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Here are the states that have laws protecting abortion and gender-affirming care

These states have taken the step to protect bodily autonomy.

Nonbinary 17-year-old killed two years after being reported missing

River Nevaeh Goddard was reported missing in April 2022, when they were 15 years old.

There have already been 4,000 instances of book banning in America this school year: report

PEN America’s latest findings shed light on the targeted censorship of content related to race, sexuality, and violence, sparking advocacy and resistance across the nation.

Former U.S. Sen. Joe Lieberman, champion of 'don't ask, don't tell' repeal, dead at 82

Lieberman, who was Al Gore's running mate in 2000, leaves a largely pro-LGBTQ+ record.

America's first Black gay statewide elected official on being authentic and confident

Don't make yourself small, says Connecticut Treasurer Erick Russell.

Flying the Pride flag is a gateway to ISIS, a Connecticut official claims as town passes ban

Almost immediately after coming under Republican control, a Connecticut town council has voted to ban the LGBTQ+ Pride flag at its town hall.

A bakery almost went out of business for supporting LGBTQ+ rights, but locals stepped up

Bakery on Maple in Connecticut was at risk of closing permanently until the local community showed up in droves to support the LGBTQ-inclusive business.

Court Revives Connecticut Case Challenging Its Policy Allowing Trans Girls to Compete in Girls’ Sports

A court had previously ruled the plantiffs had no standing.

Here Are the 15 Most LGBTQ-Friendly Cities in the U.S.

Are there any that you think should have made the list?

House Republicans Schedule ‘Mean-Spirited’ Hearing on Gender-Affirming Care

House Republicans are continuing their party’s culture war against the LGBTQ+ community.

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House Republican ‘Terrorists’ Target LGBTQ+ Community Center Funding in ‘Unprecedented’ Move

Democrats in the House of Representatives are livid and have called out their GOP colleagues.

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Elizabeth Warren, Susan Collins Introduce Tax Bill to Help Married Same-Sex Couples

The bill would help couples married before the Supreme Court's decision in U.S. v. Windsor.

Why Homeless LGBTQ+ Youth in One City Engage in Survival Sex

Local advocates believe a shelter for LGBTQ+ youth would help stop the practice.

Connecticut Activists Launch New Statewide LGBTQ+ Advocacy Group

The queer rights organization has been in the making for more than a year.

Police Say Conn. Man Beaten to Death Because Attacker Thought He Was Gay

Video of the attack shows the victim being thrown headfirst off an elevated ramp.