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Four New Short-Form Operas Retell the Stonewall Uprising This Spring

Mini-operas inspired by the Stonewall Uprising will debut at the iconic venue next month. The operas were created by NYU theater alums to be performed as part of the annual New...

Sadie Comes Out as Trans on Sunday Night’s Episode of “Good Girls”

TV became a little more inclusive yesterday on the NBC series Good Girls. Last night, Sadie (Isaiah Stannard) told her mom Annie (Mae Whitman) that she is in fact a boy....

New Documentary on “The Advocate” Magazine is Up for an Emmy Award

A documentary about The Advocate will compete next month for Outstanding Special Class Special at the Daytime Emmy Awards. The magazine has chronicled the LGBTQ struggle for...

Gay Candidate Buttigieg Makes it Official: David, Meet Goliath

Gay South Bend Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg officially entered the race for president yesterday. Already his campaign is looking more like a crusade than an Impossible Dream. And...

Lucas Hedges Hopes “Boy Erased” Will Save Somebody from Conversion Therapy

Lucas Hedges reflects on the cultural impact of Boy Erased, and shares his hope that it will reach a parent who might have subjected their child to conversion therapy. A Film Made...

LGBT Equality Act Hearings Unravel in a Transphobic War of Words

Tuesday’s hearings for the Equality Act began on on a lofty note. From there, events spiraled out of proponents’ control. In his opening remarks, Chairman Jerrold...

Are Catholic Colleges Failing LGBTQ Students?

Catholic and other religious college campuses walk a fine line when attempting to embrace LGBTQ students because their founding dogma stands opposed to current social norms....

5 Memorable Beyoncé Moments from the GLAAD Media Awards

Beyoncé and husband Jay-Z made friends for life with the LGBTQ community Thursday at the GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles. The recording duo was presented with the Vanguard...

Charges Dropped Against Gay “Empire” Actor Jussie Smollett

Prosecutors are dropping all charges against gay Empire actor Jussie Smollett. Basically, this is a stunning reversal for a 36-year-old man who, until today, faced a possible 64...

Parade Route for WorldPride NYC and Stonewall 50 Announced

New York City Pride has released a finalized map of this year’s LGBTQIA+ Pride March route. Millions of visitors are expected, since the celebration marks America’s...

Drag Race Alum Aja Has Gone Beyond Gender

In their post drag race career, Aja has broken gender barriers – engaging audiences by embracing both masculine and feminine looks. From Drag to Beyond the Binary Hosts,...

Gay “Empire” Actor Smollett Pleads Not Guilty to Fake Attack Charges

Out actor and Empire star Jussie Smollett pleaded not guilty Thursday to 16 counts of disorderly conduct at Cook County court. His charges stem from allegedly staging a phony...