Pro skateboarder Brian Anderson Pro skateboarder Brian Anderson comes out: ‘I was really scared’
Anderson, a legend in the hyper-masculine world of professional skateboarding, acknowledges that his intimidating look helped him hide his sexuality.

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Pro skateboarder Brian Anderson comes out: ‘I was really scared’

Anderson, a legend in the hyper-masculine world of professional skateboarding, acknowledges that his intimidating look helped him hide his sexuality.

This Monday, July 11, 2016 photo shows a makeshift memorial outside the Pulse nightclub, a month after the mass shooting in Orlando, Fla. The more than 430 fundraisers posted on the GoFundMe website after the attack have exposed weaknesses inherent in these popular do-it-yourself charity campaigns: waste, questionable intentions and little oversight.
Families of slain Pulse shooting victims will be paid $350,000 from charity fund

But at least half of the deceased patrons have family members or partners who are fighting over claims as money from the fund is being distributed this week.

Opposing same-sex marriage will cost Kansas $295k

A federal judge has directed Kansas to pay $295,000 to attorneys who successfully challenged the state's ban on gay marriage in a lawsuit.

Majority of Australians support marriage equality, don’t want national vote

Parties that support gay marriage, including Labor, argue that the plebiscite was proposed by hard-right conservatives who want it to fail.


California bans employees from traveling to states with anti-LGBT laws

The new law bars non-essential travel to states with laws that sanction discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

Rosie O’Donnell, Madonna and friends respond to Donald Trump — and it’s epic

Dubbing Donald "the orange anus," Rosie let loose on Twitter and a host of celebrities and fans joined her in shaming the GOP nominee.

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Trump’s biggest religious right supporters declare they won’t follow the law

Donald Trump likes to cast himself as the law and order candidate, but some of his biggest supporters and advisers just pledged to break the law.

I now pronounce you cellmates: Lil Wayne officiated same-sex wedding behind bars

On the rapper's birthday comes news that he not only performed the wedding vows, he helped string up the tissue paper decorations.

Feds sue Peter Thiel’s Silicon Alley startup for discriminatory hiring

The Department of Labor says white applicants have a dramatically unfair advantage in landing a job with the out gay billionaire's company, Palantir.

Log Cabin Republicans head pens anti-Muslim column for alt-right site

You know what they say about birds of a feather...

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The sky is not falling because 20 percent of LGBTQ voters support Trump

A new poll finds that 72% of registered LGBT voters support Clinton, while 20% support Trump. That figure is causing some alarm, but it shouldn't.


Gay music director fired from Catholic church because he’s married

30 members of the parish protested by singing over a prayer during Sunday's service.

Judge orders school to treat trans child ‘like the girl she is’

He further ordered that school administrators use a female name and pronouns in referring to the 11-year-old.

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Seth Meyers won late night with his takedown of Trump’s debate performance

Late Night host Seth Meyer's evisceration of last night's debate was flawless, hilarious, and on point - and it's bound to win the internet today.

Sarah Silverman photo by Joan Garvin, CC 2.0. RuPaul photo by David Shankbone, CC 3.0.
Sarah Silverman wants to vote for RuPaul for president

Sarah Silverman is supporting Hillary Clinton but says she would be 100 percent behind a President RuPaul.

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Hillary Clinton won the first debate

The first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump showcased his arrogance, racism and rudeness and her cool, calm capability.

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Fact-checking the debate: who lied more, Trump or Clinton?

Here it is: your truth versus lies guide on the first presidential debate of 2016.

LGBTQNation is your source for exclusive live debate coverage tonight

We have live video, a popular Facebook page, and we'll be tweeting out live coverage of the big event all night.

This is how Pulse survivors say ‘thank you’ to donors who raised $9.5 million

Organizers say 100 percent of the funds collected will go directly to the survivors and the families of the 49 killed in the massacre.

Will & Grace (and Jack and Karen) reunite for election

Debra Messing captioned her Instagram pic of the fabulous foursome's return to the set after ten long years, "We're BACK!!!!!"

A producer walks past a podium on the stage for the presidential debate between Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., Monday, Sept. 26, 2016.
Will the media declare Trump the winner of tonight’s debate just for showing up?

Tonight’s presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will be the equivalent of pitting the smartest kid in the class against the school bully.

Major investors are joining the fight against North Carolina’s anti-LGBT law

About 60 investors representing $2.1 trillion in managed assets are joining the call for North Carolina to repeal its law.

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Gay tourists attending Folsom Street Fair are victims of hate crime attack

“They were saying, ‘You fags are destroying family values.'...I thought he was going to take a swing at me, but he sprayed me across the face.”

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Donald Trump pledges to sign anti-LGBTQ ‘First Amendment Defense Act’

The law would make anti-LGBTQ discrimination legal among employers, businesses, landlords and healthcare providers on the basis of a religious belief.

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8 LGBT people working hard to put Hillary Clinton in the White House

Comparing Donald Trump’s campaign staff to Hillary Clinton‘s is like comparing an alfalfa sprout to a redwood.

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Straight head of gay festival says she was harrassed over her sexuality

“I’ve been spat on, I’ve had people scare me, I’ve had people contact me at work anonymously, saying ‘I know where your children go to school’."

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New Jersey shore town won’t approve settlement with gay ex-cop yet

Officials have said the decision was taking longer than expected because the city's insurer wouldn't pick up the full payment.

File-This file photo combo of file images shows U.S. presidential candidates Donald Trump, left, and Hillary Clinton. Trump wants to spur more job creation by reducing regulations and cutting taxes to encourage businesses to expand and hire more.
He also says badly negotiated free trade agreements have cost millions of manufacturing jobs. He promises to bring those jobs back by renegotiating the NAFTA agreement with Canada and Mexico, withdrawing from a proposed Pacific trade pact with 11 other nations, and pushing China to let its currency float freely on international markets.
Clinton has promised to spend $275 billion upgrading roads, tunnels and modern infrastructure such as broadband Internet, to create more construction and engineering jobs. Trump has said in interviews he would spend twice as much.
The LGBTQNation viewer’s guide to tonight’s presidential debates

Plenty of subtexts will play out over 90 minutes of must-see TV before an estimated audience of 75 million or more viewers. Here's what you should look out for.

Pope Francis asperses incense as he celebrates a Jubilee Mass for catechists, at the Vatican, Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016.
Pope Francis adamantly backs Mexico’s marriage equality protesters

Francis said he willingly joined their protest "in favor of family and life, which in these times require special pastoral and cultural attention around the world."

Watch: Drag queen transforms in Times Square, makes unexpected friend

“I set out on this project, with no expectations and it was honestly one of the most organically beautiful things to ever happen to me."

Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore speaks to the media during a news conference in Montgomery, Ala., on Monday, Aug. 8, 2016. He is accused of breaking judicial ethics during the fight over same-sex marriage in the state.
Anti-gay Alabama Chief Justice Moore heads to court this week

"He was on a mission not to recognize federal law on same-sex couples," Carroll told the court in a hearing last month.