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Pope Francis uses homophobic slur about gay priests — again

Sources present at a closed-door meeting said the pope used the slur during a discussion in which he warned against admitting gay men into the priesthood.

Republicans call for Colorado GOP chair to resign after abhorrent Pride Month email

"The time has come for us to say we have had enough," the Jefferson County GOP said in a statement.

This Gay Republican keeps making excuses for the Colorado GOP’s homophobia

The head of Colorado's Log Cabin Republicans, Valdamar Archuleta, is defending the GOP chair who sent a campaign email calling LGBTQ+ people "godless groomers."

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.

Las Vegas man shot at his gay neighbors while screaming homophobic slurs, police say

75-year-old Larry Walraven was charged with assault with a deadly weapon, as well as a hate crime enhancement.

Single lesbians are avoided by straight women, but not straight men. Here's why.

A lesbian's relationship status changes things, according to new research.

Investigation launched after man screams homophobic slurs at queer couples on D.C. metro

A queer woman has spoken out on social about an incident on a D.C. train where a man "SCREAMED" at a small child "for having two dads."

Here's why soccer fans are booing USWNT player Korbin Albert

Even Korbin Albert's teammates are distancing themselves from the player in light of her social media posts mocking queer people.

X likely profited from promoted post calling for LGBTQ+ death penalty

X reportedly received between $10 and $2,500 to promote a post calling for LGBTQ+ people to receive the death penalty.

RuPaul shades 'masculine white gay men' who project 'internalized homophobia'

The legendary drag queen recently told Out magazine about his experiences with "self-loathing" gay men.

Homophobia can 'increase cancer risk' in LGBTQ+ people, report finds

The American Cancer Society has found that queer people frequently experience "minority stress" in health care settings, leading to an "elevated prevalence" of cancer risk factors.

After a mob of hundreds attacked a transgender couple, thousands marched to support them

A crowd of over 200 harassed and threw bottles at a nonbinary couple in Greece’s second-largest city Saturday night, sparking outrage from local artists and activists.

Kevin Hart reflects on his 'come-to-Jesus moment' after backlash to homophobic jokes

The 44-year-old comedian stepped down from hosting the Oscars in 2018 after anti-LGBTQ+ Twitter posts of his resurfaced.

Donald Trump endorses Mark Robinson, who said gays are ‘filth’ and ‘maggots,’ for N.C. governor

The former president said Sunday that the virulently anti-LGBTQ+ candidate is "Martin Luther King on steroids” and "better than Martin Luther King."

This gay dad is standing up to conservatives after one host called him a 'pervert homo' (exclusive)

José Rolón, known as @nycgaydad on social media, is speaking out after a "D-list Tucker Carlson" accused him of sexcrimes without evidence.

Allison Russell speaks out after Tennessee Republicans' snub: 'Pretty blatant'

Instead of focusing on the "blatant" behavior of state Republicans, Allison Russell says "we need to motivate, encourage, and empower the voters in Tennessee to show up at the polls."

More than 60 religious institutions have been targeted for supporting LGBTQ+ rights: report

At least 66 incidents occurred between June 2022 and January 2024 in which a religious institution was targeted for its perceived support of LGBTQ+ people.

After years of exclusion, Staten Island will host LGBTQ-friendly St. Patrick's Day parade

The New York City government is responding to years of LGBTQ+ exclusion by hosting a new, second parade, which will welcome queer groups in Staten Island for the first time.

Greek politicians lose their minds over Alexander the Great's gay romance in Netflix show

If Greek parliament members are upset to learn Alexander the Great had same-sex relations, we have some bad news for them about Greek history.

Pastor refuses to 'repent' after network drops him for giving advice on a queer wedding

And no, the pastor wasn't even supportive of the wedding.