First Trans Person Murdered This Year in Alabama

Transgender woman Dana Martin from Alabama was murdered on Sunday – the first reported murder of a trans person in the U.S. in 2019. According to the Montgomery Advertiser, Martin, 31, was fatally shot and f...

North Carolina bathroom policy focus of new court case

A year after the state of North Carolina removed the most infamous provisions of its transphobic bathroom bill, transgender advocates are saying the state has not undone the discriminatory reach of the earlier ...

Federal judge slaps down Trump transgender ban

A federally appointed judge just a kibosh on the President's military transgender ban. A United States District Judge, Seattle's Marsha Pechman, struck down the ruling on June 15. Pechman soundly rejected th...

Ipsy brand says sorry for transphobic Pride video

Ipsy, the cosmetics corporation, has apologized for a promotional video it recently posted. The public mea culpa came after online critics accused the beauty company of encouraging transphobia. Ipsy original...
Simon Williamson, columnist with Georgia Voice

Simon Williamson: Our existence is a partisan issue

One of the things we look at regularly in political science is why people are partisan — that is, why do they declare themselves a Democrat or a Republican, and then vote for that party? The surprising answer i...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, August 26

1. Brian Moylan writes an op-ed for TIME on why “Brad and Angelina getting married is a slap in the face to gay Americans.” 2. The Guardian wants to know where all the angry gay radicals went. 3. Slate on...