Mathew Rodriguez
Mathew Rodriguez

Mathew Rodriguez is a Staff Writer at Mic. He is a queer Latino New Yorker who enjoys female rappers, Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Flannery O'Connor. He is a former editor at TheBody.com and he is working on a memoir.

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11 hours ago

Indiana transgender man named high school prom king

Belmont felt a "surge of confidence," enabling him to run.

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12 hours ago

The president of Gays for Trump thinks the "trans agenda" may slow down gay progress

Boykin's words don't get gay history right.
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15 hours ago

Beyoncé announces college scholarship for women in honor of 'Formation' anniversary

All right, ladies, now let's get in formation.
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16 hours ago

South Dakota transgender woman denied entrance to soup kitchen for wearing a dress

"I don’t know a thing about a woman being turned away," the director said. "It was a man."
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17 hours ago

Arkansas executes 2 inmates in one day, first for a US state since 2000

Williams and Jones died within four hours of each other.
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April 22, 2017

Trump will hold a "BIG" rally rather than attend White House Correspondents' Dinner

Trump would rather spend his time being adored than roasted.

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April 22, 2017

Photos from around the country show just how massive the March For Science really is

The March for Science brought crowds into some of America's biggest cities.
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April 22, 2017

March for Science 2017: Demonstrators rallied from the North Pole to New Zealand

Thousands marched globally, too — including at the North Pole.
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April 22, 2017

Transgender woman Chay Reed shot and killed in Miami

Reed, who went by "Juicy," loved to dance.
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April 22, 2017

West Virginia teacher under fire for tweeting "ban Islam"

Nitro High School hasn't commented on whether the teacher has been disciplined.
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April 22, 2017

Caitlyn Jenner won't play golf with Trump because of his trans policies

Jenner's social calendar will not include teeing off with the president.

April 21, 2017

Amid uproar at a Philadelphia LGBTQ health center, an activist is putting his life on the line

Mazzoni Center staff staged a walk out earlier this week, as well.
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April 21, 2017

Hillary Clinton slams Trump for silence on torture of gay and bisexual men in Chechnya

Clinton called Trump out for his lack of leadership on Chechnya.
April 20, 2017

Beyoncé just won an award Bill O'Reilly lied about winning

Celebrating black womanhood wins more awards than knocking it, Bill.
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April 20, 2017
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April 20, 2017

Gay man attacked at the Memphis Zoo after being told he's "going to hell"

There was also a gun involved in the incident.

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April 20, 2017

Andy Cohen calls out Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov for torture of gay and bisexual men

Cohen called the Chechen leader's actions "inhuman."
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April 19, 2017

O'Reilly replacement Tucker Carlson once bragged about beating up a gay man

Carlson said he can't go to some public bathrooms anymore because of gay men having sex.
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April 19, 2017

County clerk calls West Virginia lesbian couple getting marriage license an "abomination"

A county clerk allegedly harassed a lesbian couple who were applying for a marriage license.
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April 19, 2017