Gender and Sexuality

Police officer holds green sign that reads, "This is not normal."

Leaked Executive Order Draft Could 'Legalize Discrimination'

“Policymakers across the nation are leveraging religion to push forward crude and discriminatory laws that impose extreme financial, dignitary and emotional harm on women of color and their families.”

Everything You Need to Know About the Biggest Abortion Case In Our Lifetime

On this 43rd anniversary of Roe v. Wade, you need to get familiar with another huge case the Supreme Court will hear in March: Whole Woman’s Health v. Cole.  It could reverse a controversial Texas law that has closed most of the state's abortion clinics under the guise of women's safety. Or it could mean that even fewer women in this country will have access to an affordable, safe and timely abortion. 

Black, Queer and in Vogue [PHOTOS]

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

New Children's Book Series Highlights Queer Families of Color

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.

San Francisco Teen Wears Tux, Diocese Pulls Yearbook Photo

#JessicasTux is trending in San Francisco.

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

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

Four Panels on Race and Gender at NYC Comic Con

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

Watch This Artist Perform Gender and Virtual Vogue

Jacolby Satterwhite puts on a new spin on dance.

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

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

On the Road to Refuge

A radical church reaches out to queer communities.

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

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

Super Infector

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