How do you reinvent yourself after being a global superstar? The former R.E.M. frontman is still figuring that out.
Activists are trying to end secrecy for sperm and egg donors — a campaign that troubles some L.G.B.T.Q. families.
Liberal-leaning professors are leaving coveted jobs with tenure. And there are signs that recruiting scholars has become harder.
The owners closed the bar after a monthslong boycott in support of demands from its workers for benefits and higher wages.
The panic over transgender children is driven by the fear that they’ll regret transitioning. But freedom to make mistakes is core to being human.
Activists said the designation could put L.G.B.T.Q. people and their organizations under threat of criminal prosecution for something as simple as displaying the rainbow flag.
Modern Love in miniature, featuring reader-submitted stories of no more than 100 words.
Readers respond to a column by Maureen Dowd. Also: Speaker Mike Johnson’s lament; drive-through downsides; New Orleans drinking water.
In “The Bars Are Ours,” Lucas Hilderbrand offers a transcontinental look at a half-century of queer nightlife in America.
Kristen Arnett, k.d. lang, Myriam Gurba and 10 more on Rita Mae Brown’s breakthrough novel about lesbian identity, published 50 years ago this fall.
Readers discuss a column by Pamela Paul and a news story about a Florida school district’s ban. Also: The “catastrophists”; an example of compassion.
A Pulitzer Prize-winning composer, he was an experimentalist who redefined himself, becoming identified with a lush style called the New Romanticism.
Mike Johnson’s comments on a prayer call in October, during which he talked about church attendance and L.G.B.T.Q. youth, offered an up-to-date distillation of his views.
A right-wing group that has been designated a hate group is planning to protest the Thanksgiving parade because of the inclusion of two nonbinary performers.
The civil rights leader and organizer of the March on Washington is the focus of a new biopic. Here’s how it stacks up against archival images.
The Philadelphia artist’s show at Artists Space considers how hair cutting, grooming and caregiving help create a Black queer community.
El caso de una de las personas no binarias más conocidas del país y la valoración de las autoridades de que se trató de un crimen doméstico han indignado a los defensores de los derechos humanos.
After a high school production of “Oklahoma!” was halted in conservative Sherman, Texas, something unusual happened: The school board sided with transgender students.
The violent death of Jesús Ociel Baena and suggestions by the authorities that it was a domestic killing have angered advocates who are demanding a thorough investigation.
The wife of Mike Johnson, the new speaker, has rallied opposition to abortion rights and used her pastoral counseling business to condemn homosexuality.
Alan van Capelle said he was “living the dream” with his husband and two children, a life he once thought was out of reach for someone like him.
The rapid ascent of Stefanos Kasselakis, a former Goldman Sachs trader and Greece’s first openly gay party leader, has gripped the nation. But his leadership is dividing the country’s main opposition party.
It is an approach that repels and alienates far more than it persuades.
A government campaign against what it calls “homosexual propaganda” is unsettling booksellers and has resulted in the firing of the director of one of the country’s leading museums.
A document approved by Pope Francis lays out nuanced guidance in keeping with his vision of a more inclusive church, but it does not amount to a policy change in the church, the Vatican says.
Readers discuss an Ohio ballot measure and Andy Beshear’s re-election as Kentucky’s governor. Also: Jews in America; conversion therapy; no swearing in class.
The 32-year-old’s work in Zulu and English traverses styles and explores queer histories. This week he releases a new EP, “The Baddies of Isandlwana.”
Over the years, Mr. DeSantis embraced and exploited his Ivy League credentials. Now he is reframing his experiences at Yale and Harvard to wage a vengeful political war.
Adolescent girls reported high rates of sadness, suicidal thoughts and sexual violence, as did teenagers who identified as gay or bisexual.
It has been a busy month for the Florida governor as he stokes divisive cultural issues.
They formed a community meant to support and shelter gay people who had been cast aside by society. Decades later, they are still living together, hosting pageants to help make ends meet.
An ACT UP veteran remembers the doctor’s AIDS legacy.
Readers are moved by a column by Charles Blow and offer their own experiences. Also: Santos’s lies; Covid in China; digital payments; ableist language.
State Representative Joe Harding, a sponsor of the law that critics have called “Don’t Say Gay,” is accused of illegally obtaining or trying to obtain more than $150,000 in loans.
The agency may put in place a personalized risk assessment to replace the current prohibition on men who have had sex with men in the previous three months.
Readers add to Frank Bruni’s list of possible candidates. Also: A gay marriage bill; funding Covid vaccines.
Plus Iranian players protest at the World Cup and “Neighbours” will start filming again.
Readers respond to a column by Pamela Paul. Also: Pandemic preparedness; regulating media; the need for unions.
With war raging in Ukraine, and the coronavirus still circulating, many in Europe say they have bigger worries than monkeypox. Some organizations, however, have raised concerns about stigma.