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North Dakota votes down marriage equality even though it’s already legal

Seriously, North Dakota? This is just a formality at this point — you guys are just being incredibly bigoted and stubborn.

The Frisky | January 15, 2017 - 11:14 am

Former Drake University basketball coach claims she was forced out for being gay

Courtney Graham says she was pushed out six months after head coach Jennie Baranczyk learned of her sexuality, which violates state anti-discrimination laws. Drake University denies the allegations, claiming a state

Lauren Holter | December 29, 2016 - 11:40 am

“Love is love” is a lie: How sentiments of equality cover up harsh queer realities

If you’re straight, my love is harder than your love. My love is being afraid of everyone from waiters to apartment managers. My love is always knowing where the exit

Rachel Charlene Lewis | October 18, 2016 - 10:12 am

Trans Girl’s Survival Guide: How To Make Trans Friends

Meeting other trans people can be extremely difficult. But don’t be afraid to reach out and say hello. Trans people love meeting other trans people.

Ana Valens | September 6, 2016 - 1:13 pm

On Being A Queer Woman Who Is Dating A Straight Cisgender Man

This is where I struggle: conveying the fact that I am not straight even while I currently live with my straight, cismale partner.

Ilana Masad | September 2, 2016 - 12:06 pm

‘Star Trek’’s Sulu Being Gay Isn’t As Revolutionary As Who His Partner Is

In most cases, LGBT couples on TV are either of the Mitchell and Cam variety (both of whom are white) or like Stef (Teri Polo) and Lena (Sherri Saum) on

Nico Lang | August 30, 2016 - 11:25 am

Bella Thorne Comes Out As Bisexual By Posting Photos Kissing Her Brother’s Ex

Thorne recently broke up with her boyfriend, actor Gregg Sulkin, so she can kiss whoever she wants, but the girl she chose happens to be her brothers ex-girlfriend, Bella Pendergast.

Lauren Holter | August 24, 2016 - 12:15 pm

Transgender Bathroom Rights Will Soon Be Extended To Federal Facilities

On top of employees, the directive will also apply to anyone who enters federal courthouses, Social Security offices, or any federal building.

Lauren Holter | August 16, 2016 - 10:13 am

Trans Girl’s Survival Guide: 3 Essential Tips For Your First Shopping Trip

Transitioning is also about learning all new ways of expressing oneself in public, including through clothes. When I finally tried on my first pair of women’s jeans in a dressing

Ana Valens | August 15, 2016 - 4:21 pm

Belize’s Supreme Court Struck Down The Country’s Anti-Gay Law From Colonial Days

LGBTQ rights group Unibam, which first challenged the ancient law, made the initial announcement on Twitter, writing, “We won on all counts. Speechless. Omg. Speechless.”

Lauren Holter | August 10, 2016 - 4:21 pm

My Love Letter To Sporty Spice, My Queer Idol Before I Knew I Needed One

Once I was out as someone who liked girls, I was outThe emotions gushed out of the floodgates and the little girl who used to be there found a home in

Jillian Gutowitz | August 10, 2016 - 2:30 pm

I’m A Queer Black Woman And This Is How White Girls Use Me, Even When They Love Me

We had fun together, these girls and I. We bonded. We got close. But we could never truly love each other because they absolutely refused to see me for who

Rachel Charlene Lewis | August 1, 2016 - 6:03 pm
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