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North Dakota Advances Bill Terming Drag Shows 'Adult' Entertainment

The North Dakota House of Representatives approved a bill putting drag performers in the same category as strippers and limiting the venues for drag shows. It now goes to the Senate.

Latinx Trans Woman Unique Banks Killed in Chicago Home Invasion

Banks's mother was also killed, and three other people, including two trans women, were seriously wounded.

Queer Environmental Activist Killed by Police in Atlanta

Police say Manuel Esteban Paez Terán was killed after shooting and wounding an officer, but others are questioning that account.

Transgender Women Killed in Georgia, North Carolina

Destiny Howard and KC Johnson are the latest casualties of the epidemic of violence against trans Americans.

LGBTQ+ Parents Consider Leaving Florida Due to 'Don't Say Gay' Law: Study

The Williams Institute found that more than half the parents surveyed were thinking of leaving the state.

The Rainbow Wave Settles In: What New LGBTQ+ Politicians Are Facing

The nation's new out governors, treasurers, and congressmembers are staring down inflation, climate change, and gun violence.

Landmark Book Prayers for Bobby Now Available as Audiobook

The acclaimed work tells the true story of a devoutly religious mother dealing with the suicide of her gay son.

Gay Actor Everett Quinton, of Irma Vep & Bros Fame, Dead at 71

Quinton was the partner in life and work of Ridiculous Theatrical Company founder Charles Ludlam and led the troupe after Ludlam's death.

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Arkansas Advances Bill Terming Drag Shows Similar to Porn

The Arkansas Senate passed the legislation along party lines Tuesday, and it now goes to the House.

Utah State Sen. Stands Up for Trans Intern in Gender-Affirming Care Debate

A proposed ban on gender-affirming care for minors already negatively affected the state's trans community said a statement from trans intern Ari Webb, read by Sen. Nate Blouin.

Rise in Violence Accompanies Rise in Hate Speech on Twitter

Hateful remarks against LGBTQ+ people and Jews have become more common on Twitter since Elon Musk took over.

Sen. Kyrsten Sinema to Be Challenged by Democratic Rep. Ruben Gallego

Sinema, the first out bisexual senator, has proved a disappointment to many progressives.

Randy Rainbow Goes After Kevin McCarthy in 'Speaker of the House' Parody

To a tune from Les Misérables, Rainbow takes McCarthy to task along with Marjorie Taylor Greene and George Santos.

DeSantis Demands Information on Gender-Affirming Care Provided by Schools

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis continues to target the LGBTQ+ community.

Queer Youth Negatively Affected by Anti-LGBTQ+ Laws, Debates: Trevor Project Poll

From attacks on LGBTQ+ spaces to threats to drag shows, LGBTQ+ are watching and are being affected by current events in the U.S.

Investigation Fails to Find Who Leaked SCOTUS Dobbs Draft Opinion

The Dobbs decision overturned Roe v. Wade, striking down the federal right to abortion.

David Crosby, Rocker Who Fathered Melissa Etheridge's Kids, Dies at 81

Crosby donated his sperm to Etheridge and her then-partner Julie Cypher.

U.K. Will Introduce Ban on Conversion Therapy

The new legislation will include treatment directed at trans people, reversing last year's announcement that this would be excluded.

GOP Lawmakers Want to Classify Drag as Adult Entertainment - Like Porn

Pending legislation in Arkansas would put drag shows in the same category as erotic films or escort services.

X González on Fighting Gun Violence and Coming Out as Nonbinary

The activist, a survivor of the Parkland, Fla., shooting, details what their work accomplished and the personal toll it took.