LGBTQ Nation Archives - Page 4

Tampa moves to ban gay conversion therapy — unless you’re a member of the clergy

The measure imposes fines for mental health professionals caught trying to change minors' sexual orientations.

Duke and UNC tip off March Madness in South Carolina thanks to HB2

The NCAA Tournament, a spring fixture in basketball-crazed North Carolina, is tipping off in South Carolina on Friday due to North Carolina's anti-LGBTQ law.

Father of girl bullied over sexuality releases photo to raise awareness

Adrian Derbyshire released a photo of his daughter on a ventilator after she committed suicide in honor of what would have been her 18th birthday.

Oklahoma senator charged with child prostitution, soliciting sex with teen boy

Police said they caught the Republican Sen. Ralph Shortey in a Super 8 Hotel room with a 17-year-old boy he allegedly intended to pay for sex.

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Joe Rogan, TJ Kirk discuss how their podcasts led to Milo Yiannopoulos’ downfall

Comments Yiannopoulos made on "The Joe Rogan Experience" and "Drunken Peasants" about sexual abuse put the breaks on his career.

Alabama House passes anti-gay adoption bill despite protest by lesbian lawmaker

Lesbian Rep. Patricia Todd said she's tired of dealing with institutions that know nothing about her "but make a judgment that I'm a bad person because I am gay."

Trump administration sends hate group members to UN for women’s rights meeting

Why were the groups Family and Human Rights and the Heritage Foundation part of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women?

Netherlands voters reject anti-Islam populist who claimed to be pro-LGBTQ

Like Donald Trump, Geert Wilders had campaigned on an anti-Muslim platform promising to protect the Dutch LGBTQ community from Islamic terrorists.

Restaurant posts transphobic, threatening bathroom sign

The owner doesn't understand why the sign about transgender bathrooms that he calls "a warning" is causing concern.

Arkansas inches closer to transgender ‘bathroom bill’

Republican state senator Linda Collins-Smith wants facilities in government buildings limited to members of only one sex if multiple people will use it at the same time.

Man pulls down Congressman’s rainbow flag and stomps on it

The unidentified man told staff members that the rainbow flag is "immoral" and "disgusting."

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Florida court defines sexual intercourse to include same-sex couples

A lawyer recently argued that the laws were so narrowly defined that "sexual intercourse" didn't apply to same-sex partners.

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Watch internet trolls explain themselves in their own homes in new documentary

Go inside the homes and heads of internet trolls to find out why they do what they do and how they defend themselves.

‘Empire’ star Jussie Smollett’s new single is the ultimate Trump diss track

The music video for the song also holds no punches, and includes a scene where a disabled man rolls over a Trump mask in his wheelchair.

Donald Trump wants to eliminate the Meals on Wheels program

In order to free up money for the border wall, Donald Trump has called for taking food away from the elderly and people living with HIV/AIDS.

Man charged with hate crime for attack on transgender woman after tryst

King County prosecutors on Monday charged Anthony Del-Toro with malicious harassment and felony harassment.

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Charlotte mayoral candidate sends a pooping dog GIF to defend his LGBT record

Sen. Joel Ford's campaign manager is now limiting his use of GIFs on Twitter.

Randy Rainbow makes fun of Kellyanne Conway’s spy microwaves

Microwaves are watching you. They see your every move.

Supreme Court Justice Alito: Gays treat conservative Christians ‘as bigots’

Alito made clear he would give Christians a license to discriminate against LGBT people.

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After someone made an anti-gay comment, this funeral erupted in gunfire

The brawl in the cemetery ended with multiple injuries.

UK grants license for scientists to create babies using DNA from 3 people

The technique is intended to prevent women from passing on fatal genetic diseases to their children.

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Gays for Trump ‘reporters’ admit they’re only at White House briefings to troll

Any investigation into the changing face of the White House press room must include a look at the minds of Jim Hoft and Lucian Wintrich.

‘Say Yes to the Dress’ welcomes trans woman of color & her fiancé

Your heart will swell when you watch the episode featuring Gabby Gibson and the love of her life, Jaden Rogers. This is a dream come true.

Did you miss the gay couple in Volvo’s latest car commercial?

The Swedish automaker known for safety joins a growing list of car companies promoting inclusivity.

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Samantha Bee wants to help total non-bigot Pat McCrory find a new job

The former North Carolina governor said that he is having a hard time finding work because people think he is a bigot. (He is.)

Disney won’t release ‘Beauty & the Beast’ in Malaysia over anti-gay censorship

Government censors had demanded one scene be cut, saying it is "inappropriate because many children will be watching this movie."

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Spicer: No link between Trump’s anti-trans directive & attacks on LGBT community

It is almost as if he believes the president's actions exist in a vacuum.