Akerman died Monday in Paris, she was 65-years-old.
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The star of I Am Cait is asked about how she reconciles being a Republican with being a woman and in the LGBT community.
Hollywood has well documented biases regarding gender. So does tech. One woman in particular is making her mark straddling both industries.
A bisexual person is permitted in all states to marry someone of the opposite sex but is still forbidden in 14 states to marry someone of the same sex.
She was a pioneer in trans and lesbian issues, workers rights, and intersectionality long before anyone could define the phrase. Her partner, Minnie Bruce Pratt, and family offered us this obituary.
I thought tech would be a progressive place to work as a trans woman. It isn't — but it doesn't have to stay this way.
This is the first federal judge to find that Florida's ban on same-sex marriage, approved by voters in 2008 as Amendment 2, violates the U.S. Constitution.
Everyone on our sibling publication The Advocate's annual list of 40 exemplary people under age 40 has a message we think you should hear. Help us pick who should be on the cover.