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6 of South Dakota GOP Gov. Kristi Noem's craziest moments

From bragging about killing a puppy to lying about meeting North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, Kristi Noem keeps getting more ridiculous.

Get ready for a sizzling summer at Fire Island Pines in 2024

The premier gay resort destination kicks off the 2024 summer season with tea dances, parties, and speedos.

North Carolina restaurant countersues anti-drag protesters over ‘groomer’ and ‘pedophile’ smears

In a heated legal battle, East Frank Superette & Kitchen is defending its drag events against false allegations of child grooming.

5 questions for the 4 new queens of 'We're Here'

Season 4 stars Jaida Essence Hall, Sasha Velour, Priyanka, and Latrice Royale talk about what life is really like for LGBTQ+ folks in small town America — and why it's important to keep fighting extremist opposition.

Nymphia Wind hopes to represent Asian excellence after winning 'Drag Race'

After making herstory, this crowned queen is ready to take on the world.

Queens from 'RuPaul's Drag Race Live' aren't backing down from any scary bans or threats

The stars of the hit Las Vegas show are taking fans backstage and speaking up when it matters most.

Smithsonian responds after report of ending long-held drag shows following Republican angst (exclusive)

Reports found drag shows disappeared from the Smithsonian's calendar after institution leader Lonnie Bunch told House Republicans he'd "look into" them. Here's what really happened.

Police arrest Russian nightclub employees over drag show

Performers were stripped half-naked and forced to lie on the ground with patrons during the raid, which was caught on video.

More than 60 religious institutions have been targeted for supporting LGBTQ+ rights: report

At least 66 incidents occurred between June 2022 and January 2024 in which a religious institution was targeted for its perceived support of LGBTQ+ people.

Oregon’s newest Republican lawmaker says LGBTQ+ support is akin to child abuse

Dwayne Yunker, the newest member of Oregon's House of Representatives, said he isn’t afraid to be called a "Christian Nationalist" or "homophonic" (sic).

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis' Drag Ban Can't Be Enforced, Supreme Court Rules

Florida cannot enforce the ban on drag shows while the state appeals an earlier decision by a federal judge who ruled the ban unconstitutional.

Montana's Drag Show Ban Still Blocked in New Court Ruling

The ruling continues a stay that saved Helena Pride.

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.