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‘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…

Chelsea Manning Takes ‘First Steps of Freedom’

Chelsea Manning took her “first steps of freedom” today leaving the Fort Leavenworth military prison at 2 A.M., and she…

For the First Time, the Pope Welcomes Gay Male Leader and Partner to the Vatican

The Pope welcomed the world’s only gay leader and his husband to the Vatican in an unprecedented bridge between faith and…

Connecticut Gubernatorial Race May Feature Transgender Former Republican

Jacey Wyatt may soon be Connecticut’s first transgender governor. In the past, she has run as a third-party candidate and…

French Nationalist Party Leader Signs Pledge Vowing to End Gay and Lesbian Marriage

France’s far-right party has set its agenda, and it’s hoping to end same-sex marriage in France.  Marine Le Pen the head of…

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…

North Carolina’s Republicans are Trying to Undermine Democrat-Elect Governor

Talk about sore losers. The Republican-dominated legislature is trying to introduce legislation that would strip the Democrat-elect governor of power.…

Republicans Reintroduce Anti-LGBT First Amendment Defense Act

Last year, Republican senators proposed the First Amendment Defense Act (FADA), a bill offering legal protections to those opposing same-sex marriage.…

Anti-LGBT Virginia Foxx, Who Called Matthew Shepard’s Murder a ‘Hoax’ to Lead House Education Committee

Seventy-three-year-old GOP Congresswoman Virginia Foxx is preparing to take on leadership in the House Education and the Workforce Committee, and has…

Delta Bans Pro-Trump Passenger for Life After Hate-Filled Rant

Last week, a Trump supporter on a Delta Airlines flight to Allentown disrupted the peace by diving into a pro-Trump…

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…

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…

Is Trump a ‘Mean Girl?’ New Hillary Clinton Ad Makes the Case

Hillary Clinton’s team is hitting Donald Trump with a one-two punch just weeks before the election. In a new ad that’s…

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…

North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory Says Caitlyn Jenner Must Use Men’s Bathroom

North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory continues to hurt his state’s reputation and his state’s budget with his anti-LGBT ‘bathroom bill,’…

Rep. Brian Sims Gives Us His Best ‘Little Mermaid’ in Road Trip Lip Sync

Openly gay Representative Brian Sims may have dropped his congressional bid, but maybe there’s a spot for him alongside James…

Stephen King Calls Maine Governor Bigoted, Homophobic, and Racist

Novelist Stephen King is taking Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) to task after the governor used a homophobic slur to intimidate…

John Oliver’s Last Week Tonight may have been on hiatus last week, but Oliver came out swinging against the Republican National Convention…

Just when you thought the GOP ticket couldn’t possibly get any more xenophobic, presumptive Republican Party nominee Donald Trump has reportedly chosen…

Councillor Carl Austin-Behan, a former Mr. Gay UK, was sworn in today as Lord Mayor of Manchester, making him the…

North Carolina’s destructive, discriminatory, anti-gay HB2 is receiving backlash that we haven’t seen since Indiana passed a similar law this…

Independent candidate Katherine Zappone was confirmed as elected in the Dublin South-West constituency on Monday evening. Zappone told Irish Times, “I…

Gay journalist Louis Virtel is not pleased after an image of himself popped up in an unlikely place: a blog…

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

“Do you think I chose to be gay?” a young gay woman asked Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson at a…

Carly Fiorina has attempted to deny and take back her own words suggesting that the Supreme Court’s ruling in Obergefell v Hodges,…

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

As many know, the Supreme Court is expected to rule by the end of June on marriage equality. Currently, the…

Luxembourg’s Prime Minister Xavier Bettel married his partner Gauthier Destenay, in doing so, he became the first European Union leader…