Rami Malek was asked if Freddie Mercury was a gay icon and it didn’t go great

"If he’s an icon to one there’s no reason that it requires another adjective, as far as I see.”


‘Mic Dispatch’ episode 22: Marriage and same-sex attraction among Mormons (full transcript)

Can a gay man and a straight woman be happily married — to each other?

House strikes down measure to stop funding gender transition surgery for troops

The bill's defeat is seen as a win for LGBTQ advocacy groups.

If Tyler, the Creator does come out on his new album, the leak robbed him of his moment

Since new songs have surfaced online, there's been much speculation about the rapper's sexuality. But what we should be asking is how this development would recast his controversial work.

Authorities say an arsonist was behind a fire at a black LGBTQ community center in Dallas

Authorities have determined an arsonist intentionally set fire to Abounding Prosperities, which serves Dallas' black LGBTQ community.

Muslim groups in Indonesia and Malaysia call for Starbucks boycott due to company’s LGBTQ stance

Combined, the groups encompass nearly 30 million people.


New Zealand apologizes to men convicted under old anti-gay laws

New Zealand joins England and Germany in their recent pardoning of gay men.

A brief history of the gayest places in America — and how they came to be

From the dunes of the Cape to ritzy Palm Springs, here's how these destinations became gay meccas across the United States.

Florida lawmaker slams Governor Rick Scott for not passing LGBTQ protection bill

Carlos Guillermo-Smith is not happy with the governor's inability to move to protect Florida's LGBTQ workers.

The German Parliament just voted to legalize same-sex marriage

Merkel voted against the bill, which passed by a wide margin.

Where did that stereotype between Birkenstocks and lesbians really come from?

It really may be a mystery.

Support for same-sex marriage hits a high point, even among those previously opposed to it

A majority of baby boomers and African-Americans, who had expressed strong opposition in recent years, now favor marriage equality.

Supreme Court will hear case of baker who refused service to gay couples on religious grounds

The Supreme Court will take on the case of a bakery owner who refused to bake a cake for a gay couple.

What makes the Babadook a gay icon? Pridegoers who dressed as the monster explain.

The Babadook has become the belle of the Pride ball.

Movement for Black Lives activists disrupt Minneapolis Pride to protest Philando Castile verdict

Protesters reportedly held signs with messages like "No KKKops at Pride."

Protesters reportedly arrested near NYC's Stonewall Inn, Pride March endpoint

The reason for the arrests were not immediately known.


Marchers arrested in Istanbul as Pride parade continues despite cancellation

The organizers' decision to move forward with the previously cancelled march led to clashes with police.

New York politicians used NYC Pride to stand with LGBTQ people in their fight against oppression

Politicians used 2017 New York City Pride to assure LGBTQ people that they would stand for their rights.

Istanbul LGBT pride march banned by government for safety concerns

A right-wing nationalist group has vowed to stop the protest.

Germany dismisses gay men's convictions under anti-gay law, offers compensation

Germany's decision follows a similar decision made by England in January.

Meet Pasha Zalutski, Russia's first — and only — out gay comedian

Courageous and quick-witted, 35-year-old Zalutski has Russian's in stitches.


European court rules Russia's gay propaganda rule violates freedom of expression

Russian activists won a victory in a European court.

Mormon girl gives affirming testimony about being lesbian. Man asks her to sit down.

"I want to love myself and not feel shame for being me," 12-year-old Savannah said, before a man cut her mic.

The 23 most essential storylines of LGBTQ television history

TV has come a long way in the last 45 years.

Canada just took a major step by extending protections for transgender people

Canada took a big step forward for transgender rights.

Oregon just became first state to allow residents to identify their gender as non-binary on state ID

The change goes into effect on July 1.

The Piscatella Problem: 'Orange Is the New Black' makes a homophobic misstep in season 5

Desi Piscatella is the butt of a homophobic joke early in the new season, and it's a disappointing move from the 'OITNB' creative team.

Danica Roem is the first out trans woman to win Virginia's General Assembly primaries

Roem has no doubt she can beat Republican opponent Bob Marshall, who has a troubling record on LGBTQ rights.

Forget Pride Month — for these queer teachers, LGBTQ education is a year-long process

"I actually feel like we celebrate Pride during the whole school year."

Pro-Trump group barred from marching in NC pride parade claims discrimination

Deplorable Pride claims they're the victims now.