LGBTQ

A pair of hands in black and white, holding a ruler against a ribbon of rainbow and cutting it with a paper cutter knife

It Got Better

How a simple sticker helped members of the LGBTQ community feel more welcome at U of T

Trans students Kinnon MacKinnon (left) and Cassandra Williams. Photos by Wynne Nelly.

Generation T

For trans students at U of T, the fight for rights and equality is about much more than just washrooms

Redefining Gender

These days, talking about sex and gender can involve a lot of specialized terms. Here’s a guide

Photo of Elspeth Brown.

Partners in Transition

Prof. Elspeth Brown is interviewing partners of trans people as part of a project to record the stories of LGBTQ people

Photo of Boy George

Mx

New honorific is for people who don't want to reveal their gender

Black and white photo of Jack Hallam with a rabbit

A Late-in-Life Activist

For much of his life, Jack Hallam couldn’t be public with his sexual politics. And then, suddenly, he could

Photographer John Simone, and on the left with Michael Musto at Tunnel Club in 1987

Party Out of Bounds

In the late 1980s, photographer John Simone captured New York City's outrageous counterculture on film

Former Varsity Blues swimmer Taylor Bond

Speaking Out

U of T is working on multiple initiatives to combat homophobia in sport

Peer Pressure

A nursing prof is using social networks to help reduce the spread of HIV-AIDS in Ghana

The beginning of the gay rights movement in North America: Christopher Street Liberation Day, New York City, June 28, 1970

Out and Proud

How students, faculty, staff and alumni brought queer activism to the University of Toronto and changed the campus forever

Nikki Stratigacos.

T is for Trans

It’s time to cast off dated notions about masculinity, femininity and "opposite" sexes

U of T Mark S. Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies

Gay Studies Branches Out

In a single decade, U of T’s Sexual Diversity Studies program has become one of the largest of its kind in North America

Photo of Pride Rainbow flag

The Gay Voice

Some men may subconsciously adopt certain female speech patterns