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Matteo Lane on mastering the comedic journey with authenticity and laughter as a gay entertainer (exclusive)

Tracing his path from opera singer to celebrated comic, the Chicago native reflects on fifteen years of connecting with audiences as a queer person, his marriage, and “not politics” in an interview with The Advocate.

Germany’s transgender community confronts surge in far-right disinformation

The proposed Self-Determination Act, aimed at easing legal gender change, has become a battleground for misinformation as far-right groups exploit the issue.

Holocaust Monument for LGBTQ+ Victims Vandalized in Berlin

The public prosecutor is investigating it as a potential hate crime.

Auschwitz Museum Remembers Gay Men Who Were Murdered in the Holocaust

Between 77 and 200 estimated prisoners were persecuted for their sexual orientation, scholars believe.

Transgender Man's Killer Ordered to Rehab

Because the defendant admitted his crime, suffers from substance abuse disorders, and had a history of boxing, German prosecutors said he didn’t intend to kill the victim.

Women Can Now Swim Topless in Berlin's Swimming Pools

The move reflects Germany's tradition of nudity.

LGBTQ Holocaust Victims Remembered for First Time by German Parliament

For the first time, the German Bundestag dedicated its annual Holocaust remembrance to LGBTQ+ people who were killed under Hitler's rule.

How Florida Lesbians & a Straight German Couple Became Family

It all started with an Airbnb, some gin, and a broken toilet.

Trans Man Killed During Pride Parade, Suspect Arrested

A 25-year-old transgender man who was attacked during Munster, Germany's Christopher Street Day celebration last weekend has died after being violently attacked.

Monkeypox Patient's Roommate Ordered Into Quarantine in Germany

Although the roommate is vaccinated, the monkeypox vaccine isn't recognized in the European Union.

2 Homophobic Assaults Reported After Berlin's Pride Celebrations

Police reported two incidents of anti-LGBTQ+ violence in the hours after Germany's largest LGBTQ+ Pride celebration in Berlin.

Euphoria's Hunter Schafer Slams Club Over Transphobic Incident

Watch Schafer call out German club Silq and its bouncer outside the venue shortly after it happened.

Two Trans Women Elected to Germany's Parliament in Historic Move

Tessa Ganserer and Nyke Slawik will represent the Green party in the country's lower house.

German Teacher on Trial for Allegedly Cannibalizing Man He Met Online

The victim was cut up and his remains were scattered around Berlin. 

German Priests, Defying Pope, Offer to Bless Same-Sex Unions

Numerous churches around the nation will hold blessing services in the next few days.

185 German Actors Come Out at Once to Demand LGBTQ+ Diversity

The group called for changes in the entertainment industry through a manifesto in a national newspaper.

Germany to Compensate Gay Troops for Decades of Discrimination

The Ministry of Defense will unveil a bill to that effect in September.

Richard Grenell, Trump's Top Gay Appointee, Resigns

The controversial conservative had been ambassador to Germany and acting director of national intelligence.

Germany OK's Ban on Conversion Therapy for Youth

The legislation was approved in Parliament and is expected to be signed by the president.