The Worst of 2017: A Top 10 List

Most year-end lists are a cause for celebration and looking back with fondness. This one isn’t.

These are the people, places and things that were most influential on the LGBTQ community in 2017 — but in the worst of ways.

It was a year that began with Donald Trump’s (embarrassingly under-attended) inauguration, and we’d say everything was full-force on a downward spiral from there. But the horribleness of 2017 — specifically as it relates to LGBTQ people — wasn’t restricted to America, by any means.

2017 was a terrible, horrible, no good year for the LGBTQ community, and the below are 10 reasons why.