On June 28, 1969, New York City police raided the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in Greenwich Village. The raid sparked a riot that led to six days of protests and violence between patrons and law enforcement later dubbed “The Stonewall Riots.” In subsequent years, Pride celebrations honored those uprisings
Labels can have pluses and minuses—mine is nonbinary and bisexual LGBT. But I prefer human. I understand that shorthand makes some people comfortable—LGBT, LGBTQIA, LGBTQIA+, male, female cis, bi, trans. They can also bring people together. My funny best friend Stella loves joking about my partner and I.
After an eerily familiar debate regarding the use of bathrooms in 2018—think Jim Crow-era segregated public facilities—introduced the conversation of gender identity versus biological sex into everyday dialogue, the participation of trans people in sporting events has become a major point of discussion in public discourse. The Oppression
Directed by Gail Willumsen, the 50-minute documentary “Out Loud” chronicles the beginnings of the first all-transgender-identified chorus in America—the Trans Chorus of Los Angeles (TCLA)—as they interject a whole new presence into the choral industry. The Trans Chorus of Los Angeles With only six months of
SOPHIE, a Scottish singer-songwriter, who garnered attention for her electric dance-pop style of music and her trans activism, has passed away at 34. Her publicity company, Modern Matters, announced that she climbed up to the roof of her home in Athens, Greece to see the full moon when she accidentally
In a society dominated by stereotypes, aesthetic has become intrinsically linked to sexuality; certain aesthetics (and most often, accompanying styles of dressing) have become associated with certain sexualities. This connection is problematic in the same way stereotypes are: it puts people into boxes. Gen Z’s newest mission is demonstratively