T/lgbt

  1. After Uproar, Matt Damon Tries to Clarify Comments on Anti-Gay Slur Express, Today

    The actor was recently quoted as saying that he had decided to “retire” the word his daughter calls the “f-slur” after she objected to a joke he made.

  2. ‘Pray Away’ Review: Atoning for an Anti-Gay Stance Weekend, Today

    In this documentary, people who had promoted the idea that sexual orientation could be changed express their regrets.

  3. In Weight Lifting, a Historic Moment for Transgender Women Sports, Yesterday

    A sport that rarely makes headlines was at the center of the Olympics on Monday as the first openly transgender woman competed in the Games.

  4. More Events Drop DaBaby After His Homophobic Remarks Express, August 1

    The rapper apologized on Monday after being criticized for asking fans at a performance to raise their phones in the air if they didn’t have H.I.V. or AIDS.

  5. Olympics’ First Openly Transgender Woman Stokes Debate on Fairness Sports, July 31

    Laurel Hubbard, a 43-year-old weight lifter from New Zealand, will compete on Monday, as some question her right to be at the Games.

  6. New Policy Aims to Help Transgender Researchers Update Names on Old Work Express, July 28

    A group of laboratories and scientific journals is trying to simplify the process of attaching authors’ new names to their previously published papers.

  7. L.G.B.T.Q. Elected Officials in U.S. Number Nearly 1,000, Rising Fast Politics, July 28

    Every state but Mississippi now has at least one L.G.B.T.Q. elected official, a new report says. Most are Democrats, and anti-Trump fervor spurred many to run.

  8. Sally Miller Gearhart, Lesbian Writer and Activist, Dies at 90 Obits, July 26

    She fought anti-gay policies alongside Harvey Milk, wrote influential books, including science fiction, and founded a women-only refuge in the woods.

  9. Lo admito: adoro los peluches en Español, July 25

    Cuando la segunda ola de coronavirus asolaba India, mi pareja y yo encontramos consuelo y orgullo en nuestros muñecos de felpa.

  10. Thousands Rally for Equality at Budapest Pride March Video, July 24

    A Pride celebration in Hungary on Saturday doubled as a protest of Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s far-right policies, which have marginalized the L.G.B.T.Q. community.

  11. In Hungary, an Embattled L.G.B.T.Q. Community Takes to the Streets Foreign, July 24

    Thousands of people attended the Budapest Pride march, defying efforts by the government of Prime Minister Viktor Orban to marginalize the country’s L.G.B.T.Q. community.

  12. What’s the Best Way to Protect Sex Workers? Depends on Whom You Ask. Metropolitan, July 23

    There are two competing bills in New York: One would punish pimps and customers, while the other would decriminalize the entire trade.

  13. Argentina Formally Recognizes Nonbinary People, a Latin American First Foreign, July 22

    Argentines no longer have to be identified as female or male on their national identity documents, the latest step in President Alberto Fernández’s push for gender equality.

  14. Judge Temporarily Blocks Arkansas Ban on Health Treatments for Transgender Youth Express, July 21

    The decision came in response to an American Civil Liberties Union challenge to a first-in-the-nation law enacted by Republican state legislators in April.

  15. A Rising Star’s Career Was Cut Short. His Impact Is Just Beginning. Books, July 19

    Anthony Veasna So died before the release of his first book, “Afterparties,” but his loved ones, mentors and newfound fans are making it a particularly significant debut.

  16. An N.H.L. Prospect Is the First Such Player to Announce He’s Gay Sports, July 19

    Luke Prokop, who is under contract with the Nashville Predators, said he was “no longer scared to hide who I am.”

  17. In ‘Fear Street,’ a Lesbian Romance Provides Hope for a Genre Culture, July 16

    Mainstream horror rarely lets queer women be the heroes. The Netflix trilogy takes a defiant stance with a relationship that covers centuries.

  18. She’s One of China’s Biggest Stars. She’s Also Transgender. Foreign, July 16

    Jin Xing, the first person in China to openly undergo transition surgery, is a household name. But she says she’s no standard-bearer for the L.G.B.T.Q. community.

  19. It Took Me a Long Time to Come Out as a ‘Plushie’ Lover Styles, July 16

    As the second wave of coronavirus battered us in India, my partner and I found solace and pride in our stuffed animals.

  20. Poland Escalates Fight With Europe Over the Rule of Law Foreign, July 15

    Hungary and Poland are fighting with Brussels over values and rule of law. So, after a fashion, is Germany.

  21. How to Find an L.G.B.T.-Friendly Pediatrician Well, July 14

    Your child’s doctor can offer support when it comes to gender identity and sexual orientation.

  22. Billy Porter Believes That ‘Pose’ Blazed a Lasting Trail Culture, July 13

    The star was nominated again for his role as Pray Tell, M.C. of New York’s legendary drag balls, one of nine nominations the show received on Tuesday.

  23. España no nos devolverá al armario en Español, July 13

    A principios de este mes asesinaron a Samuel Luiz en el país considerado como el más tolerante del mundo con la comunidad LGTBQI+. Por eso ahora no podemos conformarnos con la mera tolerancia.

  24. Inside ‘Visions of Pride,’ a Photo Exhibition on the High Line National, July 8

    “Visions of Pride: Paris Is Still Burning” explores ballroom culture and its history — and evolution — among L.G.B.T.Q. people.

  25. Abbott Opens Texas G.O.P.’s Push to Limit Voting and Reshape the State Politics, July 7

    Calling a special session of the Legislature, Gov. Greg Abbott commenced a fierce political clash as state Republicans seek to restrict voting, transgender rights and how schools teach about racism.

  26. The Subversive Joy of Lil Nas X’s Gay Pop Stardom Magazine, July 7

    A peek into a hot boy summer filled with new highs, disappointment and growth.

  27. A New Novel Reinvents E.M. Forster’s Classic Gay Love Story ‘Maurice’ Book Review, July 6

    Forster’s novel featured a rare happy ending for gay characters. William di Canzio’s new book, “Alec,” picks up and continues their story.

  28. Read the document Interactive, June 29

    A “bulletin” from 1939 describes the reasons a bar in Newark had its liquor license suspended for a month.

  29. Read the document Interactive, June 29

    A bar in Paterson, N.J., lost its liquor license in 1955 after inspectors concluded that owners “suffered female impersonators” on eight occasions.

  30. Coming Out in a Pandemic: ‘We Really Don’t Have Time to Waste’ Interactive, June 26

    “In a time of total upheaval came the opportunity to affirm something beautiful and authentic.”

  31. A State of Emergency Over Gender-Based Violence in Puerto Rico Interactive, February 4

    The governor’s declaration came after years of protest over violence against women and transgender people in the territory.

  32. Mo Willems Has a Message for Parents: He’s Not on Your Side Interactive, November 16

    The beloved children’s book author on creativity, control and why even a good childhood is hard.

  33. 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.

  34. 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.

  35. 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.

  36. 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.