transgender

LGBTQ

Chanel Scurlock Is the Fifth Black Trans Woman Killed in the Last Month

"I’m proud of you for being unapologetically correct about your feelings and expectations of YOU," wrote a friend of the North Carolina woman on Facebook.
Leila Ettachfini
6.7.19
body

Cold Showers Help Me Manage Dysphoria When Nothing Else Works

When I had an eating disorder linked to dysphoria, I thought cold showers would help me lose weight. Instead, I find that they bring me back to myself.
Peter Smith
5.28.19
LGBTQ

The US Government Says Homeless Shelters Should Be Allowed to Ban Trans People

The new rule would allow shelters to deny a population more than twice as likely to be homeless.
Diana Tourjée
5.23.19
LGBTQ

Henry Sias Could be the First Trans Man to Serve as a U.S. Judge

If he wins Tuesday's primary, the Philadelphia lawyer will be seated for ten years.
Diana Tourjée
5.20.19
LGBTQ

Snapchat's Gender-Swapping Photo Filters Can Result in Real Transphobia

"There’s a fine line between encouraging people to take gender less seriously and not considering trans realities."
Serena Sonoma
5.16.19
Dating

Presenting as Non-Binary Changed My Dating Life Completely

Staying true to my femme gender non-conforming identity has definitely made relationships more complicated.
Travis Alabanza
5.16.19
sex work

I Did Sex Work to Make Money—and Find Real Intimacy With Men

One in eight trans women have done sex work as a source of income; one in five, for food or shelter. Some of us have looked for real human connection there, too.
Sessi Kuwabara Blanchard
5.9.19
LGBTQ

These LGBTQ Activists Don’t Want Queer and Trans People Serving in the Military

While the trans military ban has spurred a flurry of media coverage in support of trans troops, these activists still believe the military has no respect for human rights.
Leila Ettachfini
5.2.19
LGBTQ

How Microdosing Testosterone Changed My Life

I knew I was non-binary, but I was afraid to tell my doctor I didn't want to fully transition from female to male. I thought finding an in-between wasn't allowed.
Alyza Enriquez
4.25.19
Op-Ed

The Trans Ban Is in Effect, And Service Members Are Now in Jeopardy

I carried caskets in Arlington National Cemetery. I folded American flags for loved ones. I didn’t know anything about the gender identity or sexuality of those I carried—just that they died in service and wore the flag of this country to the grave.
Charlotte Clymer
4.12.19
politics

In Congress, a Task Force for Trans Equality Is Mobilizing Against Trump

“It is mystifying to me that a President believes that defining people out of existence, or erasing their identity, would somehow make America stronger," said Rep. Joe Kennedy III, the chairman of the Congressional Trans Equality Task force.
Diana Tourjée
3.28.19
gender spectrum collection

Behind the Scenes of Broadly's Gender-Inclusive Stock Photo Shoot

From the set of the Gender Spectrum Collection, photographer Zackary Drucker and models involved in the shoot discuss why transgender and non-binary representation matters.
Broadly Staff
3.26.19
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