With opposition to transgender issues regularly expressed by mainstream British figures, the country’s trans comedians are often just trying to assert their humanity.
An excerpt from a new book that examines the vibrant life, and untimely death, of Glenn Burke, baseball’s first openly gay player.
The bill, first passed by the Democratic-led House in 2019, faces a steep climb in the Senate. It was approved as Democrats and Republicans sparred more broadly over transgender rights.
President Biden’s nominee to be assistant secretary of health, who is transgender, and a House member whose daughter is transgender, drew separate attacks from Republican lawmakers.
Dr. Rachel Levine, President Biden’s assistant secretary of health nominee, stands to be the first openly transgender federal official confirmed by the Senate. At a hearing on Thursday, Senator Rand Paul asked Dr. Levine about her stance on “genital mutilation” and minors.
The new HBO Max series, set amid the first decade of the AIDS crisis in London, prompts a writer’s memories and regrets to come flooding back.
A survey found that 5.6 percent of adults described themselves as L.G.B.T. in 2020, up from 4.5 percent in 2017.
Activists are pushing President Biden to uphold a campaign promise to add the nonbinary designation “X” to federal IDs.
In a fiery speech, the denomination’s president decried “fissures and failures and fleshly idolatries.”
The show, which aired last month in the U.K., has broken a viewing record and revived conversations about how the country handled the AIDS crisis in the 1980s.
A raunchy and emotional look at the life of Cristina Ortiz Rodríguez, this Spanish series showcases the strength of transgender and queer communities.
Britain’s defense ministry said it was “committed to addressing this historical wrong.”
New York State will now allow gestational surrogates to carry babies for other parents. Here’s why they do it.
In his new memoir, “Gay Bar,” Jeremy Atherton Lin documents his personal history and the history of queer identity by exploring gay bars around the world.
Often outspoken, she was a fixture in advocacy groups in San Francisco and New York. She died of Covid-19.
She became a muse among the Hollywood avant-garde, appearing in movies, music videos and photographs. She died of Covid-19.
The governor’s declaration came after years of protest over violence against women and transgender people in the territory.
A 100th birthday celebration in honor of the feminist raises the question: What was Ms. Friedan’s legacy exactly? ‘As with everything Betty, it’s complicated.’
The anti-loitering law was designed to discourage street prostitution, but was viewed by L.G.B.T.Q. advocates as a cudgel to harass transgender people.
Recovering from the trauma of the Trump era will depend on how its story is told.
Jeremy Atherton’s Lin first book is a personal and cultural history of establishments that affirmed and challenged his sense of identity.
Mr. Buttigieg, 39, became the first openly gay cabinet secretary to have been approved by the Senate and the youngest member of the president’s cabinet.
The producer and performer’s short but influential career had a profound impact on the way modern pop music sounds. She died after a fall in Athens.
Legislators are targeting young queer people trying to live their lives safely, and in peace.
At the epicenter of the epidemic in New York City, he was a pioneer researcher who, as a clinician, also made house calls.
An HBO mini-series recounts the complex, contradictory life of Elizabeth Carmichael: criminal, auto executive, transgender pioneer.
Inmates reported being beaten while handcuffed at Edna Mahan Correctional Facility in New Jersey, the state’s only prison for women.
The beloved children’s book author on creativity, control and why even a good childhood is hard.
Long a capital of nightlife, from ’70s discos to ’90s raves, the city is now home to a rich after-hours culture where anyone — of any race, gender or sexuality — is welcome.
Without their presence and contributions, queer aesthetics — and the arts at large — would be far less rich.
The coalition that fought against AIDS stigma and worked to slow the plague changed patients’ rights and contemporary protest movements.
It’s rare for a musician to shock anymore. Mikaela Straus says [expletive] that.