The murders of transgender or gender nonconforming people in 2019 are frightening attacks on our collective humanity.
An internationally acclaimed movie is missing from the lineup of the Tbilisi Film Festival, after protests at screenings turned violent.
Whether it means serving in the military, working for a federal contractor or seeking medical help, regulations that once protected transgender people are under attack.
This is not the beginning of the end of women’s sports. Trans women are women.
He described his experiences as a gay man in a comic strip and an acclaimed semi-autobiographical graphic novel, influencing many other cartoonists.
Polls have a poor record on predicting behavior around social issues and disfavored groups.
By revisiting and refuting the cultural history of the West, this group is using time as its primary medium, looking backward to inform a different kind of gay future.
One of art’s great privileges and responsibilities is to imagine lives that may not be written about in our textbooks.
The substitute teacher was fired from a Utah public school. One of the boy’s parents, Louis van Amstel of “Dancing With the Stars,” wondered how she had become a teacher in the first place.
A reader discusses the environmental risks posed by wood-burning ovens. Also: Term limits; a bad education bill; wealth inequality; foster care and bias.
Readers discuss how the Quakers and people today have wrestled with issues of gender, equality and grammar.
A decade after the pioneering original ended, “The L Word: Generation Q” includes a group of new young cast members from across the L.G.B.T.Q. spectrum. Can the series still break ground in 2019?
Early efforts to introduce thoughtful story lines about women who love women gave way to gimmicks in the 1990s, before returning with force this century.
The country is being pulled in two directions as it experiences a “boom” in L.G.B.T. awareness but also remains committed to a sometimes inflexible traditional culture.
A team of researchers say that science has relied on a human heterosexual baseline and made faulty assumptions about sexual activity in the animal kingdom.
The pro-democracy camp’s stunning victory in citywide district elections means a younger class of political neophytes will soon take office.
Vidhya Rajput, a transgender activist, has emerged as a leader in a gathering rights revolution in India. But she still has an “ache for love.”
In the South, black churches are reducing the suffering and stigma of H.I.V. with an approach that recalls Dr. King’s teachings.
In the South, black houses of worship are reducing the social suffering of H.I.V. with an approach that recalls Dr. King’s teachings.
Inviting fellow artists to join her exhibition at the Baltimore Museum of Art fits into her notion that art can create positive change.
The magazine’s Ethicist columnist on outing wedding vendors that won’t work with L.G.B.T.Q. couples and the problem with exploiting emergency-room services.
Two plays based on the autobiographical novels of Édouard Louis put the problem of violence against gay men in a larger social context.
Rights organizations called the decision a positive step but said the fast-food chain should do more.
The National Center for Transgender Equality has lost roughly two-thirds of its staff members as it faces an important year ahead.
In the 17th century, they also suspected that the rules of grammar stood between them and a society of equals.
Team Trans, believed to be the only entirely transgender sports squad in the United States, recently played together for the first time.
Julián Castro and Kamala Harris are pitching themselves partially on being a ‘first,’ but neither is gaining traction.