WATCH: Advancing Reproductive Justice in the Age of Trump [VIDEO]
Alabama-based organizer Shante Wolfe-Sisson talks to Colorlines about why it’s important to include Black women, transgender and nonbinary people in conversations about reproductive justice.
QTPOC and More Respond to Scarlett Johansson and Her Privilege
“Pose” actress Indya Moore: “Why compare trans people and poc to trees and animals?”
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 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.
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.
Voguing Stars Take Center Stage at The Met
Dancers slay for a large crowd and judges outside the famed museum.
NYPD Apologizes for Stonewall Raid, 50 Years Later
Activists say nothing has changed in the way the police interact with LGBTQ+ people of color.
#ColorlinesReads: 5 LGBTQ+ Young Adult Books You'll Love
This year, celebrate Pride Month with five LGBTQ+ of color-focused titles for teens—or for yourself!
WATCH: 'Pose' Star Billy Porter Says He Stands Up For 'Little Black Sissy Boys'
Porter in his “Actors on Actors” interview: “The ones who are told that their existence on the planet is unworthy, they’re unworthy of living.”
Dallas Police Turn to FBI After Second Black Trans Woman Killed
Police chief asks for assistance to look for evidence of hate crimes in the homicides of Chynal Lindsey and Muhlaysia Booker.
Transgender Asylum-Seeker Dies After Pleading for Medical Attention
Johana Medina Leon had chest pain while detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Then she died.
Rainbow Flags Burned Outside Harlem Bar on Eve of Pride
Alibi Lounge is dubbed the “only Black gay lounge in NYC.” Governor Andrew Cuomo directed New York’s Hate Crime Task Force to investigate the incident.
NYC to Honor Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera With Monuments
The sculptures are billed as the first public art monuments in the world to honor trans women.
Activists Unite for Black Reproductive Freedom Rally
Activists from nine organizations stood up for Black people’s bodies on the steps of Connecticut’s State Supreme Court.
Hollywood Still Struggles With Representation of LGBTQ+ and Trans People of Color
GLAAD’s newest diversity report shows a drop for LGBTQ+ characters of color and improvement with regard to trans characters.
HUD Rule Allows Homeless Shelters to Deny Admission to Transgender People
Young transgender people of color, especially Black youth, experience disproportionately high rates of homelessness.
Two Dozen States and Cities Sue Trump Administration to Protect Reproductive Rights
The lawsuits seek to block the “conscience rule,” which allows health care providers to deny abortion care and other legal medical services.