LGBTQ Nation Archives - Page 3

Federal judge orders Trump administration to stop discharging HIV+ military members
Federal judge orders Trump administration to stop discharging HIV+ military members

The Department was told to halt discharge proceedings against HIV-positive members of the U.S. Air Force.

Ellen DeGeneres talked about LGBTQ issues with Ellen Page & their contrast is striking
Ellen DeGeneres talked about LGBTQ issues with Ellen Page & their contrast is striking

The two women are from different generations, but both faces of the movement for LGBTQ equality.

Former NFL player Michael Sam regrets coming out when he did
Former NFL player Michael Sam regrets coming out when he did

He believes coming out in college hurt his chances of being picked up by a major league team.

This out bisexual singer reigned as Empress of the Blues in the 1920’s
This out bisexual singer reigned as Empress of the Blues in the 1920’s

She sold more than 2 million records in the first ten months after she was signed by Columbia Records and performed on Broadway - and then the Great Depression hit.

Chicago police deny reports that Jussie Smollett faked hate crime attack
Chicago police deny reports that Jussie Smollett faked hate crime attack

TMZ and ABC reported that Smollett fakes the attack because he was afraid of getting written off "Empire."

Federal judge rules ban on conversion therapy doesn’t stifle ‘free speech’
Federal judge rules ban on conversion therapy doesn’t stifle ‘free speech’

The judge cited evidence of the harm conversion therapy inflicts.

Most major airlines will allow passengers to identify as non-binary when booking
Most major airlines will allow passengers to identify as non-binary when booking

The new policy is set to go in effect by June of this year.

LGBTQ youth are flooding the child welfare system, but they’re treated the worst
LGBTQ youth are flooding the child welfare system, but they’re treated the worst

LGBTQ youth face poorer conditions in the child welfare system, even as more LGBTQ youth end up in the system than their non-LGBTQ counterparts.

A hate group is asking the Supreme Court to overturn a conversion therapy ban
A hate group is asking the Supreme Court to overturn a conversion therapy ban

Conversion therapists say their free speech rights are being violated. With Kavanaugh on the court now, they could win.

This guy co-owns an El Paso gay bar. So why is he posing for pics at a Trump rally?
This guy co-owns an El Paso gay bar. So why is he posing for pics at a Trump rally?

Johnny Alcantar is co-owner of a gay bar called the Old Plantation. Now he says he didn't know Trump has attacked the LGBTQ community nonstop since taking office.

Warner Brothers is casting for a same-sex dating reality show
Warner Brothers is casting for a same-sex dating reality show

Producers are "on the hunt for lesbian or bisexual females to take part in a unique match-making experience."

U.N. demands answers from Russia following more reports of anti-LGBTQ torture in Chechnya
U.N. demands answers from Russia following more reports of anti-LGBTQ torture in Chechnya

Chechen leaders claim there can’t be a crackdown on the LGBTQ community because there are no LGBTQ people in the country.

A lesbian appeared on Fox News & was praised as ‘brave’ for attacking trans people
A lesbian appeared on Fox News & was praised as ‘brave’ for attacking trans people

Tucker Carlson called her "brave" for saying that being transgender is "opposed to biological reality."

Kansas GOP introduces the ‘most vile, hateful & disrespectful’ anti-LGBTQ bills in the country
Kansas GOP introduces the ‘most vile, hateful & disrespectful’ anti-LGBTQ bills in the country

The bill would rename same-sex marriages "parody marriages," ban Drag Queen Story Hours at libraries, and says that the rainbow flag is a religious symbol.

Will this trans man’s baby be the first without a mother on the birth certificate?
Will this trans man’s baby be the first without a mother on the birth certificate?

His child was conceived through in vitro fertilization and now he wants to be listed as the baby's father on the birth certificate.

An 11-year-old lesbian was beaten up at school & it was caught on video
An 11-year-old lesbian was beaten up at school & it was caught on video

Another student recorded the attack and then posted the video to social media.

The Trans Visibility March in DC is being rescheduled due to logistical issues
The Trans Visibility March in DC is being rescheduled due to logistical issues

Months after announcing the April event, coordinators have opted to move it to September.

These gay penguins had a lavish wedding better than any you’ve attended
These gay penguins had a lavish wedding better than any you’ve attended

While the two lovebirds can't lay eggs, the male humboldt penguins sit on a rock each year to "incubate" their "egg."

Christians spent an hour marching in the rain to protest drag queens reading books
Christians spent an hour marching in the rain to protest drag queens reading books

The protestors said they were protesting Drag Queen Story House to "protect innocent little children over the desires of adult men dressed as women." The library board said they were bonkers.

South Dakota passes bill that would make it illegal for teachers to talk about trans people
South Dakota passes bill that would make it illegal for teachers to talk about trans people

The law bans "instruction in gender identity or gender expression may be provided to any student."

Over the course of 101 years, the nation’s longest-lived lesbian was always out & proud
Over the course of 101 years, the nation’s longest-lived lesbian was always out & proud

Ruth Ellis was an out lesbian activist and a living, breathing reservoir of African-American LGBTQ history.

This man is under investigation for attacking a trans woman. He just beat a black man.
This man is under investigation for attacking a trans woman. He just beat a black man.

He allegedly shouted the n-word while punching a black construction worker.

Marriage equality hero Edie Windsor gets the ‘Drunk History’ treatment & it is hilarious
Marriage equality hero Edie Windsor gets the ‘Drunk History’ treatment & it is hilarious

It didn't quite go down that way. But it would have been more interesting if it did.

Callous Republican says he threatened to drown his kids if they came out as gay to ‘bait’ liberals
Callous Republican says he threatened to drown his kids if they came out as gay to ‘bait’ liberals

Now he says that he would just "pray" for his children if they lead a "sinful life."

Did Ellen forgive Chris Pratt for attending an anti-LGBTQ church?
Did Ellen forgive Chris Pratt for attending an anti-LGBTQ church?

Ellen Page criticized him for attending a homophobic church last week; now Ellen is tweeting support for him.

Nashville signs pro-LGBTQ order while Tennessee Republicans push license to discriminate
Nashville signs pro-LGBTQ order while Tennessee Republicans push license to discriminate

As lawmakers pursue legislation targeting the LGBTQ community, Nashville Mayor David Briley signaled there will be no hate in his city.

His insurance decided to revoke a trans man’s coverage while he was on the operating table
His insurance decided to revoke a trans man’s coverage while he was on the operating table

Dashir Moore moved and got a new job to get better treatment as a trans man. He got saddled with $30,000 in debt instead.