The Hidden Stresses of Gay Couples

February 2, 2018

Imagine renting an apartment with two bedrooms when you only need one, just so you can pretend like your partner is your roommate. Or being told that you cant bring your partner home for the holidays. Or being invited home but only if you remove your wedding ring so that other people dont ask when you got married. These were all experiences reported by some of the 120 couples that…


Pentagon approves first gender-confirmation surgery for transgender service member

November 16, 2017

Four months after President Donald Trump first tweeted he would block transgender people from serving in the military, and two weeks after a federal judge temporarily blocked that ban, one transgender military member has undergone gender-confirmation surgery. Hers is the first procedure approved and funded by the Pentagon. According to the New York Times, an active-duty military member received the surgery on Tuesday afternoon. According to NBC News, the service member who…


How tech companies are recognizing Pride Month

In the month of June, tech companies celebrated Pride in the best way they know how: small, quirky product updates. With San Francisco and New Yorks annual Pride event hitting this weekend, its a good time to reflect on just how far LGBTQ visibility in the tech community has come in a few short years. While theres still plenty of work to be done, were happy to celebrate some of…

June 26, 2017