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The end of Roe v. Wade, explained

A new Supreme Court decision has ominous implications for LGBTQ discrimination

An ACT UP veteran on the power of anger in protest 

With Ricky Gervais’s new special, Netflix yet again suffers transphobic fools

Kendrick Lamar’s Auntie Diaries is a clumsy attempt at trans acceptance

The good and bad news about housing for LGBTQ Americans

If Roe v. Wade falls, are LGBTQ rights next?

How Disney found itself in the middle of a culture war

The right’s moral panic over “grooming” invokes age-old homophobia

Old-school homophobia is back

The time to panic about anti-trans legislation is now

The constitutional problem with Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay” bill

“My children love being Texans”: A father of a trans teen weighs whether his family can stay

The Supreme Court will hear a big case about whether religion is a license to discriminate

The religious right wants states’ tax dollars, and the Supreme Court is likely to agree

The fight over European values is playing out at Euro 2020

Reevaluating the gay bar

An epic Supreme Court showdown over religion and LGBTQ rights ends in a whimper

The perpetual discourse over LGBTQ Pride, explained

Trans people are dreading Caitlyn Jenner’s run for governor

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The rise of the horny, x-rated, gay Twitter alts

Exhibitionism lives on Twitter, if you know where to find it.

Our conversation about anti-trans laws is broken

The GOP’s attack on trans kids’ health care, explained

Pentagon ends “ugly and shameful chapter” by again allowing open trans military service

Lil Nas X’s evil gay Satanic agenda, explained

The massive Republican push to ban trans athletes, explained

Rachel Levine’s historic confirmation to the Biden administration, explained

House passes the Equality Act in a victory for LGBTQ Americans

Rand Paul tried to derail Rachel Levine’s historic confirmation hearing with transphobic misinformation

Understanding Silence of the Lambs’ complicated cultural legacy

For the first time, the US will enforce housing discrimination protections for LGBTQ people

Can more Harry Potter ever be okay?

Trans people can serve openly in the US military once again

Biden’s LGBTQ rights executive order and the transphobic backlash, explained

The Lost Year: A new dress, new self-acceptance, and a sudden onset of the soul

"That day, for the first time, I saw myself. And I knew I was trans. Holy shit."

The number of trans state lawmakers nearly doubled Tuesday night

Sarah McBride becomes the first openly trans person elected to a state Senate seat

One of Barrett’s first cases asks if religion is a license to discriminate against LGBTQ people