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Sexuality news and analysis from The Nation
June 1, 2021
As Pride Month Begins, Republicans Double Down on Restricting Transgender Americans
An unprecedented effort in state legislatures across the country.
Katrina vanden Heuvel
March 26, 2021
Students in Turkey Are Standing Up for LGBT Rights
After a newly appointed university official dissolved
University’s LGBTI+ club in January, students across the country launched a nationwide protest movement.
March 19, 2021
A Mainstream Mass Murderer
Emerging evidence about the Atlanta shooter paints a picture of young man imbued with distressingly common American ideas about race and gender.
December 30, 2020
Sniffing Our Way Back
Everyone is cautious; the trails are empty; drag queens are forced to perform outdoors. But eventually we will get close again—and bring history another step forward.
September 15, 2020
Young, LGBTQ Voters of Color Could Swing This Election
They constitute a crucial voting bloc: About 9 million LGBTQ adults are eligible to vote, and nearly half of them are under age 35.
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June 24, 2020
A Lesbian Archive Sends Its Love Letter: Find History, Find Yourself
Scenes from a pandemic: 13
February 13, 2020
Transgender and Intersex Kids Must Have a Voice in Health Care Decisions
Transgender kids don’t need to be saved from affirming themselves, and intersex kids should not be “repaired” without consent.
January 29, 2020
Tennis Legends Protest at the Australian Open
Martina Navratilova and John McEnroe demonstrated against the homophobia and transphobia of Margaret Court.
December 31, 2019
#MeToo Made Me Reconsider My Wartime Affair
Was it love? A search for validation and empowerment? Or was he taking advantage?
September 19, 2019
Margaret Atwood Shouldn’t Exonerate Aunt Lydia
Atwood’s sequel to
gives undue credit to Gilead’s misogynistic female enabler.