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National Park Service reverses Pride ban for employees in uniform after backlash from LGBTQ+ community

Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland reversed an earlier policy forbidding employees from participating in uniform, which caused uproar.

A local NBC anchor came out as gay on live TV. Now, he shares how the moment has changed his life

”I hope that people continue to talk to their LGBTQ family members and try to get to know them better, try to get to a level of acceptance and love,” Jason Hackett told The Advocate.

Doug Emhoff at NYC event: Book banning ‘erodes our democracy’

He warned about the dangers of Republican book bans.

Federal judges express doubts in appeal over transgender sorority member at University of Wyoming

The case, which asks the appeals court to rule against the sorority’s right to accept transgender members, was already dismissed by a lower court judge.

46 photos from star-studded GLAAD Media Awards in New York City

Check out all of these images from the special night of celebrating LGBTQ+ representation in media.

Kansas City's ex-LGBTQ Commission chair Justice Horn opens up about why he resigned (exclusive)

Justice Horn spoke to The Advocate exclusively about his decision to quit his job and move to a quieter area.

Biden administration moves to reclassify marijuana, making it legal with prescriptions

The Department of Justice has submitted a proposed rule that would reclassify how cannabis is scheduled.

Harrison Butker’s ‘inaccurate, ill-informed and woefully out of step' sexist speech is fact-checked by GLAAD

LGBTQ+ media advocacy group GLAAD issued a fact-check calling out some of the false and misleading things the ultra-conservative Kansas City Chiefs player said during a graduation ceremony.

Kansas City Chiefs kicker Harrison Butker goes on transphobic, sexist rant during graduation speech

The kicker spoke at Benedictine College and told women to stay in their place while calling LGBTQ+ people ‘deadly sins.’

Barack Obama made history by publicly supporting same-sex marriages 12 years ago today

In the years since, the LGBTQ+ community has seen tremendous strides in the push toward equality, but much work remains to protect the rights of marginalized people.

RFK Jr. attacks gender-affirming care for minors while admitting he has brain worms. Really.

In a very real development, Robert F. Kennedy Jr. is attacking transgender youth’s access to health care while admitting that a parasite has eaten part of his brain.

Texas voters make history electing first LGBTQ+ state senator

The citizens of ruby red Texas have elected the state’s first LGBTQ+ senator: Molly Cook.

Disabled veterans lack vital support as fewer Americans know someone in military service: report

Easterseals CEO Kendra Davenport discussed the findings of a groundbreaking new report with The Advocate.

Western Carolina University investigates student who recorded video of trans woman in bathroom

University officials said they knew of Payton McNabb’s video and were investigating the situation.

RFK Jr. makes California ballot by collaborating with political party with a bigoted, anti-LGBTQ+ past

The son of the former Democratic attorney general under President John F. Kennedy accepted the American Independence Party’s ballot spot in California. The group has a problematic history.

Dua Lipa thanks her devoted gay fans by dropping 'mature' new album 'Radical Optimism'

The Grammy winner has skyrocketed to success over the last few years and has no signs of slowing down.

Gay lawmaker Robert Garcia hosted Free Comic Book Day on Capitol Hill

California Democratic Rep. Robert Garcia shared his love of comic books with anyone who wanted to stop by his office.

Gay travelers are standing up for equality by attending Pensacola Pride's 30th anniversary

Florida's elected officials won't keep these partygoers from saying gay.

Lesbian Georgia welder cites sex discrimination in EEOC complaint against her employer

Megan McDaniel alleges pervasive anti-LGBTQ+ discrimination and retaliation at Republic Services.

Jenifer Lewis says the gays 'made her career' & 'paid her mortgage'

The iconic actress is thanking the LGBTQ+ community for playing a huge part of her success.