In speeches written for our Queeroes Awards dinner, historian Hugh Ryan revisits some of the most crucial moments of our community's history.
THE WORDS WE USE to identify ourselves can give insight into our values, our personality, our appearance, our profession and our passions.
Since as early as the 1960s, defense lawyers have introduced the idea that people accused of murdering lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people had acted in a state of temporary insanity caused and justified by their victim’s sexual orientation or gender identity.
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The case is part of a nationwide crusade by evangelical Christians to weaponize the First Amendment and religious freedom to defend anti-gay bigotry.
The State Senate has passed the Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act (GENDA), which adds gender identity as a protected class in housing, employment, and public accommodations
The New York state legislature voted Tuesday to ban conversion therapy, a debunked practice that attempts to change an individual's sexual orientation.
New York City is the latest place to offer gender-neutral birth certificates. But after someone changes the sex to “X,” things get complicated.
“Why it’s so important that New Yorkers think it’s an issue is that there are new conversion therapy centers in New York — out of all the states in the country. People think that conversion therapy is a Middle America issue when L.A. and New York City have the highest concentration of conversion therapy centers.”
GENDA was voted down by the state senate committee on Tuesday, and no federal law protecting trans people from discrimination exists.
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This was likely the best week for gender minorities since Trump took office.