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Mexico’s Congressional Committee Rejects Same-Sex Marriage Bill

A congressional committee in Mexico has just rejected a bill that would have legalized same-sex marriage nationwide. The bill, proposed…

Pat McCrory Loses in North Carolina Over ‘Bathroom Bill’ Disaster

While we’re all in mourning over the presidential election today, good news is coming out of North Carolina. Governor Pat…

Justin Trudeau Names Randy Boissonnault New LGBTQ Special Advisor

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has just appointed Randy Boissonnault special advisor on LGBTQ issues. Boissonnault, a Liberal member of Parliament, is also…

Amsterdam Unveils Rainbow Path For LGBT Rights

Amsterdam’s pride month may be well over, but the city is getting a splash of color with the newly unveiled…

Gay Vietnamese Candidate Born In Refugee Camp is Running for Congress

This election season, we’ve heard endless speeches about representing minorities and fighting for the underdogs. However, few are as well-equipped to turn rhetoric…

The Courage Campaign has launched, Fight Back New York, a political action committee that is dedicated to defeating politicians who…

This Tuesday, Parliament members in Ukraine made initial steps at passing a decidedly anti-gay draft law. The law deems the…

A shocking report released by the HRC details the enormous amounts of money spent by the Roman Catholic Church in attempts to…

Whistle-blower Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, who was famously detained in isolation for long periods of time, has finally received his…

Before the Supreme Court makes its decision on gay and lesbian marriage at the end of the month, the mayor…

Money Talks, North Carolina Legislature Introduces HB2 Repeal Legislation

After the threat of losing nearly half-a-million dollars, North Carolina’s legislature has introduced legislation that will repeal HB2 and replace…

‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’ Creator Joss Whedon Imagines a Chilling World without Planned Parenthood

Most famous for creating Buffy the Vampire Slayer and directing The Avengers, Joss Whedon is stretching his political chops (again) with a new short film…

The New French Prime Minister, Jean-Marc Ayrault, has announced a commitment to implement a pledge made by the new president,…

The Log Cabin Republicans‘ claim to be an inclusive part of the Republican party, in representing gay and lesbian Americans, is…

After fierce bipartisan bickering over gun-control legislation, the Senate Democrats will bring a light-weight gun-control bill onto the Senate floor…

President Obama issued his fifth State of the Union and focused heavily on his successes as a President, but also…

Things Keep Getting More Bizaare in Fight Over North Carolina’s HB2, Republicans Want to ‘Double Down’ on Hateful Provisions

A Republican-led proposal would double down on some of the most discriminatory provisions of North Carolina’s HB2 and add a…

This Tuesday, Ken Keechl was elected Mayor of Broward County (Fort Lauderdale) for 2009-2010. Keechl was elected unanimously by the…

Author, son of two moms, and all-around inspiration, Zach Wahls, is getting his chance to speak at the Democratic National…

In support of President Barack Obama, we are sharing this cocktail featured by People Magazine. Created by the Topaz Bar in Washington, D.C. (at…

As cities all over the country hoisted their rainbow flags in support of LGBT Pride month last month, one Republican…

A former journalist, now “fringe” candidate running for president of Brazil stole the show at last night’s penultimate presidential debate, but…

Students File Motion in Utah Demanding an End to Anti-Gay Education Law

Equality Utah and two public school students, represented by the National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) and the law firm…

Alabama Legislature Passes Anti-LGBT Bill Would Reject LGBTQ Adoptive and Foster Parents

Alabama State Senate and Senate President Pro Tem Del Marsh passed the anti-LGBTQ H.B. 24. LGBT organizations are urging Governor…

After a long debate, openly gay Marisa Demeo’s confirmation to the D.C. Superior Court was official last night. Marisa Demeo…

This January could mark a historical moment in American politics, with eight openly gay major-party nominees in the running for…

Election 2012 may have changed the LGBT community’s place in politics. According to Gallup and UCLA Law’s Williams Institute, the…

President Barack Obama gave the keynote speech atop the Lincoln Memorial to thousands of people marching to commemorate Martin Luther…

Happy Women’s Equality Day! Today, 95 years ago, women won the right to vote. Let’s remember the suffragists who fought tirelessly for…

New Mexico Legislature Advances Ban on Gay Conversion Bill

New Mexico is one step closer to banning the archaic and dangerous practice of gay conversion therapy. The state is hoping…