The artist Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, grandson and namesake of the founder of the Pakistan Peoples Party, is queer, Muslim and proud.
The GenderCool Project highlights transgender students who are ambitious and well-adjusted, countering the gloom-and-doom portrayals that are common.
“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.
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.
Hijras occupy a special place in Hinduism. But their relationship to modern Mumbai, where transgender people are legally recognized, remains fraught.
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.
The 73-year-old star of Jill Soloway’s Emmy-winning series will not return to the role that brought him late-career plaudits.
A journal says it’s the first documented case of successful inducement of breast-milk production in a transgender woman.
Denying men life or disability policies because they take drugs to prevent H.I.V. is discriminatory and may trigger penalties.
Insurers have denied life and disability coverage to men taking Truvada to prevent H.I.V. infection, say gay rights advocates and medical experts.
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.
A reader whose daughter is undergoing gender assignment worries that she may not get the care she needs.
Transgender people face a double bind: Find jobs amid rampant prejudice or lose critical medical coverage.
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.
Watch out! This compassionate priest could be coming to a parish near you.
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.
“Together we must change the culture to ensure that no young person is rejected by his or her family, school or community.”
“Life is a ‘pasarela,’ a runway,” says Daniela Vega, the Chilean actress in the Oscar-nominated film.
The bill contains measures sought by religious schools and free-speech advocates, worrying some college administrators and gay-rights groups.
Soumya Sankar Bose’s collaborative photos imagine possible futures, and re-examine traumatic pasts, through his subjects’ visions and anxieties.
Acceptance was growing. But a new poll shows that the public may be backsliding.
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.
His before-and-after photos racked up 13 million views on Facebook and expanded the platform for his folk-pop music.
The president doesn’t threaten the religious right’s traditional values. He embodies them.
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.
A reader recalls the reassurance about her sexual identity given by a psychologist in the 1970s.
And: revealing a family secret, dealing with friends who smoke indoors, and barking up the wrong tree.
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.
Nearly 700,000 adults in the country have been subjected to this harmful practice.