Nov. 10, 2017

This is the hidden financial cost of being an LGBTQ American in 2017

Do you know the LGBTQ pay gap? Here is how employment rates and incomes differ for gay, lesbian, transgender and gender nonconforming Americans today.

Nov. 8, 2017

Since taking office, President Donald Trump has become the unlikely savior of the religious right

Following a humiliating repudiation of Trump-styled nativism in Virginia, President Donald Trump's wins for the religious right may be his saving grace.
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Nov. 6, 2017

14-year-old allegedly killed by his own father was gay, former caretaker says

Police say Giovanni Melton was killed by his father, 53-year-old Wendell Melton.
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Oct. 31, 2017

How Kevin Spacey’s ill-timed coming out made the LGBTQ community more vulnerable to attack

Our community shouldn’t be held hostage inside Spacey’s Porta-potty of poor decisions.
Oct. 30, 2017

A running list of LGBTQ actors responding to Kevin Spacey’s alleged sexual misconduct toward a minor

'Mic' will continue to update this list as more LGBTQ actors speak out about the accusation against Kevin Spacey, and his decision to come out when he did.
Oct. 27, 2017

Why I snatched Caitlyn Jenner’s wig — and why I’m not giving it back

"I’d rather be respected by those living on the margins of society than applauded by those responsible for their disenfranchisement."

Oct. 26, 2017

The Disney Channel will air its first queer storyline

It's a big step forward for LGBTQ representation in children's programming.
Oct. 10, 2017

Why I made a funny video about HIV

Comedian Michael Henry's new short "This video is about HIV" is about, you guessed it, HIV.
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Oct. 2, 2017
Aug. 24, 2017

The “Fellas, Is It Gay” meme brilliantly skewers our “no homo” culture

The emerging “Fellas, Is It Gay” meme is a hilarious send-up of our culture’s toxic masculinity and underlying homophobia.
Aug. 22, 2017

This sassy, ‘Drag Race’-quoting sex unicorn is an ugly step backward for LGBT inclusion in games

'Smite''s "Fabulous" skin for Chiron is how not to do LGBTQ inclusion, folks.

Aug. 18, 2017

US Commission on Civil Rights vehemently condemns Trump’s looming trans military ban

The commission urged the president to "recommit to the full protection of civil rights for all persons in our country."
Aug. 3, 2017

Here’s why the ‘Will & Grace’ revival will ignore the original series finale

'Will & Grace' will be back for at least two revival seasons.
Aug. 3, 2017

Here’s how many couples really fight about money — and how to prevent conflict over finances

Want to stop arguing about money with your girlfriend, boyfriend, husband, wife or partner? Here are 3 key ways to stop.
Aug. 3, 2017

Voters broadly support transgender people serving in the military, poll finds

President Donald Trump's ban on transgender service members is not popular.
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July 27, 2017

‘Hot Mic’ podcast: Transgender ban, GOP healthcare struggling, video games relieve work stress

What you need to know for Thursday, July 27.

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July 26, 2017

Republicans are offering full-throated denouncements of Trump’s military transgender ban

“Anybody who wants to serve in the military should serve in the military. I don’t agree with the president.”
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July 26, 2017

Here are 3 times Donald Trump promised to fight for LGBTQ rights

“Thank you to the LGBT community! I will fight for you while Hillary brings in more people that will threaten your freedoms and beliefs.”
July 26, 2017

President Donald Trump bans transgender individuals from serving in the military

Trump banned transgender people from serving in the military "in any capacity."
July 14, 2017

Why ‘Heroes’ star Thomas Dekker came out — and how Bryan Fuller complicated it

Dekker and Fuller's push-and-pull about what happened on 'Heroes' has gone on for a decade.
July 12, 2017

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.

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July 8, 2017

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.
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July 6, 2017

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

Combined, the groups encompass nearly 30 million people.
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July 3, 2017

Ebony Morgan is the 15th transgender woman killed in the U.S. in 2017

Morgan was shot multiple times on Sunday.
July 3, 2017

Netflix's 'Degrassi: Next Class' will feature a genderfluid character in season 4

Yael's journey of self-discovery matters, especially when gender non-conformity is a hot-button topic in TV.
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July 1, 2017

Trump went all of June without acknowledging LGBT Pride Month, but he is all over Canada Day

Trump loves Canada Day. LGBT Pride Month, not so much.

July 1, 2017

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.
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June 30, 2017

Small town, big pride: Boise, Idaho

Love, light and bright futures in the beautiful City of Trees.
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June 30, 2017

Jeff Sessions says DOJ will review trend of anti-transgender violence

Advocates called this step the "bare minimum" in fighting anti-trans violence.
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June 30, 2017

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.