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Gay Husbands Recreate Decadence Photo 23 Years Later, Proving Queer Love Can Endure

While there’s a lot of tragedy and trauma to go around, here’s a story of enduring gay love. Share your stories and photos with us at

Ron DeSantis Campaign Staff, Supporters Allegedly Assault LGBTQ+ Activists

Not until they were escorted out did the Florida governor acknowlege their presence.

7 Republican Attorneys General Probe Target’s ‘Obscene’ LGBTQ+ Pride Merchandise

They claim the store’s Pride gear was sexualizing kids.

South Carolina Trans Teen Killed; Man He Met for Date Charged With Murder

Jacob Williamson was found dead Tuesday, four days after he left his home for a date with a man he met online.

South Carolina Library System Removes All Displays That Showcase LGBTQ+ Books

Last year, the library system removed LGBTQ+ displays from several libraries in the district, until they were quickly returned after public backlash.

11 Republican Presidential Hopefuls and Their Awful Anti-LGBTQ+ Records

They outperform each other in their hate toward the LGBTQ+ community.

Nikki Haley Falsely Connects Trans Athletes to Girls’ Suicide - Yet Again

The former governor made up false assertions about transgender girl athletes negatively affecting the mental health of cisgender teen girls at a CNN town hall event.


Nikki Haley Blames Trans Visibility for Teen Girls' Suicide Ideation

The Republican presidential hopeful also said Dylan Mulvaney is "a guy, making fun of women."

South Carolina Teacher Fired for Discussing Article on Gay Bears

The school system had recently reminded teachers that any controversial subjects had to be approved in advance.

Southern Queers: New Study Reveals the Reality of LGBTQ+ People in the South

While bucking some stereotypes, the study emphasizes the need for LGBTQ+ safe spaces in southern states.

Buster Murdaugh Says He Wasn't Involved in Gay Student's Death

The son of convicted killer Alex Murdaugh has made his first public statement about rumors linking him to gay acquaintance Stephen Smith's death.

Queer Kid With Special Needs Attacked In School As Teacher Watched

A 13-year-old boy was subject to bullying in school until his classmates beat him in a bathroom with a teacher looking on.

Could Florida’s ‘Don’t Say Gay’ Law Go Nationwide?

Florida’s bill seems to have inspired a flurry of similar anti-LGBTQ+ legislation in statehouses around the country.

Two Men Charged With Hate Crimes in 2019 Killing of Trans Woman

Pebbles LaDime Doe was shot to death because of her trans identity, a federal indictment alleges.

Transgender Women Killed in Georgia, North Carolina

Destiny Howard and KC Johnson are the latest casualties of the epidemic of violence against trans Americans.

S.C.'s Six-week Abortion Ban Struck Down by State Supreme Court

The Biden administration praised the ruling on South Carolina's "extreme and dangerous abortion ban."

South Carolina’s Governor Openly Opposed Marriage Equality in Debate

Gov. Henry McMasters, a Republican, also managed to misgender trans youth in the process.

9 Times Lindsey Graham Was an Absolute Drama Queen

Sen. Lindsey Graham has mastered the art of fake outrage. 

Black Trans Woman Keshia Chanel Geter Killed in Georgia

In a message posted on YouTube, Geter's mother said, "no one should ever take somebody's life because of what they are."

Marriage Equality Bill Could Pass Senate Despite Some GOP Opposition

Republican senators mostly balked at the House-passed bill that would codify marriage equality into federal law, but a narrow path to overcome a filibuster seems to exist.