At first, I couldn’t tell what drew me to Adam Rippon. His skating was graceful, sure, but I don’t really care about figure skating, or the Olympics in general. And yes there was the fact that he is gay, and that I am also gay, but that didn’t explain it either.
Welcome to the next chapter in the Trump administration’s war on LGBTQ rights: According to reporting by BuzzFeed on Monday, an Education Department official confirmed they will not investigate complaints made by transgender students who are banned from using restrooms matching their gender identity.
The 2018 Winter Olympics are set to begin in Pyeongchang, South Korea, this week, and Vice President Mike Pence and his wife, Second Lady Karen Pence, will be leading the U.S. delegation. This is gross to, well, a lot of people, but particularly Adam Rippon, the first openly gay American athlete to qualify for the…
A new study commissioned by the LGBTQ rights organization GLAAD shows that attitudes toward LGBTQ people have taken a noticeably negative turn for the first time since the group launched its poll four years ago.
Here’s some nice news: Prince Manvendra Singh Gohil is opening a center for ostracized LGBTQ people at Hanumanteshwar 1927, one of his family’s ancestral palaces.
This March will see the debut of NBC’s Rise. It’s a musical drama about a high school teacher in a largely blue-collar town who revitalizes the school’s theater program, puts on a production of Spring Awakening, and inspires the whole town or something. It stars Auli’i Cravalho of Moana fame and Rosie Perez of Rosie…
Jose Guevara is undocumented. He’s queer. He’s fighting cancer, a pre-existing condition that, thanks to the Affordable Care Act, he’s battling with health insurance provided by his mother’s employer.
A recently-engaged gay couple in Houston said on Tuesday that they were kicked out of an Uber after a night of celebrating New Year’s Eve for kissing in the car, according to a report from KPRC-TV.
Because the Trump administration couldn’t finish 2017 without one final needlessly cruel act, the White House reportedly fired the remaining members of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS this week.
The night before I was set to turn myself in—either for robbing a pharmacy or committing serial tax fraud, I hadn’t decided yet—I sent Officer Mark Gudmundsen an email with a couple of last-minute questions. “You may bring a book,” he replied, “but I will look at it and decide if you can have it in your cell to read.”
The Pentagon has released its official memo detailing the specifics of how it will accommodate trans people who wish to serve in the U.S. military.
A former Oklahoma City mayor is facing a storm of online criticism after he compared being gay to pedophilia in a segment on local NBC station KFOR.
“I was called a faggot before I was ever called a nigger.”
It’s been more than two years since Rowan County, KY, clerk Kim Davis earned international infamy—and a brief jail stint—for refusing to issue a marriage license to two men with a legal right to tie the knot. Now, one of those men, David Ermold, has announced that he will run for Davis’ seat next year and try to oust…
I DEFINITELY DON’T LIKE MEN THAT WAY, is a perfectly normal response to your colleague, another state lawmaker, touching your arm during a public meeting, at least according to Pennsylvania state Representative Daryl Metcalfe.
Predicting how the Supreme Court of the United States is going to rule on any particular case is always tricky. That said, when it comes to what might end up being the most consequential gay rights case of the year, things aren’t looking good for proponents of equality.
World AIDS Day, which takes place on Friday, was founded to raise awareness and remember those who lost their lives to the disease. But President Donald Trump’s statement on Thursday commemorating the day managed not to acknowledge one of the chief victims of the plague—the LGBTQ community—at all.
Roy Moore accused the LGBTQ community, socialists, and liberals of inventing the long list of sexual misconduct allegations against him while speaking at from the pulpit of Magnolia Springs Baptist Church in Alabama on Wednesday night. Their mission, Moore claimed, was to change America’s culture and attack his…
“Those things won’t happen here,” they said. “Crazies don’t win elections. We don’t legislate discrimination anymore in this country.”