These are the States Where It Really Sucks to Be LGBT: #NowWhat

These are the States Where It Really Sucks to Be LGBT: #NowWhat


The LGBTQIA+ community isn't protected in all of America. Allies must reach out to help and learn how to truly make America a safer place to live.

Meet Britain's first openly gay soldier who lost a year to his chemsex addiction

Meet Britain's first openly gay soldier who lost a year to his chemsex addiction


When James Wharton quit the army after a decade to retreat to a job in the City and a cosy home in Windsor with his husband and their two dogs, it seemed he’d found his happily ever after. He could have hardly predicted that a year later his marriage would have broken down, he’d be living in central London and be addicted to a combination of hookups and drugs known as chemsex.

Growing up gay in Plymouth - and how it's changed since the '80s

Growing up gay in Plymouth - and how it's changed since the '80s


When the first ever gay kiss was shared between two men on Eastenders, it sent shockwaves through much of the nation – and the media.

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 …

What I Learned From Meeting My Gay Uncle

What I Learned From Meeting My Gay Uncle


Being a man of a certain age, all of these stories usually concluded with someone passing. ...That’s just how his stories ended. Great times, great

Study Finds LGBT Community Consumes Cannabis at Higher Rate than Heterosexuals

Study Finds LGBT Community Consumes Cannabis at Higher Rate than Heterosexuals


Two of the fastest-changing cultural mores and norms in American society are the implementation of LGBT rights and cannabis rights. The two go hand-in-hand. A new report suggests that the LGBT community at large consumes cannabis at a “significantly” higher rate than the heterosexual community.

Subaru of America Continues Partnership with PFLAG National to Make School Environments Safe for LGBTQ Youth

Subaru of America Continues Partnership with PFLAG National to Make School Environments Safe for LGBTQ Youth


Subaru of America, Inc. today proudly announced its partnership with PFLAG, a national organization uniting families, allies, and people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ), for the Cultivating Respect: Safe Schools for All program. Since 2015, Subaru has partnered with PFLAG National and its network of chapters across the country to ensure that all youth – regardless of their family background or personal identity – are welcomed and accepted at school.

Gay Pride Movement Faces Growing Pangs as It Matures

Gay Pride Movement Faces Growing Pangs as It Matures


Gay pride events across the country have become the stage for a battle over what the gay-rights movement’s priorities should be.

Gay Pride’s Choice: March in Protest or Dance Worries Away

Gay Pride’s Choice: March in Protest or Dance Worries Away


Organizers who have spent months planning celebrations are at odds with those who think the political situation demands a recasting of priorities.

Protests, Parties, and What We Have to Be Proud of at LGBT Pride 2017

Protests, Parties, and What We Have to Be Proud of at LGBT Pride 2017


“Our rage and our joy aren’t at odds with each other; they’re both integral to our history, our present, our future.”

Why these LGBT groups are protesting Pride

Why these LGBT groups are protesting Pride


As New York's Pride week kicks off, attendees may see displays of division within the LGBT community. #NoJusticeNoPride, an LGBTQ+ group whose blockade of the Capital Pride Parade in Washington, D.C., drew national headlines and mixed reactions from parade-goers June 10, plans to do it again at New York's parade June 25.

Redesigned pride flag recognizes LGBT people of color

Redesigned pride flag recognizes LGBT people of color


Philadelphia has unveiled a new pride flag with black and brown stripes to represent LGBT people of color.

Gay Man in the Air: My Journey to Embracing a Special Part of Me

Gay Man in the Air: My Journey to Embracing a Special Part of Me


When I realized I’d never jump in the sky and fly away like the mythical African slaves in that old folktale, which was also around the time I figured Michael Jackson would never come to the projects and take me away in a rocket limo, I begrudgingly accepted my sexuality. I was still a child, a precocious one, about eight or nine years old who lived inside his overactive and always vivid imagination. I didn’t know what “gay” really meant, but I gathered from the casual and mean-spirited homophobia at home and in the working-class neighborhoods we shuffled in and out of that being “that way” or a “faggot” was a sin and shame.

From the Door of a Gay Bar, You See the Scope of Life—and Death

From the Door of a Gay Bar, You See the Scope of Life—and Death


I see a lot working the door at gay bars in Los Angeles. Twice, patrons taught me what it really means to have a community.

“It was Sophia in the kitchen with the cheesecake!” The Golden Girls-themed edition of Clue is here

“It was Sophia in the kitchen with the cheesecake!” The Golden Girls-themed edition of Clue is here


Mrs. White, kindly collect the flames on the side of your face and breathless, heaving breaths and take a hike. The Golden Girls edition of Clue is coming, and it’s the only board game we’ll ever need from here on out. A decidedly lighter riff than the original bloody murder mystery, this version finds the player …