Stefano Montesi via Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Ky Schevers is fighting back against the anti-trans movement she once took part in. Schevers was assigned the sex of female at birth and later chose to start gender-affirming care by taking testosterone to transition from female to male in her mid-20s. She stopped taking testosterone, though, […]

ABC News (WASHINGTON) — When Zooey Zephyr’s flight touched down in Missoula, Montana, the results of her race for the 100th district of the Montana House of Representatives dropped. She celebrated on board, surrounded by her constituents, as she found out she was elected Montana’s first transgender state legislator. She was the last one off […]

Helen H. Richardson/MediaNews Group/The Denver Post via Getty Images (COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.) — The attack at a gay bar in Colorado Springs, Colorado, over the weekend has left the local LGBTQ community grieving. At least five people were killed and dozens were injured in a late night shooting on Nov. 19, the eve of Transgender […]

Bloomberg Creative/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Crime, and the fear Americans have of it, has proven to be a popular talking point for election cycles and the 2022 midterm elections were no different. It played a big role in New York, California, Illinois and more, as some Republican candidates claimed the state’s major cities were riddled […]

Marilyn Nieves/Getty Images (NEW YORK)– A man who spent almost 40 years behind bars had his murder conviction for a 1983 killing overturned Thursday. “Even though it was delayed justice, it was justice,” Raymond Flanks told reporters after he exited the courthouse. “Time and truth prevailed in this matter.” Prosecutors and defense lawyers joined together […]

Miguel Sotomayor/Getty Images (AUSTIN, Texas) — The Texas legislature has recently introduced anti-transgender bills during Transgender Awareness Week as lawmakers prepare for the 2023 legislative session. Texas has long been a battleground for transgender rights. The state has been under fire from LGBTQ residents, allies and activists for legislation requiring students to use bathrooms and […]

Maskot/Getty Images (PFLUGERVILLE, Texas) — A teacher at a Pflugerville ISD middle school is “no longer employed” after cellphone video captured what administrators characterize as an “inappropriate” conversation between him and his students, the district told ABC News. The district said it is “actively looking for a replacement” on Monday after being made aware of […]

Castillo Family (SIMI VALLEY, Calif.) — Rachel Castillo, a mother of two who disappeared last week under suspicious circumstances from her home in Simi Valley, California, has been found dead, authorities said. Castillo’s remains were found in a remote location in Antelope Valley, the Simi Valley Police Department said Sunday. Police have named Castillo’s ex-husband, […]

Castillo Family (LOS ANGELES) — Rachel Castillo, a mother of two, disappeared last week under suspicious circumstances from her home in Simi Valley, California, leaving behind “a significant amount of blood” at the scene, according to local police. Simi Valley Police believe Castillo is in danger, and the family is desperately seeking answers. “Upon further […]

Brian Cassella/Chicago Tribune/Tribune News Service via Getty Images (NEW YORK) — A noose was found at the construction site of the Obama Presidential Center Thursday evening, officials said. “This shameless act of cowardice and hate is designed to get attention and divide us. Our priority is protecting the health and safety of our workforce,” the […]

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