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Duolingo deletes LGBTQ+ content in Russia after complaint

State media reports the popular language learning app and ally self-censored after a complaint from Siberia.

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'Parents' Rights' movements forget families have the right to read LGBTQ+ books

As book bans targeting LGBTQ+ and diverse communities rise in the United States, there is an urgent call for advocacy to keep books that promote understanding, empathy, and self-acceptance accessible.

Which states teach LGBTQ+ topics in school? Here are the 7 states with inclusive curricula

In a time when queer education is under attack, few states have instead opted to protect it.

Sydney Sweeney, Scott Evans and all the stars at the GLAAD Awards

The 35th GLAAD Media Awards had more stars than the sky as last week's glam gala.

Joe Biden has tied the record for most LGBTQ+ judges confirmed in federal courts

Eleven federal judges who identify as LGBTQ+ have been confirmed to lifetime positions under the Biden administration, tyingthe record set by the Obama administration.

Washington makes school curriculum more 'inclusive' by adding LGBTQ+ history

When students "feel a connection to what they’re learning, they do better," said Democratic Sen. Marko Liias.

Elon Musk abruptly axes partnership with Don Lemon following ‘tense’ and ‘revealing’ interview

The out former CNN anchor announced that the billionaire reversed his decision to partner with the journalist on distributing his new show.

How the Oscars are honoring queer history with Rustin and Nyad according to Academy CEO Bill Kramer

With a gay man, Bill Kramer, at the helm of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, queer and diverse stories are in good hands. Here, he discusses how nominated queer films about real people like Rustin and Nyad are now part of a historical record.

Ron DeSantis cheers as University of Florida's anti-LGBTQ+ president fires all diversity staff

A memo to employees cited a new regulation for the Board of Governors, a DeSantis-controlled board setting policies for the State University System.

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

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

How GLAAD is nurturing Black queer music

GLAAD's Equity in Media and Entertainment Initiative brings together Black queer artists to provide a nurturing and supportive space for creative talent.

What Claudine Gay’s resignation teaches us about Black leadership

Dr. Claudine Gay's resignation as Harvard's first Black president amid political and ideological pressures highlights the fragility of Black leadership in academia and the ongoing challenges to diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts.

Queer erotica author Chuck Tingle uninvited from Texas book event over face mask

Chuck Tingle says he was uninvited from the Texas Library Association's annual literature conference over the mask which he says helps him.

Portland Will Name City Square for Legendary Drag Queen Darcelle XV

The move to honor the late performer demonstrates the Oregon city's commitment to inclusion and the LGBTQ+ community, city leaders say.

Garth Brooks Responds to Bud Light Backlash With a Message of Inclusiveness

“Everybody’s got their opinions. But inclusiveness is always going to be me,” the country music star said.

Gay TikTok Influencers' Story of Love and Raising Twins Now a Book

During a time when books by LGBTQ+ authors are being banned, this book seeks to normalize families of different types who all share one thing: love.

Wellesley Students Vote to Admit Trans Men & Nonbinary Applicants

The fight continues at the women's college for more inclusive gender policies.