visibility

LGBTQ

This Photographer Is Bridging the Gap Between Generations of Trans People

We spoke to photographer Bex Day about her photo series 'Hen.'
Nana Baah
4.3.19
Photography

Photographer Elijah Ndoumbé on Honoring Their Process No Matter What

"I'm focused on making work that is creatively fulfilling and that honors the process, whatever that looks like. If that is trans work, then let it be trans work. If it's not, let it not be."
Leila Ettachfini
4.2.19
Photography

Texas Isaiah Wants to Make Photography Fair

"I want young trans folks to know they deserve to participate in their fullest creative expression."
Leila Ettachfini
3.27.19
Muslim Women's Day 2019

4 Muslim Women on How to Survive in Media

Journalists Noura Erakat, Eman Bare, Meher Ahmad, and Safaa Khan get candid about what they love about being Muslim in media and how they handle tokenization.
Leila Ettachfini
3.27.19
Muslim Women's Day 2019

Representation as a Black Muslim Woman Is Good—And It's a Trap

"Muslim Cool" author Dr. Su'ad Abdul Khabeer shares the "twin truths about representation."
Dr. Su'ad Abdul Khabeer
3.27.19
visibility

For Years, Tiq Milan Felt Like the Only Black Trans Man On Earth

It wasn't until he stumbled into an online chatroom in the early Aughts that activist Tiq Milan saw himself reflected for the first time.
Tiq Milan
3.26.19
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
3.8.18
video

A Fiery Attack on Gender Norms | TCP Meets Cassils

Personal trainer-turned-performance artist Cassils gives us a window into how strict physical training tests the limits of not only endurance, but empathy.
The Creators Project
11.18.16
Art

Fat Artists Take the Spotlight at 'Fatter IRL: a fat art show'

An often overlooked and underrepresented group has its moment in this all-fat-artist exhibition.
Andrew Nunes
10.31.16
Film

‘Tangerine’ Star Mya Taylor Talks Scary Movies and Trans Visibility in Hollywood

"We can't sit around and wait for other people to hire us and get comfortable."
Kyrell Grant
7.10.16
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Kesha Received the Human Rights Campaign's Visibility Award and Gave an Inspiring Speech

"Fame is strange and unnatural."
Noisey Staff
3.6.16
Stuff

I’m Proud of Being Trans, and I Don’t Care About Passing

A few months ago, sitting on a tram at lunchtime, I noticed a young girl staring at me with her mouth wide open. Staring back I thought: There's nothing like the puzzled look of a child on public transport to tell you you're not passing.
Simona Kapitolina
6.15.15