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.

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.
1,600 scientists sign open letter against defining gender as a binary
The signees include nine Nobel laureates.
Ad targeting gay candidate for governor mysteriously disappears before midterms
Did the anti-LGBTQ group have a change of heart?
Suicide hotline calls quadruple after Trump revealed anti-trans policy
The pain of having the validity of your existence attacked cannot be understated.
The witches taking over your TV are more queer, less white—and it’s about time
On 'Sabrina' and more, witches are finally representing those who best relate to their plight.
These artists want to educate you on the ‘ace’ spectrum for Asexual Awareness Week
Clearing up the misconceptions through comics and illustrations.
Beloved gay penguin couple welcomes adorable baby chick
This fuzzy baby is making history.