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.

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.
Your heteronormative, cisnormative behaviors explained
It's time to stop making assumptions.
Sir Babygirl is a gender non-conforming pop music icon
The queen of queer memes is about to drop her first album.
Trans student films being harassed while in school bathroom stall (updated)
A woman broke into the stall, leaving the door open.
Twitter is falling in love with this anime’s zombie trans girl
Meet Lily Hoshikawa, trans Twitter's latest role model.
Trans/Sex: How estrogen changed my sex life
When I started HRT, I had to become my own sex ed teacher.
7 ways to embrace self-love on a very somber Trans Day of Remembrance
On one of the most difficult days of the year, don’t forget to look out for yourself.
There’s now a white nationalist video game where you can kill LGBTQ people in a nightclub
It's brought to you by the man best associated with the deadly Charlottesville rally.
Is self-love queerbaiting?
For a verse, Ariana Grande leads us on.
Red in the ‘Rainbow Wave’: At least 3 LGBTQ Republicans were elected to office
How do you represent a party that opposes your rights?
Victoria’s Secret exec says trans models aren’t hired ‘because the show is a fantasy’ (updated)
'Shouldn’t you have transsexuals in the show? No. No, I don’t think we should.'
Trans people celebrate Massachusetts’ history-making law keeping protections
68 percent of Massachusetts voters stood with transgender people on Tuesday.
What it’s like when your state is fighting over your trans kid’s right to exist
A Massachusettes ballot measure could put trans children in danger.
Spotify pulls ads for anti-trans campaign in Massachusetts after outcry
Users were dumping the service over the ad.