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How I navigated through religious trauma

I've spent years grappling with the impact of religion on my identity. How I found solace in nature's splendor as my ultimate spiritual path.

Navigating the intersection of Easter and TDOV

Amid political backlash from honoring TDOV, discover how Easter Sunday is intertwined with Transgender Day of Visibility, symbolizing a harmonious blend of rebirth, recognition, and the transformative power of love.

Flight or fight? Niles Woods and the refugee crisis among trans Americans

As the trans community faces discrimination and violence in the U.S., the question remains: should we stay and fight or flee before it's too late?

Creating a safe and affirming space for transgender youth

In the face of rising anti-trans legislation and cultural challenges, the resilience and joy of trans youth underscore the urgent need for affirming spaces and supportive communities.

Why the trans community and allies must mobilize this election year

On Trans Day of Visibility, we celebrate the strides made and confront the challenges ahead, emphasizing the critical importance of the upcoming election for the trans community's rights and dignity.

Equalpride's CEO on standing together this Transgender Day of Visibility

On Transgender Day of Visibility, equalpride reaffirms its dedication to celebrating and uplifting the transgender community, emphasizing the importance of solidarity and action amidst growing challenges and attacks.

The horrific reality of transgender individuals in Texas prisons

Highlighting the silenced struggles of incarcerated transgender individuals, Xandan tells the experiences of abuse and systemic neglect faced within Texas prisons.

From contradictions to compassion, the LDS Church struggles with LGBTQ+ inclusion

The history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints reflects a history of evolving LGBTQ+ stances amidst pressures for greater inclusivity.

How LGBTQ+ advocates secured a victory against Florida's 'don't say gay' law

In a landmark legal victory, advocates dismantled Florida's 'don't say gay or trans' law, championing a more inclusive and accepting educational environment for LGBTQ+ students and families.

The fight to decolonize queer identity

Explore the profound impact of colonial legacies on LGBTQ+ identities, revealing the urgent need for decolonization and reclamation of languages that reaffirm our identities across cultures.

How GLAAD is nurturing Black queer music

GLAAD's Equity in Media and Entertainment Initiative brings together Black queer artists to provide a nurturing and supportive space for creative talent.

Navigating the media minefield: supporting gender expansive youth with confidence

In the face of widespread misinformation and media bias, the need to shine a light on the overwhelmingly positive experiences of gender-expansive youth and adults is more needed than ever.

Missouri Republican candidate burns LGBTQ+ books with flamethrower and posts the video online (exclusive)

Valentina Gomez is facing growing backlash for an incendiary stunt against LGBTQ+ books. Queer rights groups are calling her out.

My queer story is powerful, and so is yours. Here's how to share it with us.

Equalpride's new community editor on championing storytelling as a revolutionary act to reclaim and celebrate the diverse narratives of the LGBTQ+ community.