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J.K. Rowling’s transphobia: A history

A new Supreme Court case could be the most important transgender rights decision ever

The GOP’s coordinated national campaign against trans rights, explained

Can more Harry Potter ever be okay?

What the Respect for Marriage Act actually does

Qatar’s anti-LGBTQ policies, explained

The big stakes in the Supreme Court’s new LGBTQ rights case

Shooting at Colorado LGBTQ club kills 5, injures 25

Stop worrying about what happens if we let kids transition. Worry about what happens if we don’t.

The US monkeypox response is failing queer men

Same-sex marriage could get historic protections — if the Senate votes on it

Why we need a new queer canon

Our submissions to the queer canon

The end of Roe v. Wade, explained

A new Supreme Court decision has ominous implications for LGBTQ discrimination

An ACT UP veteran on the power of anger in protest 

With Ricky Gervais’s new special, Netflix yet again suffers transphobic fools

Kendrick Lamar’s Auntie Diaries is a clumsy attempt at trans acceptance

The good and bad news about housing for LGBTQ Americans

If Roe v. Wade falls, are LGBTQ rights next?

How Disney found itself in the middle of a culture war

The right’s moral panic over “grooming” invokes age-old homophobia

Old-school homophobia is back

The time to panic about anti-trans legislation is now

The constitutional problem with Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay” bill

“My children love being Texans”: A father of a trans teen weighs whether his family can stay

The Supreme Court will hear a big case about whether religion is a license to discriminate

The religious right wants states’ tax dollars, and the Supreme Court is likely to agree

The fight over European values is playing out at Euro 2020

Reevaluating the gay bar

An epic Supreme Court showdown over religion and LGBTQ rights ends in a whimper

The perpetual discourse over LGBTQ Pride, explained

Trans people are dreading Caitlyn Jenner’s run for governor

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The rise of the horny, x-rated, gay Twitter alts

Exhibitionism lives on Twitter, if you know where to find it.

Our conversation about anti-trans laws is broken

The GOP’s attack on trans kids’ health care, explained

Pentagon ends “ugly and shameful chapter” by again allowing open trans military service

Lil Nas X’s evil gay Satanic agenda, explained

The massive Republican push to ban trans athletes, explained

Rachel Levine’s historic confirmation to the Biden administration, explained