T/lgbt

  1. The Scion of a Pakistani Political Dynasty Comes Out Culture, February 20

    The artist Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, grandson and namesake of the founder of the Pakistan Peoples Party, is queer, Muslim and proud.

  2. These Transgender Children Say They’re Thriving. They Want to Help Others Do the Same. National, February 20

    The GenderCool Project highlights transgender students who are ambitious and well-adjusted, countering the gloom-and-doom portrayals that are common.

  3. An Oscar-Nominated Transgender Director on His ‘Authentic Self’ Arts & Leisure, February 20

    “Being out as a trans man isn’t new in my personal life, but it’s new in the public sphere,” says Yance Ford, whose documentary “Strong Island” is about the aftermath of his brother’s violent death.

  4. The Iceman Cometh Out Book Review, February 19

    One of Marvel’s X-Men, Iceman, has finally accepted that he is gay in a comic book series that is breaking new ground for the genre.

  5. The Peculiar Position of India’s Third Gender Styles, February 17

    Hijras occupy a special place in Hinduism. But their relationship to modern Mumbai, where transgender people are legally recognized, remains fraught.

  6. Teacher Marries Her Girlfriend, and Then Catholic School Fires Her National, February 17

    Jocelyn Morffi was one of the most popular educators at a Catholic school in Florida, students’ parents said. She was terminated less than a week after her wedding.

  7. Amazon Moves On Without ‘Transparent’ Actor Jeffrey Tambor Business, February 15

    The 73-year-old star of Jill Soloway’s Emmy-winning series will not return to the role that brought him late-career plaudits.

  8. Transgender Woman Breast-Feeds Baby After Hospital Induces Lactation Foreign, February 15

    A journal says it’s the first documented case of successful inducement of breast-milk production in a transgender woman.

  9. New York Will Investigate Reports of Gay Men Denied Insurance Science, February 14

    Denying men life or disability policies because they take drugs to prevent H.I.V. is discriminatory and may trigger penalties.

  10. He Took a Drug to Prevent AIDS. Then He Couldn’t Get Disability Insurance. Science, February 12

    Insurers have denied life and disability coverage to men taking Truvada to prevent H.I.V. infection, say gay rights advocates and medical experts.

  11. Killings in Toronto’s Gay Community Expose ‘an Open Wound’ With Police Foreign, February 11

    After the police charged a landscaper with the murders of five men, gay activists ask why it took so long, accusing the authorities of neglect in missing-person cases involving gay men.

  12. Transgender Health Care Letters, February 6

    A reader whose daughter is undergoing gender assignment worries that she may not get the care she needs.

  13. Medicaid Work Requirements Are Yet Another Burden for Trans Workers Op Ed, February 5

    Transgender people face a double bind: Find jobs amid rampant prejudice or lose critical medical coverage.

  14. In Costa Rica Election, Gay-Marriage Foe Takes First Round Foreign, February 5

    Fabricio Alvarado, an evangelical singer and ex-TV journalist, emerged to lead a crowded field by assailing a court ruling in favor of same-sex marriage.

  15. The Scariest Catholic in America Op Ed, February 3

    Watch out! This compassionate priest could be coming to a parish near you.

  16. Listen to ‘Dear Sugars’: Updates From ‘Scared to Choose Wrong’ and ‘Aspiring Warrior for Love‘ Podcasts, February 3

    In today’s episode, “Updates Part 2: Step Into Your Spotlight,” we check in with two letter writers who let self-image sabotage their love lives.

  17. Gay in the Trump Era Letters, February 2

    “Together we must change the culture to ensure that no young person is rejected by his or her family, school or community.”

  18. The Star of ‘A Fantastic Woman’ Picks a Few Come-Hither Dresses Styles, February 1

    “Life is a ‘pasarela,’ a runway,” says Daniela Vega, the Chilean actress in the Oscar-nominated film.

  19. Republicans Stuff Education Bill With Conservative Social Agenda National, February 1

    The bill contains measures sought by religious schools and free-speech advocates, worrying some college administrators and gay-rights groups.

  20. These Dreamlike Portraits Explore L.G.B.T.Q. Identity in India Photo, January 31

    Soumya Sankar Bose’s collaborative photos imagine possible futures, and re-examine traumatic pasts, through his subjects’ visions and anxieties.

  21. Is America Growing Less Tolerant on L.G.B.T.Q. Rights? Op Ed, January 29

    Acceptance was growing. But a new poll shows that the public may be backsliding.

  22. It’s RuPaul’s Moment (Can I Get an Amen?) Insider, January 26

    The Times Magazine writer who penned a cover story on “RuPaul’s Drag Race” tells how she came to know and love the show, and Ru himself.

  23. Meet Jaimie Wilson, a Transgender Activist With Guitar in Hand Styles, January 26

    His before-and-after photos racked up 13 million views on Facebook and expanded the platform for his folk-pop music.

  24. Of Course the Christian Right Supports Trump Op Ed, January 26

    The president doesn’t threaten the religious right’s traditional values. He embodies them.

  25. Bob Smith, Groundbreaking Gay Comedian, Is Dead at 59 Obits, January 25

    His 1994 appearance on “The Tonight Show” is widely regarded as the first by an openly gay comic. But Lou Gehrig’s disease cut his stand-up career short.

  26. Gay Conversion Therapy Letters, January 25

    A reader recalls the reassurance about her sexual identity given by a psychologist in the 1970s.

  27. When Hollywood Ageism Hits Close to Home Styles, January 25

    And: revealing a family secret, dealing with friends who smoke indoors, and barking up the wrong tree.

  28. When Gay People Dreaded an Invitation to Straight Weddings Styles, January 25

    In the years before same-sex marriage was legalized, some gay men and women considered weddings to be the ultimate celebration of heterosexuality itself, leading them to feel awkward, and sometimes unwelcome.

  29. I Was Tortured in Gay Conversion Therapy. And It’s Still Legal in 41 States. Op Ed, January 24

    Nearly 700,000 adults in the country have been subjected to this harmful practice.