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People We Love 2019: Asia Kate Dillon

You probably recognize non-binary star Asia Kate Dillon from serving their unmistakable brand of cool on TV shows like Showtime’s Billions and in films like John Wick: Chapter 3...

This Is Why Matthew Shepard Haunts Us Still

This week, the Washington National Cathedral will dedicate a plaque to memorialize Matthew Shepard, whose cremated remains were finally laid to rest there last year. December 1...

People We Love 2019: BETTY

Technically BETTY is three people we love: Elizabeth Ziff, Alyson Palmer, and Amy Ziff. But BETTY also contains multitudes – from adoring fans to collaborators who’ve...

This Is Why The Transgender Day of Remembrance is Vital

Transgender Day of Remembrance is Wednesday. Gender-questioning Americans are at a crossroads never seen before in American society. They’re exposed and seen by the public....

LGBTQ + Furry: This Is What the Gay Yiff Is Really All About

What is being a Furry really all about and what does that have to do with the LGBTQ community? First of all, not all Furries identify as LGBTQ. In fact, some don’t consider...

This Is Stonewall History You Should Know

Every LGBTQ person should know about the history of the Stonewall riots. In the early morning hours of June 28, 1969, police raided The Stonewall Inn, a bar in the West Village of...

This Is Why Queer Women Make More Money Than Straight Women

Across the industrialized world, queer women earn – on average – nine percent more money than straight women. Here’s why. Queer Women Earn More By Working More...

This Is What 7 Presidential Candidates Said About LGBTQ Issues

CNN’s “Equality Town Hall” featured seven Democratic Presidential Candidates offering their views on LGBTQ issues. These included subjects such a health care,...

What Have You Done Today to Make You Feel Proud? This is LGBT History Month

If you think WorldPride was the end of the LGBTQ community’s 2019 celebrations, think again. All of October is LGBT History Month, an ideal time to remember our fight for...

This Is What Happened When a Young Gay Man Met Strangers on an Italian Train

Before I got on that Italian train, it was the summer of 1999, and I was a 20-year old studying in Italy. The two dozen students in the program included familiar faces from my...

These Are 11 Reasons Why LGBTQ Protesters Are at the Supreme Court

On October 8, the Supreme Court of the United States was slated to hear pivotal cases about whether to ensure or rollback employment protections for LGBTQ people. Here are 11...

DBGM Conference Unites People of Color in A Crusade for Mental Health and Social Justice

LGBT people take their lives four times more often than the general population. LGBTQ people of color are at exponentially higher risk. In order to address the specific challenges...