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  1. Poland’s Presidential Election Was Close but Voters Remain Far Apart Foreign, Yesterday

    President Andrzej Duda won a narrow victory after a bitter, polarizing campaign that tore at the social fabric of the country. The results are likely to be challenged in the Supreme Court.

  2. How I Came Out About My Disability Special Sections, July 13

    Three writers share how they revealed their disability, to a family member, to a love interest on a dating app and to oneself.

  3. Valentina Sampaio Is the First Transgender Model for Sports Illustrated Express, July 11

    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.

  4. In a Term Full of Major Cases, the Supreme Court Tacked to the Center Washington, July 10

    Doling out victories to both sides, the court led by Chief Justice John Roberts seemed to strive to avoid charges of partisanship.

  5. Thailand Moves to Legalize Same-Sex Unions, a Rare Step in Asia Foreign, July 9

    The bill avoids the term “marriage,” but allows for couples to adopt children and jointly own property. Though approved by the country’s cabinet, the plan has to get through Parliament to become law.

  6. On Religion, the Supreme Court Protects the Right to Be Different Op Ed, July 9

    Recent decisions are about safeguarding pluralism, not taking sides in the culture wars.

  7. Stephen Gan Is the Latest Magazine Editor Under Fire Styles, July 8

    Former employees at V, the title he helped found, are criticizing his leadership there, as an industry reconsiders past norms of judgment and exclusion.

  8. Job Bias Laws Do Not Protect Teachers in Catholic Schools, Supreme Court Rules Washington, July 8

    The case was the court’s latest consideration of the relationship between the government and religion.

  9. New List of Unproduced Plays Tallies Those Disrupted by Pandemic Culture, July 7

    This year, the Kilroys collective turned a spotlight on work by female and transgender writers whose productions were canceled or postponed.

  10. A Shot to Protect Against H.I.V. Science, July 7

    A drug injected every two months is more effective at preventing H.I.V. infection than a daily pill, scientists report.

  11. A Supreme Court Win for Gay Rights, but Not in My Church Op Ed, July 3

    It still refuses to ordain me because of my sexuality. So why do I stay?

  12. Let the Delegates Help Choose Biden’s V.P. Letters, July 2

    A reader offers an idea to spice up the Democratic Convention this summer. Also: Transgender health care; repurpose the Queensboro Bridge; hope in a sailor’s journey.

  13. HUD Rule Would Dismantle Protections for Homeless Transgender People Washington, July 1

    Homeless shelters would have the right to turn away transgender people from single-sex facilities that correspond to their gender identity.

  14. HUD Rule Would Dismantle Protections for Homeless Transgender People Washington, July 1

    Homeless shelters would have the right to turn away transgender people from single-sex facilities that correspond to their gender identity.

  15. Life Without Parole for Detroit Man Who Killed 2 Gay Men and a Transgender Woman Express, July 1

    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.

  16. Overlooked No More: Karl Heinrich Ulrichs, Pioneering Gay Activist Obits, July 1

    Before the word “homosexuality” existed, he argued that same-sex attraction was innate, and that those who experienced it should be treated the same as anyone else.

  17. Deepfake Technology Enters the Documentary World Culture, July 1

    A film about persecuted gays and lesbians in Chechnya uses digital manipulation to guard their identities without losing their humanity. The step raises familiar questions about nonfiction movies.

  18. 15 Songs That Shook New York’s Queer Dance Floors in the 1970s and ’80s Culture, July 1

    During this fertile period the way revelers received dance music — and what was considered dance music — shifted as new kinds of spaces geared toward L.G.B.T.Q. participants multiplied.

  19. How Women Did Pride in a Pandemic Year Gender, June 30

    Opportunities for women to unite during Pride can be surprisingly scarce. Covid-19 certainly didn’t help.

  20. ‘Welcome to Chechnya’ Review: A Vital Indictment of Mass Persecution Weekend, June 30

    David France’s documentary follows a group of courageous Russian activists working to rescue victims of an anti-L.G.B.T.Q. crackdown.

