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Dahmer Fanatic Sentenced to 45 Years in Grindr Cannibal Case

Chance Seneca admitted he tried to kill, dismember, and eat a young man he had targeted on the hookup app.

Watching Porn Online in Louisiana Now Requires ID Verification

A conservative lawmaker said she had to author the legislation to protect young people.

Black Gay Man Davante Lewis Is First Out State Official in Louisiana

Lewis, an advocate for renewable energy, won a runoff election to become a member of the state's Public Service Commission.

Louisiana Church May Split From Conference Over LGBTQ+ Stance

Because some churches are performing marriages for all parishioners and allowing LGBTQ+ people to serve as clergy members, one church is discussing leaving the conference.

Federal 'Don't Say Gay' Bill Introduced by House Republicans

The GOP wants to ban things like dancing...really.

Man Accused of Trying to Dismember Gay Man Pleads Guilty to Kidnapping

The Department of Justice said the man plotted to kidnap and murder Grindr users "until he was caught or killed."

Judge Tosses Librarian's Defamation Suit Against Anti-LGBTQ+ Group

The librarian said she's received death threats after speaking out against censorship.

Weekend Monkeypox Vaccination Clinics Announced by White House

Visitors to large LGBTQ+ events in several major cities this holiday weekend will be able to get a monkeypox vaccine onsite.

Monkeypox Concerns Cancel LGBTQ+ Concert, But What's the Risk?

(CNN) The canceled event was to take place during New Orleans' Southern Decadence, the city's LGBTQ+ festival.

Monkeypox Vaccines to Be Provided at Pride Events Around the Country

The White House said that in an effort to control the ongoing monkeypox outbreak, it will make vaccines available to health departments with large LGBTQ+ events.

Baptist School Refuses Student Because of Lesbian Parents

The school allegedly told the parents that they wouldn't be a good fit for the school. 

New Orleans Pledges to Find Remains of Those Killed in Antigay Arson

The 1973 arson targeting the popular gay bar the UpStairs Lounge was the deadliest anti-LGBTQ+ attack until Pulse in 2016. 

Gay New Orleans Meteorologist Has Perfect Clap Back at Homophobes

Weatherman David Bernard didn't let a homophobic email slide past him without calling the sender out.

Campaign Seeks to Support LGBTQ+ Rights in Red States

The United We Stand initiative, from Unilever, Rana Reeves, and Tourmaline, looks to support LGBTQ+ rights groups in areas with lackluster queer rights records.

Louisiana Lawmakers Revive Extreme 'Don't Say Gay' Bill

The bill had died in committee last week, but it's been given new life thanks to a procedural motion rarely used. 

Louisiana's Extreme 'Don't Say Gay' Bill Dies in Committee

The bill would have prohibited discussion of sexual orientation or gender identity in grades K-8 and would have barred teachers from revealing their identity to students.

Geri Judd Is 2021's Latest Confirmed Trans Homicide Victim

Judd, who was shot to death in Louisiana in September, has just recently been acknowledged as transgender.

Suspect’s Trial Delayed in Case of Brutal Grindr Attack on Gay Teen

The accused allegedly choked the then-18-year-old and cut the teen's wrists almost to the bone. 

Black Trans Woman Keeva Scatter Fatally Shot in Louisiana

Her death occurred in October but is just now being widely reported, bringing 2021's total to 55.

Trans Makeup Artist Pooh Johnson Murdered in Louisiana

Johnson was at least the 35th trans, nonbinary, or gender-nonconforming person to die by violence in the U.S. this year.