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Out TV Icon Ryan Murphy Is Now a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Murphy -- behind LGBTQ-centric shows like Pose -- is honored for his work.

Closeted U.K. Man Killed Wife So He Could Run Off With Grindr Lover

Mitesh Patel was found guilty of strangling his young wife, blaming his actions on fears of being outed.

Out YouTuber 'Try Guy' Eugene Lee Yang Is a Trevor Project Hero

Lee Yang uses his massive influence to corral volunteers for the LGBTQ youth crisis hotline.

Chile Passes Historic Law Protecting Trans and Nonbinary Citizens

The law guarantees that trans and nonbinary Chileans over the age of 14 can update their names on legal documents. 


passed a historic law protecting transgender and nonbinary people over the age of 14.

Gus Kenworthy Helps College Student Come Out, via Ellen

Everyone needs an Olympic skier to help them kick open the closet door.

For Giving Tuesday, 16 Charities That Deserve Your Donations

It's Giving Tuesday again, and since navigating charities can be stressful, The Advocate has compiled a list of 16 you'll feel great about giving to. 

Preteen Drag Queen Buys House for Family

Nes, 12, is now pulling in big bucks as a beauty influencer in Thailand.

How to Survive Thanksgiving if Home for the Holidays Means Homophobia

Dealing with homophobic family can be a drag, but here's how to keep them from dragging you down with them.

Trump's D.C. Hotel Lights Up With Protest for Trans Awareness Week

The National Center for Transgender Equality lit up Trump's hotel with messages protesting his administration's anti-transgender actions. 

Athlete Emily Scheck Rises Above Parents' Rejection for Being Gay

Emily Scheck, a cross-country runner for Canisius College, is bouncing back from being disowned and left with a family Discover Card bill. 

Same-Sex Couples From Migrant Caravan Wed in Tijuana

At least seven same-sex couples from the group that split from the larger caravan have entered into symbolic marriages.

Suspect Faces Up to 15 Years in Attack on Same-Sex Couple in Brooklyn

Brandon McNamara was formally charged this week with assaulting the couple outside a bar in September.

Rainbow Cards Project Brings Holiday Cheer to Isolated LGBTQ People

A young queer woman from the U.K. created the project to send holiday cards to people who were disowned by their families after coming out.

LGBTQ Central American Migrants Reach Tijuana in Quest for Asylum

The LGBTQ migrants who split off from the group of thousands said they suffered homophobic harassment.

Stan Lee's Death Brings Tributes, Critiques From LGBTQ Twitter

Many LGBTQ fans said they could relate to Lee's Marvel Comics characters, while there were also accusations of bigotry -- and rebuttals.

Kim Davis May Become a Minister After Election Loss

Davis, who rose to infamy after denying marriage licenses to same-sex couples, will likely pursue ministry, her attorney says.

Tanzanian Refugee Details Horrors of Anti-LGBTQ Witch Hunt

He was attacked while visiting his father's grave in Dar es Salaam, where the governor has instituted an antigay purge.

Scotland Set to Become First Country With LGBTQ Rights Curriculum

Scotland is poised to make history with a curriculum that includes LGBTQ rights and history, homophobia, and transphobia. 

Lesbian-Themed Barilla Pasta Box Art Counters Its Homophobic Past

The Barilla pasta company has a history of anti-LGBTQ problems but the new Lady and the Tramp-esque box art signals its move toward inclusivity. 


Ohio Professor Attempts to Sue After Uni Punishes Him for Misgendering

Nicholas Meriwether, a professor at Ohio's Shawnee State University, is suing after being punished for not honoring a trans student's pronouns.