LGBTQ Nation Archives - Page 2

NC Republicans say no to the dress that a boy dared to wear

“The purpose of our elementary schools is to teach writing, reading and arithmetic, not to encourage boys to wear dresses."

Germany clears path to erase convictions of gay men

The antigay law that dated back to the 19th century was used to vigorously prosecute gay men in the post-war era.

‘Billions’ star Asia Kate Dillon schools Ellen on being non-binary

They play a nonbinary character on television, and away from the cameras they live a nonbinary life.

Sucking up to Donald Trump wins ‘Fox & Friends’ huuuuge ratings and retweets

Trump called ABC, NBC, CBS and CNN the "enemy of the American people," while he and his supporters are clearly friends of Fox.


Neil Gorsuch said same-sex marriage is ‘absolutely settled law’

The conservative Supreme Court nominee said that he would not comment on same-sex marriage because there are cases pending about religious exemptions.

Now Kim Davis’s lawyers are trying to shut down a Gay-Straight Alliance

The right is furious that a principal isn't outing teens to their parents and is accusing her of running a "secret" club.

To cover Trump and his post-fact fiefdom, reporters need to do this

Is the centuries-long tradition of the free press dead? Dr. Warren J. Blumenfeld has suggestions for journalists who now feel boxed-out.

Man couldn’t order drinks because of his Trump hat, his ‘saddest hour’

The dude in the #MAGA cap is suing for emotional distress because he wasn't served a second jalapeno margarita. Seriously?

Conservative Christian pastor: ‘Anointed cake’ turned gay man straight

Bake away the gay? The pastor claims sex workers prayed over a cake and got a gay man to eat it, so he would feel "the power of God."

Are these 3 non-binary emoji coming to your phone this year?

With emoji getting more diverse and resolutions increasing on phones, a developer is trying to introduce non-gendered emoji.

This Ellen superfan made his dream come true: appearing on her show (sort of)

A Polish man spent years planning his moment of triumph — and media outlets worldwide fell for it.


Kuwait joins ‘Beauty & the Beast’ banned-wagon

Antigay forces upset over the film's "gay moment" shelved it, citing "our values and responsibility toward our younger audiences."

Locker room lawsuit: Boy claims his transphobia outweighs trans student’s rights

A hate group representing this high school teen says his civil rights are being violated by the trans-friendly school policy.

Meet the big man on campus: first openly gay student body president at Texas A&M

Bobby Brooks ran on a platform of expanding diversity at the university, and won.

This transgender immigrant’s message of love is what we need right now

The music video by actor, singer and activist Rizi has gone viral with more than 1 million views.

Transgender woman charged with murder of trans teen by silicone injection

Police say Kavonceya Iman Cornelius is a "pumper" who illegally injected loose silicone into transgender women like Symone Jones.

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Study finds discrimination against people with a ‘gay voice’

A study found that straight people didn't even need to know someone's sexual orientation to react with homophobia to their voice.

Malaysia theater to defy censors and show unedited ‘Beauty and the Beast’

After disappointing fans, Malaysia's largest theater operator decided to go ahead and show the full film despite orders to cut LeFou's kiss.

Mormon Church releases video about ‘accepting’ gay children

A video produced by the Mormon Church tries to get parents to accept their LGB kids while not rejecting the church's teaching that being gay is wrong.

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Majority of millennials see Trump as an illegitimate president

Just 22 percent of young adults approve of the job he is doing as president, while 62 percent disapprove.

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Trump admin. deletes LGBTQ questions on yet another federal survey

The administration has also withdrawn from another planned survey evaluating the effectiveness of a homelessness project for LGBTQ youth.

Not getting enough? Ellen discreetly suggests lesbian love to straight viewers

Ellen wanted to "help" her audience by reminding them that lesbians could be having better sex than straight women.

YouTube reverses some restrictions on LGBTQ videos

YouTube set a huge number of LGBTQ videos on "restricted" mode, upsetting some of its biggest stars and their fans.

FBI director confirms agents are investigating Russian ties to Trump campaign

As for Trump's claim that Obama "wiretapped" him, James Comey said, “I have no information that supports those tweets."

Here’s what happened at Senate hearing for Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch

Gorsuch said his role, if confirmed as the next Justice, was "not about politics," and pledged equal justice to both “poor and rich.”

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Nearly half of sexually active high school girls in NYC have had female partners

The study also showed that students who had experience a same-sex relationship were more likely to be victims of intimate partner violence.

Is the Trump Administration erasing our elders by refusing to count them?

The only proposed change to the annual national survey of older Americans would erase more than 3 million LGBTQ elders.

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Founders of the Homocore movement angered by Gucci ‘Queercore’ shoe line

“Queercore didn't ‘lend it's name’ to Gucci for their shoes. I should know, I invented the term 'Queercore,’” said legendary punk filmmaker and musician G.B. Jones.