gay rights

Sort by: Latest / Likes / Comments / Random
Anti-Transgender Texas ‘Bathroom Bill’ Dies after Fears of Economic Impact

A Texas ‘bathroom bill’ that would have restricted access to restrooms and other school facilities by transgender people has failed…

Judge Issues Blow to Gay Marriage in Northern Ireland, What Now?

A high court dismissed two cases that challenged Northern Ireland’s ban on gay and lesbian marriage. The judge said that…

Watch Powerful Video Reminding us Why Marriage Equality is So Important

Now that a vote on marriage equality is a reality in Australia, we’re reminded of a video that was released…

United Healthcare Apologizes for ‘Insensitive Language’ for Denying Gay Man PrEP for ‘High-Risk Homosexual Behavior’

In a pre-authorization denial letter United Healthcare refused a patient PrEP (Truvada)—directly citing “high risk homosexual behavior.” The letter, which…

Alaska Launches Hateful Ballot Measure to Discriminate Against Trans People

Alaskans have submitted 8,500 signatures in an attempt to qualify for a ballot measure in Anchorage, Alaska, aimed at gutting protections for transgender…

‘Riverdale’ Casts Openly Bisexual Character for Second Season

For those of you who have yet to become addicted to the over-the-top soapy CW show Riverdale—based on the Archie comics—get…

Rhode Island is Latest State to Ban Gay-Conversion Therapy

Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo has signed into law House Bill (HB) 5277 — a measure protecting LGBTQ youth in…

Transgender Wrestler Fights Texas Legislature’s Proposed Anti-LGBT Bathroom Ban

The Texas State Senate is currently trying to force through legislation that wants to limit transgender men and women from…

It’s Law! Germany’s President Signs Gay and Lesbian Marriage into Law

Gay marriage is official in Germany! After a June 30th vote saw 393 vote in favor for marriage equality with…

Queen Biopic Gets Green Light with New Director

With rumors about a Freddie Mercury biopic swirling since 2012 (when we thought Sacha Baren Cohen Daniel Radcliffe was signed…

Majority Catholic Nation of Malta Latest in Europe to Grant Gay and Lesbian Marriages

The island nation of Malta is the latest in Europe to legalize gay and lesbian marriage after parliament amended the…

Read Their Names: List of 27 Chechen Men Murdered for Homosexuality, and the World Still Stays Silent

We watched in disgust as the Chechen government completely lied to Vice News’ crew about the detainment, torture, and killing…

Jamaican and International Organizations Are Calling This Year’s LGBT Pride in Jamaica a Turning Point

Each year it seems that Jamaica’s pride event continues to make strides in changing the social and political climate on…

REVRY is Queering Up Pluto TV with LGBTQ Digital Streaming, Yaaaas!

REVRY, a digital-streaming platform dedicated to showcasing the best entertainment spanning the breadth of the entire queer experience, will become…

California Bans Government Travel to Texas After Disgusting Anti-LGBT Adoption Law

Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed HB 3859 — a patently discriminatory bill which allows child welfare organizations, including adoption and…

Queen Elizabeth II Says She Will Continue to Tackle Discrimination

Queen Elizabeth has become quite the proponent of equality (particularly for the LGB community). Her latest Speech reaffirmed her plans…

Faroe Islands Approves Gay and Lesbian Marriage

It’s a tiny archipelago that is part of the Kingdom of Denmark, and it’s the latest place to have marriage…

Serbian President Nominates Lesbian as Country’s First Female and Gay Prime Minister

Serbia may be considered one of the most conservative countries in Europe, but the heavily Christian Orthodox church will soon…

World Eats: Find Out Where to Get and How to Make this Gut-Busting Summer Dish

Chef Alex Pasco is the man behind the kitchen (and the garden) who ensures that guests who eat at the…

‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ Alumnae Head to a Military Base in Jordan

Here’s something we never though we’d see: RuPaul’s Drag Race former contestant and friend of Passport‘s Shangela and Alyssa Edwards hopped…

Watch for Free, Ellen Page’s Special Pulse ‘Gaycation’ Episode that Expertly Takes a Look at the Massacre

In the special, Ellen Page and Ian Daniel speak with a widely diverse group of individuals affected by the heinous…

Our 2017 International Gay Pride Calendar

Since the New York Stonewall riots in 1969, and the first Pride celebrations that followed, a multitude of events has…

Oregon Governor Ensures the Rights of all Transgender People in Signing HB 2673

Oregon Governor Kate Brown signed into law House Bill (HB) 2673 — legislation that streamlines the process for transgender people to…

Sapporo Becomes First Major City in Japan to Recognize Gay and Lesbian Marriage

Sapporo became the first major city in Japan to recognize gay and lesbian partnerships. The northern Japanese city is known…

France’s Macron to Take in Gay Chechen Refugees

While most nations have condemned the alleged violence toward LGBT people in Chechnya, none of taking direct action, until now.…

If Charter Schools Want to Discriminate Against LGBT Students, Let Them

The United States Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos turned heads again while being questioned, when she refused to rule out…

Taiwan Court Rules in Favor of Gay and Lesbian Marriage, Becoming First Asian Country

The Judicial Yuan, Taiwan’s highest court, ruled that restricting marriage to only a man and a women was unconstitutional, ruling in…

United Nations Partners with Ali Forney Center for International Video Campaign to Fight LGBT Homelessness

The United Nations has declared May 17, 2017 the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia (IDAHOT). UN Free and…

Take Action: Today’s the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia

The International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHO) takes place today with hundreds of events planned in over 50 countries.…

Support for Marriage Equality is Now at an All-Time High

Now that it has been a few years since marriage equality became the law of the land, and the world…