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Mike Johnson briefed right-wing influencers including Libs of TikTok ahead of election bill announcement

House Speaker Mike Johnson provided details to conservative social media figures before the public announcement, raising concerns about transparency and the influence of digital creators in politics.

Meet the LGBTQ+ celebrities and activists TIME called the Most Influential People of 2024

From actors to activists, TIME is honoring some of the LGBTQ+ people who have changed the world.

Elon Musk uses burner accounts on X, doesn’t fact-check: report

Since buying Twitter, the billionaire has acted eratically on his rebranded social media platform.

GOP Rep. Nancy Mace gets roasted for attacking her state’s NCAA champion Dawn Staley on transgender players

Ahead of her state’s prospect to win a national championship, the South Carolina Republican attacked the famed basketball coach for her inclusive stance.

Don Lemon marries long-time partner in fabulous Manhattan wedding

The former CNN anchor pulled out all the stops for his union to Tim Malone.

University of South Carolina coach Dawn Staley says she supports transgender athletes in women's sports

"If you consider yourself a woman and you want to play sports...you should be able to play," Staley said.

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Watch: 'Creepy' conservative influencer mocked for filming in all-gender restroom at Kansas City airport

A far-right media personality with Turning Point USA revealed that the only danger in a public bathroom is a right-wing extremist with a camera.

Lara Trump awkwardly blames Biden’s support of trans people for high gas prices and Israel-Hamas war

According to the co-chair of the Republican National Committee transgender people are to blame for everything, even Putin's invasion of Ukraine.

'Matrix 5' is in the works, and Lana Wachowski is back — but not as director

A fifth Matrix movie is in the works, but will not be directed by Lana or Lily Wachowski.

Pete Buttigieg explains to Fox News viewers how electric vehicle opposition is like cell phones and landlines

The transportation secretary said resistance to embracing EVs reminds him of people who clung to landlines over cell phones in the early 2000s.

Anti-woke Libs of TikTok creator Chaya Raichik can’t define ‘woke’ at College Republicans event in Indiana

After an intersex audience member confronted her, the far-right extremist creator appeared to be at a loss for words. Again.

White House highlights Daily Caller’s retraction of false Easter egg story

Karine Jean-Pierre took a moment during Tuesday’s White House press briefing to note the right-wing outlet’s actions.

Southern Poverty Law Center adds Libs of TikTok creator to extremist hate watchlist

Chaya Raichik’s inclusion on hate watchlist comes after her posts have been linked to bomb threats and other threats of violence.

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Elliot Page, Allison Russell & Mae Martin among 400+ artists bashing 'destructive' anti-trans laws

Carly Rae Jepsen, Elliot Page,and Mae Martin are among over 400 celebrities that have signed a letter opposing to the rise of anti-LGBTQ+ laws in Canada.

Kansas bill requires ID to view material 'harmful to minors,' including 'acts of homosexuality'

The Kansas legislature has passed a bill that requires age verification to view "material harmful to minors," which includes "acts of homosexuality."

Ron DeSantis and Disney reach settlement in suit over governing control

The Central Florida Tourism Oversight District approves a settlement over control of Walt Disney World’s governing district, signaling an end to the two-year-long clash between Ron DeSantis and Disney.

Meta is failing its LGBTQ+ users, says new GLAAD report

A new GLAAD study highlights Meta’s failure to moderate harmful content targeting transgender, nonbinary, and gender-nonconforming users despite clear policy violations.

New York Times fails to include trans voices in coverage, say GLAAD, Media Matters

The paper didn't quote an out trans person in two-thirds of its stories about anti-trans legislation in the past year, says a new report from the watchdog groups, which comes a year after the Times received strong criticism for amplifying anti-trans viewpoints.

Ronna McDaniel out at NBC after Rachel Maddow and others call out hiring the ex-RNC chair

Joining a chorus of dissent, Maddow’s Monday monologue highlighted widespread concern at NBC and MSNBC over adding the former RNC chairwoman to the payroll. McDaniel has since been sacked.

After alleged neo-Nazi named, X updates doxxing policy; now many Libs of TikTok posts violate it

A quiet update to the company's prohibition on releasing people's private information without their permission appears to complicate things for the account that constantly targets people.