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Impeachment Drag Queen: This Is How Twitter Reacted

Evidently, drag queen Pissi Myles made waves when she showed up at the impeachment looking radiant in red. And naturally, the Internet had all the feelings about it. So...

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,...

Presidential LGBTQ Forums: This is a Community Under Attack

Presidential candidates will soon have to declare just how committed they are to equality. Media watchdogs GLAAD is hosting a candidates’ forum September 20. And two weeks...

This Is What LGBTQ Heads of State Look Like

Many heads of state throughout the ancient world were openly LGBTQ. Ancient Egypt, Greece, Rome, China, India, Asia Minor, and what’s now Italy all had LGBTQ leaders. But...

Meet Pete Buttigieg, the Gay Man Who Wants to Replace Donald Trump as President

Pete Buttigieg wants to be President of the United States, and his exploratory committee is about to become a full-fledged campaign. He hails from the opposite end of the...

Outspoken, Uncompromising: Meet Activist Christine Quinn

From City Council Speaker to mayoral candidate to outspoken activist and advocate, Christine Quinn has spent her career waging war on the status quo. We sat down with her to...

Paul Ryan Bails, Paul Rudd Goes Gay for Pay, and New Scenes From Your Favorite Queens

After weeks of speculation — and denials — Paul Ryan” retires,” but might mean he’s leaving to run against Trump in 2020? And that’s just the top story...

A New Queer TV Series, A Lesbian Cleans House, and Manson . . . More Popular Than Gays?

NYC’s queer club culture gets a series from the folks behind Gaycation, A Senate leader is out and proud, and Manson gets a sweet sendoff from homophobes....

Two Gay Candidates Are Competing in Kansas to Defeat an Anti-Gay Republican

This is happening in Trump’s America. Two gay men are independently vying to become the first openly gay members of the Kansas Legislature....

Is It Time for Gays to Stop Hating Log Cabin Republicans?

For years, I have considered Log Cabin Republicans traitors, because they’d so often cozied up to politicos and pundits who wish us harm. Let’s rethink that. The...

Donald Trump Continues to Spit in the Face of the LGBTQ Community

In a presidency that has already given us the decision to ban trans people from military service, Donald Trump will once again insult the LGBTQ community by...

Election 2016: Here's Your Spoon Full of Sugar, America

No one gets everything they want in an election, ever. But with many expressing concern about America’s desire for equality and inclusion, there’s actually much to be...