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Triumph in the Face of Tyranny: The Gene Ampon Story

Parents are supposed to love you, to protect you, and to usher you from childhood to adulthood unscathed. Instead, Gene Ampon’s parents signed him over to a mental institution...

Clarence Thomas Hates Women, Gays and America

If you held a position of power for the rest of your life, what would you do with such an immense responsibility? You’d probably fight for equality, fend for the underdog, or...

Elliot Page on Fame, Fashion, and a F***ed-Up Juno Premiere

How often do you wish you had a do-over? The opportunity to say the right thing, make the perfect gesture, and experience a pivotal moment in your life on your own terms –...

Grindr Just Unveiled Their Latest Classification: Sides

Hankering for some dude-on-dude action without all the fuss? The irrigation, lubrication, penetration and deforestation are mucho work for your nether region, regardless of which...

Republicans’ Wet Dream: Outlaw Drag Queens

Kids are being slaughtered in their classrooms. Americans are dying of starvation. The earth is basically on fire. So what are our representatives doing to save the world?...

Ryan Gosling as Ken – We Have Thoughts

Much like an Easy-Bake Oven treat, orientation is cooked into our DNA. You can smear frosting over it, you can chew it to bits, but you can’t change your identity. It’s...

No Class: Anti-Gay Graduation Speech in Ohio

Commencement speeches serve as the soundtrack to some of our most momentous memories. They may be awkward, they might be profound, but they all mark an intersection between high...

Pentagon Reverses HIV Military Ban

The brave women and men of the United States Armed Forces have fought for our national interests on land, sea and air. But some wars rage from within. Our LGBTQ+ family has gone...

Philly Pride Bridges Past Pain with Future Fierceness

Unpopular opinion: you can’t have success without struggle. Luck is reserved for lottery winners and Kardashians, so the rest of us need to hustle for every dollar we earn. But...

Slay and Play: New Barbie Modeled After Laverne Cox

To flourish into a beautiful flower, a seedling requires love and nourishment. To flourish into a happy human, a child requires love, nourishment and Barbie dolls aplenty. It’s...

Trampled on Memory Lane: The Gay History of Washington, D.C.

In the current social climate, scare tactics are our preferred vernacular. Do you support food stamps for starving children? Well then, you’re a socialist. Want sensible gun...

Congressman Uses Texas School Shooting to Attack Trans Community

What’s the lowest form of life on god’s gay earth? Think of the slimiest strain of algae forming on the cloaca of a bottom-feeding reptile. You’re on the right track, but it...