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12 Amazing Tweets Bashing #HeterosexualPrideDay, Because Sometimes An Eye Roll Isn’t Enough

From the same small-minded, ill-informed people who brought you the hashtag #AllLivesMatter, comes a brand new hashtag that is beyond insensitive. Some people are tweeting #HeterosexualPrideDay with real sincerity, while others…

Liz Magee |

Meet Miss Missouri: The First Openly Gay Woman Competing For Miss America

Last Saturday, pageant history was made when 23-year-old Erin O’Flaherty was crowned as Miss Missouri.

Bronwyn Isaac |

Every Homophobic Comment On This Video Of Men Kissing Will Be Met With A $1 Donation

Honestly though, it’s hard to imagine not loving this video, because kissing is wonderful, and low-key this is very sexy to watch.

Bronwyn Isaac |

Republicans’ Responses To The Orlando Shooting Didn’t Even Mention Guns Or Gays

Looking at Republicans’ statements one after the other makes it incredibly obvious what the party’s elite are missing.

Lauren Holter |

J.K. Rowling Honors An Orlando Shooting Victim Who Worked On Universal’s ‘Harry Potter’ Ride

It’s important that public figures speak up in palpable ways, which is why it was important when J.K. Rowling posted a tribute to one of the shooting victims who worked at

Bronwyn Isaac |

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 |

6 Discriminatory LGBTQ Laws That Shockingly Still Exist In The U.S.

The country’s become much more inclusive for the queer community in recent years, but America certainly hasn’t passed the mark of total equality yet.

Lauren Holter |

5 Major Ways 2016 Is Still An Incredibly Dangerous Time For LGBTQ Americans

Sure, official monuments and landmarks and citywide celebrations are awesome, but America has a long way to go before going steady with LGBTQ civil rights. 

Karen Fratti |

Trump Supporters Really Love These Motivational Posters With Voldemort Quotes

The ways Trump supporters can be so easily riled up and manipulated still occasionally elicits a laugh, particularly recently when they were duped into buying motivational posters with Voldemort quotes.

Bronwyn Isaac |

How One Teen Tried To Kill Himself 3 Times, And Became An Advocate For LGBTQ Safe Spaces

He was part of the reason I attempted suicide the first time, where I overdosed by mixing prescription and over-the-counter drugs with alcohol, and I slit my wrists with a

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 |

Kids In North Carolina Are Now Allowed To Bring Pepper Spray Into Bathrooms To Spray Trans People With

The fucked line of reasoning posits that pepper spray will help protect students — particularly cis-female students — against the “risk” of encountering trans people using the bathroom.

Bronwyn Isaac |

Caitlyn Jenner Is Allegedly Considering Transitioning Back, According To Author Of Kardashian Biography

Halperin said he interviewed multiple sources that claimed Jenner’s transition proved far more emotionally and mentally taxing than expected, and that Jenner was toying with the idea of transitioning back to

Bronwyn Isaac |

Zendaya Responds Perfectly To A Homophobic Tweet & 3 Other Times Celebs Defended LBGTQ People

Zendaya gracefully shut down a homophobe who decided that “gay” was a proper insult for one of her lovely selfies.

Bronwyn Isaac |

Twitter Wants Elsa To Be A Lesbian In The ‘Frozen’ Sequel, Calling For Disney To #GiveElsaAGirlfriend

This latest viral Twitter campaign is demanding that Disney make Frozen’s Elsa a lesbian. #LoveWinning in politics AND animated films? The dream.

Kylie Cheung |

Target: Trans People Can Use Whatever Bathroom They Want

In light of the recent shit-storms of fear mongering bigots, they figured it was best to let people know they could safely use the amenities at Target without fear of

Bronwyn Isaac |

German Model Slated To Be First Trans Man On ‘Men’s Health’ Cover

Melzer has shared that the opportunity to give further visibility for trans men is a high honor, and something he values.

Bronwyn Isaac |

THINX Releases New Line Of “Period Panties” Specifically For Trans Men And Genderqueer Consumers

The new line comes as a boy-cut and has been modeled on both women and trans men, showcasing itself as a versatile and comfortable answer to their original line of…

Bronwyn Isaac |

Miley Cyrus Teams Up With Joan Jett For A New “Backyard Session” Benefitting Homeless & LGBTQ Teens

Say what you want about Miley Cyrus’s attempt at doing rap music, her sexually cartoonish art and her various antics, but her commitment to helping homeless and LGBTQ teens is…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

Thousands Gather To Protest Indiana’s Religious Freedom Law

Yesterday, thousands gathered outside of the Indiana state house to protest the Religious Freedom Restoration Act that has rocked the state and the country. This “religious freedom” law could (and…

Katrin Higher |
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