the turning point

Thirteen Milestones From This Historic Year That Changed LGBT Life Forever


A picture is worth a thousand words, so there’s no need to explain much further that 2015 has been a historic one in the struggle for LGBT equality. The trailblazing Los Angeles LGBT Center has released a magnificently moving video account of all of our incredible accomplishments since January, including the emergence of trans people such as Aydian Dowling and Caitlyn Jenner, and, of course, achieving the right for same-sex couples to marry (except when Kim Davis is nearby). Plus, there are reminders that our fight isn’t over yet (we’re looking at you, Houston), with bigotry still very present in the U.S. and a horribly astonishing number of gay bashings and murders of trans folks still taking place in this country and around the globe.

Watch 2015 unfold below.