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5 hours ago

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

Vanilla ice cream needs to learn a thing or two.

13 hours ago

'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.
14 hours ago

'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."
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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.

April 14, 2017

17 history-making moments in pop culture for trans acceptance

Celebrities and stars who have paved the way for transgender equality
April 8, 2017

New Mexico becomes 7th state to ban conversion therapy

LGBTQ advocates claim the practice is tantamount to torture.
April 7, 2017

Is Tony gay in '13 Reasons Why'? Here's how the TV show adds LGBTQ characters.

One of the most significant changes in the '13 Reasons Why' adaptation was how much queerer the show became.
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April 4, 2017

Pat Robertson is concerned that we're being dominated by homosexuals

Robertson will team up with Kevin Sorbo to make sure Christians get more media exposure.
April 4, 2017

Rachel Dolezal's flawed comparisons of race and gender are the epitome of white privilege

Rachel Dolezal says she has it harder than transgender people.

April 2, 2017

Bryan Fischer demands LGBT people return the rainbow God invented

This might be one of the stupidest things ever tweeted.
March 30, 2017

Out of the closet everywhere but work? This is your survival guide.

If you're gay and can't decide whether to come out at your workplace, here are some key factors to keep in mind.
March 28, 2017

The 'What Happens at the Abbey' trailer proves the 'Fire Island' trailer was actually good

You don't have to watch either, but 'What Happens in the Abbey' looks poorly made in a way 'Fire Island' doesn't.
March 27, 2017

Campaign Zero creators launch tool to show you how to fight Trump's agenda in your state

"We can't let states off the hook," Our States creator Samuel Sinyangwe said.
March 23, 2017

Protest groups to unite as "The Majority" for massive actions across the country on May 1

Activists hope to build a broader coalition and make a show of force on May 1, International Workers' Day.

March 20, 2017

The gay moment in 'Beauty and the Beast' proves the danger of overhype

We'll save any further breath for when Disney finally gives LGBTQ fans true representation on-screen.
March 13, 2017

Democrats plan national ban on LGBTQ discrimination to force GOP to kill it

Republicans who kill the bill "should have to stand up and say why," Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley said.
March 12, 2017

Gay veterans group OutVets allowed to march in South Boston St. Patrick’s Day parade

Under heavy pressure from local politicians, parade organizers reversed a ban on the group's participation.
March 11, 2017

South Dakota law protects adoption agencies that reject LGBTQ couples on religious grounds

Critics say the law isn't just discriminatory, but hurts kids in need of a home.
March 9, 2017

'Beach Rats' Movie Review: A brutal portrait of a beautiful man suffering in the closet

Harris Dickinson is the breakout star of Eliza Hittman's sophomore feature.

March 8, 2017

Oklahomans for Equality center shot at, subjected to verbal harassment on the same day

Tulsa is the latest city to experience anti-LGBTQ vandalism.
Feb. 27, 2017

'When We Rise' Review: A brutal story of the past feels painfully familiar in the present

It may not always be enjoyable, but you'll be better off having watched 'When We Rise.'
Feb. 27, 2017

Queer and trans activists stage dance-party protest outside Trump Tower

"I'm a trans woman and I just want to be able to use the bathroom," 24-year-old trans activist Tan told 'Mic.'
Feb. 24, 2017

Obama's LGBTQ outreach team: "Donald Trump is a bully"

The former president's liaisons to the LGBTQ community speak out against the Trump administration's attack on trans rights.