Furious Gay Rights Advocates See Trump’s ‘True Colors’

Furious Gay Rights Advocates See Trump’s ‘True Colors’


Anger erupted at the president after his move to bar transgender people from the military, with many citing his supportive words for LGBT people last year.

The boy, George: Speculation about whether the prince is a gay icon isn’t about him

The boy, George: Speculation about whether the prince is a gay icon isn’t about him


When so much of queer history has been erased, it's important for LGBT people to see themselves represented. Even in a child.

Photos of Sierra Leone’s LGBT community, where gay is a sin

Photos of Sierra Leone’s LGBT community, where gay is a sin


Photographer Lee Price tells a story of resilience in a burgeoning LGBT community in Sierra Leone

Trump Targets Legal Effort to Protect LGBT Workers From Bias

Trump Targets Legal Effort to Protect LGBT Workers From Bias


U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration came out against an effort by civil rights groups to ban workplace discrimination against gays and lesbians nationwide, putting him at odds with some of the country’s most valuable companies.

The War On Transgenders Just Got Real In Texas

The War On Transgenders Just Got Real In Texas


Texas is predicted to lose big time as local, national and international companies prepare to go to war over a discriminatory Republican-led bill. 

Matt Skallerud's insight:

It is amazing that Republicans still want to legislate what bathroom transgender people can use. On Friday night, the Texas Senate decided to pass a bill forcing transgender people to use the bathroom based on the gender that is listed on their birth certificate. The bill also overturns local non-discrimination ordinances that allow transgenders to use whatever bathroom they want.

What Life Under the Law and Justice Party Means for LGBT Poles

What Life Under the Law and Justice Party Means for LGBT Poles


The climate for LGBT Poles has deteriorated under the Law and Justice Party, with attacks on LGBT individuals and organizations on the rise as government policies emphasize nationalist themes at the expense of tolerance. In an email interview, A. Chaber explains how LGBT activists are trying to adapt.

#PrideMonth Encore Celebration of Friendship, Community & Pride

#PrideMonth Encore Celebration of Friendship, Community & Pride


Brought to us by Bud Light for #Pride2017, we have the unique opportunity to hear from a diverse set of voices, describing in their own words what LGBT Pride means to them! 

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