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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...

Locals and Tourists Alike Learn the Gayborhood Through Christopher Street Tours

Whether you’re a lifelong local from one of the five boroughs or a tourist on a maiden voyage to the city, Christopher Street Tours will make you smarter about LGBTQ...

New Onstage: “Lured” Lets Audiences Look Russian Gay Persecution in the Eyes

Lured, a play depicting the persecution of gays in Russia, will return for an encore series of New York performances November 8-25 at the Theater for the the New City. The New...

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...

Why NFL Player Protests Should Matter to LGBTQ Americans

Why should NFL players “taking a knee” matter to LGBTQ Americans — some of whom don’t even watch professional football? The real reason gays, lesbians and all...

Two Sides of Pride: A Plus Site Videos Shine a Light on LGBT Diversity

How was your Pride? Late last month, A Plus website posted a video series that encouraged LGBTQ participants to share what being part of the community means to them. We thought...

What Every LGBTQ Person Needs to Know about Pride This Year

For the first time since the gay rights movement began, to borrow a phrase from the last Star Trek movie, we live in an era where “the frontier is pushing back.” When...

Jason Mraz: Is the Singer/Songwriter Gay, Straight, Bi or Ally?

Fans of Jason Mraz, the singer/songwriter whose “Geek In the Pink” and “The Remedy” identified him as a sly wordplayer, may have come out. Or not. The...

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...

Trek Star George Takei Talks Pride from the Steps of Stonewall

With more than 10 million Facebook followers, George Takei‘s now as famous on social media as he ever was playing a spaceship pilot on TV’s Star Trek. Takei and his...

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...

The Queer As Folk Cast Reunites . . . If Only for a Moment

Queer As Folk gave many a questioning youngster an opportunity to see what life might be like as a gay man or woman. It remains a cultural touchstone. The cast recently reunited...