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The Legacy of Mark Bingham Lingers 17 Years after His Heroic Death on 9/11

Entrepreneur, rugby player, gay man: Mark Bingham was known to friends, family and co-workers as a lot of things in his short life. Today, he’s remembered across the globe...

I Wrote the Anonymous NYT Editorial. And So Did You, LGBTQ America

Who wrote the anonymous editorial in The New York Times claiming to resist Donald Trump’s worst impulses? I did. And so did you. The evidence that the President of the...

Why SCOTUS Pick Kavanaugh Could Set Back LGBTQ Gains by Decades

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s record on LGBTQ rights is already murky. But he has been endorsed by a major foe of equality — and now Republicans are trying to...

McCain Tributes and Tirades Pour in from the LGBTQ Community: What’s the Truth?

Tributes and tirades related to the death of Arizona Sen. John McCan caused a social media tsunami over the 48 hours since the late lawmaker’s passing, and no one seems to...

Saints Cheerleader Causes an Uproar Among Anti-Gay Bigots

Jesse Hernandez made his cheerleading debut in the Superdome at the New Orleans Saints home opening preseason game, and haters appeared on the internet with everything but torches...

How Many More Sex Partners Do Gay Men Have Than Their Straight Counterparts?

Gay men are widely reputed to have many more sex partners than straight men. How many more? Well, at least half the evidence is in. According to insights and data gleaned from a...

Alleged Killer Woodward Has Charges Upgraded to ‘Hate Crime’ in Bernstein Murder

Sam Woodward, a 21-year old California man awaiting trial for the January killing of gay 19-year old Blaze Bernstein, now has a hate crime charge added to his indictment. That...

Hundreds of LGBT Candidates Will Appear on Midterm Ballots across Trump’s America

Some 400 LGBTQ candidates will appear up and down the nation’s ballots this fall, according to The New York Times. That, says the piece, is a record number reported by those...

James Howell, Who Planned to Attack LA Pride in 2016, Gets Seven Year Sentence

James Howell, the 20-year old gay man arrested for planning to attack the 2016 Pride celebration in Los Angeles, has been sentenced to seven years in prison. It was a close call...

Trump Policy May Permit Dismissing HIV-Positive Service Members

HIV stigma is on its way out, according to the World AIDS Conference currently underway in Amsterdam. But it’s alive and well here in the U.S. military — courtesy of the...

Prince Harry, Elton John Launch New Effort at World AIDS Conference

Prince Harry and Sir Elton John joined forces at the Amsterdam-hosted 2018 International AIDS Conference in the Netherlands yesterday. The pair unveiled a new partnership to...

Bear Culture is the Subject of a New University Study in the UK

Bear culture is here to stay as a part of the gay community. How can you tell? There’s a university funding a study looking into the relatively recent phenomenon....