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Last week, North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory signed into law a draconian bill that repealed every local LGBT anti-discrimination law and requires people to use the bathroom that corresponds with the biological gender written on their birth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.
After an extended online campaign, executive producer of The 100, Jason Rothenberg, has written a long apology today for killing off lesbian character Lexa, shortly after her loving consummation with romantic interest and series’ lead Clarke.
On Wednesday evening, the North Carolina legislature passed a bill overturning every local LGBT anti-discrimination measure in the state and requiring that individuals use the restroom of the biological sex on their birth certificate.
Just two weeks after Missouri Republicans forced the passage of a bill that would make it legal for businesses to discriminate against the LGBT community, North Carolina Republicans held an emergency session to introduce a measure that would override every nondiscrimination bill in the state. Damn, our country is a…
ABC’s cast for the upcoming limited dramatic series When We Rise has been partially finalized, and it’s a star-studded roster indeed. Mary-Louise Parker (Weeds, Angels in America), Guy Pearce (Memento, L.A. Confidential), and Rachel Griffiths (Brothers and Sisters, Six Feet Under) have all signed on for leading roles.
It was never outright stated that our ’90s childhood icon Xena: Warrior Princess was gay, but plenty of subtext was given to those who watched the series religiously. Well, Xena will definitely be gay in the reboot.
Ah, November 2015. Back when Bobby Jindal was still running for president and Ted Cruz was just another weird, squinty goblin-man who said things like “abortifacient,” noted anti-gay pastor Kevin Swanson hosted Jindal, Cruz, and Mike Huckabee at the so-called National Religious Liberties Conference to chat about God…
On Monday afternoon at 4 p.m., eight Missouri Democrats began what would turn into the longest filibuster in state history in an attempt to block legislation that would make it constitutionally permissible to discriminate against the LGBT population. Early Wednesday morning, after 39 hours, state Republicans turned to…
And they aren’t showing any signs of stopping.