After 40 years of efforts, there is still no federal law protecting queer and trans workers from job discrimination. This failure is keeping those communities in poverty.
Etiquette rules don’t fly out the window just because everyone’s wearing feather boas. Here’s how to be respectful, even in your sequined finest.
Trust in local law enforcement is waning across the U.S. That's unlikely to change before policing culture does.
A controversial building has seen an extraordinary number of applicants for just 55 available affordable units.
For starters, get out your credit card.
Browse the world's passports by color, country, and most crucially, how many countries citizens can travel to without a visa.
The upcoming film Check It follows three years in the lives of a crew of gay and transgender teens in Washington, D.C.
Carafem, a new pharmaceutical-only abortion clinic in D.C., aims to foster an environment that is calming, supportive—and unabashedly advertised.
There's zero indication that the availability of legal weed will somehow be worse for lower income users.
While punitive laws aimed at "protecting" sex workers gain steam, workers themselves frame their experiences more positively.
NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton and D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier disagree on marijuana and its relationship to violent crimes. Or do they?
A new study reveals the reasons that LGBTQ teens find themselves pushed into the sex trade—and why the cycle is so hard to break.
Filmmaker Elizabeth Lo's new short offers an up-close look at how public buses help the homeless survive in one of America's wealthiest counties.
A new coalition of advocacy groups aims to help cities plan affordable housing geared toward the aging LGBTQ community.
Whether you can safely help a stranger during a crisis largely depends on where you live.
Stephen Powers and ICY Signs resuscitate the art of sign-painting—along with the morale of those in Baltimore's poorest neighborhoods.
This year saw support for medical and recreational weed grow all over the country. The smoke is still clearing on what it all means.
Many factors influence people's attitudes about community service organizations, including whether or not they know those groups exist.