Our histories tell us armies make men, but in World War II, conflicted provided a rare and surprisingly open space for men to experiment with their femininity and sexuality.
The song is about a young gay man who is murdered in the “so-called liberated days” of the mid-1970s. Stewart is British, but he sets the song in America
Jordan Peterson is now a right-wing darling for his views on everything from transgender people, the #MeToo movement and political correctness on campus. But he’s not saying anything new.
Laurence Michael Dillon, originally named Laura Maud Dillon, was born May 1, 1915, in Folkestone in Kent, England. He was the first transgender man to undergo phalloplasty – the sex reassignment surgery that constructs a penis. Michael had one older brother by the name of Robert Dillon who later became the eighth Baronet of Lismullen […]
For the majority of people on this planet, the first 25 years of life Hari is devoted to learning as much as possible, whilst possibly trying to find what it is you are all about in the process. We all go through a change of sorts during this time, but it is often a subtle […]
Transgender visibility is at an all time high and with that visibility comes questions about transgender history. Jennie June is among the first and one of the most important transgender Americans in the community’s history. June worked as a writer but also found time for transgender activism. Such activism wasn’t exactly socially normative considering the fact […]
It has never been so easy to find love, or sex, quickly. In 2017, there is nothing shameful or illicit about using dating apps or digital tools to connect with someone else. More than 100 years ago, of course, things were very different. Oscar Wilde and other men and women who, like him, desired same-sex […]
Joseph Lobdell was born in 1829 as Lucy Ann Lobdell, and was a nineteenth-century person allotted female at birth who existed as a man for 60 years. Twentieth-century professors have named Lobdell a lesbian, while other have contended that he was indeed a transgender man. New York Article released in the year 1877 referred to […]
In the United States, public support of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) community has increased in recent years. These changes are associated with increased visibility of openly gay characters on television, the repeal of “don’t ask, don’t tell” and the Supreme Court decision that legalized same-sex marriage. Nevertheless, violence against sexual minorities […]
2 Violent Men & 2 Symptoms of the Same Sickness America woke up this weekend to the news of the deadliest civilian mass shooting in the nation’s history. The senseless tragedy will undoubtedly evoke anger, sadness and helplessness. In the meantime, many will forget to think and talk about Stanford swimmer Brock Turner’s crime and […]