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About Hitler’s “Micropenis” And Proliferating Homophobic Ideas

The evidence about Hitler’s “micropenis” isn’t there – and in the meantime, the internet is propagating homophobia. More »


Hollywood Diversity Study Shows An “Inclusion Crisis” In Film And TV

A study from USC’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism gave failing grades on measures of diversity for all of the major film studios, and only barely-passing grades on diversity in television to Amazon, Hulu, Disney, and the CW.

The study looked at 11,306 speaking roles in 414 films and television series, andMore »


How Do Filipinos Feel About Manny Pacquiao’s Homophobic Slurs?

While Wikipedia says the Philippines is one of the gay-friendliest nations in the world, five days ago, in a 28-second video, Philippine senatorial candidate and boxing legend Manny Pacquiao spun the country 180° with a statement about the gay community. Uploaded by Bilang Pilipino, the Facebook page for a TV network forMore »


Expect A Makeup Line From Caitlyn Jenner In The Very Near Future

Someone is following in her daughter’s footsteps! Kylie Jenner‘s Lip Kit is a crazy success – you probably can’t even get your hands on it – and it looks like Caitlyn Jenner might soon have a makeup and beauty line of her own.

According to TMZ, Caitlyn recently filed a trademark for exclusive rights to sell makeup under… More »


America’s Gay Immigration Bans: A Brief History

One-third of Trump supporters, and one-fifth of the Republican base overall, said that they would ban gays from entering the U.S. in a recent poll. More »


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 said that they would vote for Hillary; 41 percent went to Bernie; an astonishing 2 percent went to Donald Trump; and 1 percent each wentMore »


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.

Let’s be real, though: all humans are worse than animals. Have you met a dog? I don’t know anyone who’sMore »


Anal Play Isn’t An Insult

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


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. More »


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 said that “traffic lights are for traffic and should not be misused to impart advice on how to live your life.” What is with anti-gayMore »


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, Beau Taplin, Nayyirah Waheed, and Button Poetry that I can say poetry so alive. These are not “for gender noncomforming individuals only” or “madeMore »


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. More »


The IOC Has Improved Their Guidelines For Transgender Athletes

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


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 trapped in this frigid hellscape of midwestern winter–snow melting to slush, freezing to ice–with no season premiere in sight.  Even my favorite faux fur coatMore »


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. More »


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 am (shocker) not conservative at all – Kirk was running against State Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias, who overall seemed like he didn’t know what he wasMore »


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 non-apology in which he (somehow!) found it in himself to compare Jenner to alleged repeated rapist Bill Cosby.

At the Television CriticsMore »


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 Lili Elbe, one of the first women in the world to undergo sex reassignment surgery. An employee at a Doha theater complained to the QatariMore »


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 on Twitter, or as February’s Teen Vogue cover model (interviewed, no less, by Solange), came out as bisexual via Teen Vogue’s More »


Omaha Lady Insists Sex Ed “Rapes Children Of Innocence”

What a lovely and appropriate choice of words. More »


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