LGBTQ Nation Archives - Page 5

California National Guard will defy Trump’s transgender military ban order
California National Guard will defy Trump’s transgender military ban order

"As long as you fight, we don’t care what gender you identify as."

A lesbian couple will marry at the top of the Empire State Building on Valentine’s Day
A lesbian couple will marry at the top of the Empire State Building on Valentine’s Day

Two women will be getting married on one of the world's most famous landmarks.

Tennessee Republicans want to allow adoption agencies to turn away gay couples
Tennessee Republicans want to allow adoption agencies to turn away gay couples

One bill would allow adoption agencies to discriminate against same-sex couples. The other would prevent them from suing after they were discriminated against.

Meet the group of white guys Trump has tasked with ending HIV transmissions
Meet the group of white guys Trump has tasked with ending HIV transmissions

Today is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. Surely people of color are in the room somewhere. Pouring coffee, perhaps?

South Dakota lawmakers kill their second anti-trans bill of the 2019 session
South Dakota lawmakers kill their second anti-trans bill of the 2019 session

But a different anti-trans bill passed out committee yesterday.

That study that says kids with gay parents do better in school doesn’t actually say that
That study that says kids with gay parents do better in school doesn’t actually say that

The breathless headlines doesn't match the scientists' conclusions in the report.

Donald Trump praised Karen Pence for working at a school that bans LGBTQ people
Donald Trump praised Karen Pence for working at a school that bans LGBTQ people

He also said that the "abolition of civil rights" is one of America's greatest achievements.

One of the gay hook-up apps has a bug that lets anyone see your nude photos
One of the gay hook-up apps has a bug that lets anyone see your nude photos

The app's developer has known about the issue for months - and didn't fix it.

Arizona state government is secretly funding an anti-LGBTQ hate group
Arizona state government is secretly funding an anti-LGBTQ hate group

The state has been selling an "In God We Trust" specialty license plate that benefits a group that uses the funds to overturn nondiscrimination protections for LGBTQ people.

A man shot a transgender woman in the neck after he almost set her house on fire
A man shot a transgender woman in the neck after he almost set her house on fire

"Being who you are is so important, it's worth dying for."

When they found out trans students were in need, these Hoosier teens stepped up to help out
When they found out trans students were in need, these Hoosier teens stepped up to help out

This is what "pride" is all about. And we couldn't be prouder of these students.

Will Kansas be the next state to ban anti-LGBTQ discrimination? It’s possible.
Will Kansas be the next state to ban anti-LGBTQ discrimination? It’s possible.

Even Republicans are supporting legislation to ban LGBTQ discrimination in Kansas.

Meet the filmmaker who brought gay black men to television & earned the wrath of the religious right
Meet the filmmaker who brought gay black men to television & earned the wrath of the religious right

"I was caught between these two worlds where the whites hated me, and the blacks disparaged me."

Your emoji is about to update again & this time it’s particularly queer
Your emoji is about to update again & this time it’s particularly queer

There are new emoji for queer couples of color, nonbinary couples, and one that will be super popular on Grindr.

Here are the 92 times the Trump administration has attacked the LGBTQ community (so far)
Here are the 92 times the Trump administration has attacked the LGBTQ community (so far)

If Trump is serious about ending the HIV/AIDS crisis, he has to end his assault on the dignity of the LGBTQ community.

Arizona’s new head of schools wants to repeal the state’s ‘no promo homo’ law
Arizona’s new head of schools wants to repeal the state’s ‘no promo homo’ law

The state doesn't let schools say anything positive about LGBTQ people. That needs to change.

This awesome mom celebrated her son’s transition with a gender reveal photoshoot
This awesome mom celebrated her son’s transition with a gender reveal photoshoot

A 20-year-old trans man got a heartwarming welcome into his authentic life from his mother.

Mike Pence will never allow Trump’s HIV pledge to become reality
Mike Pence will never allow Trump’s HIV pledge to become reality

Does anyone really believe that the religious right is going to allow the administration to reach out to men having sex with men or talk about safer sex instead of abstinence?

Nancy Pelosi’s literal clapback is all people are talking about after the SOTU
Nancy Pelosi’s literal clapback is all people are talking about after the SOTU

"Congrats to Speaker Pelosi for inventing the 'f--k you' clap."

Teenager under arrest after pretending to be Middle Eastern & threatening to bomb a gay bar
Teenager under arrest after pretending to be Middle Eastern & threatening to bomb a gay bar

He says it was a joke, but now he's looking at up to 15 years in prison and a $10,000 fine.

Americans put Hitler on trial in absentia in the 30s. Can we do the same with Trump now?
Americans put Hitler on trial in absentia in the 30s. Can we do the same with Trump now?

An overflow crowd attended the rally at Madison Square Garden with 23,000 spectators inside and another 20,000 listening from speakers outside.

Trump’s most extreme anti-LGBTQ judicial nominee may be confirmed this week
Trump’s most extreme anti-LGBTQ judicial nominee may be confirmed this week

Neomi Rao has made racist comments, defended rapists, and that gay people "defile" society.

Hate group leader sues hate group tracker for pointing out he leads a hate group
Hate group leader sues hate group tracker for pointing out he leads a hate group

The man who once said "fighting solves everything" is now saying that he's faces "employment discrimination" after being labeled a hate group founder.

A 7-year-old was tortured to death for not learning Bible verses
A 7-year-old was tortured to death for not learning Bible verses

The child's guardians made him carry logs in the snow for hours because he didn't learn Bible verses well enough.

Protesting drag queens has become the new religious right merit badge
Protesting drag queens has become the new religious right merit badge

All over the country, the radical right is showing up to terrify children and parents in the name of God.

A kid who has been bullied for being named ‘Trump’ will attend the SOTU as First Lady’s guest
A kid who has been bullied for being named ‘Trump’ will attend the SOTU as First Lady’s guest

If Melania Trump cared about bullying, she could have invited queer youth, who are almost twice as likely as straight kids to avoid school out of fear for their safety.

Gay serial killer took grisly photos of his victims’ bodies after shaving their corpses
Gay serial killer took grisly photos of his victims’ bodies after shaving their corpses

Bruce McArthur would dress his victims' bodies up in fur, put cigars in their mouths, and then keep some of their body hair as a memento.

Trump will have to face servicemembers he wants to boot from the military at SOTU address
Trump will have to face servicemembers he wants to boot from the military at SOTU address

Four members of Congress have invited transgender soldiers to attend the speech as their guest.