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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.” More »


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. More »


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 all reported through “friends” and “anonymous sources.” More »


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. More »


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. More »


#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 think a hashtag is a pound key on a rotary phone, to standing in solidarity with Ahmed, a victim of racial profiling who actually kind… More »


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 correctly. The world truly is a rolling dumpster fire.More »


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 initial video of the attack was posted by the victim, transgender woman Pearl Love on May 2nd. The video has since gotten over 300,000 views and… More »


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 Department told the state to trash the bill, you may be wondering what’s happening with the North Carolina LGBT law. Well, a lot. North Carolina had until… More »


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. More »


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 exists, but distracts from an overwhelmingly pervasive and deadly one: violence against women by cisgender men. More »


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 should treat parishioners who are in “irregular” marriages, such as those who have been divorced and remarried outside of the church, and those who are… More »


Coming Out On Facebook May Soon Be A Death Sentence In Saudi Arabia

Facebook is making you gay—at least, according to Saudi Arabia. In recent weeks, government officials and local prosecutors have been attempting to curb what they reportedly believe is an outbreak of homosexuality caused by the widespread adoption of social media in the country. PinkNews, an LGBT-centric publication based in the U.K., is reporting that the… More »


Ellen Mic-Drops Mississippi’s Anti-LGBT Bill

Ice cold, Ellen. More »


Transgender Whole Foods Employee Sues For Harassment; BTW, Whole Foods Is A Terrible Place To Work

His coworkers referred to him as “it.” More »


My Husband Is Now My Wife — And Our Marriage Has Never Been Better

It was early July, and we were on our way home after a botched date night. My spouse’s mood was off, once again; this chronic melancholy, this little Eeyore cloud hanging over our lives and saturating everything in miserable little droplets. It happened all the time.

The unhappiness had put a wedge between… More »


Hulu Show Yanked Out Of NC Over LGBT Law

First San Francisco banned non-essential travel to the Tar Heel State. Now TV and movie production companies are continuing their exodus out of North Carolina over a new law preventing local governments from passing anti-discrimination rules. Filming for the Hulu comedy Crushed was to kick off in May in Charlotte. Read more on Newser…More »


North Carolina Church Asks Lesbian Parishioner To Divorce Or Leave

A North Carolina church has taken the prerogative to kick out a lesbian parishioner following the passage of the state’s horrid House Bill 2, which overturned and banned all local LGBT non-discrimination ordinances. In the name of religious freedom, the First Baptist Church has “prayerfully asked” Kelly Toney via a letter to either renounce her… More »


I Would Do Anything For Love, Except Return To North Carolina

North Carolina, you’re dead to me. More »


Rahm Emanuel Bans City Travel To North Carolina, Finally Does Something Good

You know your legislation is truly evil when even the (possibly most sociopathic ever) mayor of Chicago Rahm Emanuel balks at it. Emanuel announced that he’s drafting an executive order banning City of Chicago government travel to North Carolina following the passage of their anti-LGBT bill, HB2, which overturned and banned non-discrimination ordinances statewide. Emanuel… More »


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