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It Gets Better Project changes name amid challenging landscape for LGBTQ+ youth (exclusive)

With a new name and website, the organization adapts its mission to offer broader support for LGBTQ+ youth, navigating challenges and expanding its reach across America.

57 celebratory pics from the first-ever Stonewall Inn Brick Awards Gala

The inaugural event featured a ton of stars from the LGBTQ+ community. Check out the night in the images here.

Kyle Krieger Looks to Raise $50k For AIDS/LifeCycle Through His OnlyFans

He's hoping to make that goal before 2023 is up.

300+ LGBTQ Artists Join Call For Ceasefire in Gaza, Boycott of Israel

Over 300 LGBTQ+ artists are demanding a permanent ceasefire in Gaza, vowing "not to perform or participate in public events in Israel until Palestinians are free."

Carla Smith Looks to Continue Life of Service as CEO of New York LGBT Community Center

Smith will succeed Glennda Testone, who's leaving the center after 14 years.

30+ Celebrities Fight Book Bans By Supporting LGBTQ+ Nonprofit's Online Auction

You have until October 8 to score items from Sally Field, Daniel Radcliffe, Neil Patrick Harris, and other big names.

Dylan Mulvaney Is Trevor Project's Suicide Prevention Advocate of the Year

Mulvaney is “a beacon of trans joy, positivity, and inspiration for the LGBTQ community,” the Trevor Project says.

How MacKenzie Scott's Billions Have Helped the Fight for LGBTQ+ Rights

The fact that her grants are unrestricted has give LGBTQ+ nonprofits flexibility to spend the money in the most impactful ways, says a new Movement Advancement Project report.

GLSEN's New Leaders on Meeting a Crucial Moment for LGBTQ+ Youth

The new board chair and vice chair, Wilson Cruz and Imara Jones, talk about their mission, along with Melanie Willingham-Jaggers, who became executive director last year.

Beyoncé’s Charity Supports Human Rights Campaign’s Vegas Equality Ball

The celebration of Black and Brown queer culture will feature various artists and performers.

A Brighter Future: Meet The Advocate's '30 Under 30'

We're celebrating 30 amazing LGBTQ+ young people who are blazing a trail toward a better, brighter future for all!

Jonathan D. Lewis, Gay Activist Against Prop. 8 and DADT, Dead at 64

Lewis provided funding for GetEQUAL and was on the board of the American Foundation for Equal Rights, among many other activist and philanthropic endeavors.

Hetrick-Martin Institute Brings in Big Names to Help Marginalized Queer Youth

The organization is holding a special fundraiser in the Hamptons on July 15.

303 Creative SCOTUS Ruling Is Signal to Keep Fighting, Activists Say

The Supreme Court's ruling is narrow in scope but sets the stage for more chipping away at antidiscrimination law.

21 Historic Photos of Queer Nightlife and Activism

Recalling the "Liberate the Bar!" exhibition, which explored the intricate relationship between nightlife, activism, and creative expression across space and time.

Queer Art Celebrates NYC Pride With Body Hack Extravaganza

The event also serves as a fundraiser for trans rights groups.

Boston Nonprofit Opens Doors for Marginalized Students Seeking Advanced Degrees

Leadership Brainery looks to provide resources and connections for marginalized communities to gain access to higher education.

LGBTQ+ Groups Fight School Censorship With 'Teach the Truth' Day

There will be events across the nation Saturday to promote honest teaching about racial and LGBTQ+ issues.

​14 Inspiring Queer Protest Posters in Days of Rage from ONE Archives

"This is about how design lives through us: our bodies, our memories, our activated minds."

LGBTQ+ Americans Are in 'State of Emergency,' Declares Human Rights Campaign

In a time of unprecedented legislative attacks on the LGBTQ+ community, the civil rights group is offering resources for fighting back.