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Transgender 17-year-old Tayy Dior Thomas shot to death in Alabama

A 20-year-old man, who her family says she had been dating, is charged with her murder.

Trump-appointed Alabama judge threatens to jail LGBTQ+ rights lawyers; attorneys fight back

Judge Liles Burke is trying to force the lawyers to reveal what they argue is attorney-client privileged information.

Uganda used the U.S. Supreme Court's anti-abortion ruling to outlaw being LGBTQ+

Uganda's highest court cited the U.S. Supreme Court's Dobbs v. Jackson ruling in their decision to uphold a law criminalizing same-sex relationships.

Anti-LGBTQ+ bills in Alabama’s legislature threaten youth and undermine one gay teen's legacy, critics say

“If these bills go into play, what was I actually fighting for?” said a mother of a gay teen who died by suicide. “We all deserve protection. We all deserve to feel comfortable. We all deserve to feel love."

Alabama forces universities to implement trans bathroom ban while outlawing DEI

In banning funding for diversity, equity, and inclusion programs, Alabama also forced state universities to “designate restrooms on the basis of biological sex.”

Alabama judge unseals report accusing top LGBTQ+ rights attorneys of improper judge shopping

The report is related to lawsuits brought against Alabama’s 2022 ban on gender-affirming health care for trans youth.

Southern states push forward with bills ending legal recognition for trans people

Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama all are advancing bills that "define sex" to exclude transgender people from any legal recognition of their gender.

GOP lawmakers call for Alabama space camp employee to be fired, simply for being transgender

A Facebook post about a transgender employee at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center’s educational program has led to far-right attacks from Libs of TikTok, Sen. Tommy Tuberville and others.

Who is Katie Britt, the GOP senator who inspired a million memes

Everybody is talking about the hilarious/distrubing performance of the junior Republican U.S. senator from Alabama in her response to the State of the Union. Here are some things to know about her.

Sen. Katie Britt gives lackluster response to Biden's State of the Union address

While Biden's speech is hitting all the right marks with his supporters, Britt said Biden was "out of touch."

Family planning and fertility services grind to halt in Alabama after devastating ruling

Family planning services in Alabama have been completely upended by an unprecedented and unscientific state Supreme Court ruling.

Alabama Supreme Court endangers IVF access by ruling frozen embryos are people

In a notable union of church and state, the Alabama Supreme Court cited Christian faith as reason to jeopardize access to in vitro fertilization (IVF).

Alabama can enforce law criminalizing gender-affirming care, court rules

Republican Gov. Kay Ivey signed the bill into law in 2022, and it was the subject of a lawsuit almost immediately.

These Are the 5 States With the Smallest Percentage of LGBTQ+ People

The states with the fewest queer people are also some of the states proposing and passing the most anti-LGBTQ+ laws.

Rachel Levine’s Emails Released in Alabama Transgender Care Case

The decision marks a pivotal moment in the legal battle over Alabama’s ban on transgender medical care for minors, with potential national implications.

Conservative Media Outlet 1819 News Under Fire for Outing Alabama Mayor Who Died

The Alabama media outlet that outed Mayor F.L. “Bubba” Copeland, a Baptist preacher who died by suicide afterward, has come under harsh criticism.

After Pastor's Suicide, a Man Took to TikTok to Explain What It's Like to Be Outed

Former Republican lobbyist Ryan Adams reflects on his own painful experience with being outed in conservative circles in the aftermath of an Alabama mayor’s death.

Country Star Dixon Dallas Gets Rough With Steamy Queer Track ‘Something to Feel’

Following his viral sensation “Good Lookin’,” Dixon Dallas releases a new anthem of unapologetic queer, raunchy desire.

Alabama Mayor, Pastor Dies by Suicide After Being Involuntarily Outed as Transgender Woman

Smiths Station Mayor F.L. ‘Bubba’ Copeland’s death shocks a heartbroken community after a local news blog exposed his transgender identity.

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Children’s Book Added to Book Ban List Because Author’s Last Name Is ‘Gay’

The library’s executive director confirmed the book was listed because of the word “gay.”