Ashley Diamond became a voice for incarcerated transgender people when her lawsuit forced changes in Georgia policy. She says the state is again failing to protect her.
Lynn Conway was one of the company’s most promising young computer engineers but after confiding to supervisors that she was transgender, they fired her.
In more than four dozen books, Morris explored foreign lands, her own Britain and her experience as a transgender woman.
The bloc is trying to stop the Eastern European member nations from advancing discriminatory measures, but its legal powers are limited.
Over a third of young people in foster care in New York City identify as L.G.B.T.Q. and are struggling to find the support they need, according to a new survey.
House of Yes was a revolution in New York nightlife: A space at once wild and safe, challenging and inclusive. Can it ever come back?
When it comes to forbidden love, a “romantic plan isn’t enough.”
World Rugby is the first international sports federation to block transgender women from global competitions, even though it has long preached a motto of inclusivity.
A Christian evangelical who was shunned for her lesbianism, she became an influential scholar of the Bible, finding in it acceptance of L.G.B.T.Q. people.
Supporters frame the measure as a long-overdue means to provide basic human rights. Opponents depict it as an overreaching step that would suppress opinion.
Sarah Hennies’s highly personal explorations of “queer and trans identity, love, intimacy and psychoacoustics” are increasingly played by others.
Carrie Severino of the Judicial Crisis Network and Roger Severino, a senior health and human services official, have worked to reshape social policy and the courts they need to uphold it.
Even as Mayor Bill de Blasio has emptied out the city’s jails, the number of people who are placed in punitive segregation each year has remained about the same.
When the coronavirus shut down clubs around the world, I found community in a queer dance party on Zoom.
The Education Department has told Connecticut schools that desegregation grants will be cut off Oct. 1 if they continue to allow transgender students to choose the teams they compete on.
The fight for equality isn’t over, and can most definitely still be lost.
Ms. McBride, who would be the first openly transgender person to serve in any state’s senate, won a primary for a safely Democratic seat in Delaware.
Lance Cpl. Joseph Scott Pemberton was formally deported and flown out on a U.S. military plane. His pardon by President Rodrigo Duterte has drawn anger from activists.
As a pediatrician and mother, I thought I knew a lot about parenting. But I was blindsided by my daughter’s coming out as trans, and that first year was riddled with mistakes.
The Philippine president made the move, which riled nationalist and gay rights groups, in the interest of maintaining an “independent foreign policy.”
Fan armies are harassing gay and trans people on TikTok.
Though the Supreme Court embraced a broad definition of sex in June, the Department of Health and Human Services pressed ahead with changes that narrowed the definition of sex in the Affordable Care Act.
A court decision to free Lance Cpl. Joseph Scott Pemberton less than six years into his sentence was criticized by activists.
Thirteen years ago, my parents tried to wish away my gender transition. Now, Alzheimer’s threatens to erase their memory of me altogether.
Some experts say inclusion and competitive fairness conflict as leaders consider how to regulate the athletic participation of transgender women.
The decision arrived a day before a Trump administration rule narrowing the legal definition of sex discrimination was set to take effect.
As Bob Good, an opponent of same-sex marriage, tries to rally Republicans with attacks on transgender rights, Democrats see an opening in the G.O.P.-held district.
The artistic polymath has pushed the limits of genre, exploring ideas about gender and politics in nearly every form imaginable.
Merritt Corrigan, the former deputy White House liaison for the U.S. Agency for International Development, had drawn scrutiny shortly after being named to the position.
A fixture in Los Angeles clubs who stood 7-foot-2 in heels, she also co-hosted the L.G.B.T.Q. talk show “Hey Qween!”
The Trump administration is pressing forward with policies limiting transgender rights. Many rules that have been in development for years have now either been finalized or have gone into effect.
Junia Joplin, a Baptist pastor in Ontario, asked for acceptance in a sermon: “I want to be the person that God created me to be.” The congregation narrowly voted to terminate her contract.
An advocacy group says the Pentagon would not need months to study how to allow transgender people to serve, because it had already done so to prepare the Obama policy that was reversed.
The Brazilian model, who is in the magazine’s swimsuit issue, was also the first transgender woman to work for Victoria’s Secret and grace the cover of Vogue magazine.
Doling out victories to both sides, the court led by Chief Justice John Roberts seemed to strive to avoid charges of partisanship.
A drug injected every two months is more effective at preventing H.I.V. infection than a daily pill, scientists report.
The victims were part of what the Human Rights Campaign has called an “epidemic of violence” against L.G.B.T.Q. people in the United States.
Homeless shelters would have the right to turn away transgender people from single-sex facilities that correspond to their gender identity.
Issues include limited access to community support and counseling and, in some cases, quarantining with unsupportive family members.
At no point have black trans people shared fully in the gains of the L.G.B.T.Q. or racial justice movements. This may be changing.
These comedians talk about their experiences in the industry, and wanting audiences to look beyond their gender identity.
Embracing the experiences of trans people means leaving old vocabularies behind.
“We shouldn’t be screaming, ‘Trans Lives Matter,’ but we have to,” said Leiomy Maldonado, a ballroom icon. “We’re strong and we’re here to fight.”
We asked transgender performers and writers about the depictions that made an impact on them. Their answers were complicated.
As more Republicans say they support at least some L.G.B.T.Q. protections, President Trump and party leaders continue to stand in opposition and particularly target transgender Americans.
Only some queer people get married, but almost all of them work.
The Supreme Court decision gives plaintiffs leverage, but companies large and small are still expected to face legal cases over their policies.
Fifty years after the first Pride March, the authors Jericho Brown, Carmen Maria Machado and Thomas Page McBee reflect on a complicated moment for the L.G.B.T.Q. community.
A little bit of good news, in a dire month for L.G.B.T.Q. people.
Why a surprise majority of judges ruled that the Civil Rights Act protects gay and transgender people from workplace discrimination.