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J.D. Vance's horrendous record of homophobia and transphobia

Donald Trump's vice-presidential pick hasn't been a senator long — but he's been in the public eye long enough to accrue a strongly anti-LGBTQ+ record.

Robin Roberts feared coming out, almost refused marriage equality interview with Obama

The Good Morning America anchor opened up about this and more in an interview on The Jamie Kern Lima Show.

Vatican excommunicates anti-LGBTQ+ Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò

Viganò invited notoriously antigay Kentucky official Kim Davis to a meeting with the pope and has denounced the blessing of same-sex relationships.

LGBTQ+ community in Europe under siege as France faces far-right takeover

Far-right parties gain ground in Europe as LGBTQ+ rights are under threat. Learn how anti-LGBTIQ+ movements are reshaping politics across the continent.

14 Supreme Court decisions that changed the landscape for LGBTQ+ rights

Several of them came on today's date, June 26.

Americans still support marriage equality by a vast majority — just not Republicans

More than two in three Americans still believe that marriage equality should be the law of the land, despite a slight dip in support.

The Advocates 2024: Taiwanese trailblazer Nymphia Wind

The Drag Race season 16 winner broke new ground as the show's first East Asian winner, and her home country couldn't be prouder.

Justice Sotomayor: Supreme Court ruling in immigration case threatens marriage equality

In holding that citizens don't have a fundamental interest in bringing noncitizen spouses to the U.S., the court is on the path to undermining marriage rights in general, the justice said in an impassioned dissent.

60+ photos of pure queer joy from Bangkok, Thailand's Pride 2024

Just weeks before marriage equality passed in the Southeast Asian country, thousands gathered to make a visible and physical statement about queer rights and queer joy.

Thailand will be the first Southeast Asian country with marriage equality

The bill grants LGBTQ+ couples the same legal rights and recognition as heterosexual couples, including inheritance, adoption, and health care decision-making.

Oprah Winfrey posts Pride Month tribute to gay brother who died of AIDS complications

“How different his life might have been had be lived in these times,” Winfrey said of her brother, Jeffrey Lee.

A path toward dignity and equality with PRIDE Act

The fight for marriage equality has been a long and emotional journey for many in the LGBTQ+ community. The PRIDE Act aims to right the wrongs of the past and ensure equal treatment for all couples, writes congressional representatives of the Equality Caucus.

Nancy Pelosi, perhaps the greatest LGBTQ+ ally in history, reflects on the meaning of Pride (exclusive)

For Speaker Emerita Nancy Pelosi, the LGBTQ+ community has been an intellectual, emotional, and political resource, she told The Advocate. She also understands the serious risks at stake for the community in this year’s election.

New ‘Rainbow Revolutionaries’ tour reveals Boston’s LGBTQ+ history

The special Pride Month tour visits historic sites and promises to reveal the secrets of famed artists, actors, and one Revolutionary War hero.

After yet another far-right controversy, how do we trust the Supreme Court with our rights?

After yet another news story about extremist or corrupt behavior by conservative justices, can we trust the court to rule on the most sensitive issues that directly affect our lives?

The country did a complete 180 on a once-divisive issue starting 20 years ago

The vast majority of Americans opposed same-sex marriage on May 17, 2004, when the first same-sex couples took their vows after a court decision in Massachusetts. Well, times have changed.

Here are all the ways marriage equality has been 'unambiguously positive' for America

The study from the RAND Corp. comes 20 years after the first legal marriages for same-sex couples took place in Massachusetts.

‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ winner Nymphia Wind performs for Taiwan’s outgoing president

President Tsai Ing-wen has been instrumental for the advancement of LGBTQ+ rights in the Asian nation.

Months after election, gay House candidate Evan Low will be on November ballot. Here's what happened

Low, currently a member of the California Assembly, is running for a U.S. House seat from Silicon Valley.