Alison Bechdel & Kate Bornstein to be honored at the 2014 Lambda Literary Awards -
Reminder: Kate Bornstein is fighting cancer again and needs financial support.
Awesome Teen Takes Down Sexist 'Happy Meal' Toys -
Here’s some happy news about Happy Meals! Connecticut high school student Antonia Ayres-Brown has spent five years challenging the antiquated policy at McDonald’s where kids are given toys with their meals based on gender.
Laverne Cox Rockets Towards The Top Of The TIME 100 Poll -
Laverne Cox is near the top of the TIME 100 Reader Poll. The transgender actress and activist was reportedly in first place just days ago, after knocking pop star Justin Bieber out of the top position, but currently sits in fourth place…
Voting closes tonight at 11:59pm! Vote now!
Mo. Hispanic business community supports LGBT non-discrimination bill -
Missouri’s Hispanic business community is coming out in support of a proposed statewide LGBT-inclusive non-discrimination bill.
12 States Still Have Anti-Sodomy Laws -
A dozen states still have anti-sodomy laws on the books 10 years after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled they are unconstitutional.
Corporate Profit Trumps LGBT Equality & HIV/AIDS Care -
LGBT rights and HIV/AIDS care take a backseat to corporate profits in the Obama administration’s “pivot to Asia.”
LGBT Health: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Questions Are a Must -
If all 50 states asked these questions every year, we would have a much larger data set and could look at the intersection of racial/ethnic health disparities with sexual minority disparities, and at issues affecting older adults who are lesbian, gay…
HIV 101: Can I Be Fired If My Boss Finds Out I Have HIV? -
Everyone has questions when they find out they are positive. In this series of posts, here are several of the most common, plus straightforward answers to help you navigate this new life of yours.
India Supreme Court agrees to reconsider sodomy ruling
Mean Girls Actor Daniel Franzese Comes Out -
The actor who played Damian is out and proud, 10 years after the teen comedy’s release.
Laverne Cox, Jonathan Groff & Rea Carey Are NYC Pride March Grand Marshalls -
The organizers of New York City Pride and the annual New York City Pride March, has named Laverne Cox (Orange is the New Black actress and activist), Rea Carey (executive director of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force) and Jonathan Groff (Looking, C.O.G., Glee) as grand marshals for the parade.
Houston Mayor Introduces Comprehensive Nondiscrimination Ordinance -
The country’s largest city without an LGBT nondiscrimination ordinance looks to change that with a new draft policy, proposed by the city’s first LGBT mayor.
Shocking Study: Trans Women Are 49 Times More Likely to Have HIV Than Other Women -
A new report from amfAR suggests that trans women are among the most at risk demographic and yet the medical establishment and AIDS organizations have failed them at every turn.
15 Comics For Anyone Struggling To Explain What It Means To Be Queer
Even more, I mourn the ongoing injustices against the LGBT community: Activist son of Fred Phelps -
Estranged son Nate Phelps hopes that ‘every mention of his (father’s) name and of his church be a constant reminder of the tremendous good we are all capable of doing in our communities’.