Trans writer Samantha Allen took a road trip across several red states, and the result is her incredible book “Real Queer America” about LGBTQ culture in the most unexpected places.
Matthew felt scared and alone, until one day a friend showed him a YouTube video of a trans man that finally put his feelings into words. Now he works to promote trans visibility to help others.
After receiving an HIV diagnosis, Jamie Zapata turned her life around and became a Realtor. Now she’s an advocate for the LGBTQ community and is fighting for housing equality.
A trans man, author, speaker, and consultant, Ryan Sallans works tirelessly to educate schools and businesses on the trans community and their needs. He also works with the Jim Collins Foundation to help the trans community access surgeries.
Buck Angel found success as the first trans man in porn. He’s now using that visibility to make an impact as an LGBTQ activist, speaker, entrepreneur, and mentor. This is his story.
Learn about our exciting giveaway for Coming Out Day, featuring over $200 in prizes from six LGBTQ-owned businesses we’ve had the pleasure of profiling.
As a transportation engineer, trans woman, and special needs parent, Danielle Skidmore brings a unique blend of perspectives as she runs for Austin City Council this November.
Yoga and meditation are what helped Kelly Marshall come to terms with their gender identity. They now run a business offering yoga therapy, massage, mindfulness, Reiki, and other healing tools to the LGBTQ+ community — especially since many don’t feel welcome in traditional wellness spaces.
Zane was assigned female at birth, and despite wishing he was a boy from a young age, he thought he was a lesbian. He joined the Army and later realized he was a transgender man, but the trans service ban was still in place. Once it was lifted, he was able to serve authentically as himself.
When Fiona Dawson came out as gay, she became a major LGBTQ advocate, but after several years, she realized she was actually bisexual. She now advocates for the bi community, and through her work as a filmmaker, she also shares the stories of trans military members and fights for their right to serve.