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What you need to know about the Stonewall uprising, which began 55 years ago

Some of the details are disputed, but here's what we know about what happened at the Stonewall Inn in 1969.

Here are 15 books you should read this Pride Month

From books about trans identity to queer history, here are some of the best books to help understand and revel in LGBTQ+ identity and its intersections. What books would you recommend?

Senate seeks formal apology for decades of LGBTQ+ discrimination in the federal government

For many years, members of the LGBTQ+ community who worked for the federal government faced persecution for their sexual orientation.

Cynthia Lee Fontaine is telling this historic Texas drag queen's story in a new documentary (exclusive)

The RuPaul’s Drag Race season eight Miss Congeniality winner tells The Advocate about a new documentary she's part of that follows the life of drag legend Barbette.

Rep. Robert Garcia: 'The Army that defeated Hitler and saved the world included drag queens'

The California Democrat expertly demolished a Republican proposal to ban drag shows on military bases — but it passed the House of Representatives anyways.

Visit Casa Susanna, a secret house of trans women in the 1960s

A house in the Catskill Mountains once served as a refuge of joy and liberation. Now, a new book brings Casa Susanna back to life.

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.

Yes, J.K. Rowling, the Nazis persecuted trans people, burned books

Rowling questioned a social media post that mentioned this, but scholars point out that it indeed happened.

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.

What is International Women's Day? The history of the revolutionary holiday explained

The history of the holiday goes beyond feminism, reminding us every year of the deep ties linking gender equality and class struggle.

Meet the first woman and first out queer mayor of Vermont's largest city

Emma Mulvaney-Stanak, who was previously a state representative, said that "when you have marginalized people at the table, decisions change because you remember humanity matters."

Hadrian's Wall declared as historic LGBTQ+ landmark by British cultural society

English Heritage recently said that one of the most prominent relics of the Roman Empire is “linked to England’s queer history."

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

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

A gender-bending Civil War soldier's tale comes to the musical stage

Sarah Rosetta Wakeman presented as a man to fight for the Union. Now Wakeman's story is the subject a musical play, written by Jenn Grinels and featuring nonbinary actor Ari Notartomaso.

Greek politicians lose their minds over Alexander the Great's gay romance in Netflix show

If Greek parliament members are upset to learn Alexander the Great had same-sex relations, we have some bad news for them about Greek history.

Dear conservatives: Yes, ancient Greece was gay as hell

A new Netflix series about Alexander the Great has conservative bigots up in arms about its portrayal of queerness. Little do they know that ancient Greece was gay AF!

Jared Polis on being a dad, husband — and America's first out gay governor

The Colorado leader opens up about maintaining an idyllic home life in increasingly uncertain times.

Abortion restrictions amount to sex-based discrimination, state Supreme Court says

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled against an antiquated anti-abortion law, with justices issuing a scathing rebuke of the 2022 Dobbs v. Jackson decision.

Shane McAnally could make history for the LGBTQ+ community at the Grammys

The acclaimed songwriter would be the first gay man to win Songwriter of the Year at the pretegious awards.

Conservatives are outraged by this California school's LGBTQ+ policies

In expressing their disdain for policies pushing so-called "LGBT ideology," conservatives are actually taking a stance against anti-bullying rules.