Austin-based activist Briona Jenkins discusses why she believes being visible as a queer Black woman is so important and why she feels called to pay it forward.
The blog author, a native Texan, shares the written testimony she provided to the Texas legislature on the latest anti-trans bills.
When researching social history from past centuries, Dr. Jen Manion came across a recurring theme: female husbands. Manion’s book shines light this often forgotten part of queer and trans history.
Jordan Maney was an LGBTQ wedding planner, but the pandemic and racial justice reckoning required her to pivot. She redirected her passion for inclusion and is now an anti-racism educator.
Filmmaker Astrid Ovalles found that coming out as openly kinky was harder in many ways than coming out as lesbian. This is her story of navigating multiple coming outs and using her art to help normalize some taboos.
After coming out as nonbinary, Derick wanted to get more involved in their queer community in Shreveport, Louisiana. So they started a movement called Queerport to celebrate their LGBTQIA art, culture, and history locally.
When Janae Marie Kroczaleski, aka Kroc, came out as a transgender athlete, she thought it might be the end of her powerlifting career. Instead, it opened new doors and opportunities.
After he and his husband’s dog passed away, James was devastated. The adoption of a shelter dog, Zane, mended their broken hearts and inspired James to write a children’s book about their journey.
Kathryn Gonzales delayed her transition since she didn’t fit the typical trans narrative. Over time, she found herself and is now devoted to helping LGBTQIA youth thrive.
Jennifer Dane lived in the closet when she served during Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell. She now works to support the LGBTQ military community while also fighting for trans kids and improving education policy.