IRL

LGBT stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender. The term has been in use since the early 1990s as a way of addressing the political, cultural, and personal issues of concern to the LGBT community as well as the queer, questioning, intersex, and asexual communities.

Postal service accidentally sends out flyer comparing LGBTQ people to Nazis
The flyer calls LGBTQ rights 'perverted gay activism.'
Senate confirms anti-LGBTQ, sexist blogger to federal court
The man who uses 'f**got' was appointed by Trump.
Meet Ashley Smith, the trans activist who went viral for her selfie with the Texas governor
When it comes to trans visibility, she says she's only getting started.
Salvation Army substance abuse centers caught discriminating against trans people
One substance abuse center outright refused to take trans patients.
Mormon professor says she was fired over pro-LGBTQ Facebook post
She refused to back down—as both a Mormon and an LGBTQ ally.
Breaking down the difference between gender identity and sex
It's much easier to parse than you think.
Caitlyn Jenner wants to become the U.S. Senate’s first transgender woman
And she may become the first openly transgender Republican nominee for the Senate, too.
Jeff Sessions praises anti-LGBTQ group by comparing it to Martin Luther King Jr.
In a closed-door speech, the attorney general told the organization it does 'important work.'
10 glamorous facts about Gigi Gorgeous, YouTube’s beauty queen
This iconic beauty vlogger has nothing to hide.
78-year-old and 13-year-old talk about being gay in two different generations
50 years ago, it was illegal to be gay in the U.K.
New Australian ‘marriage’ contract allows lesbian couple to finally marry
A loophole has been created while the country decides on legalizing gay marriage.
LCD Soundsystem’s Gavin Russom is transgender
'I’m the happiest I’ve ever been.'
Historic comics anthology will be written completely by trans writers and artists
There's a long legacy of trans women working in comics.
Transgender parent pushes for gender-neutral ID marker for their baby
The 8-month-old has a genderless health card—but can't get issued a birth certificate.
9 sex toys every gay man should own
You should never have to go without sex toys tailored to your greatest pleasure.
This transgender doll is making huge strides in teaching children about gender roles
Say hello to Sam, 'world's first educational transgender toy.'