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.
Trans/Sex: From ‘girldick’ to ‘clit,’ what trans women call their genitalia
One term doesn't fit all.
Polyamory isn’t a ‘political weapon,’ it’s a way of life for queer folks
Quartz's whitewashed, straight-washed poly piece excludes a vast number of experiences.
Michigan mayor says audio of him using homophobic slur is ‘phony’
This is not the first time he’s used this defense.
Internet laughs at Fox News contributor for saying gingerbread cookies are ‘obviously’ men
No one is buying this cookie gender-assignment stuff.
We might finally see a same-sex Barbie set, thanks to this couple’s Instagram post
Mattel is reportedly inspired by a gay couple who made a DIY set for their flower girl.
The first trans Miss Universe contestant didn’t win the crown, but she won the internet
‘This is for you, for those who have no visibility.’
2018 belonged to trans people
We're still here, creating art and fighting back against the government.
This gay Black furry is esports’ player of the year—and he’s teaching the far-right a lesson
He's dunking hard on the haters.
This student is raising money to move out of dorm that banned her girlfriend
She was told by administrators that others were uncomfortable with her sexual orientation.
GOG employee fired over transphobic tweet now works with a right-wing gaming site (updated)
He denies any connection to Gamergate, but his actions raise questions.
Report: Facebook funded candidates who voted against banning ‘conversion therapy’
Facebook says it's for LGBTQ rights, so what gives?
The makeup revolution is being led by queer influencers of color
These beauty influencers are subverting gender norms to reveal their true selves.
Facebook’s new community standards blatantly hurt queer users
Discussing 'sexual preferences' could get you banned.
Trans YouTuber proves Victoria’s Secret is wrong about who can sell its ‘fantasy’
‘Live your fantasy and don’t let anyone tell you otherwise,' she said to her fans.
Tumblr’s adult content ban will devastate its most vulnerable communities
Tumblr is kicking out the very people that made it grow.
The beauty in the in-between: Reclaiming my multi-dimensional identities
Because I'm 'passing,' my identities are at times privileged and at times oppressed.