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Roma LGBTQ People Talk About the Challenges of Facing Double Discrimination

"If your family isn't open to it, of course you have to hide who you are."
Vlad Levente Viski
9.19.17
LGBTQ

How Has 'I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry' Aged Ten Years Later?

Pretty terribly!
Kyle Turner
8.1.17
LGBTQ

RuPaul Made Drag Mainstream

How 'Drag Race' made straight America fall in love with drag.
Eric Sasson
6.23.17
LGBTQ

Lawmakers Want to Legalize Discrimination Against LGBTQ Foster Youth

The proposed federal legislation follows several states that have made it legal for adoption agencies to refuse to serve queer children and families.
Natalie Pattillo
6.16.17
LGBTQ

Being Freaked Out by Gay and Trans People Is Still a Legal Murder Defense in 48 States

Illinois is set to become the second state to outlaw gender identity and sexuality as motives for violence by defendants in court. What's holding the others behind?
Mathew Foresta
6.8.17
LGBTQ

Queer Indonesians Are Being Arrested Under a Vague Anti-Porn Law

Authorities are using the country's wide-reaching anti-pornography laws to prosecute gay men detained in a series of raids.
Adi Renaldi
5.31.17
LGBTQ

How LGBTQ Turks are Preparing for a History-Making Constitutional Vote

If Turkey's constitution is amended on April 16, nationalism could rise—and the already imperiled queer community may bear the brunt of what follows.
Lorena Rios
4.13.17
LGBTQ

Activists Are Scrambling to End Chechnya’s Persecution of Gay Men

As reports emerge that gay men are being imprisoned and murdered in the republic, activists are urging citizens to put pressure on Western officials to act.
Matt Baume
4.12.17
LGBTQ

How LGBTQ Americans are Reshaping the Fight for Assisted Reproduction

We're here, we're queer, and we want access to in vitro fertilization and surrogate pregnancies.
Neil McArthur
4.10.17
LGBTQ

Can Hookup Apps Inspire a Gay Political Renaissance?

Gay dating apps like Hornet and SCRUFF have become more outright political than ever before. But will their efforts affect real-world change?
Jon Shadel
3.13.17
LGBTQ

Why Gay Men Need to Get Past Masculinity

Drag queens can be leather men. Bears can be feminine. And the more we reinforce the opposite, the less ground we'll gain under Trump.
Jeff Leavell
2.24.17
LGBTQ

Forgotten Stories of Violence Against Gay Men in New Zealand and Australia

We spoke to photographer Sean Coyle about his work memorializing sites of homophobic violence.
Tess McClure
2.15.17