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Alpha Phi Alpha, a prominent Black fraternity, moves to bar transgender members

Delegates to the fraternity's constitutional convention adopted a proposal to limit membership to "naturally born" males.

A history of political violence in the U.S., from Hamilton to Harvey Milk to Gabby Giffords

The attempt on Donald Trump's life Saturday was only the latest instance in a long history of violence against American political leaders.

Joe Biden at Stonewall's 55th anniversary: The LGBTQ+ community ‘set an example for the world’

The president and first lady spoke at the birthplace of the modern LGBTQ+ rights movement a day after the first presidential debate.

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer will always 'fight like hell' to protect LGBTQ+ rights (exclusive)

The governor of Michigan tells The Advocate about her efforts to defend vital LGBTQ+ services, and warns about the dangers of a second Trump term.

Texas professors use anti-trans slurs and call nonbinary students 'delusional' in Title IX lawsuit

Two University of Texas professors are suing the Biden Administration for including transgender students in anti-discrimination policies.

If your kid just told you they’re trans, here’s what you should know

“There’s really no harm in ever affirming or loving our kids when they share with us who they are,” Dr. Kade Goepferd said. “The harm really can only come if we refuse to listen or acknowledge the truth that they’re sharing with us and how vulnerable they’re being.”

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

He warned about the dangers of Republican book bans.

Second Gentleman Doug Emhoff to tackle Republican book bans at Manhattan roundtable discussion (exclusive)

He will talk about the Biden-Harris administration’s commitment to fight these threats to students’ civil rights.

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.

New Biden administration Title IX rule protects transgender students’ bathroom & pronoun use at school

The updated rules enhance protections against discrimination based on sex, including for LGBTQ+ students, but leave the issue of transgender athletes’ participation in sports for further review.

DOJ sues Utah for discriminating against incarcerated trans woman who self-castrated

People with gender dysphoria are protected by the Americans With Disabilities Act, said Assistant Attorney General Kristen Clarke, and their rights "are not given up at the jailhouse door."

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.

The Black-and-white dichotomy between Ronald Reagan’s birthday and Arthur Ashe’s death day

As a historical figure whose impact was profound on society, Ashe is head and shoulders above the former president, who showed cowardice on race and AIDS.

Senate Democrats urged to reject anti-LGBTQ+ measures in funding bills by coalition (exclusive)

The Human Rights Campaign and ACLU lead the charge, with 63 groups, challenging discriminatory riders in congressional budget talks.

More states are pushing to stop legally recognizing trans people in public life

Proposed bills would exclude transgender and nonbinary people from updating driver’s licenses, holding public office and accessing public restrooms.

New video from St. Louis police crash into gay bar shows aggressive officer, raises questions

The police officer threatened a bystander with arrest after handcuffing the bar’s owner for raising his voice.

Kentucky homophobe Kim Davis, who denied gay couples marriage licenses, must pay over $360,000

After a lengthy legal battle, Kim Davis owes more than $360,000 for violating the constitutional rights of a gay couple.

Golden Globe Nominees Colman Domingo, Rachel Weisz & More on Their Acclaimed Projects

We spoke with Golden Globes nominees Rustin’s Colman Domingo, Dead Ringers’ Rachel Weisz, Ted Lasso’s Hannah Waddingham, and others about queer identity and more. Here's what they had to say.

LGBTQ+ Groups Denied Registration Even After Supreme Court Decision in Eswatini

The Eswatini government continues to refuse to register LGBTQ+ rights groups, despite a recent Supreme Court ruling supporting these organizations.

Watch Colman Domingo Shine in Timely ‘Rustin’ Trailer

Rustin premieres on Netflix on November 17.