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Violence Erupts against LGBTQ Tourists at World Cup Games

Despite numerous warnings to fans planning to attend the World Cup tournament in Russia, an anti-gay attack took place before the competition even got underway. And yesterday, UK...

LGBTQ Rights Means Winning Republicans to Get around Trump

Equality is under siege in places where bathroom laws and so-called “religious freedom” initiatives have taken root. Here’s how to change that: Republicans will...

Supreme Court Sides with Anti-Gay Colorado Baker in Wedding Cake Case

The Supreme Court, in a 7-2 decision Monday morning, set aside a lower court ruling in Colorado against a Denver baker who refused to create a same-sex wedding cake. The ruling...

Banned Non-Comformist Valedictorian Takes His Graduation Remarks Offsite

A gay Kentuckian decided that having his valedictory address banned by officials at his Catholic school wasn’t going to stop him. Christian Bales, a gender non-conformist...

LGBTQ World Cup Fans Threatened with Violence If They Show Their True Colors

Soccer fans visiting Russia for the World Cup games have already received UK-government-sponsored warnings not to display affection. Now Russians themselves are threatening...

Trump/Pence Backlash? New Gallup Poll Finds Americans More Accepting of LGBTQs

More than two-thirds of Americans support same-sex marriage, and half of Americans believe people are born gay or lesbian, according to a new Gallup poll. Yesterday, the venerated...

Texas Could Send Lesbian Lupe Valdez to the Governor’s Mansion

Two lesbians are upending the status quo in the Lone Star State, as Lupe Valdez and Gina Ortiz Jones won primary races Tuesday. Imagine: that same residence in Austin that lofted...

GLAAD Says Fewer LGBTQs on Screens; Sports Fans Warned against Gay PDA; Madonna Producer Dies

LGBTQ characters are less visible on screen, World Cup fans are warned to refrain from showing PDA, and the man who put Madonna on the map has passed away at the age of 65. Films...

HHH: Pope Says “God Made Gays,” Underage on Grindr + Jen Aniston: Lesbian President?

A new survey finds underage sex app users; the Pope now says that God made gay people, and Jennifer Anniston will have a wife in the White House....

HHH: 3 LGBTQ Things You Need to Know for May 18, 2018

Today’s Happy Hour Headlines: a pro athlete coming out — in China … the teen who defended his moms to the Iowa legislature is now running for a seat there, and...

HHH: Hate Group Leader Promoted, Sense8 Preps Exit, Peace Corps Fires for HIV?

Does anyone hate the LGBTQ community more than Tony Perkins? His new government job will provide new answers to that question. Plus: The Peace Corps is firing gays who test...

HHH: Neutrality Faces House, Witherspoon’s Lesbian Tennis Doc, Queer Pols’ Primary Victories

Net neutrality survives, Reese Witherspoon’s Martina Navratilova documentary, and will a “blue wave” spill over into good news for the LGBTQ community? Neutral,...