LGBTQ Nation Archives - Page 3

In historic first, trans woman in Russia wins discrimination lawsuit against employer
In historic first, trans woman in Russia wins discrimination lawsuit against employer

A transgender Russian has never “managed to defend [their] labor rights in court”... until now.

Buttigieg’s in! Here are 5 obstacles he’ll need to clear to win the presidential nomination
Buttigieg’s in! Here are 5 obstacles he’ll need to clear to win the presidential nomination

He's got momentum and talent, but Buttigieg will need more than that if he's to become the voters' choice.

It takes 4 hands to open this ‘consent condom,’ but does that really equal consent?
It takes 4 hands to open this ‘consent condom,’ but does that really equal consent?

The "consent pack" requires four hands to open. But how will this encourage condom use or ensure ongoing consent?

Vandals tear down signs for a high school’s LGBTQ-support group twice in 1 week
Vandals tear down signs for a high school’s LGBTQ-support group twice in 1 week

Students reportedly cheered and applauded as one of the signs was trashed during lunchtime.

Trump & Fox are using Ilham Omar as a punching bag for cynical political ends
Trump & Fox are using Ilham Omar as a punching bag for cynical political ends

Her comments after 9/11 actually pointed out the daily harassment many Muslims in America face.

Just a reminder that most Democrats aren’t as woke as Twitter Democrats
Just a reminder that most Democrats aren’t as woke as Twitter Democrats

A new analysis finds that Democrats are making a mistake if they think that Twitter is what the electorate looks like.

This LGBTQ non-profit is accepting ‘reparations’ from folks who still eat at Chick-Fil-A
This LGBTQ non-profit is accepting ‘reparations’ from folks who still eat at Chick-Fil-A

If you can't give up their chicken sandwiches, at least consider doing this too.

These 3 recent anime releases explore same-sex relationships in different ways
These 3 recent anime releases explore same-sex relationships in different ways

If you're looking for more gay and lesbian representation in your anime, check these out.

Brian Sims and Twitter dragged someone for saying Pete Buttigieg ‘ain’t queer’
Brian Sims and Twitter dragged someone for saying Pete Buttigieg ‘ain’t queer’

Yes, Pete Buttigieg is gay, but does that mean he's "queer" in the revolutionary sense of the word?

STIs are rising amongst PrEP users, but don’t blame condomless sex
STIs are rising amongst PrEP users, but don’t blame condomless sex

STI rates among gay and bi men have been raising, but many factors are involved.

Cuba just started giving PrEP away for free to those who need it
Cuba just started giving PrEP away for free to those who need it

In 2015, Cuba became the first country in the world to halt the transmission of HIV and syphilis from mothers to their children. They're doing more to fight HIV than America is now.

Alabama advances bill that would get rid of marriage licenses to spite gay couples
Alabama advances bill that would get rid of marriage licenses to spite gay couples

Couples would file an affidavit that they were married and it would be recorded instead.

Christian pundit calls ‘sodomite’ Pete Buttigieg the ‘King of Cocks’
Christian pundit calls ‘sodomite’ Pete Buttigieg the ‘King of Cocks’

He said that Buttigieg is too "effeminate" to be president, but he'll convince people to vote for bisexual Senator Kyrsten Sinema - because she has "sin" in her name.

Texas senate passes two bills that would strip LGBTQ people of nondiscrimination protections
Texas senate passes two bills that would strip LGBTQ people of nondiscrimination protections

Republicans say that isn't why they passed the bills, but Democrats point out that they did it deliberately.

Lesbian couple shocked to find out their children have dozens of siblings from same donor
Lesbian couple shocked to find out their children have dozens of siblings from same donor

They found out their kids had half-siblings when they discovered one of them in the same daycare as their youngest child.

The transgender military ban starts today. Here’s what you need to know.
The transgender military ban starts today. Here’s what you need to know.

Almost two years ago, Donald Trump tweeted that he would be banning transgender people from the military. The details are just as murky as ever.

Pete Buttigieg throws down the gauntlet on Ellen & challenges Mike Pence to ‘clear this up’
Pete Buttigieg throws down the gauntlet on Ellen & challenges Mike Pence to ‘clear this up’

"If he wanted to clear this up," Mayor Pete said, Pence could say "that it shouldn't be legal to discriminate against anybody."

Arizona repeals law that forbade teachers from talking about about LGBTQ issues with students
Arizona repeals law that forbade teachers from talking about about LGBTQ issues with students

The law had prohibited instruction in HIV/AIDS curriculum that “[p]romotes a homosexual life-style” or “[s]uggests that some methods of sex are safe methods of homosexual sex.”

Pete Buttigieg rockets to 3rd place in New Hampshire presidential primary polling
Pete Buttigieg rockets to 3rd place in New Hampshire presidential primary polling

Buttigieg also had the lowest "unfavorable" rating of all 14 candidates. His name recognition rate skyrocketed to 69.9%.

Pride organizers cancel parade citing ‘current political & social environment.’ They mean racism.
Pride organizers cancel parade citing ‘current political & social environment.’ They mean racism.

The organization behind the city's pride festival has been protested for its lack of support for queer people of color. So they canceled the parade.

This woman just shattered one of the biggest myths about transgender women’s bodies
This woman just shattered one of the biggest myths about transgender women’s bodies

You may believe it too - until you find out how it started.

New Mexico coroner says trans woman who died in ICE custody wasn’t killed by officers
New Mexico coroner says trans woman who died in ICE custody wasn’t killed by officers

New Mexico released a controversial report saying that she died from complications related to HIV while in ICE custody, but a different report says she was beaten before she died.

Mike Pence says Pete Buttigieg is attacking his ‘Christian faith’ by bringing up his homophobia
Mike Pence says Pete Buttigieg is attacking his ‘Christian faith’ by bringing up his homophobia

The problem for Pence is exactly what he said in the interview: Buttigieg knows him.

Watch this town clerk publicly apologize for denying a gay couple a marriage license
Watch this town clerk publicly apologize for denying a gay couple a marriage license

Sherrie Eriksen, the clerk for the small town of Root, New York, has done something no other anti-gay clerk has done... She apologized and promised it wouldn't happen again.

Tony Perkins described Pete Buttigieg as ‘wolf in sheep’s clothing’ who wasn’t born gay
Tony Perkins described Pete Buttigieg as ‘wolf in sheep’s clothing’ who wasn’t born gay

The religious right is pulling out all the stops to try to bury the out presidential candidate before he can sway their supporters aways from the “porn star presidency.”

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos says she knew her actions would harm trans students
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos says she knew her actions would harm trans students

She knows that transgender students face depression, lower attendance, and suicide when discriminated against. She just doesn't care.

Out American Idol contestant Jeremiah Lloyd’s duet with a Broadway star floored the judges
Out American Idol contestant Jeremiah Lloyd’s duet with a Broadway star floored the judges

It's hard to hold your own with a Tony Award winning actress. But Jeremiah Lloyd Harmon made it look effortless.

Arizona’s attorney general refuses to defend law that forbids teachers from discussing LGBTQ issues
Arizona’s attorney general refuses to defend law that forbids teachers from discussing LGBTQ issues

Arizona got sued over its ban on speaking about homosexuality in schools. The state's top lawyer won't defend the law.