From the front of Bushwick’s tiny Bizarre bar, the first piano notes of Céline Dion’s “It’s All Coming Back to Me Now” begin to play. The Missy Elliott that was just coming from the speakers has died down, as well as the chatter of young people around the bar ordering absinthe cocktails and burgers. The crowd here…
The sexual preference of Frozen’s Elsa—a fictional character who lives in a land that is not real—has never struck me as a pressing issue, but apparently it has for many others.
On Monday, a Manhattan US Appeals court ruled that the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects people from discrimination based on their sexual identity as well as their gender. Real kick in the pants day for the Trump administration.
Lena Waithe is working on another television series based on a comedy she wrote in 2009 about a queer black young woman’s coming of age.
The new Charmed reboot will not only be feminist af, it will also be eliminating one more potential male character by refusing to pair every sister with a manly escort. One of the sisters is a lesbian.
Bruce McArthur, a Toronto-area landscaper and part-time mall Santa, has been charged with first-degree murder for the deaths of five men, and police have announced that they anticipate more victims to surface.
File this under “Bonkers shit we missed last week because of the constant shitstorm that is the Trump administration”—a gay couple is suing the State Department because only one of their twin sons who were born minutes apart was granted citizenship.
For the first time in years, tolerance of LGBTQ people has actually decreased, according to a new poll commissioned by GLAAD and released in the Accelerating Acceptance report at the World Economic Forum on Thursday.
On Monday, the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs released its annual report, which documented an alarming spike in hate-related homicides against LGBTQ individuals over the last year.
Here’s some nice news: Prince Manvendra Singh Gohil is opening a center for ostracized LGBTQ people at Hanumanteshwar 1927, one of his family’s ancestral palaces.
Jose Guevara is undocumented. He’s queer. He’s fighting cancer, a pre-existing condition that, thanks to the Affordable Care Act, he’s battling with health insurance provided by his mother’s employer.
A non-binding survey of Australian citizens taken in November showed that the nation was overwhelmingly in favor of same-sex marriage. On Thursday night, Australia’s Parliament passed a historic vote to legalize it.
You wouldn’t guess Wayne Maines’ story by looking at him. The brewpub we’re sitting in has just opened and there aren’t many lunch customers even though it’s tourist season in Portland, ME. Dressed in a button-up shirt, Maines eyes me and my voice recorder cautiously as we chat.
A transgender active-duty service member underwent gender-affirming surgery on Tuesday afternoon. Her surgery, NBC News reported, was paid for by the Department of Defense despite President Trump’s repeated attempts to ban trans people from the military.
Typically, municipal elections in mid-sized American cities don’t make the national news. But when Andrea Jenkins won her race for a seat on the Minneapolis City Council on November 7, she became the first openly transgender woman of color ever elected to public office in the United States.
GLAAD’s latest TV study found that LGBTQ characters will have a record high visibility this season, but that the majority of those characters are white and male.
What’s going on here? Numerous Twitter users have noticed that searching for the terms bisexual or bisexuality (with or without a hashtag) and clicking on the fields for photo, video, or news results returns nothing but a message stating, “The term you entered did not bring up any results. You may have mistyped your…
A new Ryan Murphy show has made history in its casting of five transgender actors as series regulars, a record for scripted TV.
Scout Schultz used they/them pronouns. They were bisexual, non-binary, and intersex. These are straightforward facts, easily verified on the website for Georgia Tech Pride Alliance, the student group Schultz led, after they were fatally shot by campus police. Even so, journalists—even ones that strive to be sensitive…