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Navigating Mpox: How to Prepare for Pride Season

A year after the painful infection surfaced in the U.S., Biden administration officials are confident they can keep the virus under control with the public’s help.

Illinois Senator Says All-Gender Restrooms Will Cause Violence 'From Dads Like Me'

State Sen. Neil Anderson said he would beat up any "guy" who entered a restroom where his daughter was present.

Gay TikTok Influencers' Story of Love and Raising Twins Now a Book

During a time when books by LGBTQ+ authors are being banned, this book seeks to normalize families of different types who all share one thing: love.

Jussie Smollett's Attorneys Appeal Hate Crime Hoax Conviction

Smollet was convicted in 2021.

Chicago's Lesbian Mayor Lori Lightfoot Resoundingly Loses Reelection

The issue of crime took center stage in the nation's third-largest city.

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.

Hammer-Wielding Man Attacks Gay-Owned Restaurant as Patrons Flee

The man was yelling antigay slurs and broke a window in the frightening attack.

Meet 3 LGBTQ+ Scientists Putting Pride in STEM

Three successful LGBTQ+ people in STEM discuss their roles and the importance of representation.

Illinois Elects First Gay Congressman, Eric Sorensen

The gay Democrat prevailed over a far-right Republican.

Patrons Outraged Over Racist, Transphobic Show at Famous Leather Bar

Critics called the performance a minstrel show in blackface.

Dwyane Wade Blasts Ex-Wife's Legal Actions Over Trans Daughter

She says the former NBA star is trying to profit off his daughter's transition, but he says she hasn't even tried to get to know their daughter.

Six Monkeypox Patients Have Died

Local health departments in four states say six people who had tested positive for the virus have died.

GOP Candidate Slammed for His Schools' Homophobic Curriculums

A new attack ad blasts the Trump-endorsed Republican gubernatorial candidate's extremist private school curriculum that compares queer people to "child molesters and rapists."

3 Dead and 1 Injured Outside Gay Bar in Chicago Hit-and-Run Incident

A shocking video captured the moment a car hit four people at a high rate of speed and then sped off.

After Anti-LGBTQ+ Hate Crime, Bakery Told to Stop Hosting Events

The UpRising Bakery and Cafe was vandalized over a planned drag brunch, and now local officials say it's not properly zoned for that or other events.

Monkeypox Health Emergency Declared in California & Illinois

While the World Health Organization has declared the monkeypox outbreak a public health emergency, the Biden administration hasn't made a nationwide declaration yet.

Drag Brunch Canceled After Illinois Bakery Vandalized and Graffitied

Before the business was damaged, UpRising Bakery and Cafe had received a number of threats over the scheduled drag show brunch.

Illinois Bakery Receives Threats for Family-Friendly Drag Show

Rather than give in to the threats, though, the bakery's owner is fighting back.

Black Trans Women Lost to Violence in Mississippi and Illinois

Martasia Richmond and Shawmayne Giselle Marie McClam are the latest casualties of this epidemic of violence.

9 LGBTQ+ Candidates Who Did Us Proud During Pride Month

These politicians who won historic races gave us reason to celebrate.