LGBTQ Nation Archives - Page 3

Ryan O'Callaghan
Former NFL lineman Ryan O’Callaghan comes out in moving profile

He couldn't imagine living as an openly gay man and planned to commit suicide. When he found the courage to come out, he found support in unexpected places.

Paul Ryan has a Democrat challenger now & he’s come out swinging

He's a union ironworker, Army veteran, and cancer survivor with the nickname "Iron Stache." Hello, daddy.

Jon Ossoff Karen Handel
5 dramatic events leading up to Georgia’s Ossoff, Handel election

Georgia's 6th Congressional District race has national implications and is being seen by many as a referendum on Donald Trump's presidency.

Why aren’t bisexuals more welcomed at Pride?

Even though bisexual is the B in LGBTQ, some say they rarely see bisexual folks getting positive shout outs at Pride.

Moscow Pride
European court hands Russia stinging defeat in ‘gay propaganda’ case

Russian authorities have pledged to appeal the "unjust ruling."

Black & brown stripes are the least of the problems in Philly’s Gayborhood

It’s not those fighting for change within Philadelphia’s LGBTQ community who are causing division, but those who want things to remain the same.

Caught in the act: Ellen shames audience member for stealing

Nancy learned her lesson, the hard way: on national television.

Texas school’s only gay football player accepted by everyone except his parents

"The best faces to watch were those of the other teams and their parents," writes Austin Hodges, "the gay kid who wears makeup and does the splits..."

Stonewall Inn
Google grants $1 million to preserve Stonewall oral history

Sen. Chuck Schumer said the grant sends a clear message to President Trump that Stonewall's national monument designation is here to stay.

Why did Baptists reject this Texas pastor’s condemnation of white supremacists?

Dwight McKissic wanted the Southern Baptist Convention to condemn white nationalism, white supremacy, and the alt-right.

Craig Jungwirth
Gay man who threatened Pulse-style shooting is back in jail

Craig Jungwirth was cleared on federal charges after threatening the LGBTQ community in Fort Lauderdale but his legal woes continue.

NOM held a hate rally and almost nobody showed up

The National Organization for Marriage's annual rally was so small that people thought they were flying kites instead of waving banners.

What the words ‘cis’ & ‘cisgender’ really mean

Here's a handy guide for both transgender people and those who are not, to answer your questions, and perhaps raise new ones.

Karen Handel
Watch Karen Handel tell a mother that she’s against her child’s right to adopt

The Republican candidate for Congress in Georgia's special election shrugged off the mom's concerns over Vice President Mike Pence's anti-LGBTQ history.

Mariah Carey launches Pride clothing line for charity

Mariah Carey's limited edition Pride line has already inspired a drag queen parody.

Randy Rainbow spoofs ‘Grease’ in funny new video

Randy Rainbow takes James Comey's testimony and sets it to a Broadway melody.

What happened this week? Trump went to an anti-LGBT conference, and more

New government in the UK could be hostile to LGBT equality and there was another attempt by the administration to roll back employment protections.

The parallels between today and Nazi Germany are striking

If we are unwilling to see these parallels, then we cannot learn from the past.

Philadelphia shouldn’t have added black & brown stripes to the rainbow

If the city thought they were being inclusive by modifying a minority's symbol without asking them, they should think again.

Caitlyn Jenner makes a gay joke about gun violence

Speaking at a college Republican gala, Caitlyn Jenner got a lot of laughs for this gay joke.

Watch a courageous Mormon 12-year-old tell her church she’s gay

She wanted everyone to know that God made her gay, but church officials didn't want her to say that.

4 protestors arrested at Columbus Pride parade

Protestors joined arms to block the parade route, and police attempted to move them out of the street.

Man scratches hateful message into his fence as neighbors put up pride flags

He was apparently so offended by pride flags that he defaced his own property.

Trans worker forced to use the broom closet as a bathroom

This trans worker is suing McDonald's for many alleged humiliations and acts of discrimination.

5 reasons why ‘Wonder Woman’ is the superhero movie America needs right now

She's an idealistic woman who saves the world, at a time when nihilism and sexism seem like insurmountable problems.