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Positively Trans: Assesses Needs & Realities of Transgender People Living with HIV/AIDS

Positively Trans: Assesses Needs & Realities of Transgender People Living with HIV/AIDS

OAKLAND, Calif.—Today, Transgender Law Center launched the Positively Trans (T+) survey, a first-of-its-kind community-led needs assessment to examine the legal and policy landscape as experienced by transgender women, men, and gender non-conforming people living with HIV/AIDS across the country. “As transgender people living with HIV/AIDS, we are capable of forming our own network, telling our […]

Op-Ed: Marriage Equality Helped All of Us; Fight Continues; No to Gay, Inc.

Op-Ed: Marriage Equality Helped All of Us; Fight Continues; No to Gay, Inc.

By: Keegan O’Brien*— While millions celebrated the Supreme Court’s historic ruling on June 26 making gay marriage the law of the land in all fifty states, it wasn’t just right-wingers who were raining on the big rainbow parade. A number of activists on the queer left, plenty of whom I respect and agree with on […]

Creep of the Week: Delusional Ryan T. Anderson & Marriage Equality

Creep of the Week: Delusional Ryan T. Anderson & Marriage Equality

By: D’Anne Witkowski*/Special to TRT—  Now that the rainbow dust is starting to settle after all the big gay parades celebrating the Supreme Court decision, we can finally get down to the real business of marriage equality: aborting babies. The two things social conservatives detest most in the world are abortion and same-sex couples getting […]

Op-Ed: Positive Thoughts - Passing the HIV Test

Op-Ed: Positive Thoughts – Passing the HIV Test

By: Oriol R. Gutierrez Jr./Special to TRT— Getting tested for HIV nowadays is a snap. In the era of over-the-counter rapid in-home testing, I’m befuddled why so many gay men, especially young guys, lack awareness of their HIV status. I suppose part of the answer, at least for young guys, is plain old feelings of […]

Caitlyn Jenner's Poignant Speech at ESPYS: Her Fight for Trans Kids

Caitlyn Jenner’s Poignant Speech at ESPYS: Her Fight for Trans Kids

By: Christine Nicco/TRT Reporter & Columnist— “If you want to call me names, make jokes, doubt my intentions, go ahead. I can take it. But for the thousands of kids coming to terms with who they are, they shouldn’t have to take it,” said Caitlyn Jenner to a full house at the EPSY Awards. Strong […]

Faith, God and Family: SCOTUS Decision Doesn’t Change Hearts & Minds

Faith, God and Family: SCOTUS Decision Doesn’t Change Hearts & Minds

By: Paul P. Jesep/ TRT Columnist—  The U.S. Supreme Court issued a landmark ruling on marriage equality. Absent the introduction of a constitutional amendment in Congress and ratified by two-thirds of the states to define marriage between one man and one woman, which is likely to succeed, the law allowing two people of the same […]

Matrimonio Gay y el Terrorismo Espiritual

Matrimonio Gay y el Terrorismo Espiritual

Por: Gricel Martínez Ocasio*/Publicadora de TRT— Este fue un momento histórico, el 26 de junio, cuando la Corte Suprema de la nación—en un voto 5-4—declaró que las parejas del mismo sexo tienen el mismo derecho que las parejas del sexo opuesto a unos derechos civiles inequívocos ante la ley.  Esta decisión le otorga a todas […]

LGBTQ Struggles Do Not End with Marriage Equality

LGBTQ Struggles Do Not End with Marriage Equality

By: Nicole Lashomb, Editor-in-Chief— Since the SCOTUS decision leading to the legalization of same-sex marriage across the nation, I have found myself breathing a bit easier these days. Like many in our community, I celebrate. I celebrate because no more do my wife and I need to carry our Power of Attorney and Health Care […]