DeRay Mckesson
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Does the world despise our voices, or is it just us?

September 19 2014 7:15 AM

While Ilene Chaiken's earlier series depicted the lives of lesbians in glamorous L.A., her latest project is her realest yet.

September 19 2014 7:00 AM

In less than a decade, our families have gone from a tactic to block marriage equality to one of the best arguments for legal relationship recognition.

September 19 2014 5:00 AM

Objectivity is a luxury of those who don't have to fight to be seen and heard. And as queer people, we often can't afford to be impartial.

September 18 2014 7:00 AM Updated

The scientific authorities have said multiple times that intersex women don't have an advantage in athletics. So won't the sporting authorities just let them play?

September 18 2014 6:00 AM

The threats of violence that preceded withdrawal of a lawsuit demanding equality from Jamaica's Supreme Court underscore the plight of LGBT people in the island nation.

September 17 2014 9:00 AM

Weak references to LGBT characters and storylines on TV aren't enough for millennial viewers.

September 17 2014 8:00 AM
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