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Pro-Equality Lawmakers Demand Removal of Anti-LGBTQ+ Sections From Defense Bill

The House version of the National Defense Authorization Act includes bans on trans health care, Pride flags, drag shows, and more.

The Advocate's CEO Reflects on International Drag Day

"Drag is much more than just performance," writes Mark Berryhill.

Pentagon Officials Fear Anti-LGBTQ+ Laws Could Impact Military Readiness

The attacks on the LGBTQ+ community has dire consequences across American society.

Military Chief Defends Cancellation of Drag Show at Nevada Military Base

It was “the absolute right thing to do,” Mark Milley told CNN.

Florida Traffic Sign Hacked to Display 'Kill All Gays'

The incident occurred on the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia.

Tampa Pride Cancels Event After Ron DeSantis Signs Anti-Drag Law

The Republican governor signed that bill along with three other anti-LGBTQ+ pieces of legislation on Wednesday.

Florida House Passes 3 Bills to Restrict LGBTQ+ Rights

The bills targeted gender-affirming care, drag shows, and bathroom access for trans people.

RuPaul Condemns Anti-Drag Bills, Says Queens Are Queer World's Marines

On Instagram, the drag star encouraged followers to register to vote and fight back.

HRC Protests Tennessee Anti-LGBTQ+ Laws With Ad, Rally

The Human Rights Campaign is running a full-page ad with Gov. Bill Lee in drag and holding a rally in response to legislation banning gender-affirming care for youth and restricting drag shows.

Kentucky Senator Whose Trans Son Recently Died Blasts New Anti-Drag Bill

Through her grief, the state lawmaker drove home the point that trans lives matter and should not be legislated out of existence.

Tennessee Gov. Supports Anti-Drag Bill But Apparently Once Posed in Drag

The picture appearing to be Bill Lee in drag in 1977 surfaced on Reddit over the weekend.

Tennessee Close to Banning Gender-Affirming Care for Youth

Legislators have passed a bill and sent it to Gov. Bill Lee (pictured), and they're also moving toward restrictions on drag shows.

Missouri's 'Don't Say Gay' Bill Is Even Worse Than Florida's

If Missouri lawmakers had their way, young people wouldn't learn anything about LGBTQ+ people until they're out of high school.

FBI Investigating Threats Against 3 LGBTQ+ Bars

Last weekend, a caller threatened to shoot up three queer safe spaces in St. Louis.

Queer Prom Targeted by Far-Right Influencers and Lawmakers

The attacks seem to have started after the anti-LGBTQ+ social media account Libs of TikTok went after the prom.

Arkansas Advances Bill Terming Drag Shows Similar to Porn

The Arkansas Senate passed the legislation along party lines Tuesday, and it now goes to the House.

Rise in Violence Accompanies Rise in Hate Speech on Twitter

Hateful remarks against LGBTQ+ people and Jews have become more common on Twitter since Elon Musk took over.