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Stonewall Inn Becomes A National Monument Days Before NYC Pride

The White House announced Friday that the historic Stonewall Inn will be a national monument, along with the surrounding New York City area where the 1969 riots took place. This is…

Lauren Holter |

8 Countries Where Pride Week Still Couldn’t Happen — And What Would Happen If They Tried

While so many people around the world throw extravagant parties to recognize the LGBTQ community, it’s important to remember that not everyone shares the same freedoms.

Lauren Holter |

One Brave Man Is Abstaining From Sex For A Year To Protest FDA Blood Donation Bans On Gay Men

The regulations make no sense on so many levels.

Karen Fratti |

6 Incredible Women Working For LGBTQ Rights You Need To Know About

Women are running the fight for LGBT equality.

Karen Fratti |

A Definitive Ranking Of The Most LGBTQ-Friendly Mayors Of Major U.S. Cities

Let’s give them a big round of applause, learn from the awesome examples they’re setting in their respective states, and start packing up our apartments to move to one of…

Lauren Holter |

On The Power Of #SayTheirNames: What America’s Victims Of Mass Violence Have In Common

for America, what happened in Orlando is a reminder that toxic masculinity doesn’t just kill — it kills the same kinds of people over and over again. When we say their names,

Nico Lang |

Prince William Covers Attitude Magazine And Meets With LGBTQ Community About Homophobic Bullying

It’s a difficult task to know your place as a straight ally to the LGBTQ community following the horrific mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando over the weekend.

Liz Magee |

30 States Still Allow Employment Discrimination For LGBTQ People

Yep, people can still legally be turned down for a job or fired because of their sexual orientation or gender identity.

Lauren Holter |

John Oliver Talked About The Orlando Shooting On ‘Last Week Tonight’ & It Was Sad As Shit Like Everything Else

“I will happily embrace a Latin night at a gay club in the theme park capital of the world as the ultimate symbol of what is truly wonderful about America.”

Jessica Blankenship |

50 People Dead In Orlando LGBT Nightclub Shooting, Making It The Largest Mass Shooting In US History

This…was not a record we really needed to break. Fuck.

Karen Fratti |

The ‘National Inquirer’ Claims Richard Simmons Is Transitioning & It’s Dangerously Wrong

Even if the reports were accurate — which Simmons’ rep adamantly says they are not — there’s a huge danger in removing his own voice from the story, which is

Nico Lang |

This Movie Trailer Shows LGBTQ Superheroes Kicking Ass Like You Never See In Actual Films

One director is hoping to change that and made a trailer for an LGBT superhero movie to show Hollywood that people are interested. …

Marissa Miller |

11 States Are Suing Obama Over His Transgender Bathroom Policy, & We Bet You Can Guess Them All

They don’t believe in “being transgender.” It’s like people who rant about global warming being fake because it still gets cold in winter. That’s not how it works.

Karen Fratti |

#GiveCaptainAmericaABoyfriend Is A Thing Now, Because Hey, If Elsa Gets A Girlfriend…

Twitter hashtags have overnight become the most effective harbingers of social change. From shouting your abortion from the rooftops loud enough to shatter the hearing aids of lawmakers who still…

Marissa Miller |

High Schoolers In Vermont Are Wearing “Straight Pride” T-Shirts In Response To Transgender Bathroom Laws

A handul of students at Green Mountain Union High School in Vermont rallied together to protest a transgender bathroom policy at their school with “Straight Pride” T-shirts. Yes, you read that

Tai Gooden |

This Woman Who Assaulted Transgender Woman On Subway “Meant What She Said”

Last night, in an exclusive interview with PIX11the woman who was filmed attacking a transgendered woman on a New York City subway train admitted that she “meant what she said.” The…

Liz Magee |

What’s Happening With The North Carolina LGBT Law? Today Is The Big Stand-Off

The nation’s been closely watching North Carolina ever since the state passed a law prohibiting transgender residents from using the bathroom that corresponds to their gender identity. Since the Justice…

Lauren Holter |

NYC Mayor Bill De Blasio Encourages Boycott Of “Anti-LGBT” Chick-Fil-A

Which is honestly fine because there are about 80,000 other ways to eat more chicken in New York.

Bronwyn Isaac |

How Anti-Transgender Bathroom Laws Are Ignoring The Real Threat To Women: Cisgender Men

The idea that we “need to keep transgender people out of women’s bathrooms to protect women and young girls.” is a rallying cry that not only creates a threat where none

Nico Lang |

Pope Francis’ New Encyclical Welcomes Gay And Divorced Catholics Back Into Church Life

Pope Francis’ long-awaited encyclical on love and marriage, Amoris Laetitia, was published today. In it, Francis doesn’t create any new rules for marriage, but he does elaborate on how priests…

Rebecca Vipond Brink |
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