Special Report: Reporting Black America
Black queer community often at odds with police
Another study found that Black transgender people are 50 percent more likely than their non-Black counterparts to be arrested following a police stop.
Van Barbershop provides safe space for LGBTQ+ haircuts
Oftentimes, barbershops are used to traditional gender norms with hairstyles, which leaves individuals in the LGBTQ+ community in a state of distress.
Dating apps can be a dangerous space for LGBTQ users
Members of the LGBTQ+ community have been targeted on dating apps by individuals who seek to harm them. Some have been victims of robbery, assault and hate crimes.
CUNY gender non-conforming students and staff want City Council support
Despite the passage of anti-discrimination laws such as the Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act (GENDA), this year, many needs of TGNCNB community, which hovers around 0.6% of all 798,00 adults living in New York, were still being overlooked.
Professor sponsors trans woman refugee
Members of a LGBTQ group who are traveling with the Central American migrants caravan hoping to reach the U.S. border, […]
Drag Kid in NYC
Desmond Napoles,10, started dressing in drag when he was two years old.
A barbershop in Brooklyn that cuts hair outside the gender binary
A pop-up barbershop in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, Scissors and Clippers, is offering haircuts for women with short hair and LGBTQ-identified folks, who often feel uncomfortable in regular barbershops and salons.
LGBTQ hero Edith Windsor celebrated in moving service
Mourners held their heads down, sniffled back tears, held hands or embraced loved ones as they entered the funeral service.
A new face for the transgender community
New York's transgender community has high hopes for Bruce Jenner.
LGBTQ barbershop makes the right cuts
Kutzwell started her barbershop in 2007 when her friends in the LGBTQ community complained about the service they received at neighborhood barbershops.