Cash would not only be a form of repayment, it would also undeniably improve people's health.

Trump’s New Rule Could Effectively Allow Discrimination Based on Race and Age

A closer look at the healthcare proposal released last month reveals that it goes beyond removing protections for LGBTQ people and those who've had an abortion.

Why Is It Still So Hard For Young People of Color to Get Therapy?

More Black and brown millennials are seeking therapy, but there are still major obstacles in a mental health care system designed for white people.

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