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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...

This Is the State of Marriage Equality around the World

Every issue, we take a look at the advances and setbacks LGBTQ couples face as the struggle for equality continues at home and around the world. The state of marriage, changes in...

This Is What Gay Life Looked Like in WW II. Can You Add to the Story?

Finding footage of a gay pool party from the heartland of America during World War II was an astonishing coup for first-time director Geoff Story. Now he’s on a hunt to...

What Happened to Halston? A New CNN Doc Explores the Legend

The Halston name blazed across the 1970s like a comet on a cloudless night. After designing Jackie Kennedy’s signature pillbox hat for JFK’s inaugural, his innovative...

This is How to Make Your LGBTQ Destination Wedding Unforgettable

Gone are the days when weddings need to be traditional church events followed by French style service on crisp white linens. Couples have been branching out to locations like...

This is How You Can End AIDS — and Look Fabulous in a Red Dress

If you’re looking to make a difference in the fight against AIDS, take some advice from the late David Bowie: Put on your red dress, then spin your blues away. You’ll...

Wait No More: Lesbian Poet Kaitlyn Finn Publishes “I Wrote This 4 u”

Sponsored Content Poet Kaitlyn Finn grew up in a small town in Washington State, and at the time it wasn’t “okay” to be out. “It’s gotten a lot better now,”...