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“He tried cutting my hair, training me with loud snaps, and raged, 'Stop acting like a faggot!'”

July 07 2017 9:04 AM

Black and brown LGBTQ folks can provide safe havens that give young people a chance to be their own heroes, writes Louie A. Ortiz-Fonseca.

July 07 2017 6:20 AM

The growing media focus on the concept of de-transitioning is yet another way to delegitmize transgender people, writes Riki Wilchins.

July 07 2017 5:52 AM

Film has played an important role in LGBT progress and will continue to do so, writes Outfest board member Alan Koenigsberg.

July 05 2017 8:03 PM

We are fighting for our lives. And that is not hyperbole.

July 05 2017 5:31 AM

The symbolic silence of our "president" stands as one of the rare times he hasn't lied to the American public.

July 01 2017 5:03 PM

Fighting for abortion rights in the South as a lesbian requires a lot of perseverence.

June 30 2017 5:23 AM