LGBTQ Nation Archives - Page 5

Police have arrested the homophobic MAGA swordsman who nearly severed a Latinx man’s hand
Police have arrested the homophobic MAGA swordsman who nearly severed a Latinx man’s hand

He was reportedly defiant during his recent court appearance, and the judge wasn't having it.

4 of the 5 “Queer Eye” guys met Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez while lobbying for the Equality Act
4 of the 5 “Queer Eye” guys met Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez while lobbying for the Equality Act

The "Queer Eye" guys offered to makeover her office and met with other lawmakers too.

New approach has doctors ‘kicking and killing’ HIV cells
New approach has doctors ‘kicking and killing’ HIV cells

A new "all-in-one" immunotherapy approach could lead to a new vaccine to help HIV-positive people.

Meghan Mullally thanks Ellen DeGeneres… for her career
Meghan Mullally thanks Ellen DeGeneres… for her career

❤️ "I don't know if there would have been a Will & Grace had you not done that show and come out." ❤️

Trans woman arrested & sexually harassed by jail staff for hours over a $15 traffic ticket
Trans woman arrested & sexually harassed by jail staff for hours over a $15 traffic ticket

Sierra Castle lived through every transgender woman's worst nightmare.

After lesbians canceled their flight to Brunei their travel agency says they need to pay huge fee
After lesbians canceled their flight to Brunei their travel agency says they need to pay huge fee

The country has instituted a law that would stone LGBTQ people to death. So why should they pay extra to ensure their safety?

Now Trump is fighting with a dead First Lady 
Now Trump is fighting with a dead First Lady 

President Trump has set his sights on a new target: Barbara Bush.

The last time a trans woman’s fiancé saw her they went to a movie. Hours later she was dead.
The last time a trans woman’s fiancé saw her they went to a movie. Hours later she was dead.

"Until I leave this world, I’m going to continue on loving her in my heart, body, and soul."

These students formed a giant conga line & had a dance party to shut down anti-LGBTQ protesters
These students formed a giant conga line & had a dance party to shut down anti-LGBTQ protesters

Students at Rowan University weren't happy with the religious zealots who showed up on campus to spread anti-LGBTQ hate - and they made it known with a unique protest.

Viral video of bisexual student asking his boyfriend to prom at the airport will melt your heart
Viral video of bisexual student asking his boyfriend to prom at the airport will melt your heart

Julian and Francisco love to go to the airport and watch the planes take off. So when Julian was going to ask his boyfriend to the prom, he knew exactly where he wanted to do…

California’s ‘travel ban’ to anti-LGBTQ states is a political trick. Here’s how it actually works.
California’s ‘travel ban’ to anti-LGBTQ states is a political trick. Here’s how it actually works.

California state agencies can’t travel to South Carolina now. Except when they really want to.

Former CNN contributor says Pete Buttigieg believes Jesus was OK with bestiality
Former CNN contributor says Pete Buttigieg believes Jesus was OK with bestiality

The Christian right is already coming after Mayor Pete with bestiality accusations.

A hate group will meet with Walmart execs about a gay dating ad, but they lied to get the meeting
A hate group will meet with Walmart execs about a gay dating ad, but they lied to get the meeting

One Million Moms - the group of rightwing internet pearl clutchers that launches new boycotts every few weeks - has conned Walmart into a meeting.

Mayor Pete responds to ‘all lives matter’ controversy saying ‘I have stopped using it’
Mayor Pete responds to ‘all lives matter’ controversy saying ‘I have stopped using it’

"Since learning about how that phrase was being used to push back on [black lives matter] activism, I have stopped using it," out presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg told reporters.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez calls for release of Chelsea Manning from solitary confinement ‘torture’
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez calls for release of Chelsea Manning from solitary confinement ‘torture’

She is permitted to make phone calls and move about outside her cell between 1 and 3 am according to activists monitoring her conditions.

Iconic civil rights institution burned down in possible white supremacist attack
Iconic civil rights institution burned down in possible white supremacist attack

In 2010, the Highlander Center hosted a retreat for LGBTQ activists. A couple of months later, the organization GetEQUAL was formed.

Mormon church drops antigay policies to ‘reduce hate & contention’ in society
Mormon church drops antigay policies to ‘reduce hate & contention’ in society

While the church was a major funder of California's Proposition 8 that took away marriage rights from LGBTQ people in 2008, they've recently backed off several of their most vociferously antigay stances.

Will the UK kick Brunei out of the Commonwealth as pressure builds over gay stoning law?
Will the UK kick Brunei out of the Commonwealth as pressure builds over gay stoning law?

People all over the world are taking action against Brunei over its gay stoning law.

Ben Carson won’t issue LGBTQ anti-discrimination guidance because Democrats would ‘dislike’ it
Ben Carson won’t issue LGBTQ anti-discrimination guidance because Democrats would ‘dislike’ it

"We are all now more stupid than we were when we came in the room today, sir," a Democrat told him at a hearing.

The knives have come out for Pete Buttigieg as detractors haul out quote from years-old speech
The knives have come out for Pete Buttigieg as detractors haul out quote from years-old speech

He's a rising star in the presidential field and that's made him a target for scrutiny.

Private school sues to get anti-discrimination ordinance overturned despite being exempt from law
Private school sues to get anti-discrimination ordinance overturned despite being exempt from law

The school says that banning them from discriminating is the real discrimination.

Roughly half of Americans think Christian nationalism is a rising threat to freedom
Roughly half of Americans think Christian nationalism is a rising threat to freedom

The Trump administration has been particularly vocal about lifting up both Christian nationalism and white nationalism. And white evangelicals are their biggest supporters.

Gay Irish prime minister’s fan letter to Kylie Minogue is absolutely adorable
Gay Irish prime minister’s fan letter to Kylie Minogue is absolutely adorable

Irish Taoiseach Leo Varadkar was unable to control his excitement.

Majority of Americans are at least ‘comfortable’ with a gay presidential candidate
Majority of Americans are at least ‘comfortable’ with a gay presidential candidate

A majority of Americans are comfortable with the idea of Pete Buttigieg running for president.

Hate group leader Tony Perkins is ever so upset that Congress members displayed trans flags
Hate group leader Tony Perkins is ever so upset that Congress members displayed trans flags

But the flag's creator, Monica Helms, has pranked him with the perfect smackdown.

Is Congress about to hold hearings on controversy over Truvada patent?
Is Congress about to hold hearings on controversy over Truvada patent?

And will they force the company to allow a generic version to be sold in the States?

Utah just upgraded their ‘worthless’ hate crimes law, while Indiana passed a worthless one
Utah just upgraded their ‘worthless’ hate crimes law, while Indiana passed a worthless one

Indiana's controversial hate crimes bill will not mention any protected categories. Conservatives in Utah did better.

The Texas senate just approved a bill that would allow doctors to refuse LGBTQ patients
The Texas senate just approved a bill that would allow doctors to refuse LGBTQ patients

The bill would allow doctors, lawyers, and even barbers to refuse LGBTQ clients if they claim a "sincerely held religious belief."