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Ryan Walters’s latest gambit fails as critics outnumber supporters at Oklahoma education meeting

Local parents and LGBTQ+ advocates say the ultra-conservative politician is trying to silence criticism.

This small Vermont town is going all out for its first Pride celebration

Pride of Woodstock VT's cochairs tell The Advocate how they built the town's inaugural Pride Month celebration from the ground up.

The iconic Little Gay Pub in D.C. expands to Philadelphia

The owners of the popular celebrity hotspot tell The Advocate that they’re excited to bring their business to the Philly LGBTQ+ community.

New ‘Rainbow Revolutionaries’ tour reveals Boston’s LGBTQ+ history

The special Pride Month tour visits historic sites and promises to reveal the secrets of famed artists, actors, and one Revolutionary War hero.

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.

Lauren Boebert resorts to homophobia after Pete Buttigieg calls out her hypocrisy

The Colorado congresswoman used bigotry as she tried to make fun of the transportation secretary and his husband, Chasten Buttigieg, for raising children.

A writer claimed he wasn't hired for being a straight, white man. One studio's response was brutal

Shocking: the straight, white man is not automatically the best person for a job.

Ground broken for LGBTQ-focused senior housing in Pittsburgh

The Mosaic Apartments will be the first such housing complex in western Pennsylvania and the second in the state overall.

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.

Mike Johnson flies same Christian nationalist flag outside his office that Samuel Alito flew at vacation home

The Louisiana Republican says a flag used by the January 6 insurrectionists is harmless.

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

He warned about the dangers of Republican book bans.

Dwyane Wade and transgender daughter Zaya launch new resource for trans youth and families

Translatable is an online resource that will focus on communities of color and offer a safe space and accurate information.

Trump campaign outraged over queer Apprentice film, calling it ‘garbage’ and ‘pure fiction’

The notoriously thin-skinned former president’s campaign said that Trump would sue.

Jon Lovett of Pod Save America is a contestant on Survivor’s upcoming 47th season

Out media personality Jon Lovett who was once Obama's speechwriter appeared in a teaser ad for the next season of the Emmy-winning reality competition show.

National Park Service cracks down on Pride leaving LGBTQ+ rangers feeling betrayed

Recently, the National Park Service issued a memo barring employees from attending Pride parades in uniform. Official participation appears uncertain, and many LGBQT+ Rangers are feeling defeated.

Colorado Republicans tell parents to take kids out of school over fears they ‘turn more kids trans’

The state GOP sent out a bigoted email filled with misinformation.

Taking a page from his uncle JFK, Patrick Kennedy writes about profiles in mental health courage

Kennedy talks about how the LGBTQ+ community is an inspiration for mobilizing as we mark Mental Health Awareness Month.

Transgender girl gets booed by crowd and bullied after winning track race at Oregon state championship

Anti-trans spectators booed as the sophomore crossed the finish line in the 200-meter race first, then later as she received her gold medal.

Joe Biden celebrates 200th judicial confirmation paving the way for more LGBTQ+ judges

His administration hopes to set a new record soon.

A Methodist pastor was defrocked 20 years ago for being gay. She's finally been reinstated

Beth Stroud said her "whole life would have been different" had she not been removed from her position in the church.