The Trans Pupil Left Exposed by Her School’s Emergency Drill
Teachers at a Virginia school didn’t know where to place a trans pupil during an emergency drill—with boys or with girls? So they reportedly left her isolated instead.
The Drag Queen Lady Gaga Personally Cast in ‘A Star Is Born’
Six months after a controversial rule change robbed her of a deserved ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ crown, Shangela may be the most memorable part of ‘A Star Is Born.’ Halleloo!
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It’s Absurd to Claim Non-Binary People Are a ‘Security Risk’
A common argument against allowing non-binary identification is that it will hamper policing and present a security risk. Evidence suggests it’s a baseless charge.
Obama Gave Us Gay Marriage, Trump The Honeymoon From Hell
The fight for marriage equality drove LGBT politics in the first decade of The Daily Beast's life. Now campaigners are fighting to save it and other key protections under Trump.
Where Did All the Republican LGBT Candidates Go?
There are zero openly LGBT GOP candidates who are nominated for seats in either the United States Senate or the House of Representatives—and guess who’s to blame?
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How Russia Drove Crimea’s LGBT Community Underground
Publicity about a young gay man tortured in Russian-annexed Crimea has focused attention on a rapidly dwindling LGBT community.
A Lesbian Couple for 27 Years—but the Law Doesn’t Care
Helen Thornton and Margery Brown were together for 27 years, before marriage equality. Since Brown’s death, Thornton’s been fighting for the same benefits straight spouses receive.