Right now, Texas is considering a bill to designate a portion of Dallas’ Interstate 20 as the “Apostle Lobias Murray Memorial Highway”. The only problem is that during Lobias Murray’s nearly half a century of working as a Texas religious leader, he preached about gays burning in hell and called gay […]
Shortly after the California arts and music festival Coachella announced its 2017 lineup, news broke out of its owner Phil Anschutz donating nearly $200,00o to anti-LGBTQ groups. Anschutz offered a half-assed self-defense claiming that he didn’t realize where the money was going, but in response, queer activist Sarah Rose has set up a […]
If you don’t watch Country Music Television (CMT), you may not know Cody Alan. He’s the host of a popular weekly TV show called Hot 20 Countdown and of two radio shows, CMT After MidNite and CMT Radio Live. He has interviewed numerous big-name country music stars and his shows […]
According to a new Gallup poll, more Americans than ever identify as LGBT, with the highest increases among Millennials, women, Hispanics and Asians
We’ve looked at HornetGuys from around the world, but now it’s time to look in our own backyard — here’s five of the sexiest men from the US!
Vandals burglarized, ransacked and wrecked a gay couple’s newly renovated home last evening by spraying anti-gay slurs, destroying its water pipes and more.
Beyonce, Kendrick Lamar and Radiohead will headline the 2017 Cochella Festival in California on the weekends of April 14-16 and April 21-23.
Around the World: New HIV Sculpture in Amsterdam, UK Launches PrEP Trial, HIV on the Rise in Philippines
New York wasn’t the only city to get public art for World HIV Day — Amsterdam got an abacus to countdown the days until the world is free of AIDS.
Nina Chaubal, the Indian-born co-founder of the Trans Lifeline, has been put into an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facility.
Around the World: Evil Mother Tries to Keep Trans Daughter from Transitioning, Malawi Holds Public Inquiries on Queer Issues
Be glad your mother’s not this evil: She’s suing her emancipated daughter (along with everyone else under the sun) to keep her from starting Hormone Replacement Therapy to begin her transition. WTF?!
Konni Burton is doing her Tea Party proud; she just introduced a dangerous, stupid bill requiring schools to out queer kids to their parents—even if it’s not safe
The dictionary has had our back for ages when it comes to explaining what words mean — and now they have our back when it comes to the spectrum of queer identities.
The United States of America touts itself as a land of opportunity and a cultural melting pot, but the USA has a long history of anti-LGBTQ discrimination. While the Supreme Court legalized marriage equality in June 2015, many states in America still allow employers to fire someone for being LGBTQ and parents to send their LGBTQ children to harmful “conversion therapy”.
Nevertheless, the USA news isn’t all bad. Though many US states could do more to protect LGBTQ people, many state and federal judges, city governments and businesses have begun pursuing policies to protect LGBTQ rights. Plus, American media has generally incorporated more LGBTQ characters into TV, film and even video games — media that ends up being distributed worldwide. But US media still has a long way to go for true inclusivity, especially for women, bisexual and transgender people, people with disabilities, Black people and other people of color.