LGBTQ+

LGBTQ Column: What does trans look like?

As a journalist, I try to follow as many diverse voices on Twitter as possible. I follow journalists from news outlets I like, from ones I don’t like, from national sources to small town…

Age of the Twink: Yes, I am a gay-mer

When it comes to a “Super Mario” game, I’ll always choose Princess Peach as my avatar. If it’s “Resident Evil," I’ll go for Ada Wong. I prefer Ms. Pac Man over her boring male counterpart.…

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LGBTQ Column: Logging on to feel less alone

As a confused, gay teenager, lacking any support from family or peers, I did what any other young member of the LGBTQ community would—I logged onto the internet. According to the Born…

LGBTQ Column: Don’t forget the T

RuPaul, the drag queen who started the TV show RuPaul’s Drag Race, a popular drag competition, caused a stir within the LGBTQ community when he said he would “probably not” allow…

LGBTQ Column: Winning hearts and gold medals

This year, the world watched the first openly-gay Team USA athletes compete in the Winter Olympics. Many people in the LGBTQ community are celebrating figure skater Adam Rippon and skier…

LGBTQ column: Out of the closet, into a box

I have a confession—I think Buzzfeed quizzes are fun. A few weeks ago, I found myself searching the site. One quiz titled, “You Won’t Get 100% on this Quiz If You’re Straight,” jumped out…