LGBTQ

Steve October 21, 2021

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) faced backlash on Wednesday for a tweet mocking assistant health secretary Dr. Rachel Levine, the country’s first transgender four-star officer. Critics slammed the Donald Trump-adoring, conspiracy theory-endorsing Greene for transphobia with her post, below: Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-Colo.) drew similar ire with her “welcome to woke medicine, America” post about […]

Steve October 20, 2021

Holly Thomas, President Joe Biden’s pick for a lifetime seat on a powerful U.S. appeals court, got her Senate confirmation hearing on Wednesday. But Republicans on the Judiciary Committee decided to make something else the focal point of the hearing: their own transphobia. One by one, GOP senators used their allotted time for questions with […]

Steve October 20, 2021

Netflix employees walked out of the streaming service’s offices in Los Angeles on Wednesday, protesting its support of Dave Chappelle’s comedy special, which included transphobic material. Other supporters joined a rally outside — which was organized by trans activist Ashlee Marie Preston — in solidarity with the employees walking out. “We are here today not […]

Steve October 20, 2021

Dr. Rachel Levine has made history again, this time as the nation’s first openly transgender four-star officer. Levine was appointed to full admiral on Tuesday while sworn in as the first-ever female four-star admiral to oversee the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps. She is also now the first openly transgender four-star officer across any […]