When musician and educator Nick Lawrence shared his story with me, I understood “transgender” like never before. His album “I Am a Man” is about his personal journey. In original songs and in our intimate...

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A yearly "Day of Drag" and a Drag Mall? While many states are restricting drag, San Francisco Drag Laureate D'Arcy Drollinger is spreading the humor and "sparkle" of drag to make positive change in the world.

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Dwayne Ratleff grew up Black, poor and gay in 1960s Baltimore. As a youngster, his loving grandma taught him: “Don’t explain yourself, be yourself.” Ratleff has written an impressive, insightful, award-winning novel – a memoir really...

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Just in time for potentially awkward holiday gatherings, we present a holiday fave: Author and civil rights lawyer Abby Dees tells our allies go ahead, ask LGBTQ relatives or friends your burning questions. If you’re queer, she...

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Dec. 1, 1998, soon after its namesake's savage murder, the Matthew Shepard Foundation was launched to erase hate-based violence. We’ve seen big advances since, and big setbacks. Hear thoughts and action items from LGBTQ+ leaders.

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