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Jo Yurcaba

Jo Yurcaba is a reporter for NBC Out.

Jo Yurcaba is a reporter for NBC Out.

Latest from Jo Yurcaba

4d ago

LGBTQ student group strikes deal with Yeshiva University, allowing other clubs to operate

The Pride Alliance at Yeshiva University agreed to stay a recent court order after the school stopped all student clubs from operating.
5d ago

Human Rights Campaign, largest U.S. LGBTQ advocacy group, names new president

The Human Rights Campaign names Kelley Robinson its new president.
8d ago

Queen Elizabeth II ruled through decades of change on gay rights, but her LGBTQ legacy is complicated

In 1952, when Queen Elizabeth II took the throne after the death of her father, same-sex sexual relations were criminalized in Britain.

'Saturday Night Live' announces its first nonbinary cast member

Actor and comedian Molly Kearney will become the first nonbinary cast member on “Saturday Night Live” in its upcoming 48th season.

This trans artist has been creating art from behind bars for nearly three decades

The work of Jamie Diaz, a transgender woman and artist, will be on display at Daniel Cooney Fine Art in New York.
19d ago

Trans Floridians sue to block Medicaid rule excluding gender-affirming care

Advocacy groups sued Wednesday to block a new Florida rule that bars Medicaid coverage of gender-affirming health care, such as puberty blockers, hormone
19d ago

A Florida nightclub told a trans woman to leave after she used the women's restroom

Piper Ayers, a trans woman, alleges that she was thrown out of the Dixie Roadhouse in Cape Coral, Florida, after using the women’s restroom.

Country singer Maren Morris raises $100K for trans youths after Tucker Carlson insult

Country singer Maren Morris raised more than $100,000 for transgender rights after Fox News host Tucker Carlson called her a "lunatic country music person."

Over half of LGBTQ Southerners say their parents tried to change or repress their identity, report finds

Though public support for pro-LGBTQ policies is at an all-time high, many queer people living in the South report that a caregiver tried to change their LGBTQ

J.K. Rowling's new book is about a YouTube cartoonist who gets doxxed by online trolls

Many followers of J.K. Rowling are pointing out that her newest book appears to bear some similarities to her own life, as the plot revolves around an artist who is doxxed online.