Gender and Sexuality

Black, Queer and in Vogue [PHOTOS]

by Kai Wright Gerard Gaskin on Sep 11, 2014 7:00AM

Mainstream pop culture has spent decades mining the house ballroom scene of black LGBTQ communities for inspiration--without recognition, or pay.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, Arts & Culture

New Children's Book Series Highlights Queer Families of Color

by Miriam Zoila Pérez on Jul 29, 2014 7:00AM

A new children's book series seeks to offer an array of queer, trans and racially diverse stories in a field that is notably lacking.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality

San Francisco Teen Wears Tux, Diocese Pulls Yearbook Photo

by Jamilah King on May 16, 2014 10:29AM

#JessicasTux is trending in San Francisco.

Topics: Culture

23-Year-Old Woman Grows Beard to Get More in Touch With Femininity

by Jamilah King on Feb 19, 2014 11:52AM

After years of taunting, she's not afraid to challenge gender norms.

Topics: /NOW, Gender & Sexuality

Four Panels on Race and Gender at NYC Comic Con

by Von Diaz on Oct 10, 2013 12:00PM

Racialicious has a handy guide for thew few panels that address these issues.

Topics: /NOW

Watch This Artist Perform Gender and Virtual Vogue

by Jamilah King on Aug 19, 2013 1:42PM

Jacolby Satterwhite puts on a new spin on dance.

Topics: /NOW, Gender & Sexuality

Brittney Griner's Nike Contract Just the Latest of Her Barrier-Breaking Moves

by Julianne Hing on Jun 3, 2013 5:14PM

What's the WNBA rookie's fashion sense got to do with cultural change? Everything, it turns out.

Topics: /NOW, Sports

On the Road to Refuge

by Pete Muller on Sep 16, 2009 12:00PM

A radical church reaches out to queer communities.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality

Soldiering Against "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"

by Erasmo Guerra on Sep 3, 2009 12:00PM

Dan Choi on becoming the public face for the fight against DADT policies

Topics: Gender & Sexuality

Super Infector

by Kai Wright on Dec 21, 2005 12:00PM

With the AIDS epidemic larger --and blacker --than ever, health officials and community activists go after those who test positive.

Topics: Health, Gender & Sexuality, Criminal Justice