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Melania Wanted to Light White House in Rainbow Colors, President's Staff Overruled

Melania Wanted to Light White House in Rainbow Colors, President's Staff Overruled

Nov 25, 2020

Melania Trump wanted to light the White House in rainbow colors this past June to honor Pride month as it had been during the Obama administration; but the WH staff saw to it that it didn't happen.

Gay Penguin Couple Sphen and Magic Become Parents Again

Gay Penguin Couple Sphen and Magic Become Parents Again

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Nov 24, 2020

Internationally famous gay penguins Sphen and Magic are now proud parents for the second time to a new baby chick.

Young, Black, Lesbian Tiara Mack Heads to RI State Senate

Young, Black, Lesbian Tiara Mack Heads to RI State Senate

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Nov 20, 2020

Tiara Mack, a 26-year-old Black lesbian, is headed to Rhode Island state Senate

Polish Buildings Lit in Pride Colors, Activists Say There's More Work to Do

Polish Buildings Lit in Pride Colors, Activists Say There's More Work to Do

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Nov 20, 2020

On Monday, buildings in several Polish cities were illuminated in rainbow colored lights as a gesture of solidarity with the LGBTQ community, even as hostility toward the community is still rising.

Openly Gay Ryan Fecteau to Become ME's Youngest House Speaker

Openly Gay Ryan Fecteau to Become ME's Youngest House Speaker

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Nov 17, 2020

When Rep. Ryan Fecteau becomes speaker of the Maine House of Representatives next month, he will be the youngest and the first LGBTQ person to do so.

Where Kamala Harris Stacks Up on LGBTQ Rights

Where Kamala Harris Stacks Up on LGBTQ Rights

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Nov 16, 2020

Kamala Harris has just become 'a first' for the White House in many ways. How does the Vice President-elect's record stand where LGBTQ rights are concerned?

Jäegermeister Fundraiser to Help Save Remaining US Lesbian Bars

Jäegermeister Fundraiser to Help Save Remaining US Lesbian Bars

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Nov 13, 2020

As part of its #savethenight initiative, Jäegermeister has joined forces with the Lesbian Bar Project for a fundraising effort to save lesbian bars in the US.

Rachel Slawson Hopes to be First Openly LGBTQ Miss USA

Rachel Slawson Hopes to be First Openly LGBTQ Miss USA

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Nov 11, 2020

Rachel Slawson, an advocated for mental health and homeless issues, said she would like to be crowned the first openly LGBTQ Miss USA on November 9.

Jim Parsons Says Being Gay Made Him a Better Actor

Jim Parsons Says Being Gay Made Him a Better Actor

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Nov 10, 2020

In a new interview, Jim Parsons contends that being gay has "helped me be a better actor."

Twitter Schools Andy Cohen on Forgiving Senator McCaskill

Twitter Schools Andy Cohen on Forgiving Senator McCaskill

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Nov 6, 2020

Andy Cohen has received backlash on social media for defending Senator Claire McCaskill after she used an outdated and controversial term in an interview.

Fort Lauderdale Mayor Accosted by Homophobic Slurs at Early Voting Site

Fort Lauderdale Mayor Accosted by Homophobic Slurs at Early Voting Site

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Nov 6, 2020

The Mayor of Fort Lauderdale was accosted by homophobic slurs at an early voting site.

Trans Pride Flag Among Crop of New iOS Emojis

Trans Pride Flag Among Crop of New iOS Emojis

Nov 6, 2020

The latest update for your iPhone software — iOS 14.2 — is here and it comes with over 100 new emojis, including a transgender Pride flag emoji.

Single Gay Parenting Influencer Has Gone Viral With Humorous Posts

Single Gay Parenting Influencer Has Gone Viral With Humorous Posts

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Nov 4, 2020

José Rolón, a single gay father and Instagram influencer, has gone viral for humorous posts about parenting.

SCOTUS to Hear Case on LGBTQ Rights Day After Election

SCOTUS to Hear Case on LGBTQ Rights Day After Election

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Nov 2, 2020

The Supreme Court will hear a case concerning LGBTQ rights on Wednesday, the day after the election - the first major case to be heard by conservative appointed Justice Amy Coney Barrett.

Watch: New Documentary on Poland's Anti-LGBTQ Oppression

Watch: New Documentary on Poland's Anti-LGBTQ Oppression

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Oct 28, 2020

i-D has just released a new, brief but stark documentary on discrimination and increased violence against LGBTQ people in Poland.

Americans' Support for Same-Sex Marriage at All-Time High, Survey Finds

Americans' Support for Same-Sex Marriage at All-Time High, Survey Finds

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Oct 21, 2020

A new survey found that seventy percent of Americans support same-sex marriage, the highest figure up to this point conducted by a major national polling organization.

TikTok Bans Anti-LGBTQ, Pro-Conversion Therapy Content

TikTok Bans Anti-LGBTQ, Pro-Conversion Therapy Content

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Oct 21, 2020

Today, TikTok announced in a statement that the social media platform will ban anti-LGBTQ content, including that which promotes conversion therapy.

Palm Springs Pride 2020 To Celebrate Under the Theme  Exist. Resist. Persist.

Palm Springs Pride 2020 To Celebrate Under the Theme Exist. Resist. Persist.

Oct 21, 2020

Pride Week is November 6-8 in Palm Springs. The Palm Springs Pride organization is encouraging the community to come together in solidarity under the theme Exist. Resist. Persist.

'X Factor' Winner Dalton Harris Comes Out as Pansexual

'X Factor' Winner Dalton Harris Comes Out as Pansexual

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Oct 19, 2020

Dalton Harris, winner of the U.K.'s "The X Factor" Season 15 in 2008, appears to have come out as pansexual over the weekend.

2020 Deadliest Year on Record for Trans Community

2020 Deadliest Year on Record for Trans Community

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Oct 19, 2020

2020 is the deadliest year on record for the transgender community.

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