LGBT stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender. The term has been in use since the early 1990s as a way of addressing the political, cultural, and personal issues of concern to the LGBT community as well as the queer, questioning, intersex, and asexual communities.
Conservative gays are selling the LGBTQ community short
Gay right-wingers use sexuality as a weapon—often at the expense of trans people.
After Westboro Baptist Church targets gay football star, students fight back with a rally of their own
The community and the internet #StandWithJake.
Anti-trans ballot measures are eroding trans people’s mental health
Discrimination has been linked to suicidality, substance abuse, and psychiatric disorders.
Australia’s first-known gay marriage ends in loss as woman passes away from cancer
Their ceremony was rushed because she was ill.
RuPaul apparently doesn’t know what the trans flag looks like
This is probably not the best way to apologize to the trans community.
Oscar-winning ‘A Fantastic Woman’ is just the beginning for mainstream transgender stories
Trans stories are building momentum, one character at a time.
Everything you need to know about the transgender military ban
The ban may be blocked, but the fight lingers on.
Furry artist finds a sticker of his ‘fursona’ on a cop’s gun—and Twitter loses it
This is a wacky Twitter tale for the ages.
Pentagon: First openly transgender person contracted to join the U.S. military
So much for the trans military ban.
Pulse survivor says Parkland students will change the world: ‘It’s unstoppable’
A fellow shooting survivor has admiration and advice for the Parkland teens.
ICE detains gay man, married to an American, during citizenship interview
The couple's petition for the man's citizenship had already been approved.
Catholic school fires gay first-grade teacher after she marries her partner
'In their eyes I’m not the right kind of Catholic.'