  21. For Lesbians, TikTok Is ‘the Next Tinder’ Styles, June 29

    Young women feeling alienated by dating apps and bar culture are finding love on their For You pages.

  22. ‘Unsettled: Seeking Refuge in America’ Review: Embracing a New Home Culture, June 29

    A documentary on L.G.B.T.Q. refugees becomes progressively engaging as its subjects’ paths diverge.

  23. The Challenges of the Pandemic for Queer Youth Well, June 29

    Issues include limited access to community support and counseling and, in some cases, quarantining with unsupportive family members.

  24. Celebrating Pride in a Time of Protests and Pandemic Metro, June 29

    The 50th anniversary of the first Pride parade in the city was, because of the pandemic, a subdued affair. 

  25. How the Virus and Protests Changed a 50-Year Celebration of Pride Metro, June 28

    A quiet event marked the 50th anniversary of the first Pride parade, but a counter parade drew a large contingent, and some protesters clashed with police.

  26. Can We Reach a Consensus on Gay Rights and Religion? Letters, June 28

    The A.C.L.U. says protections for religion already exist; a pastor sees possibility in congressional legislation. Also: Generation Z’s hopes and fears.

  27. Taiwan Celebrates Pride With a Public Parade Foreign, June 28

    Hundreds joined a march in Taipei, making it one of the few places in the world to proceed with such an event during the coronavirus pandemic.

  28. Black Trans Women Seek More Space in the Movement They Helped Start Politics, June 27

    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.

  29. ‘A True Disappointment’: When Your First Pride March Is Canceled National, June 27

    The coronavirus has led to the canceling of the big gatherings that have defined Pride. For many, that means missing out, for now, on an important moment of visibility and acceptance.

  30. Kenneth Lewes, Who Challenged Views of Homosexuality, Dies at 76 Obits, June 26

    In an influential book, he defied the idea that being gay, as he was, is an illness, and took on psychiatry’s “history of homophobia.” He died of the coronavirus.

  31. Pride Through Repetition Well, June 26

    Coming out repeatedly to my grandmother with Alzheimer’s allowed me to fully embrace my queer identity.

  32. Five Nonbinary Comics on This Moment: ‘I’m Not Some New Buzzword’ Weekend, June 25

    These comedians talk about their experiences in the industry, and wanting audiences to look beyond their gender identity.

  33. 8 Things to Do This Weekend Weekend, June 25

    Our culture writers offer suggestions for what to watch or listen to, and how to celebrate Pride Month as it winds down.

  34. Misery and Megalomania: How David Adjmi Became a Playwright Culture, June 24

    His new memoir “Lot Six” traces the Syrian-Jewish enclave that spawned him, the instructor who unnerved him, and the biting comedy that made his name.

  35. How a Ruling on Gay and Transgender Rights May Help the Climate Climate, June 24

    Also this week, how to help reinvent your workplace.

  36. 13 Essential Songs From the Lesbian Label Olivia Records Culture, June 23

    The record company was formed in 1973 with the goals of telling queer women’s stories and putting profits in the pockets of gay artists working outside the mainstream music industry.

  37. How Do I Apologize for Outing My Brother? Op Ed, June 23

    “I was young and in denial of my own sexuality.”

  38. Forgiveness Day Video, June 23

    “I was young and in denial of my own sexuality.”

  39. Pompeo’s Human Rights Panel Could Hurt L.G.B.T. and Women’s Rights, Critics Say Washington, June 23

    Human rights observers warn the document could be a tool to advance Mr. Pompeo’s religious beliefs and political aspirations, and not women’s and L.G.B.T.Q. rights.

  40. Sex Does Not Mean Gender. Equating Them Erases Trans Lives. Op Ed, June 23

    Embracing the experiences of trans people means leaving old vocabularies behind.

  41. We Can Find Common Ground on Gay Rights and Religious Liberty Op Ed, June 22

    It does not have to be all or nothing.

