In ISIS’ Shadow, LGBT Kurds Take A Stand

In ISIS’ Shadow, LGBT Kurds Take A Stand


"Progress is often uneven and complicated in the region –– a constant balancing act between various religious and cultural factors."

What the Right Gets Wrong About LGBT Megadonor Tim Gill

What the Right Gets Wrong About LGBT Megadonor Tim Gill


The controversy over the advocate's 'punish the wicked' quote reveals the worst aspects of rightwing media

Meet Republican LGBT Rights Activist Margaret Hoover

Meet Republican LGBT Rights Activist Margaret Hoover


Margaret Hoover doesn’t buy the hype that Vice President Mike Pence is an anti-gay, apocalyptic bigot. Hoover is far more qualified to make that assessment than random Internet trolls who easily dismiss the former Indiana governor as a hateful homophobe. After all, she knows Pence and has worked with him on gay rights issues.

How Tim Gill Turned His Fortune Into a Powerful Force for LGBTQ Rights

How Tim Gill Turned His Fortune Into a Powerful Force for LGBTQ Rights


How Tim Gill turned a $500 million fortune into the nation's most powerful force for LGBTQ rights

After Taiwan, Vietnam Among Asia's Most Progressive on LGBT Rights

After Taiwan, Vietnam Among Asia's Most Progressive on LGBT Rights


Saigon’s guide to restaurants, street food, news, bars, culture, events, history, activities, things to do, music & nightlife.

Asia's youngest nation offers glimmer of hope for LGBT rights

Asia's youngest nation offers glimmer of hope for LGBT rights


Marching through the streets of East Timor's capital Dili with a rainbow flag in his hand, Natalino Guterres was overwhelmed with emotion, reminding him of how he felt 15 years ago when he saw the Timorese flag raised for the first time.

The It Gets Better Project Just Gets Better With Age

The It Gets Better Project Just Gets Better With Age


As we hear more and more about the atrocities happening to our LGBTQ brothers and sisters in Chechnya and with our current administration turning a blind eye to our Pride, our community is feeling a rebirth of the strength of our voice.  Once again we are fighting for visibility and equality.  The comfort of our …

Why everyone – LGBT or not – should watch Olly Alexander: Growing up Gay

Why everyone – LGBT or not – should watch Olly Alexander: Growing up Gay


BBC3's new documentary from the Years and Years frontman shows how we can all help combat the LGBT mental health crisis

Census Bureau Found No Need For LGBT Data Despite 4 Agencies Requesting It

Census Bureau Found No Need For LGBT Data Despite 4 Agencies Requesting It


At least four federal agencies asked the Census Bureau to add questions about sexual orientation and gender identity to the American Community Survey, NPR has learned.

Mormon university instructor fired after Facebook post supporting LGBT rights, she says

Mormon university instructor fired after Facebook post supporting LGBT rights, she says


Brigham Young University-Idaho confirmed she won't be returning but declined to give a reason.

Why the internet is the worst thing ever to happen to gay lib

Why the internet is the worst thing ever to happen to gay lib


If this is what the post-gay-lib world looks like, then I preferred it when everyone else disliked us and there was always a party going on somewhere

Gay Rights Groups Seek One More Win From Justice Kennedy

Gay Rights Groups Seek One More Win From Justice Kennedy


With Justice Anthony M. Kennedy rumored to be considering retirement, groups want the Supreme Court to take up an employment discrimination challenge before he leaves.

IBM Kicks Off Major Campaign Against Texas'

IBM Kicks Off Major Campaign Against Texas' "Bathroom Bill"


With the Texas Legislature's special session a week away, tech company IBM has ramped up its efforts oppose the so-called "bathroom bill" for its discriminatory effects against transgender Texans.

Malta becomes latest country to legalize same-sex marriage before Australia

Malta becomes latest country to legalize same-sex marriage before Australia


MALTA has voted to legalize same-sex marriage in parliament, with only one of the country’s 67 parliamentarians voting against the amendment.

Transgender health care targeted in crusade to undo ACA

Transgender health care targeted in crusade to undo ACA


Because Medicaid covers a disproportionately high number of transgender people, the potential change could heap hardship on an already embattled population.