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Ireland Follows UK Lead and Sets Bill in Motion to Pardon Men Convicted of Same-Sex Activity

The Irish Legal Times says that the country will pardon gay and bisexual men that were convicted in Ireland for…

Donald Trump will Continue Obama-Era LGBT Protection Policy, But LGBT Organizations are Not Buying it

Although many were speculating yesterday that President Donald Trump would be issuing an executive order to dismantle Obama-era anti-discrimination LGBT policies, the…

Boy Scouts of America will Allow Transgender Male-Identifying Members

Who would have thought that the Boys Scouts of America would have come this far? The organization began allowing gay youths…

To Make America Great, Trump May Take Away LGBT Rights

When Trump promised to “Make America Great” he told us the recipe meant keeping out the Muslims and blocking out…

Landmark Lebanese Court Rules in Favor of Decriminalizing Gay Rights

Lebanon has moved one step closer to legalizing homosexuality. Judge Rabih Maalouf ruled that “homosexuality is a personal choice, and…

Discriminatory Anti-LGBT Legislation Moves Forward in Virginia

The General Laws Committee of the Virginia House of Delegates advanced HB 2025—a discriminatory piece of legislation that would seek to give taxpayer-funded agencies…

CDC Indefinitely Postpones LGBT Youth Health Summit

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has indefinitely postponed an LGBT youth health summit after the election of Donald…

Trump Baselessly Reacts to Fox News Report on Chelsea Mannig Calling her a Traitor

Six this morning, while President Donald Trump watches his cable news programs, the commander in chief flippantly posted about the…

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…

Randy Rainbow Gives ‘Jellicle Cats’ the ‘Alternative Facts’ Treatment Featuring Kellyanne Conway

Last year, the gay vlogger-comedian Randy Rainbow’s Broadway song parodies and satirical, manipulated “interviews” with political figureheads turned him into a…

An Hour in and White House’s LGBT and Climate Change Websites Go Offline

It hasn’t been very long since Donald Trump was sworn in as president of the Untied States, and already his…

Ben Carson Says that in His Cabinet Position Gay Americans Won’t be Given ‘Extra Rights’

Dr. Ben Carson, the brain surgeon who doesn’t believe in evolution, made some unnerving comments about LGBT rights when being…

Incoming North Carolina Governor Says Repealing HB2 is High Priority

Now that anti-gay bigot Pat McCrory lost his reelection bid, it’s time for a new chapter for North Carolina. The…

Kelloggs at Center of Alt-Right War, But We Still Think ‘They’re Grrrrreat!’

As more and more advertisers refuse to be associated with the extreme right-wing “news” website Breitbart (which now has direct…

Anti-Gay Governor Pat McCrory Down by Nearly 10,000 Votes in North Carolina

It’s time for Pat McCrory to concede. Instead of accepting the fact that voters rejected his bid for re-election, McCrory…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Watch: ‘Will & Grace’ Reunite Again to Support Hillary Clinton One Week Before Election

In a follow-up to their mini-episode, Will & Grace‘s cast reunited once again to support Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. Eric…

Michelle Obama Hits Donald Trump Hard with Rousing Speech

It is clear (just by the number of campaign stops and length of her speeches) that Michelle Obama will not…

Khloe Kardashian, Clay Aiken, Lisa Lampanelli, and Nene Leakes—all former Celebrity Apprentice contestants—sat down on Chelsea Handler’s new Netflix talkshow to talk…

In an announcement that shocked the political establishment, Conservative cabinet minister David Mundell came out as a gay. The British…

Without legislation reform, current recipients of US Social Security will be left to bare the brunt of a rising cost of…

Pennsylvania’s first out state legislator Brian Sims announced this morning that he is running for Congress. Sims will run in the 2nd…

A small sample of the population of Grindr user has revealed some interesting facts about the politics of the “dating”…

Yesterday, the US Supreme Court declined a petition from Kentucky’s Rowan County clerk Kim Davis for an emergency stay on…

Ricky Martin has penned an honest, heartfelt, and bitter op-ed to Donald Trump over his stance on Latinos in Billboard…

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