“Chosen family” is a concept that’s not new — particularly when it comes to many LGBT people — but it’s an idea that’s being discussed more in the mainstream these days.
Critics, including some therapists, were swift to call out an Ohio bill for the potential havoc it could wreak in transgender adolescents' lives.
Jake Abhau created a private Facebook group called Dragon Dads, where fathers who support their LGBT kids can find support in each other.
As Laverne Cox tells Zac Posen in the premiere episode of Yahoo Lifestyle’s new “Loud and Clear” video series, her heralded pop-culture arrival was a long time coming.
Nancy Grace's main passion these days is parenting her twins, 10-year-old Lucy and John, with husband David Linch.
After the suicide of a celebrity such as Kate Spade or Anthony Bourdain, other vulnerable people might ask, "If their life is so bad, and they had everything, what hope is there for someone like me?”
Experts say that the connection between the Clinton-Lewinsky scandal and today’s #MeToo movement, which is focused on pushing back against all sorts of sexual abuses of power in the workplace, could not be stronger or clearer.
June 27, 1969 was certainly not the first time in history that LGBT folks stood up for themselves. But it’s when the Stonewall riots began, securing a place in history as the start of the modern-day gay-rights movement.
About his instant mega-fame, Adam Rippon says, "I think that because I’m 28, and I’ve lived — at least within the skating world — with people paying attention to what I was doing, that I’ve sort of been prepared for this moment my whole life.”
“Our goal is for lots of women to see this this and to feel validated and heard," says the producer of "Mother May I?", a film about obstetric violence.
On Thursday, many observers made a point of highlighting what turned out to be a noteworthy personal fact about Andrea Constand in the case: her sexuality.
Sheyna Gifford, a space physician who spent a full year on a simulated mission to Mars, says learning how to get to another planet may be a means, not an end.
Last weekend, I took my 9-year-old daughter to her first concert: P!nk's "Beautiful Trauma" tour at a massive N.J. arena. It was nothing like my own first concert experience.
The latest Women's March controversy regards its defense of sex workers and their long-contested place within the women’s movement.
The crowd who cheered for Sally Yates on Friday was at the ninth annual Women in the World Summit, a three-day event focusing on female leadership launched by former editorial guru Tina Brown.
Now the masses will also get to learn from Connie Simpson’s life-changing powers, because after three quiet decades in the business of caring for newborns, she’s just come out with an advice-packed parenting book: "The Nanny Connie Way: Have No Fear."
One heartening aspect of people’s focus on the trivial was this: At least a man was being subjected to the same detailed scrutiny that’s routine for high-profile women.
Here’s what 12 game-changing activists and influencers had to say about the meaning of "feminism."
The writer and body-pride activist, known by legions of faithful readers for her impassioned essays, has become a champion of fat pride — which to her is a feminist issue.
Ever since she burst into national view as an MSNBC commentator, and then host of her own show in 2012, Melissa Harris-Perry has been telling it like it is.
When González first told the Washington Post she identifies as bisexual, her fierceness suddenly made even more sense for the LGBTQ community.
Says Asia Kate Dillon: "I spent so many years not understanding my own gender identity, not having the language to talk about it… so now having the opportunity to talk about it and have it printed is extraordinary for me, and it doesn’t get tiring.”
Porn stars being dehumanized is what has fueled the fire within Lorelei Lee, 37, who has worked in various facets of the sex industry since she was 19 but who has filled much of her time lately with activist work.