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5 LGBTQ things you need to know today, March 16

If it’s Friday, that means a Friday Funday edition of 5 LGBTQ Things! We’re all overwhelmed with troubling, stressful headlines on a daily basis, so enjoy a dose of good news, inspirational stories and pop cult...

They/them/their: The rise of gender-neutral pronouns

As transgender rights and issues finally became part of the national conversation in 2015, those in and outside of the LGBT community began to process new ways not only of thinking, but also speaking. One of th...

‘Agender’ Berkeley student recovering after being set on fire



An 18-year-old Berkley student was set on fire Monday while riding a bus in Oakland and suffered second- and third-degree burns and is now in stable condition at a burn center in San Francisco.

Fleischman, who was wearing a skirt, had fallen asleep on the bus when a 16-year-old Oakland High School student allegedly set the skirt on fire. The 16-year-old was arrested and charged with assault with a deadly weapon and could face other charges.