Earlier this month, Bishop McDevitt High School earned an “A” in gender policing when school officials demanded that their female students wear dresses to prom. Consequently, when student Aniya Wolf showed up in a tuxedo, she was forbidden entry. On May 21 she attended another school’s prom instead — and she rocked…
After a months-long delay, the Senate confirmed Eric Fanning as the new secretary of the Army, making him the first openly gay person to be appointed to the position.
Last week Aniya Wolf was forcibly removed from her school’s prom because she was attired in a tuxedo rather than a gown. But while officials at Bishop McDevitt High School congratulate themselves on their crusade for gender conformity, Wolf will be enjoying an appearance on It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia.
Monday evening’s episode of Dancing With the Stars was historic—at least as much as anything DWTS-related can possibly be.
Last week, the Justice Department told North Carolina they would have until Monday, May 9 to make a decision about HB2, a bill that overturned “every local LGBT anti-discrimination measure in the state” when passed in March: either dump the law and comply with the the Civil Rights Act, or implement the law and risk…
In March, North Carolina passed House Bill 2, better known as the “Bathroom Bill.” In addition to requiring everyone in the state to identify as the biological sex on their birth certificate when using a public restroom, the bill effectively overturned “every local LGBT anti-discrimination measure in the state.”…
Although some might argue that the bromance between Poe and Finn in The Force Awakens has some subtle queer undertones in its own right, GLAAD is calling for the franchise to introduce an openly non-heterosexual character.
An unidentified American woman was forced from a public women’s restroom because she could not convince police that she is female.
On Thursday, April 21, 16-year-old trans high school student James Van Kuilenburg was forced to vacate a Ted Cruz campaign rally in Frederick, Maryland.
On Tuesday, the chain store Target announced that they fully support a federal Equality Act, and these days that means they’re talking toilets.
A recent Saturday Night Live sketch has now given us all an excuse to irritate our conservative drunk uncles at the dinner table during the next upcoming major holiday. “God is gay,” we can now all say, “also, pass the salt, please?”
A trans woman who was held in a men’s prison in Queensland, Australia, during the 90s has come forward almost two decades later to claim she was sexually assaulted over 2,000 times while incarcerated.
In a sign that other states are looking at North Carolina and thinking, “Oh hell no we don’t want any of that,” Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards signed an executive order today barring discrimination in state services based on sexual orientation. However, the order leaves an exemption for “churches and religious…
In response to the recent backlash over a North Carolina bill regarded as one of the most anti-LGBT forms of legislation in the country, Governor Pat McCrory has signed an executive order meant to “clarify” the finer points of the law.
In New York City, on Monday, 25-year-old James Dixon pled guilty to killing 21-year-old Islan Nettles because she was transgender. In 2013, James Dixon beat Nettles to death—punching and kicking her in the head repeatedly after he approached her and learned she was trans.
On the evening of April 2, the GLAAD (Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation) Media Awards were held in Los Angeles, California. Among those honored was singer Demi Lovato, presented with the Vanguard Award by longtime friend and colleague Nick Jonas. And at the beginning of her acceptance remarks, Lovato…
Wells Fargo broadcasted their support for the trans community in Charlotte, North Carolina on Thursday night by lighting up their office building with the colors of the trans flag, proving that the state is not completely filled with horrible bigots.
Scottish Labour Party leader Kezia Dugdale keeps her personal life close to her chest, but recently announced that she is in a same-sex relationship. Counting Dugdale, the majority of Scotland’s major party leaders have come out as lesbian, gay, or bisexual.
Last week, North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory signed into law a draconian bill that repealed every local LGBT anti-discrimination law and requires people to use the bathroom that corresponds with the biological gender written on their birth certificate. Obviously, this has prompted massive backlash.