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A youth's call to action on this Day of NO Silence

The Day of NO Silence emerges as a powerful call to action, transforming a day of quiet solidarity into a loud, unapologetic movement against the ongoing discrimination faced by LGBTQ+ youths in schools.

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.

How Beyoncé's Cowboy Carter advances equality

The hit album is much more than simply a genre detour for the superstar.

Like a vacuum, Trump sucks up RNC funds, so why would anyone donate to the party?

With Trump seemingly getting all the RNC cash, why would anyone in their right mind give to the Republican Party this year?

How anti-LGBTQ+ legislation is impacting businesses and individuals

Amidst an unprecedented surge in anti-LGBTQ+ legislation, a new report reveals the significant toll on individuals and businesses, underscoring the urgent need for companies to bolster inclusive policies and practices.

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.

Transgender Day of Visibility: Looking to the past for inspiration - and a reality check - for what's ahead

Although the multifaceted opposition to trans rights appears relentless, it mirrors historical challenges encountered during the gay liberation movement of the 1970s, many of which were ultimately overcome.

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.

It’s Easter, and Trump spent Holy Week hawking a Bible

Some of The Advocate's editorial team discussed Trump's "God Bless the USA" Bible. Let's just say they had thoughts.

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.

Listen to Dr. Levine: Take syphilis seriously

Dr. Rachel Levine, the transgender Assistant Secretary for Health, has a warning everyone in our community should heed.

Black trans femme artists leading the charge for inclusion and hope

In the face of escalating anti-trans legislation and social hostility, the transformative work of Black trans femme artists offers a beacon of hope and a bold vision for a more inclusive and compassionate future.

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.

Democrats have treated Joe Biden just as bad as Robert Hur and Marjorie Taylor Greene have

OK, he’s old, and he gets it, but “Pops” Biden has what it takes to lead us to victory in November, and we need to stop complaining about him – now!

Gay Godfather David Mixner was both pro-sex and pro-equality

Reflecting on the legacy of the man who brought LGBTQ+ liberation to the White House.

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.