LGBTQ Nation Archives - Page 4

UPDATED: Commerce Department walks back attempt to kill LGBT protections

The apparent rollback of explicit protections follows Donald Trump's decision not to recognize Pride Month.

Gang leaves gay teen brain dead after beating, burning, & raping him for hours

This is beyond bullying: a brutal attack on a classmate who was ridiculed for being effeminate.

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Gay couple’s story of young love surviving years & distance is melting hearts

The couple wants to be an example, especially to young LGBTQ people of color, that "they can live their whole truth and be happy and in love together."

Rising in rebellion against ‘tyrants’ & ‘radicals’ means supporting gun control

Conservatives say we can't control gun ownership so citizens can defend themselves against "tyrants." But who is lining their pockets while allowing us to die?

BREAKING: Jurors in Bill Cosby trial say they are deadlocked

Jurors told the judge they are unable to reach a verdict but they've been asked to keep trying.

13th transgender murder victim of 2017: Josie Berrios

Police arrested a suspect who is charged with setting fire to the victim's body.

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KKK members crashed a historic Pride parade

Meanwhile, the police department made some strange social media postings that seemed to support the KKK.

Meet the queer man changing what people think of Planned Parenthood

Patrick Comerford's job is to organize and train, but advocating for LGBTQ healthcare is his life's work.

Trump visits lesbian officer injured saving Republican congressmen from shooter

She's one of two Capitol Police officers injured while preventing a massacre on a Virginia baseball field.

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Equality March participant allegedly assaulted by anti-LGBTQ protester

The situation turned violent after the man grabbed a protester's antigay sign, and he allegedly responded by getting physically aggressive.

How to watch the live celebration for rainbow flag creator Gilbert Baker

It's Flag Day, and what could be a more appropriate day to honor the man who gave the world the Pride flag?

It’s official: Leo Varadkar is now Ireland’s first gay prime minister

He's also the youngest, and the first of both Irish and Indian descent.

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How many shootings will it take before real gun control comes to America?

Another episode of gun violence today, this time wounding a Republican congressman among others. Can anything change the depressing trend?

When is it okay to use the n-word?

Because language is a public enterprise, the notion that one ethnic group has property rights to the term is an absurdly narrow argument.

First look at Matt Bomer playing a trans woman in latest movie made by cis men

The film made headlines last summer after another cisgender actor was cast to play a trans woman.

This guide to charities is now flagging dozens of hate groups

Guidestar is being hailed for identifying non-profits that oppose LGBTQ rights for their hateful rhetoric and policies.

Students shocked after Trump supporters paint over their Pride display

Shortly after seniors painted the school's spirit rock in honor of LGBTQ Pride, other students painted over it with a pro-Trump message.

What convinces conservative voters to support full LGBTQ equality?

A few messages really seem to change the attitude of those initially opposed to transgender public accommodations protections.

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Trans candidate in Virginia makes history by winning House primary

Danica Roem, who has already accomplished a major milestone, could become the first transgender person elected as a state legislator.

The Vatican priest building a bridge between the church & LGBTQ Catholics

He publicly called for Catholics to stand with our community in the wake of the tragedy at Pulse, and advises the Vatican on LGBTQ issues.

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Republicans hatch plan to enact radical agenda through Constitutional amendments

The far right believes it has a winning strategy to go after the social safety net and social progress, including same-sex marriage.

Religious right leader: Trump should investigate gay groups for ‘corrupting’ kids

No one tell her, but he doesn't seem to be a big fan of special investigators right now.

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Tony Perkins wants Trump to ‘take a wrecking ball’ to pride proclamations

Some federal agencies and officials have honored LGBTQ Pride month and it is not sitting well with the leader of America's most popular hate group.

#FakeNews: The deep state & political doublespeak

In the final analysis, truth will win out.

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Revolting preacher arrested protesting gays at Pulse memorial ceremony

Watch as police take an antigay street preacher to the ground and cuff him as the crowd chants, "Love over hate!"