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Olly Alexander Defends LGBTQ+ Rights in Homophobic Hungary at MTV EMAs

Other celebrities also stood up for LGBTQ+ rights at the event, which took place in Budapest, Hungary. The country's government has passed a series of anti-LGBTQ+ laws in recent years.

MTV's 'True Life Crime' Investigates Death of Dallas Trans Woman

The latest episode of the series focuses on Muhlaysia Booker, who was shot to death just a month after being attacked by a mob at her apartment complex.

Lady Gaga Makes Masks Hot in Fiery VMAs Stupid Love/Rain on Me Mash-Up

Gaga also won the VMAs' first Tricon Award for excellence in multiples areas of artistry. 

Keke Palmer Makes History as The First Black Woman to Host The VMAs

The sexually fluid actress and singer spoke to us about adapting the show to the times and why she's an activist.

'Love, Simon' Wins Best Kiss at MTV Movie Awards

"You can live your dreams and be yourself," said queer actor Keiynan Lonsdale in his acceptance speech.

Meet the Trans Service Members Attending MTV's VMAs

These transgender troops will be the real stars walking the red carpet at tonight's televised awards ceremony.

Karamo Brown Breaks Down Gay Parenting and Straight Dating

The gay host of MTV's Are You the One: Second Chances has learned a lot about heterosexual courtship.

Deciding to Come Out on Catfish

Eighteen-year-old Telizza was surprised when her online friendship with Shai turned romantic. In this exclusive clip from the reality show Catfish, Telizza comes out in advance of meeting Shai. Watch the episode on MTV on Wednesday at 8 p.m. Eastern.

LGBT Comedians React to Drag-tastic VMAs

Any time you have Britney and Bey in the same room, gay Twitter is going to have something to say about it.

Real World Star's Emotional Farewell to Mormon Church

Here in its entirety is what MTV dared not show you: the whole, moving speech Christopher Ammon gave after taking part in a mass resignation from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

MTV Stars Discuss the Network's LGBT Legacy

The stars of Teen Wolf, Faking It, and more discuss MTV's LGBT programing history and their place in it. 

MTV's Best Moments of Inclusion

Here's how the network helped changed LGBT visibility.

When It Comes to Diversity, MTV Isn't Faking It

The Advocate sat down with the producers and casts of Faking It, Awkward, Teen Wolf, Real World, and more to discuss the network's legacy of pushing social boundaries.

Stars Give Good Face for Miley, VMAs' First Pansexual Host

The Advocate was at the red carpet for the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards, asking MTV stars to weigh in on Miley Cyrus's hosting gig and how being LGBT is becoming more normalized in popular culture.

TV's First Trans Reality Star: Katelynn On Caitlyn

The first transgender woman to have cameras follow her every move was Katelynn -- not Caitlyn -- on MTV's The Real World.

Faking It's Michael J. Willett: Our Teenage Dream

Even though Faking It actor Michael J. Willett is openly gay, his teen girl fans won't stop fantasizing about him.

Op-ed: The Trouble With 'Teen Wolf'

Weak references to LGBT characters and storylines on TV aren't enough for millennial viewers.

Laverne Cox to Produce MTV & Logo Trans Documentary

The Orange is the New Black star expands her trans media empire in the form of a new documentary about trans teens airing this fall.