Women are underrepresented in elected offices, and it causes a lot of strife and struggle when it comes to women-specific issues. What can we do about it?
I’d never planned on transitioning in the workplace. When I took my first dose of estrogen three years ago, I thought that I’d transition in college and head to the workforce as the gender I knew I always should have been. So I had mixed feelings six months ago when I was offered a summer internship while still presenting as male.
By Jeff Lubsen Has your healthcare provider ever assumed you were straight? Have you ever been asked to get an HIV test prior to disclosing your sexual history? Perhaps your psychotherapist couldn’t relate to you after coming out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or questioning? These are all forms of sexual or gender identity–based microaggressions, […]
It can be surprising to note the similarity between the secrets to success for decriminalization 40 years ago and the keys to winning relationship recognition today.
The truth is that the work my family does, and that done by the staff at the Matthew Shepard Foundation, isn’t about Matt anymore, but about what happened to him and what we do in his memory.
On Oct. 1, the health insurance marketplaces for the ACA will go into effect, helping to bring access to quality, affordable health care for all Americans.
I want to be a part of a community that still celebrates the sexual liberation that was the ’70s queer discourse, protest and thought.
Our nation was shaken to its core by the not guilty verdict in the George Zimmerman murder trial…My stomach lurched and cold fingers of fear grasped my throat when I imagined my dark son, dressed in a sweatshirt, running through the streets of our neighborhood. With a dry mouth and wet eyes, I angrily told him he could not go outside and play a simple childhood game.
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Our fight is not over. We cannot rest until we have secured the freedom to marry in the state we call home.