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Before a trans contestant was outed by a gay man on Survivor, Andrew Sullivan insinuated that trans people are capricious with their identities. Enough is enough, writes Riki Wilchins.

April 14 2017 5:03 AM

D.J. Hudson and other Soulfource members protested the recent National Religious Broadcasters conference in Orlando, facing down right-wingers, police, and jail time.

April 13 2017 5:50 AM

Tamara Adrián is fighting to improve the lives of Venezuela's severely beleagured citizens. Through all this, she's changing the nation's views on sexual and gender minorities.

April 13 2017 5:32 AM

From friends to lovers to friends to bandmates.

April 13 2017 5:03 AM

Some objected to Moonlight star's proposal of a sex strike for women's rights, chiding it as heteronormative. Writer Erica M. Hart heartily disagrees, saying Monáe should be commended for using her platform to criticize the patriarchy.

April 12 2017 12:52 PM

A gay fan thanks Corin Tucker, Carrie Brownstein, and Janet Weiss on the 20th anniversary of their Dig Me Out album.

April 12 2017 5:02 AM

The Religious Right likes to say that LGBT people are now granted "special rights," but they're actually the ones getting exceptional treatment by the government.

April 11 2017 5:57 AM
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