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LGBTs Prefer Hillary To Bernie And Could Hardly Care Less About Republicans

According to a new survey from Consumer Marketing and Insights, the LGBT community prefers Hillary Clinton over Bernie Sanders, albeit by a small enough margin. Forty-eight percent of those surveyed

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 17, 2016 - 2:00 pm

Manny Pacquiao Claims Gays Are “Worse Than Animals,” Then Backpedals

Boxing legend and Philippine senatorial candidate Manny Pacquiao has offended and apologized for offending Filipinos by claiming that gays are “worse than animals” during an interview, as of this morning.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 16, 2016 - 11:30 am

Anal Play Isn’t An Insult

Despite Kanye’s discomfort with it, treating queer pleasure as a taboo is bad for everyone.

Nico Lang | February 2, 2016 - 5:30 pm

If You’re Gay And You Want To Be A Roller Coaster Tycoon, Now You Can

Specifically, the franchise’s most recent installation, Planet Coaster, will include LGBT families at the parks.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 2, 2016 - 1:00 pm

Gay Walk Signals Prevail Over Homophobes In Austria

The city council of Linz, Austria has overruled the anti-gay Freedom Party to bring back its (get this) gay-themed traffic lights.

A spokesman for the Freedom Party

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 29, 2016 - 11:15 am

6 Modern-Day Queer Poets You Must Read

Poetry is dead… Yes? No? HELL NO! And that’s not because I write crappy poems myself, but because I literally drool over lit social media accounts like Words Dance,

Tammy Danan | January 29, 2016 - 9:30 am

American Apparel Will Live On After Bankruptcy

A judge decided in favor of reorganizing the company, so the brand will live–without Dov Charney, thankfully.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 25, 2016 - 4:15 pm

The IOC Has Improved Their Guidelines For Transgender Athletes

Reassignment surgery is no longer required, and trans male athletes have no restrictions on competition.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 22, 2016 - 2:00 pm

Winter Is A Drag: A RuPaul’s Drag Race Playlist

Winter got you beat, hunties? One day, the leaves will unfurl, the sun will shine, and we’ll see the return of “RuPaul’s Drag Race” Season 8. But right now, I’m

Megan Kirby | January 22, 2016 - 10:00 am

The Lesbian Employment Gap: Why It’s Still Hard To Be Queer In The Workplace

Studies show that lesbians might be paid better than their straight women counterparts, but they’re less likely to get hired in the first place.

Nico Lang | January 21, 2016 - 10:00 am

Why You Should Know And Love Mark Kirk, The First Republican Senator To Co-Sponsor The Equality Act

In 2010, I had the pleasure of voting for Mark Kirk to fill in Barack Obama’s Illinois Senate seat. “Pleasure” despite the fact that Kirk is a Republican and I

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 20, 2016 - 4:00 pm

Caitlyn Jenner Responds Coolly To Ricky Gervais’ Nonsense, Believes She Can Change The GOP

Caitlyn Jenner responded yesterday to Ricky Gervais’ gross, sexist, transphobic Golden Globes jokes, in which he deadnamed Jenner and was generally unfunny about women – and to his

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 15, 2016 - 11:30 am

Qatar Bans The Danish Girl Over “Moral Depravity”

The government of Qatar has banned the new Eddie Redmayne film The Danish Girl from screening in the country, following protests about its “moral depravity.” In the film, Redmayne plays

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 11, 2016 - 12:45 pm

Amandla Stenberg Came Out Beautifully As Bisexual Last Night

Amandla Stenberg, who you might know as Rue from the Hunger Games movies, or as Jaden Smith’s prom date, or for calling out Kylie Jenner’s nonsense

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 8, 2016 - 6:00 pm

Omaha Lady Insists Sex Ed “Rapes Children Of Innocence”

What a lovely and appropriate choice of words.

Robyn Pennacchia | January 6, 2016 - 6:15 pm

My 12 Queer Wishes For 2016

2015 was great for the LGBT community, but with elbow grease and a little hope, 2016 can be even better!

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 31, 2015 - 1:00 pm

New York City Issues New Transgender Protections

New York City’s government has issued a set of guidelines protecting transgender individuals from discrimination. The guidelines elaborate on prior legal protections.

The new guidelines include misgendering, enforcing

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 22, 2015 - 2:30 pm

The FDA Has Lifted Its 32-Year Ban On Blood Donations From Gay Men, But…

The FDA announced today that it will be lifting a 32-year ban on blood donations from gay men. The ban was originally put in place to screen out

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 21, 2015 - 2:30 pm

Ben Carson Says Transgender Military Members Are ‘A Distraction’

Yesterday, Ben Carson told military veterans at an event in Waterloo, Iowa that the military is not the place to deal with the “transgender thing.”

That’s right, someone’s…

Katrin Higher | December 6, 2015 - 2:00 pm
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