TRANS RIGHTS

LGBTQ

'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.
Diana Tourjée
6.12.19
LGBTQ

Trump Is Very Confused About Trans People

On Wednesday, Trump commented that trans people shouldn't be allowed in the military because they take "massive amounts of drugs"—among other inaccurate claims.
Kimberly Lawson
6.6.19
tv

'Pose' Season 1 Is On Netflix, So Clear Your Weekend Schedule

The FX show breaks ground, and will break your heart. Here's why you need to binge.
Taylor Hosking
5.10.19
Getting Out of Bed

I Got My First Good Night's Sleep When I Became Homeless at 17

My homophobic parents wanted to crush my spirit into a box, so I jumped out of the window and ran for my life.
Kay Belle
1.29.19
LGBTQ

Japan Upholds Sterilization Law for Trans People Who Change Legal Gender

Law 111 also specifies that in order to receive a change in their legal gender marker, a trans person in Japan must be at least 20 years old, unmarried, and undergo gender reassignment surgery.
Leila Ettachfini
1.25.19
politics

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Casually Drops in on Twitch Stream for Trans Kids

She joined YouTuber Hbomberguy, who was playing Donkey Kong to raise over $340,000 for Mermaids, a UK charity for trans children.
Zing Tsjeng
1.21.19
year in review

97 Easy Ways to Be a Better Person

No matter who you are, there are always ways to be kinder to one another. Here are some ideas.
Inês Mendonça
12.27.18
LGBTQ

How an Online Forum for Moms Became a Toxic Hotbed of Transphobia

Mumsnet boasts of its political influence and hosts chats with Hillary Clinton and UK politicians. So how has it become ground zero for British transphobia?
Eve Livingston
12.6.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

A Timeline of Trump's Plan to Eliminate Trans Rights

Broadly's Diana Tourjée breaks it down.
VICE Staff
11.7.18
To Hell And Back

Fuck Nazi Metal Sympathy

On North Jersey's Nazi metal problem, and those fighting for a better scene (plus new tunes from Holy Grove, Glacial Tomb, Pijn, and more).
Kim Kelly
10.25.18
Broadly

Uruguay Has Massively Expanded Trans Rights

The new package of reforms, which includes gender confirmation surgery to be provided by the Uruguayan health care system, cements the nation's reputation as the most progressive country in Latin America.
Sirin Kale
10.25.18
The Power and Privilege Issue

My Struggles with LGBTQ+ Nonprofits as a Black Trans Woman

"I’d always been treated like a cancer whenever I’d reached out to nonprofit organizations for help, and carried a deep feeling of distrust. Then I stumbled across My Friend’s Place."
Ashlee Marie Preston
10.24.18
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