gender identity


The ACLU Is Coming for Coachella

In 2018, two Coachella attendees said that they were barred from restrooms that corresponded with their gender identities. Now, the ACLU is demanding the music festival create a written policy that is more inclusive of transgender people.
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
LGBTQ health

When You’ve Transitioned But Your Voice Hasn’t Caught Up

How transgender people perceive their voices can have a big impact on their health and well-being.
Melissa Pandika

Five People on Their Favorite Things About Being Nonbinary

"Without a doubt, the most rewarding aspect of discovering and embracing my identity was realizing that I didn't need to conform to anyone else's notion of what gender is."
Anna Goldfarb
woman seeing woman

Lissa Rivera's Photos Defy Gender Norms

With her partner and muse, she’s creating a new visual language of gender representation.
Elyssa Goodman

My Neo-Pussy Isn't a Cis Vagina—and I Like It That Way

My vaginoplasty helped me understand that gender was a lot more complex than I initially thought—and now I find truth in my wonkily queer body.
Juno Roche
queer film

Watch This Tender New Music Video About Queer Teens in a Futuristic Tokyo

Co-directed by Valentine Freeman and Azsa West for The Ruby Suns, the short film explores the ways we express our gender and sexuality online.
Sarah Burke
editors letter

This Women's Day, We Imagine a Future Beyond the Binary

It's about time we begin to value the existence of everyone on the gender spectrum.
Lindsay Schrupp

27 Percent of California Teens Are Gender Nonconforming

A new study of California youth found that more than one in four teens say their classmates view them as resisting dominant forms of gender expression.
Kimberly Lawson

Gender Transition Made Me Re-Evaluate My Diet

Six months on "T" and three months spent as a vegan, I was waking up to the reality that testosterone alone would not give me the body I wanted. I sought the V-shape, which meant seriously re-evaluating my diet.
Fred McConnell

Omar Souleyman's Syrian Pop and 9 Best Things on the Dance Music Internet

James Place, hip hop producers, gay nightlife and more make our list of the week's best things.
Britt Julious

A Collaborative, Colorful Look at a Photographer's Non-Binary Friends

Laurence Philomene celebrates marginalized identities with vibrant colors and toothy smiles.
Cailey Rizzo
Youth, Interrupted

We Talked to a Trans Teen Surviving the Shitshow that Is North Carolina

"It wasn't just about water fountains then, and it's not just about bathrooms now."
Evy Pitt Stoller