Nonbinary Tony-Winner Alex Newell Is Time's Breakthrough of the Year — ". . . in June, Newell won the Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical, becoming one of the first two out nonbinary people to win in an acting category, alongside Some Like It Hot’s J. Harrison Ghee." Read more.
How a failed anti-trans bill in South Dakota changed everything for Indigenous queer people – "HB 1057 never made it out of committee in 2020, but for many LGBTQ+ Native and two-spirit people, it reignited support and served as a path toward reclaiming their identities." Read more.
Advocate of LGBTQ community hosts annual coat drive for transgender individuals — "Happening Saturday near Detroit's Palmer Park, a coat drive for what organizers say are the most marginalized members of the LGBTQ community. Now in its 9th year, Team Abad's Coat Drive caters to trans men and women looking for not just coats, but other winter gear and resources as well." Read more.
Video Games Let Them Choose a Role. Their Transgender Identities Flourished. — "Tired of listening to the same old playlist? Today is your lucky day. This Friday the 13th is jam packed with highly anticipated musical releases from iconic queer artists like Boygenius, Troye Sivan, Billy Porter, Johnny Manuel, and Trophy Wives. Additionally, Bob the Drag Queen released a brand new comedy album!" Read more.
2023 Was the Year of Anti-Trans Hysteria— "2022 had been the worst year yet for anti-trans laws. But 2023 smashed previous records. Legislators across the country introduced more than 400 anti-trans bills, dozens of which became law." Read more.