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.
Pentagon refuses to change transgender policy until Trump clarifies tweets
The Joint Chiefs of Staff have vowed 'no modifications'—for now.
Trans activists unite in D.C. to protest Trump’s ban: ‘This feels like a personal attack’
Meet the protesters standing up for trans rights.
Trump’s ban on transgender troops was reportedly done to pay for his border wall
No one allegedly advised him to call for an outright ban.
Protests break out across the country against Trump’s trans military ban
Hundreds gathered in Times Square, chanting 'Trans power.'
A guide to tackling trans issues respectfully
Trump's trans ban shows that many still don't know that 'transgenders' is dehumanizing.
Trump bans transgender people from serving in the military
The president argues that trans troops would be a 'burden' and 'disruption' to the armed forces.
No one can agree whether Prince George is a ‘gay icon’ or not
Some are calling the joke 'homophobic' and 'transmisogynistic.'
5 dating apps for queer women without any of the bulls**t
Sick of harassment, gender restrictions, and too many men? Start here.
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.
‘Trans surgeries’ vs. fighter jets: Christian anti-LGBTQ group faces ridicule for transphobic ad
The comparison doesn't quite add up.
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.