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Hundreds of LGBT Candidates Will Appear on Midterm Ballots across Trump’s America

Some 400 LGBTQ candidates will appear up and down the nation’s ballots this fall, according to The New York Times. That, says the piece, is a record number reported by those...

James Howell, Who Planned to Attack LA Pride in 2016, Gets Seven Year Sentence

James Howell, the 20-year old gay man arrested for planning to attack the 2016 Pride celebration in Los Angeles, has been sentenced to seven years in prison. It was a close call...

Prince Harry, Elton John Launch New Effort at World AIDS Conference

Prince Harry and Sir Elton John joined forces at the Amsterdam-hosted 2018 International AIDS Conference in the Netherlands yesterday. The pair unveiled a new partnership to...

Bear Culture is the Subject of a New University Study in the UK

Bear culture is here to stay as a part of the gay community. How can you tell? There’s a university funding a study looking into the relatively recent phenomenon....

Starbucks Will Offer Transgender Employees Comprehensive Care during Reassignment

Starbuck’s will provide transgender employees with comprehensive care as they transition, the international coffee chain announced Monday. Known anecdotally for the quality...

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...

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...