  42. Queer Butoh: Finding Belonging in the Dance of Darkness Culture, June 21

    “People who feel different feel at home in Butoh,” said the founder of an annual performance series, which this year will take place online.

  43. Behind Joe Biden’s Evolution on L.G.B.T.Q. Rights Politics, June 21

    Mr. Biden’s support for same-sex marriage in 2012 was a reversal for him and a watershed moment in his shift — and the nation’s — on L.G.B.T.Q. issues.

  44. Trump the Troglodyte Op Ed, June 20

    The Supremes smack down a prehistoric president.

  45. Voguing for Our Lives. Again. Styles, June 20

    “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.”

  46. Can Gay Bars, an Anchor of N.Y.C. Nightlife, Survive the Pandemic? Metro, June 20

    June is Pride Month, but high rents and little-to-no income mean establishments including the Stonewall Inn are “facing an uncertain future.”

  47. ‘Voguing Has Always Been a Protest’ Video, June 20

    The ballroom community has vogued its way through decades of change and social unrest. But 2020 has meant more changes than ever before. Here’s why.

  48. Transgender Lives Onscreen: Seen, but Not Always Believable Culture, June 19

    We asked transgender performers and writers about the depictions that made an impact on them. Their answers were complicated.

  49. Joy, Pain and Juneteenth News Desk, June 19

    How we found the voice to tell a 155-year-old story of celebration and setbacks, historically and personally.

  50. Roberts to Trump: Don’t Take the Supreme Court for Granted Op Ed, June 19

    A week of decisions contained hidden and not-so-hidden messages from the court.

  51. Leo Sheng, a Trans Activist Who Stars in ‘The L Word’ Styles, June 19

    Born in China, he shared his intimate journey of transitioning on Instagram.

  52. ‘Disclosure’ Review: A Transgender Lens on Film and TV History Weekend, June 19

    A Netflix documentary features interviews with Jen Richards, Laverne Cox and others in its look back through the decades at the representation of transgender people on screens.

  53. In This Pandemic, Personal Echoes of the AIDS Crisis Special Sections, June 18

    The author and activist Alexander Chee asks: Are the parallels in the nature of the viruses, or just an old story about America that had never changed?

  54. What Does ‘Sex’ Mean? The Supreme Court Answers Op Ed, June 18

    We’ll soon find out whether the court inflames the culture wars or cools them as its term winds down.

  55. On L.G.B.T.Q. Rights, a Gulf Between Trump and Many Republican Voters Politics, June 17

    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.

  56. Dormant Transgender Rights Cases See New Life in Supreme Court Ruling Washington, June 17

    Transgender Americans such as Rachel Tudor have been fighting for their rights at work, school and housing for years. On Monday, the Supreme Court gave them hope.

  57. Un hito inesperado para los derechos de la comunidad LGBTQ en Español, June 17

    El fallo de la Corte Suprema que protege a las personas homosexuales y trans de discriminación en el trabajo fue, quizás, la evidencia más sólida de cómo los puntos de vista de los estadounidenses han cambiado en los últimos años.

  58. Why the Supreme Court Ruling on L.G.B.T.Q. Rights Is Such a Big Deal Op Ed, June 16

    Only some queer people get married, but almost all of them work.

  59. The Surprising Supreme Court Ruling on L.G.B.T. Rights Letters, June 16

    Readers celebrate the decision and discuss how some conservatives like Justice Neil Gorsuch and Barry Goldwater have steered their own course.

  60. What Makes Monday’s Gay Rights Ruling So Historic Op Ed, June 16

    Inspired by the civil rights movement, it was decades in the making.

  61. What Does Pride Mean Now? Special Sections, June 16

    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.

  62. ‘Seahorse: The Dad Who Gave Birth’ Review: When He’s Expecting Culture, June 16

    In this absorbing documentary, a transgender man experiences pregnancy.

  63. An L.G.B.T. Landmark Business, June 16

    In an unexpected ruling, the Supreme Court said that the Civil Rights Act protects workers if they’re fired “merely for being gay or transgender.”

