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Palm Springs All-LGBTQ City Council Earns State Recognition

California’s State Senate and Assembly has officially recognized Palm Springs in electing the country’s first all-LGBT city council. Of course that’s been the case since...

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...

Is the LGBTQ Community Still Using Facebook?

Months after Facebook users were incensed when a political consulting firm gained access to their data, has the LGBTQ community decided to quit Facebook? Since it was revealed...

Same-Sex Marriage? Keep up with the Latest with Our “Wed in the World”

Good news for Costa Rica and miss America but trouble in the Cayman Islands and Georgia. Plus: same-sex wedding songs! Alabama Miss America 2005 Deidre Downs married girlfriend...

Supreme Court Sides with Anti-Gay Colorado Baker in Wedding Cake Case

The Supreme Court, in a 7-2 decision Monday morning, set aside a lower court ruling in Colorado against a Denver baker who refused to create a same-sex wedding cake. The ruling...

Banned Non-Comformist Valedictorian Takes His Graduation Remarks Offsite

A gay Kentuckian decided that having his valedictory address banned by officials at his Catholic school wasn’t going to stop him. Christian Bales, a gender non-conformist...

Roseanne Reboot Cancelled after Star’s Racist Tweet

Mere hours after the spitstorm caused by a tweet from star Roseanne Barr, ABC has pulled the plug on what had been a successful reboot. The fracas is more evidence of the...

LGBTQ World Cup Fans Threatened with Violence If They Show Their True Colors

Soccer fans visiting Russia for the World Cup games have already received UK-government-sponsored warnings not to display affection. Now Russians themselves are threatening...

Trump/Pence Backlash? New Gallup Poll Finds Americans More Accepting of LGBTQs

More than two-thirds of Americans support same-sex marriage, and half of Americans believe people are born gay or lesbian, according to a new Gallup poll. Yesterday, the venerated...

Texas Could Send Lesbian Lupe Valdez to the Governor’s Mansion

Two lesbians are upending the status quo in the Lone Star State, as Lupe Valdez and Gina Ortiz Jones won primary races Tuesday. Imagine: that same residence in Austin that lofted...

GLAAD Says Fewer LGBTQs on Screens; Sports Fans Warned against Gay PDA; Madonna Producer Dies

LGBTQ characters are less visible on screen, World Cup fans are warned to refrain from showing PDA, and the man who put Madonna on the map has passed away at the age of 65. Films...

HHH: Pope Says “God Made Gays,” Underage on Grindr + Jen Aniston: Lesbian President?

A new survey finds underage sex app users; the Pope now says that God made gay people, and Jennifer Anniston will have a wife in the White House....