Do you know how many famous people came out this week?

Sufjan Stevens, comes out, Evan Richardson, javelin
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Schadenfreude: After hate influencer Chaya Raichik tried to drive a government worker out of his job because of how he looks, it backfired in her face.

Social media users rallied to his side. So did his boss. And then the White House weighed in. Sometimes, it just doesn’t pay to be a bully.

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Wisconsin Governor marched to the legislature and gave them hell

He thundered a warning, made a vow, and left to applause.

It was much more dramatic than Nancy Pelosi’s surprise trip to a gay bar to take a selfie in the bathroom — but far shorter than Pete Buttigieg’s 70-mile IRONMAN trek.

Politician uses National Coming Out Day to announce “I’m a man who loves other men”

He considers himself “gay or queer.”

Sufjan Stevens comes out

He dedicated his new album to his deceased boyfriend.

Navy awards heroism medal to man who helped stop Club Q shooter

We named him the Hero of the Year earlier this month. Now the military is honoring him too.

Big Brother housemate came out as trans

A moment from the show’s second episode has gone viral.

90210 star Brian Austin Green talks about how he supports his gay son

“I think a lot of people are afraid of the unknown,” he said. “I’m not.”

Two trans women will be competing in Miss Universe

Miss Netherlands and Miss Portugal will duke it out with 88 other women to take home the coveted crown.

Jonathan Adler only designs things your heirs will fight over

The famed designer sat down with editor Matthew Wexler for a revealing interview.

LGBTQ Nation has a book now & it’s full of positivity

Queer Here, Queer There, We’re Not Going Anywhere is full of LGBTQ+ wit, wisdom, and badass affirmations.

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