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'Drag Queen' Is Not a Mental Disorder

Domenick Scudera | Posted 05.12.2016 | Queer Voices
Domenick Scudera

When people like Roy Moore want us to believe drag queens are disordered, these gals remind us that drag is strength, drag is courage, drag is tenacity. When you hold our community down, drag can be loud and effective in making change.

Henry Arango: At 87, A Witness To Stonewall Riots and Six Decades of Gay History

Chuck Gomez | Posted 06.25.2016 | Queer Voices
Chuck Gomez

"I'm glad to have lived long enough to see all the changes," he says gesturing with his hands. "Sometimes I've been angry because we (gays, lesbians, transgenders) are human beings. We're entitled to the same rights as everyone."

10 Historical Photos and Stories of Drag Queens

LGBT News | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

"Queens," or men who defy gender norms and dress as women, have always been present in the LGBTQ community and pop culture. Their journey has been long, but as a society we have progressed to a level of acceptance which has unfortunately not always been a part of our culture.

Meet The Men Who Unabashedly Expressed Femininity In The 1950s

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 11.03.2014 | Arts

Casa Susanna was a getaway for cross-dressers in the 1950s and 1960s in Hunter, New York. At a time when gender norms allowed for little to no flexibi...

Earliest Painting of Transvestite Found

Posted 04.20.2012 | Arts

By: Jeanna Bryner, LiveScience Managing Editor Published: 04/20/2012 07:53 AM EDT on LiveScience An 18th-century portrait sold in New York to a ...

Characteristics of a Transgender Person

Chris Tina Bruce | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Chris Tina Bruce

It is highly likely that you have passed a transgender person on the street, at the grocery store, in the bank, at the gym, and, yes, even in a public restroom, without even knowing that that person was transgender.

Georgia Mayor Horrified By 'Rocky Horror'

Posted 11.15.2011 | Arts

The outrageous music romp 'The Rocky Horror Picture Show' finds amusement in its R-rated indulgences, from stilettoed transvestites to lyrics like "to...

David Lohr

Cop Allegedly Caught Having Sex With Cross-Dressing Prostitute | David Lohr | Posted 11.16.2011 | Weird News

Authorities in Michigan have suspended a Detroit police officer who was allegedly caught having sex with a cross-dressing prostitute in his patrol car...

India To Offer Eunuchs Special Pension Each Month

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

India's oft-discriminated "third sex" is about to receive government acknowledgment, with thousands of the capital city's massive eunuch population ex...

Glee Neuters Rocky: "Tranny" Is OK but "Transsexual" Isn't?

Alex Blaze | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Alex Blaze

It's a strange case of selective sensitivity, probably because being against the word faggot makes them look all liberal and open-minded, while using the word tranny makes them feel edgy.

A Very Brazilian Elvis & Madona Appears on The Festival Circuit

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Brad Balfour

Though promoted as a unique, fun comedy, Elvis & Madona has prompted controversial reaction from some members of the LGBT crowd. Here, its filmmaker Marcelo Lafitte responds.

Cage Fighter In Drag Knocks Two Men To The Ground In Defense Of Friend

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Moments after two friends took part in a late-night brawl on the streets of Swansea, South Wales, U.K., video from a CCTV camera shows that they confr...