It only takes a few seconds to ask ‘what pronouns do you use’, but knowing and using a person’s correct pronouns can have a big impact on their mental health.
LGBTQ+ communities experience violence and abuse at similar, if not greater rates than cisgender, heterosexual women. Their stories need to be heard.
Despite the ABS itself saying that collecting data on LGBTIQ+ communities is of ‘national importance’, these questions have been left off the census again — for no good reason.
The public politics of African writers has been in the spotlight again due to the bitter disagreement between Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Akwaeke Emezi over transgender issues.
An online influencer’s desire to identify as ‘transracial’ reveals their own racism, transphobia and privileged perspective.
Across the US, politicians, activists and transgender people are fighting over the right to access transgender medical care. Rarely is the care itself actually discussed. This is that discussion.
Around 100,000 LGBTQ US students study at religious institutions that can legally discriminate against them. A lawsuit seeks to end that religious exemption but faces an uphill struggle.
The Expungement Act was a centrepiece of the federal government’s apology to LGBTQ2 Canadians. But figures indicate only nine people have successfully had their convictions cleared.
The proportion was the largest the study’s authors had ever seen.
Few trans kids in the early 20th century had access to information about trans life. That they still faced down the judgment of parents and doctors is a testament to the truth of their dysphoria.
Companies need to make sure every voice is heard.
For trans youth who couldn’t be themselves in real life, the internet became a place for connection and self-expression.
Job loss and reduced earnings can exacerbate existing power imbalances trans people may face in their personal relationships.
Since there is no typical transgender athlete, broad rules don’t seem appropriate. But that’s exactly what legislation seeks to do.
More people are getting involved in sex work, especially online – and it can be a lifeline for marginalized people.
Because little scientific evidence exists for trans medical treatments, doctors are often wary when working with trans people, even if they realize it’s in the patients’ best interests to do so.
Puberty-suppression therapy gives trans teens the gift of time and the ability to attain a more desirable appearance.
These are some of the key features and policies that trans prospective students may want to consider in their college exploration process.
The survey also found that trans people who live in their affirmed gender report experiencing less stigma, anxiety and depression.
A psychologist and expert on gender diversity explains strategies for creating a healthy environment for trans or nonbinary kids.