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.
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…
“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…
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.
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.
‘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…
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. …
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.
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…
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.”
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 out. The emotions gushed out of the floodgates and the little girl who used to be there found a home in…
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…