Knock(ed) Down, Drag Out - Facebook to Drag Queens: Use Legal Names

Facebook, the home to over 50 gender identity options, has taken a bit of a bigoted turn this week by suspending the profiles of drag queens whose accounts are under their stage names. Artists are being forcefully logged out and left messages providing instructions on how to change their stage names to their legal… » 9/14/14 1:55pm Sunday 1:55pm

Martine Rothblatt Is Maybe the Most Fascinating Woman on the Planet

One of the world's most fascinating humans is easily Martine Rothblatt, America's highest-paid female CEO. A futurist and trans woman who cofounded both Sirius Satellite Radio and a biotech company, she's got a robot replica of her wife and believes that soon, tech will allow our consciousnesses to live forever. » 9/09/14 12:40pm 9/09/14 12:40pm

It Doesn't Get Better: Number of Homeless LGBT Youth On the Rise

Last week, the internet was introduced to Daniel Ashley Pierce, a young man who was disowned by his family for being gay. While Pierce received a great deal of attention (and financial support) due to the horrifying video he posted of his family's reaction, many wondered what is happening to other homeless LGBT youth… » 9/04/14 10:30pm 9/04/14 10:30pm

Internet Raises $80,000 for Gay Man Violently Disowned By Family

Many of you may have watched the video that Daniel Ashley Pierce, a man coming out to his family, posted on YouTube. The video, which was heartbreaking to say the least, was of Daniel trying to make his parents understand him while they disowned and physically assaulted him. But there's some good news. » 8/29/14 7:48pm 8/29/14 7:48pm

Son Comes Out to Homophobic Parents With Heartbreaking Results

Anyone who's ever had the experience of telling their family something difficult and possibly life-altering fears that the result will be complete and utter rejection, disconnecting them from the people they love and trust. Unfortunately, all too often that is exactly what happens. Especially when the difficult topic… » 8/28/14 5:40pm 8/28/14 5:40pm

Same-Sex Marriages Have Been Blocked in Virginia

All same-sex marriages have been stopped in Virginia as of today. The supreme court is now deciding whether to hear the state's appeal against same-sex marriage and is also considering the question of whether same-sex marriage should be legalized nationwide. CONFIDENTIAL TO SUPREME COURT: HELL YES, IT SHOULD BE. » 8/20/14 8:30pm 8/20/14 8:30pm

Today In Irony: Anti-Gay Lobbyist's Wife Left Him For A Woman

Jonathan Saenz, president of Texas Values, a steadfast anti-LGBT non-profit has been a busy man, endorsing gay conversion therapy and siding against LGBT bullying victims. Recently, court documents have surfaced providing details of a rather acrimonious two-year divorce and the revelation that Saenz's ex-wife is a… » 8/13/14 6:45pm 8/13/14 6:45pm

POTUS to Sign LGBT Anti-Discrimination Order

On Monday, President Obama is scheduled to sign an executive order shielding LGBTQ workers from discrimination within federal government-affiliated companies. The directive will also specifically protect federal workers from discrimination on the basis of gender identity but it will not exempt religious groups. » 7/21/14 11:40am 7/21/14 11:40am