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  1. How Democrats Can Win the Morality Wars Opinion, May 19

    First, they have to understand the deep philosophical differences underlying these conflicts.

  2. If a Company Responds to Social Pressure, That’s Progress Opinion, May 16

    It’s a sign that we at least agree that racism and homophobia are bad.

  3. P.S.G. Player Benched for Refusing to Wear Rainbow Jersey Sports, May 16

    Idrissa Gueye faced criticism after he missed a game rather than wear a shirt designed to support an anti-homophobia initiative. He skipped the same game last year.

  4. De él a ella en primer grado en Español, May 14

    Cuando un niño de 6 años quiere usar faldas y vestidos para ir a la escuela primaria, sus padres se enfrentan al hecho de que se trata de algo más que ropa.

  5. An American Moment in an Australian Campaign World, May 14

    To some analysts, a spat over transition surgery looks like something from an overseas culture war.

  6. Alabama’s Transgender Youth Can Use Medicine to Transition, Judge Rules U.S., May 14

    A federal judge temporarily halted part of a new law that prevents doctors from prescribing puberty blockers and hormone therapies to transgender youth. He upheld a ban on sex-altering operations.

  7. Texas Court Allows Abuse Inquiries of Parents of Transgender Children U.S., May 13

    But the court said Gov. Greg Abbott did not have the authority to order such investigations, acknowledging they could cause “irreparable harm.”

  8. Italy’s Eurovision Entry Signals the Country’s Changes Arts, May 12

    The love song, and its video showing the artist Mahmood embracing another man, has been well received in a nation with a spotty history on L.G.B.T.Q. rights.

  9. Interview With Gay Couple Is Deleted After Backlash in Indonesia World, May 12

    The segment on a popular podcast hosted by Deddy Corbuzier enraged religious leaders, highlighting the limits of tolerance for gay people in the Muslim-majority nation.

  10. The Most Famous Girl at the Waffle House Arts, May 11

    The singer-songwriter Ethel Cain has an elaborate vision of becoming a different kind of pop star. She’s doing it from rural Alabama.

  11. The Movement That Put Alito on the Court Isn’t Finished Opinion, May 10

    No one wages a generational battle to reshape American society for the sake of a partial victory.

  12. How Ben Got His Penis Magazine, May 10

    Phalloplasty — the surgery to make a penis — has grown more popular among trans men. But with a steep rate of complications, it remains a controversial procedure.

  13. ‘Heartstopper’ Is a TV Love Story With the Soul of a Comic Arts, May 9

    This faithful Netflix adaptation of a popular webcomic and graphic novel tells a heartwarming boy-meets-boy tale through live action and animation.

  14. ‘Know that it’s possible’: L Morgan Lee on her trailblazing Tony nomination. Theater, May 9

    The actress made theater history, becoming the first openly transgender performer to be nominated for a Tony Award for her work in “A Strange Loop.”

  15. Tell Us About Your Chosen Family Well, May 9

    For Pride this year, The Times wants to hear from those who identify as L.G.B.T. about finding kinship and strength outside traditional family structures.

  16. The Perfect Daughter Vanished on Prom Night. The Question Is: Why? Books, May 9

    In Casey McQuiston’s Y.A. debut, “I Kissed Shara Wheeler,” a queer teenage rebel is on the hunt to find her school’s missing golden girl, who, it turns out, is hiding a few secrets.

  17. A Portrait of Ed Koch’s Secret Gay Life Opinion, May 9

    Anger, sadness and other reaction to the story about the former mayor. Also: An L.G.B.T.Q. bill; Amazon and unions; young people and change; unopened letters.

  18. If Roe Falls, Is Same-Sex Marriage Next? U.S., May 8

    The leaked draft opinion that would eliminate the constitutional right to abortion sent mixed signals about what other precedents might be at risk.

  19. Ed Koch’s Secret Briefing, May 8

    He defined the role of a big-city mayor, but his personal secret affected his response to a major crisis.

  20. A Haven for L.G.B.T.Q. Students in the Heart of Alabama U.S., May 8

    The Magic City Acceptance Academy, a public charter school, finally opened last year after several attempts. Students there have watched state legislators debate their future in real time.

  21. Teenagers’ Views of the News Opinion, May 7

    We invited high school students to write letters reacting to a recent article, and here are some of our favorites.

  22. The Secrets Ed Koch Carried New York, May 7

    To many New Yorkers, he was their brash and blustery mayor. But friends are now describing the private strain endured by a public man laboring to conceal his sexual orientation.

