LGBT

Op-Ed

The Trans Ban Is in Effect, And Service Members Are Now in Jeopardy

I carried caskets in Arlington National Cemetery. I folded American flags for loved ones. I didn’t know anything about the gender identity or sexuality of those I carried—just that they died in service and wore the flag of this country to the grave.
Charlotte Clymer
4.12.19
Fast Food

Bay Area City Stuck with a Chick-fil-A Vows to Make It the 'Gayest in the Country'

A former county supervisor who is openly gay suggested that rainbow flags surround the San Jose restaurant “as a counter-signal."
Jelisa Castrodale
4.12.19
Cheese

Meet the Lesbian Cheesemongers of the 'LGBrieTQ' Community

“Lesbians love cheese, but then again who doesn’t? I suppose you could fit quite a bit of cheese in the back of that Subaru."
Melissa Kravitz
4.4.19
Art

Queer Stories Reign Supreme at the Oakland Museum of California

On April 13, the museum will debut a exhibit dedicated to telling queer narratives that include a dandy bachelor in a Japanese internment camp, commemorative art for Compton’s Cafeteria Riot, and more.
Sara Radin
3.22.19
Film

Bollywood’s First Lesbian Rom-Com Is Bringing Queer Love to Indian Cinema

The mother of a gay child, Shelly Chopra Dhar, and Gazal Dhaliwal, a trans woman, co-wrote the script for a groundbreaking new movie in India in the hopes of getting through to parents of LGBTQ children.
Alyssa Klein
3.8.19
News

Serial Killer Bruce McArthur Sentenced to Life in Prison

McArthur, who murdered eight men tied to Toronto’s gay village, will be 91 before he can apply for parole.
Manisha Krishnan
2.8.19
Power

Christian Extremists Infiltrate Texas Government in Attack on Trans Rights

Multiple fringe evangelical Christian groups with connections to the top levels of Texan government have been working to dismantle the civil rights of transgender Americans
Diana Tourjée
2.7.19
LGBT

Watch Ellen Page Call Out Mike Pence’s Homophobia on ‘The Late Show’

Page said the US vice president “has hurt LGBTQ people so badly” and “wishes I couldn’t be married.”
Manisha Krishnan
2.1.19
hate crimes

The Violent Reality of Being Black and Queer

Death threats and physical violence, in record numbers, plague Black queer and non-queer people alike.
Clarissa Brooks
1.30.19
Noisey News

Dr. Luke Still Casts A Shadow Over Kim Petras’ Success

The Charli XCX collaborator was nominated for a GLAAD award. But should organisations like GLAAD be honouring artists who work with alleged abusers?
Shaad D’Souza
1.30.19
Censorship

Canadian Internet Filtering Company Says It's Stopped 'Alternative Lifestyles' Censorship

The UAE was found to be blocking LGBTQ content using a pre-set category in Netsweeper's software. Amid pressure from rights groups, the company says it's disabled that category.
Jordan Pearson
1.21.19
Oscars

People Are Pissed About Ellen’s Kevin Hart Endorsement

She recently indicated she wants to bring out other sides of her personality in her work. Turns out she wasn't kidding.
Taylor Hosking
1.4.19
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