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Wherever drag queen Tara Hoot goes, bomb threats seem to follow

The Washington, D.C., drag queen has been the target of at least eight bomb threats in recent months.

White House, LGBTQ+ community express support after Princess Kate reveals shocking cancer diagnosis

In a deeply personal video, Princess Catherine shared her struggle with cancer, sparking a wave of support from the White House to a pub in D.C.

Kamala Harris celebrates Irish prime minister and his husband at St. Patrick’s Day event

The vice president and second gentleman welcomed Leo Varadkar and Matthew Barrett to the Naval Observatory to celebrate the friendship between Ireland and the United States.

Federal judge grants Casa Ruby founder Ruby Corado pre-trial release from D.C. jail

The transgender woman had been held in solitary confinement in the men’s section of the D.C. jail.

Joe Biden delivers spirited, optimistic State of the Union, leaving Republicans looking foolish

The president touted his administration’s accomplishments and the nation’s future in an energetic and powerful speech.

Founder of D.C. LGBTQ+ nonprofit Casa Ruby arrested in Maryland after fleeing to El Salvador

The Department of Justice said that Ruby Corado was arrested after unexpectedly returning to the United States.

Matteo Lane on mastering the comedic journey with authenticity and laughter as a gay entertainer (exclusive)

Tracing his path from opera singer to celebrated comic, the Chicago native reflects on fifteen years of connecting with audiences as a queer person, his marriage, and “not politics” in an interview with The Advocate.

D.C.'s popular Little Gay Pub gets new 'GREAT Love' mural thanks to British Embassy

In collaboration with the British Embassy, the vibrant mural is a beacon of LGBTQ+ pride and community spirit at the trendy spot.

Democrat Robert Garcia calls Republican Marjorie Taylor Greene ‘insane’ after she storms out of hearing

In a heated exchange over January 6 insurrectionist support, Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene hastily exited a House hearing, prompting Rep. Robert Garcia to label her behavior as ‘insane.’

Charlie Kirk says January 6 insurrectionists should have had gay sex instead of rushing the Capitol

A woman died during the January 6 insurrection and countless others were seriously injured, including Capitol police trying to protect lawmakers.

Kamala Harris’s long-time out policy advisor Ike Irby departs White House (exclusive)

As he leaves his role, Ike Irby discussed his departure and his tenure as one of the vice president’s most influential advisors in an interview with The Advocate.

HRC celebrates 20 years of empowering Black LGBTQ+ leaders at annual HBCU summit

The 20th anniversary of the Human Rights Campaign’s Leadership Summit in Washington, D.C., highlighted transformative stories and the ongoing commitment to advocate for LGBTQ+ rights and inclusion across historically Black colleges and universities.

These 27 Senate Hearing Room Gay Sex Jokes Are Truly Exquisite

Like a fine wine: Leave it to people on social media to make fun of a ridiculous situation after a video of two men having sex in a U.S. Senate hearing room went viral. Here are 27 hilarious posts.

U.S. Capitol Police Investigating Video of 2 Men Having Sex in Senate Hearing Room

Authorities are investigating reports of a senate staffer filming himself having sex in an historic Senate hearing room on Capitol grounds.

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Media Matters Sues Far-Right Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton

In a pivotal legal battle over free speech, Media Matters confronts Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton in federal court, alleging unconstitutional retaliation in response to their reporting on social media platform X.

Queen Latifah Breaks Barriers as First Female Rapper Honored at Kennedy Center Honors

The prestigious event, celebrating its 46th year, also paid tribute to luminaries Billy Crystal, Dionne Warwick, Renée Fleming, and Barry Gibb, with President Joe Biden in attendance.

Giant George Santos Balloon on the National Mall Has the Internet in Stitches

The ballon — which read "full of lies" — kept getting caught up in the wind.

White House Condemns Marjorie Taylor Greene’s Transphobic Comments About Rachel Levine

Amid a rising tide of anti-LGBTQ+ rhetoric in Congress, officials called out the Georgia congresswoman’s derogatory comments against the assistant secretary for health.

​17 Photos of Savory LGBTQ+ Solidarity at HRC's Chefs for Equality Event

Over 175 culinary masters concocted a fusion of flavors and queer solidarity in a gastronomic gala at the National Building Museum.

Jill Biden Champions LGBTQ+ Rights Movement's History Amid Rising Anti-Transgender Legislation

The first lady underscores the Biden-Harris administration’s unwavering support for LGBTQ+ rights at the PFLAG national convention amidst a torrent of discriminatory bills nationwide.