  23. Karine Jean-Pierre Named White House Press Secretary Video, May 5

    Ms. Jean-Pierre will succeed Jen Psaki as the top White House spokeswoman, making history as the first Black woman and the first openly gay person to serve in the role.

  24. Weekly Health Quiz: Abortion, Cigarette Bans and Weight Loss Drugs Interactive, May 5

    Test your knowledge of this week’s health news.

  25. Karine Jean-Pierre Is Named White House Press Secretary U.S., May 5

    Ms. Jean-Pierre, who will succeed Jen Psaki, will be the first Black woman and the first openly gay person to serve in the role.

  26. ¿Quién fue el psiquiatra enmascarado que impulsó una revolución y luego ‘desapareció’? en Español, May 5

    En 1972, John Fryer arriesgó su carrera para decirle a sus colegas que las personas homosexuales no padecían enfermedades mentales. Su acción generó cambios en los sistemas legales, médicos y de justicia.

  27. Es hora de enfurecerse en Español, May 4

    La filtración de un borrador de la opinión de la Corte Suprema que revocaría el caso Roe contra Wade recuerda que nuestras vidas y nuestros cuerpos siguen sujetos al debate político.

  28. Few Transgender Children Change Their Minds After 5 Years, Study Finds Health, May 4

    But the study, which began in 2013, may not fully reflect what’s happening today, when many more children are identifying as trans.

  29. A Gay Icon From Reality TV’s Early Years Makes a Hesitant Return Style, May 4

    Danny Roberts, a star of “The Real World” on MTV, brought a sense of possibility to the pop culture landscape during a fraught time for gay representation.

  30. It’s Time to Rage Opinion, May 3

    We can’t let this country become a hollow theocracy.

  31. Your Wednesday Briefing: The End of Roe? Briefing, May 3

    Abortion is in jeopardy in the U.S.

  32. Australian Gets 12 Years for Anti-Gay Killing of an American in 1988 World, May 3

    Scott Johnson, a U.S. graduate student, was pushed off a cliff, in a case that was first ruled a suicide but that his brother refused to let go of.

  33. He Spurred a Revolution in Psychiatry. Then He ‘Disappeared.’ Health, May 2

    In 1972, Dr. John Fryer risked his career to tell his colleagues that gay people were not mentally ill. His act sent ripples through the legal, medical and justice systems.

  34. How a Debut Graphic Memoir Became the Most Banned Book in the Country Books, May 1

    Maia Kobabe’s book “Gender Queer,” about coming out as nonbinary, landed the author at the center of a battle over which books belong in schools, and who gets to make that decision.

  35. The Rise in Young People Identifying as L.G.B.T.Q. Opinion, April 30

    Readers react to a column by Ross Douthat about culture wars and transgender health care.

  36. Michael R. Jackson’s Big Broadway Thriller Magazine, April 29

    With his bravura meta-musical, “A Strange Loop,” the playwright is showing Broadway audiences something they have never seen before.

  37. Saving the History of the Pines on Fire Island Real Estate, April 29

    Bobby Bonanno created the Fire Island Pines Historical Preservation Society, collecting photographs and documents and conducting interviews.

  38. A Black Man Ran to Gay Enclaves to Feel Safe. But Was He Welcome? Real Estate, April 29

    Zach Stafford, the former editor in chief of The Advocate, traveled to gay safe havens as he has for so many summers, but the summer of 2020 was different.

  39. Hidden in a Fire Island House, the Soundtrack of Love and Loss Interactive, April 29

    In tragedy, music provided solace during the AIDS epidemic, and newly discovered cassette tapes captured two decades of parties and pain.

  40. How Women’s Sports Teams Got Their Start Sports, April 28

    As the 50th anniversary of Title IX arrives in June, historians are reflecting on the legacy of women’s sports teams and whether it’s time to stop segregating some sports by sex.

  41. How ‘Under the Banner of Heaven’ Took On Murder and the Mormon Church Arts, April 27

    A new FX mini-series adapts the investigative book by Jon Krakauer. He and the creator, Dustin Lance Black, talked about their efforts to get at the truth.

  42. All Enchiladas Are Perfect. But These Are My Favorite. Magazine, April 27

    I found comfort in sizzling cheese, bubbling chili gravy and a new community.

  43. Three Opinion Writers on Why the G.O.P. Can’t Stop Saying ‘Gay’ Opinion, April 27

    A left-right debate on the overblown gender panic gripping American politics.

  44. La confrontación política llega a Disney en Español, April 26

    La política sustentada en teorías de la conspiración arriba al Mundo Mágico.

