LGBT

Film

The Trans Character in the 'Rocko's Modern Life' Reboot Is a Huge Step Forward

Netflix's film reboot of the Nickelodeon show is sending a signal to the rest of the industry about what modern life should really look like.
Taylor Hosking
8.9.19
food news

Iconic LA Deli Facing Backlash After Allegedly Asking Two Women Not to Kiss

“He... told us that he ‘can't have this in his restaurant because some of the customers don’t understand,’” the woman's Instagram post read.
Jelisa Castrodale
6.14.19
Botswana

Botswana Legalizes Homosexuality in Landmark Court Ruling

“Sexual orientation is not a fashion statement," the High Court judge said in his decision. "It is an important attribute of one’s personality.”
Tim Marcin
6.11.19
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
LGBT

Gay men can now be stoned to death in Brunei for having sex

The new law has been met with widespread international condemnation
David Gilbert
4.3.19
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
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