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Donald Trump: Check out the Rainbow Wave Wagging a Finger at You

CNN pundit Van Jones was among the first to call yesterday’s midterm elections “a rainbow wave,” rather than a predicted blue wave of Democratic victories....

How Do We Defeat Trump’s Anti-LGBT Agenda? Barney Frank Knows.

Former Massachusetts Representative Barney Frank came out in 1987, and was the first openly gay member of Congress to do so — of his own choosing. Since then, he’s fought...

Why the Kavanaugh Fracas Should Scare Every LGBTQ American

The FBI’s investigation into sexual assault charges against Brett Kavanaugh is now in the hands of the Senate members who will decide whether to seat him on the high court....

Police Arrest a Suspect in Sunday’s Gay Bashing in Brooklyn

Police have made an arrest in the savage beating of two men in Williamsburg, NYC authorities confirmed Wednesday. Brandon McNamara, a 25 year-old Queens resident was arrested...

A Childrens’ Book On the Stonewall Riots? Yes, That’s On the Way

A new children’s picture book about the Stonewall riots will be on shelves and in bookstores by April 2019 — just in time for the 50th anniversary of the uprising. Not...

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...