  45. Judge Orders Man Who Defaced L.G.B.T. Pride Mural to Write Essay on Pulse Shooting U.S., April 26

    Alexander Jerich, who pleaded guilty to causing damage to the mural in South Florida, must write a 25-page essay about the 2016 attack on a gay nightclub in Orlando.

  46. The Attack on Big Mouse Is Also an Assault on Democracy Opinion, April 25

    Conspiracy-theory politics catches up with Disney.

  47. Smeared as a Groomer, a Michigan Democrat Goes on Offense U.S., April 25

    Mallory McMorrow’s viral speech attacking what she called Republicans’ “hollow, hateful scheme” against L.G.B.T.Q. rights has made her an instant hero on the left.

  48. What We Know About the DeSantis-Disney Rift U.S., April 24

    The Florida governor and state lawmakers revoked the theme park’s special tax status in an ongoing battle that escalated over a recently passed education bill.

  49. He Fuels the Right’s Cultural Fires (and Spreads Them to Florida) U.S., April 24

    Christopher Rufo helped make critical race theory a conservative rallying cry. Now he sees L.G.B.T.Q. issues as an even more potent line of attack.

  50. For Alabama’s Only Gay Lawmaker, a Political Defeat Was Deeply Personal U.S., April 24

    Neil Rafferty’s painful experience as a young man influenced his efforts to block new restrictions on gay and transgender youth. He came up short.

  51. Exxon Bans Outside Flags, Like the Pride Banner, From Company Flagpoles Business, April 23

    Workers can display the banner on other areas of the company’s properties, including on lawns. The company is allowing a flag representing an L.G.B.T. employee group.

  52. Punishing Disney, DeSantis Signals a Lasting G.O.P. Brawl With Business U.S., April 22

    Gov. Ron DeSantis’s move to revoke the company’s special tax status in Florida showed how combative his party has grown toward corporations that are increasingly taking a stand on political issues.

  53. Quinta Brunson Knows Why America Was Ready for ‘Abbott Elementary’ Interactive, March 28

    “Finally, network has a good understanding of the millennial way. Networks 10 years ago were like: “What the hell are you guys talking about? You sound crazy.’”

  54. John Waters Is Ready to Defend the Worst People in the World Interactive, March 21

    “I’m fascinated by people’s behavior, especially people I can’t understand.”

  55. What It’s Like to Leave Prison During a Pandemic Interactive, December 31

    For most people, patching together a life after prison is a daunting task. Even getting an ID can be tricky. We spent a year with Richard, Genisis and Mychal as they navigated the transition from cell to home.

  56. 2021 Was the Deadliest Year on Record for Trans Folks. Kiér Was Only 21. Interactive, December 22

    “She was figuring it out,” said her best friend. “But she never got to finish figuring it out.”

  57. How We Calculated Where to Live Interactive, November 23

    What’s going on under the hood of our quiz that helps you decide where to live.

  58. Where Should You Live? Interactive, November 23

    Take our quiz.

  59. David Sedaris Knows What You’ll Laugh at When No One Is Judging Interactive, October 25

    “I love an old-fashioned vulgar joke.”

  60. The Kids of Camp I Am, a Decade Later Interactive, August 10

    Campers from a pioneering retreat for gender-nonconforming children look back on what it taught them — and their journeys to becoming who they are.

  61. 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.

  62. 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.

  63. 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.”

  64. 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.

  65. 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.

  66. 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.

  67. 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.

  68. 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.

  69. 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.

  70. Do You Use Chest Binders? Tell Us About Your Experience News Desk, May 31

    We would like to hear from people who have used binding to flatten their chests.

  71. 12 Performers Show What It Takes to Make It in New York Interactive, May 30

    Watch a dozen great performers at work, from an opera singer and a subway dancer to Princess Nokia and Kelli O’Hara.

  72. Weekly Health Quiz: Aging, Infections and a Fat Gene Interactive, April 19

    Test your knowledge of this week’s health news.

  73. Dr. Richard Green, 82, Dies; Challenged Psychiatry’s View of Homosexuality Obits, April 17

    At a time when being gay was classified as a mental disorder, Dr. Green defied the advice of his colleagues and took a professional risk by arguing otherwise.

  74. Mayor Pete and the Queering of the American Soul Op Ed, April 17

    His rise is a sign that more L.G.B.T. people are finding spiritual homes in houses of faith.

  75. ‘The Most Dangerous Year’ Review: A Personal Look at Transgender Rights Weekend, April 11

    The director, Vlada Knowlton, who also narrates, is the parent of a transgender daughter.