LGBTQ Nation Archives - Page 2

Cyril Hanouna
Advertisers flee TV show after host humiliates gay, bi men on air & outs a teen

A 19-year-old was threatened and kicked out of his home by his family when they recognized his voice on the TV program.

Ben & Jerry’s just announced the most creative marriage equality protest yet

The company won't serve Australian customers two scoops of the same flavor of ice cream until the government legalizes same-sex marriage.

This football player scored immediate acceptance when he came out in high school

He was elected prom king, homecoming king, and a team all-star, after he came out to his teammates.

NBA All-Star Game Charlotte
BREAKING: The NBA just gave the LGBT community a huge smack in the face

The NBA has awarded the 2019 All-Star Game to Charlotte despite a state law forbidding cities from protecting LGBTQ people from discrimination.

ABC will broadcast New York’s pride parade live for first time

The biggest pride parade in the world is ready for its close up.

Martyn Hett
Gay man is latest confirmed victim of Manchester attack at Ariana Grande concert

Martyn Hett, 29, has been identified as among the 22 victims of the suicide bombing in Manchester.

South Korea sentences soldier to jail for having sex with his partner

The country's military penal code makes homosexual activity punishable by up to two years in prison.

‘The L Word’ director hints at reboot of iconic lesbian series

First Will & Grace, then Roseanne, now The L Word. Will the creators of Queer as Folk seize the moment and stage a reunion too?

Texas Senate deems proposed bathroom bill not horrible enough in late night vote

Texas' Republican-controlled Legislature is tying itself in knots over a transgender "bathroom bill."

Taiwan becomes first Asian country to legalize same-sex marriage

The ruling was greeted with applause where hundreds had gathered with rainbow flags and noisemakers emblazoned with slogans in favor of gay marriage.

Strangers’ reactions to this couple’s Disneyland proposal will warm your heart

A self-identified "straight bro" called the couple's proposal "a-god-damn-dorable."

What it’s like celebrating Pride in Eastern Europe (It ain’t easy)

From Bucharest to Krakow, police and protesters are a common sight at these LGBTQ community celebrations.

Why don’t terrorism trolls think before they tweet?

Call it the Survival Guide for the Marginalized: steps you can take right now, or at least before the next terrorist strike.

Pride, consumerism, & the sale of a civil rights movement

A few years ago, I entered my classroom and was about to introduce that day’s lesson when a large poster pinned to the bulletin board caught my eye.

Ben Carson
Ben Carson’s name suddenly disappears from hate group conference schedule

Will Ben Carson be presenting to hate group members at their big anti-LGBTQ summit?

Surgeons report nearly 20 percent increase in number of transgender surgeries

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons provided us with exclusive new information on the number of gender confirmation surgeries.

Heartbreak for these 2 dads forced to surrender their newborn daughter

Arnout Janssen and Stefano Franke had 13 amazing days with the baby girl they adopted before they were forced to give her back.

Transgender woman describes escape from harrowing violence in Chechnya

The former Chechen government employee fled Russia to escape death and is now living under the radar in the United States.

Phillips-Stackman couple baby
Judge to lesbian parents fighting for rights: ‘You can’t overcome biology’

All they ask is to both be recognized as their child's parent.

Chechnya survivor
26 gay, bi men killed in Chechnya, investigators told while police deny abuses

One top police official even suggested that a gay parade could take place in Chechnya and no one would harm the participants.

Gay men caned dozens of times in front of a cheering crowd in Indonesia

The men were convicted of sodomy after vigilantes barged into an apartment and filmed them naked in bed.

Texas’ bathroom bill would out trans students to their classmates

The measure poses an excruciating dilemma for schools that have agreed at parents' requests to keep the birth genders of some students secret.

The internet bursts into tears in support of Manchester victims

Celebrities shared their sorrow with fans and the world via Twitter.

22 dead after terrorists attack Ariana Grande concert in UK

Police in Manchester, England say an explosion ripped through a concert arena just as the singer finished performing.

You’ll smile watching the story of 2 boys who share a same-sex crush

The filmmakers sought $3,000 in their Kickstarter campaign but so far have received more than $14,000.