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.

ICE detains gay man, married to an American, during citizenship interview
The couple's petition for the man's citizenship had already been approved.
Catholic school fires gay first-grade teacher after she marries her partner
'In their eyes I’m not the right kind of Catholic.'
Bermuda becomes first government to revoke gay marriage law
Same-sex marriage was only legalized less than a year ago.
Rose McGowan, Andi Dier, and believing survivors even when it’s inconvenient
Believing survivors and asserting trans women are women are not mutually exclusive ideas.
Walgreens adapts transgender-inclusive bathroom policy
This was after a cis woman was denied using the ladies' room because she 'looked like a man.'
Gay figure skater reportedly refused meeting with Mike Pence
'Mike Pence doesn’t stand for anything that I really believe in.'
Asexuality is real—and it has nothing to do with celibacy
Every asexuality myth debunked, and every truth explained.
This podcast looks at the LGBTQ family—in all its love and hardships
'If These Ovaries Could Talk' is sharing the stories we rarely hear in traditional media.
Queer star Jiz Lee is breaking every porn stereotype to make the industry better
Lee has been dubbed an icon and 'androgynous gender warrior.'
Rose McGowan’s transphobic rant flies in the face of #MeToo’s values
The kerfuffle has left many wondering: Does the movement support trans people?
Report: ‘MaleGeneral’ is sharing revenge porn and identifying gay men
The 4Chan offshoot is still doing damage a decade later.
Queer teen couple suspended for promposal ‘disruption’
The community is not happy about this.
The whitewashing and erasure of nonbinary people
People of color are often left out of very Western-centric narratives about gender.
State Department faces lawsuit for denying citizenship to one of gay couple’s twins
This isn't the first time the Trump administration has done this, either.
Indonesian police arrest 12 trans women, shave their heads, force them into ‘conversion therapy’
'Now they are all acting like real men,' the local police chief reportedly said.
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