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While it’s not good news that LGBTQ+ icon David Mixner passed away this week, the way he is being honored (at his wish) is heartwarming and important.

That’s one way of looking at it…

Anti-LGBTQ+ governor signs bill codifying same-sex marriage in Virginia

The legislature has also rejected a slew of anti-trans bills this year.

21 viciously anti-LGBTQ+ bills die in Florida as DeSantis influence wanes

They were some of the most extreme laws proposed this year.

The bawdy genderqueer lesbian singer who shaped the sound of the Harlem Renaissance

Gladys Bentley was on top of the world.

Another Trump lawsuit?

The importance of bursting bubbles

Our bubbles can both protect and limit us. A Mexican resort helped me burst them.

Most dangerous parts of Florida’s Don’t Say Gay law nullified

Teachers and students can now say gay.

Comedian Kevin Hart says he learned “necessary” lesson from backlash over homophobic jokes

“Sometimes it’s okay to take a step back and to be educated.”

Ahead of the times

Lesbian moms gave birth to each other’s biological babies

The women’s family structure is unique and gorgeous.

How the self-declared “Punk-Rock Queen of the Jews” learned to shout her sexuality from the rooftops

There was no question about it anymore: I was as gay as anyone could be and I wouldn’t have changed that fact for the world.

7.6% of adults in the U.S. now identify as queer

LGBTQ+ people could account for more than 10% of U.S. adults in the next three years.

The choice is clear

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