Lesbian rumors that have blessed popular Mexican actress Kate del Castillo in recent years underwent a renaissance of sorts after she tweeted an open letter that some took as a subtle allusion to her orientation.
Community members, friends and family will come together this evening for a vigil in Washington, D.C. to celebrate the life of Deoni Jones, a 22-year-old transgender woman who was fatally stabbed on Thursday, February 2.
In honor of Black History Month, theGrio reflects on black America’s past as well as America’s future. On this year’s theGrio’s 100, the website recognizes Janet Mock, trans advocate and People.com editor.
In its latest issue, OutServe Magazine, a bi-monthly publication highlighting issues of importance to LGBT servicemembers in the U.S. Armed Forces, shares the stories of transgender military professionals as they navigate the incredible hardships of living closeted lives to maintain their careers.
Celebrities, both LGBT-identified and not, have been rightly called out for using slurs or terms that perpetuate dangerous stereotypes about LGBT people. And while some have defended this usage, claiming that words such as "F*g" or "tra**y" do not spur hate and harm, a new study is proving otherwise.
Reality TV personality Jim Bob Duggar was at an event for former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pa.) and criticized the Girl Scouts of America for its transgender-inclusive policies. Duggar said, "Our family loves Girl Scout cookies and I don't think allowing a boy in the Girl Scouts is a good thing."