LGBTQ Nation Archives - Page 3

I never met Matthew Shepard in life, but I know him in death
I never met Matthew Shepard in life, but I know him in death

In the words of Judy Shepard, Matt’s mother, “Go home, give your kids a hug, and don’t let a day go by without telling them you love them.”

Matthew Shepard’s murder shaped the narrative around hate crimes
Matthew Shepard’s murder shaped the narrative around hate crimes

Today marks twenty years since the death of Matthew Shepard.

Researchers just made healthy baby mice with two mothers & no father
Researchers just made healthy baby mice with two mothers & no father

The genetic material of two female mice was used to produce over two dozen healthy children for the first time.

This RuPaul’s Drag Race queen broke her hand punching a Nazi
This RuPaul’s Drag Race queen broke her hand punching a Nazi

He said that he wanted to cut her "faggot throat" and took a swing at her. So Morgan McMichaels wiped the floor with him.

Mike Pence’s wife is campaigning for one of the most anti-LGBTQ & sexist Republicans
Mike Pence’s wife is campaigning for one of the most anti-LGBTQ & sexist Republicans

He reminisces about the days when homosexuality was illegal and he's associated with a hate group.

This is the first time AIDS has touched my life & it tastes like rose petals
This is the first time AIDS has touched my life & it tastes like rose petals

I went to Zacka's deathbed last night and gave him a rose.

20 years after he died, Matthew Shepard’s ashes will be interred at the National Cathedral
20 years after he died, Matthew Shepard’s ashes will be interred at the National Cathedral

"We are proud and relieved to have a final resting place for Matthew’s ashes."

Florida’s panhandle hosted the largest gay event in the country for years
Florida’s panhandle hosted the largest gay event in the country for years

Emma Jones was one of the greatest LGBT allies in the 1960s in northern Florida. Too bad she didn’t actually exist.

Wisconsin jury awards trans state employees $780k after they were refused health insurance
Wisconsin jury awards trans state employees $780k after they were refused health insurance

The two women were denied access to the insurance plan because they are transgender.

This heartbreaking Instagram story reveals the reality of AIDS in modern America
This heartbreaking Instagram story reveals the reality of AIDS in modern America

19-year-old "Mason passed on March 21, 2016 at 12:35 in Las Vegas as I read him Harry Potter."

Melania Trump promotes anti-bullying campaign by saying she’s the ‘most bullied person in the world’
Melania Trump promotes anti-bullying campaign by saying she’s the ‘most bullied person in the world’

While LGBTQ teens are dying of suicide around the nation after being bullied, poor Melania wants your sympathy - just not for them.

Here’s how to add Facebook’s new ‘came out’ life event to your timeline
Here’s how to add Facebook’s new ‘came out’ life event to your timeline

Coming out is now a "major life event" that you can add to your timeline.

Hundreds of LGBTQ elected officials & candidates prove coming out is how we win equality
Hundreds of LGBTQ elected officials & candidates prove coming out is how we win equality

The three-term state legislator chose a unique way to come out as a gay man...

How HIV activists helped to create the Jeff Flake elevator moment from the Kavanaugh hearing
How HIV activists helped to create the Jeff Flake elevator moment from the Kavanaugh hearing

Do you know what "birddogging" is? If not, it's a trick you need to add to your activism tool belt.

Four reasons why transgender people are running for office in record numbers
Four reasons why transgender people are running for office in record numbers

The 2018 midterms have more transgender people running for office than ever before. But why? And why now?

A conservative writer attacked ‘gender theory.’ He only exposed his ignorance.
A conservative writer attacked ‘gender theory.’ He only exposed his ignorance.

A simple Google search could have saved the journalist a lot of embarrassment.

Meet the gay lovers who became Christian martyrs
Meet the gay lovers who became Christian martyrs

Sergius and Bacchus were a pair of fourth century Roman Christian soldiers who were married by the church.

A gay Trump supporter went viral after he had a racist hissy fit in a Lyft. Now he’s out of a job.
A gay Trump supporter went viral after he had a racist hissy fit in a Lyft. Now he’s out of a job.

The driver apparently didn't want to play the little twerp's music, so he called the police and started hurling racial slurs.

Voldemort is a ‘dangerous woman’ in one of the most amazing drag performances you’ll ever see
Voldemort is a ‘dangerous woman’ in one of the most amazing drag performances you’ll ever see

If you're a Harry Potter fan, you're in for a spellbinding treat.

A man who was taking PrEP consistently still acquired HIV
A man who was taking PrEP consistently still acquired HIV

Researchers have found the first case in the US of someone taking PrEP as directed who seroconverted.

CNN’s White House reporter apologizes for anti-LGBTQ tweets
CNN’s White House reporter apologizes for anti-LGBTQ tweets

She tweeted the word "fag" and made a negative comment about a lesbian.

Hillary Clinton: ‘You cannot be civil’ with Republicans who will ‘destroy what you stand for’
Hillary Clinton: ‘You cannot be civil’ with Republicans who will ‘destroy what you stand for’

"You cannot be civil with a political party that wants to destroy what you stand for."

Texas pastors file federal lawsuit seeking license to discriminate against LGBTQ people
Texas pastors file federal lawsuit seeking license to discriminate against LGBTQ people

They say LGBTQ rights are "modern-day cultural fads" and they shouldn't have to follow a law that already includes a religious exemption.

Thousands of people are seeking help after being forced into ‘ex-gay therapy’
Thousands of people are seeking help after being forced into ‘ex-gay therapy’

An estimated 698,000 Americans have undergone conversion therapy - and now they're looking for actual answers.

Here are 3 ways the next President can fix Trump’s attacks on LGBTQ people
Here are 3 ways the next President can fix Trump’s attacks on LGBTQ people

The Democrat's candidate for 2020 will have to undue Trump's attacks on the LGBTQ community, but they'll have to build on the Obama-era protections to become a global leader.