  64. The Supreme Court Hands Down a Surprise Politics, June 16

    Conservative justices provide a historic L.G.B.T.Q. rights ruling: This is your morning tip sheet.

  65. Harry Potter and the Scales of Justice Op Ed, June 16

    A little bit of good news, in a dire month for L.G.B.T.Q. people.

  66. A Landmark Supreme Court Ruling Podcasts, June 16

    Why a surprise majority of judges ruled that the Civil Rights Act protects gay and transgender people from workplace discrimination.

  67. Why Andrea Jenkins Is Somber, but Optimistic Special Sections, June 16

    The Minneapolis councilwoman, the first black, openly transgender woman to be elected to public office in the U.S., talks about racial equity, how poetry informs her work and where we go from here.

  68. Coronavirus Economy Especially Harsh for Transgender People Special Sections, June 16

    As the pandemic ravages the country, there are concerns that an already marginalized group will be further left behind.

  69. How the Pride March Made History Special Sections, June 16

    Fifty years after the first march, prominent organizers and activists tell its story and talk about how it spread across the globe.

  70. How a March for Black Trans Lives Became a Huge Event Metro, June 15

    “The violence that’s affecting black trans women and black trans folks is finally getting the attention that it deserves,” an organizer of the Brooklyn march said.

  71. Surprise! Justice on L.G.B.T. Rights From a Trump Judge Op Ed, June 15

    So much for “But Gorsuch.”

  72. Supreme Court Expansion of Transgender Rights Undercuts Trump Restrictions Washington, June 15

    The ruling focused on employment discrimination, but legal scholars say its language could force expanded civil rights protections in education, health care, housing and other areas of daily life.

  73. A Half-Century On, an Unexpected Milestone for L.G.B.T.Q. Rights Politics, June 15

    The Supreme Court’s surprising 6-to-3 ruling in favor of gay and transgender rights was perhaps the strongest evidence yet of how fundamentally and unpredictably American views have changed.

  74. Conservative Christians See ‘Seismic Implications’ in Supreme Court Ruling National, June 15

    A ruling that protects the rights of gay and transgender workers could affect how conservative groups operate their own institutions.

  75. Gay Rights Are Civil Rights Editorial, June 15

    The Supreme Court says you can’t be fired for being gay or transgender.

  76. L.G.B.T.Q. Rights Ruling Pushes Workplace Dynamic Already in Motion Business, June 15

    The Supreme Court decision gives plaintiffs leverage, but companies large and small are still expected to face legal cases over their policies.

  77. Arrested for Waving Rainbow Flag, a Gay Egyptian Takes Her Life Foreign, June 15

    Charged with “inciting debauchery,” Sarah Hegazi was jailed and tortured.

  78. Gorsuch, Conservative Favorite Appointed by Trump, Leads Way on Landmark Decision Washington, June 15

    One conservative group said the justice’s opinion in the L.G.B.T. rights case had betrayed the legacy of Justice Antonin Scalia, whose seat on the court he has held since 2017.

  79. Trump and Transgender Rights Letters, June 15

    The feminists Gloria Steinem and S. Mona Sinha say the administration’s new rule erases trans people’s civil right to health care.

  80. Civil Rights Law Protects Gay and Transgender Workers, Supreme Court Rules Washington, June 15

    The court said the language of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibits sex discrimination, applies to discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

  81. The People Who Make New York’s Party Scene Happen Interactive, April 13

    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.

  82. The Butches and Studs Who’ve Defied the Male Gaze and Redefined Culture Interactive, April 13

    Without their presence and contributions, queer aesthetics — and the arts at large — would be far less rich.

  83. How ACT UP Remade Political Organizing in America Interactive, April 13

    The coalition that fought against AIDS stigma and worked to slow the plague changed patients’ rights and contemporary protest movements.

  84. King Princess, an Old Kind of Rock Star for a New Age Interactive, March 11

    It’s rare for a musician to shock anymore. Mikaela Straus says [expletive] that.