Tag: LGBTQ

2017 Was the Deadliest Year for Transgender Community: Report

With four weeks left in the year, 2017 will be remembered by the LGBTQ community as the deadliest year for transgender people in the United States. According to the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), at least 25 transgender people have had their lives cut short due to transphobia against people who…

BLM Co-founder Pens Letter for National Coming Out Day

Oct. 11 is National Coming Out Day, a holiday that has been recognized for nearly 30 years. The day honors the importance of LGBTQ people being able to live their truth and safely self-identify, as well as recognizes the value of those who consider themselves allies choosing to “coming out.”…

Showtime's "The L Word" is Set for a Reboot

Showtime announced that it’s set to develop a sequel series to the groundbreaking lesbian drama “The L Word,” eight years after wrapping the show’s six-season run. Similar to the original series, the reboot of “The L Word” will focus on a new cast of women in a show that illustrates…

Transgender History Made at Democratic Convention

Sarah McBride became the first openly transgender person to address a major party convention; party platform includes “transgender” for first time. By Sheryl Estrada Sarah McBride Along with Hillary Clinton making history as the first woman to accept a major party’s presidential nomination on Thursday, LGBTQ rights activist Sarah McBride…