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June 22, 2017

Twitter was flagging tweets including the word "queer" as potentially "offensive content"

Why Twitter put the word "queer" in the same category as violent, sexual imagery.

June 20, 2017

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

Russian activists won a victory in a European court.
June 20, 2017

The 23 most essential storylines of LGBTQ television history

TV has come a long way in the last 45 years.
June 15, 2017

Transgender woman Josie Berrios, known as Kendra Adams, killed, suspect charged with murder

Berrios, a local drag performer, was in the process of adopting the name Kendra Adams.
June 13, 2017

2 trans women were brutally beaten by a group of 10 outside a Brooklyn liquor store

Transgender woman DJ Jasmine Infiniti says when the attackers started yelling transphobic slurs, she didn't back down.
June 12, 2017

11 photos from LA Pride that show the #ResistMarch in motion

This year, the Los Angeles Pride parade became a #ResistMarch, and the photos are everything.

June 7, 2017

Tillerson acknowledges LGBT Pride Month even though Trump and the White House haven't

President Trump remains uncommonly silent.
June 5, 2017

What I learned by coming out every single day of my 20s

Coming out wasn't a one time thing, for me, it was a process.
June 1, 2017

8 brands whose Pride-themed merch gives back to the LGBTQ community

From Nike to Urban Outfitters, here are the best collections that give back for Pride.
June 1, 2017

Partner of Xavier Jugelé, Paris police officer killed in attack, marries him posthumously

Etienne Cardiles' partner, Xavier Jugelé, was killed in an April attack.
May 30, 2017

Macron confronts Putin on alleged Chechnya human rights abuses, Trump still silent

Macron follows German Chancellor Angela Merkel in confronting Putin about Chechnya.

May 30, 2017

'Will & Grace' is returning to NBC, but LGBTQ TV has moved on

The term "LGBTQ TV" as a genre is outdated in 2017.
May 11, 2017

Anti-LGBTQ assaults aren't hate crimes, according to West Virginia Supreme Court

The word “sex” was apparently too ambiguous for the judges and for West Virginia state legislators.
May 9, 2017

LGBTQ centers face "horrifying and shocking" wave of attacks in Trump's America

Advocates argue that these attacks are in response to Trump's comments about minority communities.
May 6, 2017

Texas Republicans propose letting state-funded adoption agencies discriminate

Under the proposed law, taxpayer-funded adoption agencies could refuse to let Jews, LGBTQ people and Muslims adopt children.
May 5, 2017

Trump Army secretary nominee who said "transgender is a disease" withdraws his name

He said his "Christian beliefs" were "mischaracterized and attacked" in a statement announcing his withdrawal.

May 4, 2017

Alabama signs law allowing adoption agencies to refuse gay couples

"It's based in a stereotype, and it's wrong" state Rep. Patricia Todd said, according to ''.
May 2, 2017

Merkel pushes Putin to stop LGBTQ killings in Chechnya

Angela Merkel asked Vladimir Putin "to use his influence to ease the way that homosexuals ... are dealt with in the country."
May 1, 2017

Black Lives Matter activists rally on May Day with immigrant, labor and LGBTQ groups

BLM activists took to the streets with their Latino, immigrant, indigenous, LGBTQ, labor and working-class counterparts.
April 27, 2017

Bill Nye used ice cream to explain sexuality — and conservatives are having a fit

Vanilla ice cream needs to learn a thing or two.
April 27, 2017

'Whitney. "Can I Be Me"' answers the title's question with definitive, heartbreaking "no"

Whtiney Houston's story, as told by this documentary, is about a woman who wasn't allowed to be herself.

April 27, 2017

'Fire Island' Review: Logo's gay reality series has promise, but is too low on drama

You can feel the building blocks of something really good in 'Fire Island.'
April 26, 2017

Roy Moore, Alabama judge who defied SCOTUS on gay marriage, to run for Senate

"Before we can make America great again, we've got to make America good," Moore told a crowd.
April 26, 2017

Caitlyn Jenner says she would "seriously" consider running for office

"My loyalties are not with Donald Trump," Jenner said at an NYC meeting.
April 26, 2017

Sen. Mike Enzi says a man wearing a tutu in a bar "kind of asks" to be beat up

The Wyoming senator made the comments while speaking to a group of middle- and high-school students.
April 25, 2017

As GOP seeks to scale back LGBTQ protections, the ACLU threatens legal action

Does protecting the "liberty" of some threaten the freedoms of others?

April 24, 2017

A new documentary is shining light on a hero of the trans rights movement 

The words of trans activist Sylvia Rivera resonate as strongly in 2017 as they did in 1973.
April 24, 2017

RuPaul's DragCon 2017 changes for families — and to rebuke Trump

RuPaul's Drag Con is changing in its third year to respond to what's happening in the world.
April 22, 2017

The March for Science isn't just for science nerds. It's about social justice.

Organizers are hoping diverse voices turn this "march into a movement."
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.