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Meet Nia & Ness: A Couple Making Art Out of Their Relationship

This Brooklyn-based dancer-poet duo break boundaries while exposing intersectional discrimination.

Michelle Obama Has Words for Women Trump Voters

The former first lady is finally opening up about the 2016 election, inspired by the process of writing her new book. 

Saudi Women Jubilant After Ban on Driving Lifted

The last country to ban women from driving decreed that women will be able to get licenses by June 2018.

Dems Flip GOP Seats in Special Elections

Democratic candidates picked up legislative seats in two swing states.

Puerto Rico Facing Unprecedented Recovery After Hurricane Maria

Island residents dealing with "apocalyptic" conditions in the wake of the Category 5 storm. 

Australian Churches and Churchgoers Split on Marriage Debate

Australia will soon vote on same-sex marriage and churches are playing a role on both sides of the debate. 

Challenging Masculinity and Femininity in Nigeria

A new magazine helps Nigerians see gender diversity through fashion and entertainment. 

NYC Vigil Pays Tribute to Trans Woman Killed by Police in St. Louis

A group in New York City mourned the loss of Kiwi Herring, a 30-year-old trans woman killed by police after allegedly attacking her neighbor and a police officer. Her family says that there is more to the story. 

Vatican Congratulates Brazilian Gay Couple on Baptism

A same-sex couple in Brazil notified Vatican City of the baptism of their three adopted children, but they never expected a response. 

LGBT Russians Hold Rogue Pride Celebration in Saint Petersburg

Russians held a Pride rally in a free speech zone in Saint Petersburg, but police said they didn't have authorization. 

New Afghan 'Sesame Street' Character Teaches Boys to Love Their Sisters and Learning

The newest Sesame Street character in Afghanistan has an important lesson to teach to boys about gender equality — just by loving his older sister. 

Broadway and Beyond Mourns Legendary Songstress Barbara Cook

"Broadway's Favorite Ingenue" Barbara Cook, 89, died on Aug. 8 from respiratory failure. The Broadway community honors the legacy of her 60-plus year career. 

Nepal Celebrates LGBT Pride and Demands Equal Rights

Around 1,500 Nepalis celebrated Pride this month in Kathmandu as they work to bring more visibility to LGBT rights. 

New Campaign Wants to End Harmful Conversion Therapy

50 Bills 50 States has a lofty goal -- and an uphill battle considering the incoming administration. 

New Study Shows Racial Bias in Media Coverage of HIV

A Canadian study has found evidence of racial bias in how newspapers report on HIV-related crimes. 

Black Lives Matter Issues Statement on Trump

Black Lives Matter issued its first statement since the election of Donald Trump. 

More Than 400 Hate Incidents Reported Since Trump's Election

SPLC reports an astounding number of hate-related incidents of physical and verbal harrassment fueled by Trump's election.

LGBT Voters in Ohio Are Dismayed at the Election Results

In Ohio, a state that flipped back to red, LGBT voters are wondering what's next. 

Ku Klux Klan Newspaper Backs Trump

No one is really surprised, but will his supporters care?

Activists Create an 'Authentic Caucasian' Halloween Costume

Two queer activists are flipping the script on the conversation about culturally appropriative costumes in an eye-opening way.