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Ted Zhar on TikTok fame and asking 'What do you do for a living?' for a living

Zhar has become an internet personality thanks to this one simple question.

From Meta to X, most major social media companies are failing LGBTQ+ users: GLAAD

Most of the top social media companies got an 'F' grade on GLAAD’s 2024 Social Media Safety Index. Of the major platforms, TikTok was the only one to pass with a dismal D+ grade.

Meta is failing its LGBTQ+ users, says new GLAAD report

A new GLAAD study highlights Meta’s failure to moderate harmful content targeting transgender, nonbinary, and gender-nonconforming users despite clear policy violations.

GLAAD urges action over Meta’s ongoing neglect of moderating anti-trans hate

The LGBTQ+ advocacy group is criticizing Meta for continuing to allow anti-trans content on its platforms without effective moderation.

This gay dad is standing up to conservatives after one host called him a 'pervert homo' (exclusive)

José Rolón, known as @nycgaydad on social media, is speaking out after a "D-list Tucker Carlson" accused him of sexcrimes without evidence.

Instagram and Threads won't promote ‘political’ content. No one knows what they define as ‘political’

The sweeping and opaque decision to reduce certain content it deems undesirable further extends Meta’s announcement in the fall that Threads is “not going to amplify news on the platform.”

LGBTQ+ people have been arrested through social media. Meta must protect them, says human rights groups

Human Rights Watch and other LGBTQ+ rights groups are calling on Meta to prevent social media from being used against queer people, particularly in places where their identities are criminalized.

GLAAD demands Mark Zuckerberg public statement on Facebook’s anti-trans content moderation failure

Following a critical Oversight Board report on Meta’s handling of anti-trans Facebook content, GLAAD has urged the Meta CEO to address the company’s content moderation policies publicly.

Conversion therapy content is being banned by social media companies thanks to the work of LGBTQ+ group

Promoting the dangerous and discredited practice of conversion therapy now violates several companies’ content policies. Some companies say it's thanks to GLAAD's recommendations and research.

San Jose council member granted restraining order against transphobic Instagramer

A court issued the order to the “ESSJ Times” owner following concerns over posts that incited hate against the LGBTQ+ community.

Florida GOP chairman Christian Ziegler’s rape investigation expands to video voyeurism

Sarasota police widen the probe to include unlawful videotaping, as Republican Party leadership is set to remove Ziegler at an upcoming meeting.

Andre Braugher’s Onscreen Husband Pays Tribute to the Late Actor

Tributes pour in for the beloved Brooklyn Nine-Nine actor remembered for his talent, kindness, and enduring legacy.

‘Gays Against Groomers’ Outraged ChatGPT Refuses to Generate Anti-Transgender Content

The right-wing group’s frustration mounts after AI program ChatGPT declines to produce content opposing gender-affirming health care.

Bobby Berk to Exit ‘Queer Eye’ After Eighth Season

The design guru Bobby Berk expressed heartfelt gratitude to fans as he prepares for his final season.

Meta Under Fire After Suspending & Reinstating ‘Gays Against Groomers’ on Instagram

Instagram had suspended the anti-transgender far-right group, but reinstated it only hours later.

Instagram Suspends 'Gays Against Groomers' Amid Scrutiny of Meta’s Moderation Policies

The suspension follows a report criticizing Meta’s handling of hateful anti-LGBTQ+ content on Instagram.

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TikToker Fatally Shot in Baghdad As Iraq Cracks Down on LGBTQ+ Community

Known on social media as “Noor BM,” 23-year-old Noor Alsaffar had over 370,000 followers collectively on Instagram and TikTok.

Meta Fails to Moderate Content from Anti-Trans Hate Group on Instagram, Watchdog Group Says

Despite clear violations, controversial group continues to spread false and harmful narratives unchecked on Instagram, igniting concerns over Meta’s commitment to LGBTQ+ safety, according to a new report.

‘RuPublicans’ Parody Account Targets Greg Abbott in Texas Billboard Ad Campaign

The gay men behind the parody Instagram account that holds Republicans accountable have turned their art into activism.