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Past articles by James:

3 Queer St. Louis Bars Reported Shooting and Bomb Threats Over the Weekend

The menacing calls included a threat to “shoot the place up” at night. → Read More

10 Trans Attorneys Were Just Admitted to Practice Before the Supreme Court

“We look just like you, we argue cases just like you, we have successes and occasionally lose cases just like you.” → Read More

Here’s Why ‘Monkeypox’ Is Now ‘Mpox’

The name will be phased out over the next year. → Read More

It's Time for RuPaul to Finally Cast Drag Kings

Drag kings are trying to find ways to thrive, but many are struggling. “Drag Race” could help change that. → Read More

An Alabama Law Criminalizing Trans Healthcare Has Been Partly Blocked By a Federal Judge

Judge Liles C. Burke wrote that there was no evidence that hormones and blockers are “experimental.” → Read More

Obergefell v. Hodges: Jim Obergefell, Whose Lawsuit Legalized Gay Marriage, Speaks Out Against Supreme Court

Hey, Supreme Court, keep Jim Obergefell's name out of your mouth! → Read More

The Supreme Court: What the Leaked 'Roe v. Wade' Opinion Portends for Queer Americans

If the decision stands, our rights to sexual autonomy and marriage could be next. → Read More

The Brooklyn Public Library Is Fighting Back Against Book Censorship

The Books UnBanned campaign will make certain banned titles available nationwide. → Read More

WNBA Star Brittney Griner Has Reportedly Been Held in Russian Custody for Weeks

WNBA start Brittney Griner has reportedly been held in Russian custody for weeks. Thousands have signed a petition calling for her swift return to the U.S. Read more here. → Read More

Here’s How You Can Help LGBTQ+ and Black Ukrainian Refugees

Here are organizations to support and simple ways to help during the ongoing refugee crisis. → Read More

Amid Attacks on Care for Trans Youth, New Study Confirms Why It’s Life or Death

A new study from the American Medical Association points to the growing scientific conclusion that “gender-affirming care is life-saving care.” → Read More

50 Trans Americans Have Been Killed This Year, Worsening a Heartbreaking Record

Nikai David was remembered as “fun and considerate: someone who went out of her way to help others." → Read More

First-of-its-Kind Study Shines Light on Vaccine Trust in LGBTQ+ Communities

It revealed that trans and HIV-affected people have unique concerns about COVID-19 vaccines. → Read More

The Media Often Gets Trans Stories Wrong. This Guide Hopes to Change That

The Transgender Law Center’s media guides arrive at a pivotal moment for coverage of trans communities and their issues. → Read More

Fear of Harassment Is Forcing LGBTQ+ Youth Out of Sports, Study Finds

A new report says more policies must be put in place to ensure the benefits of sports are accessible to all young people. → Read More

Over 25% of LGBTQ+ Youth Identify as Nonbinary, According to Groundbreaking Study

The report released ahead of International Nonbinary People’s Day demonstrates the wide breadth of nonbinary identities among young people. → Read More

Record Numbers of Gen Z Teens Are Coming Out to Their Parents

But a new study finds that these youth are still facing high rates of bullying and harassment. → Read More

Trans Inclusion in School Sports Doesn’t Hurt Cisgender Girls, New Report Finds

The report comes at a crucial turning point for trans athletics in schools, which is currently under attack in 11 state legislatures. → Read More

Watch the Trailer for “Ife,” Nigeria’s First Lesbian Feature Film

The film will be available online later this year in an attempt to circumvent Nigeria’s film censorship. → Read More