• How Many Americans Are Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, And Transgender?

    With more and more data on sexual orientation in the United States, Kinsey's 10% figure has been challenged, and smaller percentages have been offered.

  • Who Are Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Americans?

    How many Americans are lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender? And, who are they? A recent Gallup/Williams Institute poll gives new insight into LGBT life.

  • Sticks And Stones … But Homophobia Hurts, Literally!

    Sticks and stones... homophobia hurts, literally! A new study suggests that LGBT youth who frequently hear "that's so gay" experience health problems.

  • Life At The Intersection Of Gender Identity/Expression And Race

    A new report focuses on the unique experiences of Black transgender and gender non-conforming adults of the National Transgender Discrimination Survey.

  • Today Is National Coming Out Day. What Does It Mean To “Come Out”?

    October 11 is National Coming Out Day, a day celebrated by lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and gay people, and heterosexual allies. What does coming out mean?

  • Transgender, Genderqueer, Cisgender… What Do These Terms Mean?

    To further our understanding of gender, I define three terms that relate to gender identity and expression: transgender, genderqueer, and cisgender.

  • International Transgender Day of Remembrance

    The International Transgender Day of Remembrance is observed on November 20th to honor transgender victims of violence.