Israel continues to paint itself as a pro-LGBTQ haven in the Middle East, using this alleged tolerance as justification for its genocide in Gaza. Queer activists around the world are pushing back.
What does queer joy look like in this political moment? Three queer artists respond.
Has a fixation with visibility hindered the fight for collective LGBTQ liberation?
Strong family bonds help transgender people embrace joy even amid legislative attacks and reductive media portrayals.
Drag bans like the one passed in Tennessee rely on fearmongering tropes about “protecting children” and “traditional values.”
On March 2, 2023, Tennessee became the first state to enact a law restricting drag performances. This law is part of a larger push by Republican lawmakers in numerous states to restrict or
“Along with the power of creation, we were given the power to choose.”
LGBTQ people have always been the ones to keep each other safe. But we shouldn’t have to.
Nonprofit organizations attract employees from diverse backgrounds, but often fail to create affirming workplace cultures for them.
“The Future Is Disabled” by Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha moves much-needed conversations on disability and mutual aid into the spotlight while pushing readers to confront their preconceived ideas about who belongs in the future.
Insecurity and powerlessness are the norm for immigrants navigating the U.S.’s immigration system—even when they are married to a U.S. citizen.
An interview with the playful, prefigurative, beloved and sometimes banned author, T.J. Klune.
States Advance Anti-Transgender Agendas—Part of a Longtime Strategy by Conservatives to Rally Their Base
Some 30 states initiated anti-trans legislation in 2021, and 7 more in 2022.