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Here are the states that have laws protecting abortion and gender-affirming care

These states have taken the step to protect bodily autonomy.

A writer claimed he wasn't hired for being a straight, white man. One studio's response was brutal

Shocking: the straight, white man is not automatically the best person for a job.

It's now illegal for Minnesota  libraries to ban LGBTQ+ books under this new law

The North Star State has officially banned book bans.

UFC star Bryce Mitchell will homeschool his son so he doesn't 'end up turning gay'

The featherweight went on an unprompted rant against everything from vaccines and LGBTQ+ people to Edgar Allen Poe.

Amber Rose, 'Slut Walk' organizer, turns away from feminism and endorses Donald Trump

Rose posted a photo of herself, Trump, and former First Lady Melania Trump at a fundraising event with the caption "Trump 2024."

'The Voice' crowns first out LGBTQ+ winner Asher HaVon

"I am so proud to be a part of that community," HaVon said after securing his season 25 victory.

Transgender girl gets booed by crowd and bullied after winning track race at Oregon state championship

Anti-trans spectators booed as the sophomore crossed the finish line in the 200-meter race first, then later as she received her gold medal.

A Methodist pastor was defrocked 20 years ago for being gay. She's finally been reinstated

Beth Stroud said her "whole life would have been different" had she not been removed from her position in the church.

An attacker fired a pellet gun at 4 LGBTQ+ bars in California. The community wants answers

A staff member at one of the bars said their establishment has been the target of several anti-LGBTQ+ incidents in the past, and they suspect the threats will continue.

Hannah Einbinder and Christina Hendricks shade gay Republicans in iconic 'Hacks' scene

"If she’s queer, she must be on the right side of things," Einbinder recently said of her character Ava's brief season 3 love interest.

50 powerful photos from ACT UP NY's pro-Palestine rally at the GLAAD Media awards

ACT UP NY led a crowd of queer artists, activists, health care workers, and aid workers outside the GLAAD Media awards ceremony last week.

After yet another far-right controversy, how do we trust the Supreme Court with our rights?

After yet another news story about extremist or corrupt behavior by conservative justices, can we trust the court to rule on the most sensitive issues that directly affect our lives?

An Arizona Republican blocked a total abortion ban, betraying the GOP — and her judge husband

Shawnna Bolick’s vote was the deciding factor in overturning a total abortion ban from 1864 — a ban her husband, a state Supreme Court justice, voted in favor of.

Almost 5,000 New Yorkers have 'X' gender markers on their IDs

The Gender Recognition Act of 2022 made a third gender option available on state-issued identification in New York.

A cop allegedly shot and killed his Lyft driver, claiming he was being kidnapped for a 'gay fraternity'

Koby Minor has been charged with murder and aggravated assault after allegedly shooting 35-year-old Reginald Folks to death in his car.

Lauren Boebert didn't show up at her teen son's trial — but she's attending Donald Trump's

Tyler Boebert, 19, appeared in court last week without his mother or a lawyer.

Adult LGBTQ+ role models are instrumental to queer youth's mental health. Here's how

Two-thirds of LGBTQ+ young people (67 percent) report having at least one older LGBTQ+ adult role model in their day-to-day lives. Here's why that's important.

Maria Bello and Dominique Crenn tie the knot in 'stunning' Mexico ceremony

The couple tied the knot on Sunday in a "bohemian, chic" ceremony at "their home away from home."

Most Black women don't have access to abortion, and they're going to impact the elections

Out of the 11.8 million Black women between the ages of 15 and 49 in the U.S., 57 percent live in areas that restrict access to abortion.

From player to broadcaster, meet the queer Black soccer pro breaking down the Washington Spirit

Former NWSL Washington Spirit player Gaby Vincent tells The Advocate about her "full circle moment" becoming a broadcaster for the team.