T/lgbt

  1. Trump Says Transgender People Will Not Be Allowed in the Military National, Today

    President Trump said the military cannot be burdened with what he called “the tremendous medical costs” of allowing transgender service members.

  2. Trump’s Contempt for Transgender Heroes Op Ed, Today

    “I served this country to protect everyone’s rights and freedoms, and one would think that would include my own.”

  3. Trump Punishes Transgender Patriots Op Ed, Today

    His agenda stalled, the president has settled for barring a few thousand transgender Americans from serving in the military.

  4. How U.S. Military Policy on Transgender Personnel Changed Under Obama National, Today

    President Trump has reversed an Obama administration policy that evolved rapidly. Here is how The Times covered the issue.

  5. Transgender in the Military Letters, Today

    A reader calls President Trump’s decision to bar transgender people “reckless.”

  6. Are You Affected by Trump’s Ban on Transgender Service Members? Interactive, Today

    The New York Times would like to hear from people who are affected by President Trump’s decision to ban transgender people from military service.

  7. Are You Affected by Trump’s Ban on Transgender Service Members? Interactive, Today

    The New York Times would like to hear from people who are affected by President Trump’s decision to ban transgender people from military service.

  8. Australian Football Becomes an Unlikely Force in the Gay Rights Movement Foreign, Yesterday

    The Australian Football League is trying to present itself as a force for inclusion, becoming an unlikely ally in the fight for same-sex marriage.

  9. California’s Travel Ban Letters, Yesterday

    The U.S. Travel Association takes issue with California’s ban on state-funded travel to Texas because of an anti-gay law.

  10. My Gay Agenda Op Ed, July 24

    Do I want “special rights”? You bet I do!...

  11. A Deadline Call on Posthumous Privacy Insider, July 22

    The obituary for the astronaut Sally Ride set off a debate over how to report on her previously undisclosed sexuality.

  12. Gay Marriage Backers Celebrate in Germany: ‘We Don’t Need to Hide’ Foreign, July 22

    Marchers filled the streets of Berlin days after a marriage equality law was passed. Supporters say the next step is to change the Constitution.

  13. The Faces of New York City’s Pride Parade Styles, July 22

    “The point was to represent a group of people who were in the same place while an event was happening and show the diversity that exists within that group,” said Ryan Pfluger, a photographer who took portraits of paradegoers in Washington Squa...

  14. Texas Bathroom Bill Has Emotions, and Stakes, Running High
    National, July 21

    Opponents and supporters of a proposal to limit transgender bathroom use in public buildings packed a committee hearing in Austin on Friday.

  15. Travel to Texas? Not on California’s Dime, You Don’t National, July 19

    A handful of left-leaning states have barred public employees from using tax dollars to travel to states with laws they contend are discriminatory.

  16. Amanda Lepore, Transgender Club Diva, Tells All About Her Plastic Surgery Styles, July 19

    Famous for her cosmetic enhancements and as a muse for the photographer David LaChapelle, the rhinestone-clad party hostess puts out a photo-filled memoir.

  17. Bathroom Bill Tests Clout of Rare Moderate in Increasingly Conservative Texas National, July 18

    Joe Straus, the speaker of the Texas House, has put himself at odds with many of his fellow Republicans over his resistance to a bathroom bill.

  18. Gay Rights Groups Seek One More Win From Justice Kennedy National, July 17

    With Justice Anthony M. Kennedy rumored to be considering retirement, groups want the Supreme Court to take up an employment discrimination challenge before he leaves.

  19. Transgender Students Turn to Courts as Government Support Erodes National, July 14

    A case in point is a Florida student who sued his school board last month after his mother said the federal authorities stopped investigating his complaint.

  20. Indonesian Province May Move Canings Away From Public Eye Foreign, July 14

    The governor of Aceh Province is considering making whippings private to avoid negative attention. A state in neighboring Malaysia, meanwhile, has voted to allow public punishment.

  21. Pleas to End Offensive Chant Fall on Deaf Ears in Stands at Gold Cup Sports, July 12

    Organizers at the Concacaf Gold Cup have discovered that an offensive chant by Mexican soccer fans is more easily screamed than screened.

  22. Bolshoi Denies Gay Theme Forced Postponing of Nureyev Ballet Culture, July 10

    The Bolshoi said the show needed work, but the cancellation prompted immediate accusations that the theater was bowing to Kremlin pressure.

  23. Fighting for L.G.B.T. Rights in Retirement Communities Sunday Business, July 8

    Older lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people face challenges finding retirement communities that will welcome them.

  24. As More Teams Host Gay Pride Events, Yankees Remain a Holdout Sports, July 7

    The rainbow flag has flown for events at almost every ballpark in the major leagues, where thematic promotions to draw fans are part of the culture.

  25. Gay Refugees From the Mideast Letters, July 6

    A Stanford human rights fellow says that for many the only real option is resettlement in a more progressive country.

  26. For Teammates in Love, an Island Oasis Sports, July 6

    Bianca Sierra and Stephany Mayor played for Mexico in the 2015 Women’s World Cup. But after coming out as a couple, they have traveled far from home to find acceptance.

  27. Juliana Huxtable: A Transgressive Artist Finds Her Voice Styles, July 6

    Ms. Huxtable is a D.J., writer, night-life host and fashion model originally from Texas.

  28. Creating a Home for L.G.B.T. Seniors in New York City Metro, July 3

    Two new affordable-housing buildings in Brooklyn and the Bronx will serve older gay people who may feel isolated in other retirement homes.

  29. For Abused, Gay Iraqi in Turkey, U.S. Refugee Freeze Is Cruelest Hit Foreign, July 1

    Mohammed, a civil engineer from Mosul, was accepted for resettlement to the United States. Then the Supreme Court reinstated President Trump’s freeze on refugee resettlement.

  30. Pentagon Delays Accepting Transgender Recruits for 6 Months National, June 30

    The extra time allotted by Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will allow military leaders to assess the impact of adding the recruits, a Pentagon spokeswoman said.

  31. The Thrill and Fear of ‘Hey, Beautiful’ Op Ed, June 30

    I’m grateful that a catcall hasn’t led to violence like it has for so many other trans women of color.

  32. At the Prado, Love That Now Dares to Shout Its Name Culture, June 30

    In Madrid, this museum celebrates gay pride with a new show highlighting the sexual orientations of artists, their subjects and their collectors.

  33. Serbia Gets Its First Female, and First Openly Gay, Premier Foreign, June 28

    Ana Brnabic, whose nomination was hailed in the West as a landmark decision, has faced a wave of insults from critics, and dismay from gay activists.

  34. Another Sign of Retreat on Civil Rights Editorial, June 28

    The Education Department dilutes its own role as an investigator of discrimination in schools.

  35. The Baker Who Refused to Serve a Gay Couple Letters, June 27

    A wedding cake maker and a former priest condemn businesses that discriminate.

  36. I’m Glad the Dyke March Banned Jewish Stars Op Ed, June 27

    Has there ever been a crisper expression of the consequences of ‘intersectionality’ than a ban on Jewish pride flags?...