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The far right is using the Lakewood Church shooting for anti-trans attacks

The Supreme Court is running away from transgender rights cases

The Supreme Court hands down a small but unexpected victory for LGBTQ people

The lawsuits seeking to keep drag queens legal, explained

Uganda’s extreme anti-LGBTQ legislation, explained

A shooting over a Pride flag underscores the threat of Republican anti-LGBTQ rhetoric

North Carolina is the latest in a wave of states passing anti-trans laws

A monumental LGBTQ rights case is barreling toward the Supreme Court

How an LGBTQ clinic in Uganda keeps going amid rising homophobic violence

Neil Gorsuch has a problem with telling the truth

Anti-trans bills keep losing in court

How Frog and Toad became queer anti-capitalist cottagecore icons

9 questions for Sarah McBride as she launches a historic campaign

The case for optimism about LGBTQ rights in the United States

Uganda’s anti-gay law will hurt all Ugandans

How the right’s defeats gave us the anti-LGBTQ moment

Why Spider-Verse fans see Gwen Stacy as a transgender allegory

Conservatives think Chick-fil-A is woke now?

How anti-LGBTQ sentiment is affecting Pride

A guide to Ron DeSantis’s most extreme policies in Florida

Florida is too dangerous to visit, civil rights groups warn

DeSantis’s feud with Disney is costing Florida — and possibly his 2024 campaign

The staggering fine print of Texas and Florida’s new anti-trans bills

Montana Republicans are punishing a trans lawmaker for criticizing their anti-trans bill

Disney’s had enough — it’s taking Ron DeSantis to court

Ron DeSantis loses again to Disney

The Supreme Court is unlikely to put the Christian Right in charge of your workplace — at least not yet

The GOP’s coordinated national campaign against trans rights, explained

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Trans people deserve better journalism

How the anti-trans movement took over legacy media.

How Disney just beat Ron DeSantis

J.K. Rowling’s transphobia: A history

A new Supreme Court case could be the most important transgender rights decision ever

Can more Harry Potter ever be okay?

What the Respect for Marriage Act actually does

Qatar’s anti-LGBTQ policies, explained

The big stakes in the Supreme Court’s new LGBTQ rights case

Shooting at Colorado LGBTQ club kills 5, injures 25

Stop worrying about what happens if we let kids transition. Worry about what happens if we don’t.

The US monkeypox response is failing queer men

Same-sex marriage could get historic protections — if the Senate votes on it

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