Caster Semenya is Out Magazine's Latest Cover Star
The South African record-breaker says that she’s here to inspire the world.
Rev. Elena Rose Vera On the Hotline Created for Trans People, by Trans People
Trans Lifeline executive director: “We’re not just people that need to be rescued, but also have extraordinary gifts.”
Planned Parenthood President Exits as Organization Prepares for Political Fight
Dr. Leana Wen, who is leaving after eight months, maintains that abortion is a health care—not political—issue.
New Blueprint For Reproductive Justice Hopes to Transform Health Care
More than 80 organizations wrote a manifesto to bring about new policies even as growing conservatism seeks to limit access to reproductive care.
QTPOC and More Respond to Scarlett Johansson and Her Privilege
“Pose” actress Indya Moore: “Why compare trans people and poc to trees and animals?”
'Pose' Creators On Epidemic of Violence Killing Trans Women of Color
“We wanted to really concentrate on the epidemic of violence that trans women are facing.”
Aziz Ansari Addresses Sexual Misconduct Allegations in New Special
“It moved things forward for me, made me think about a lot. I hope I’ve become a better person.”
READ: A Push to Rebuild Safe Spaces For LGBTQ+ Puerto Ricans
In the aftermath of Hurricane Maria and recent legislative challenges to their rights, members of Puerto Rico’s queer community are working to restore life-saving spaces.
'Black Census' Finds That Low Wages Are the Top Issue For LGB+ Respondents
More than 5,400 gay, lesbian, bisexual or “other” people surveyed said that making ends meet is more important than marriage equality.
Black Trans Woman Heckled, Nearly Arrested at Stonewall Inn
On the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising, owners and predominantly White patrons reportedly threatened to call the police on a woman who asked the LGBTQ+ community to advocate for her Black trans sisters.
Watch As National LGBTQ Wall of Honor is Unveiled at Stonewall Inn
Co-chair Nicole Murray Ramirez: “A movement that does not know where it came from does not really know where it’s going.”
LISTEN: Stonewall Activists Tell Their Own Stories in New Podcast Episode
StoryCorps passes the mic to the elders of the LGBTQ+ community who started a movement.
Aaron Philip Covers Paper Mag, Talks Image and Identity With Naomi Campbell
Philip is billed as the first Black, trans disabled model to sign with a major management company.
Abortion 'Gag Rule' Goes Into Effect
Abortion providers in 49 states will lose federal money if they refer patients for the medical procedure.
Janet Mock Makes History With Massive Netflix Deal
The “Pose” producer is the first transgender woman to sign a creator-in-charge deal at a leading entertainment company.
The Stakes Podcast Speaks to Alabama's Sole Abortion Provider
Host Kai Wright tours one of just three clinics that provide the medical procedure in the entire state.
ICYMI: HIV Prevention Drug PrEP to Be Covered by Most Insurance Plans
At $2,000 per month, the pill is currently inaccessible to most of the people who are at highest risk of contracting HIV.
NYC Funds Abortions For People From States With Restrictive Bans
It is the first time a city has used its budget to step into the national abortion battle.
Voguing Stars Take Center Stage at The Met
Dancers slay for a large crowd and judges outside the famed museum.
New York State Prepares to Decriminalize Sex Work
A new bill aims to protect sex workers, particularly immigrant and trans workers of color.