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Lesbian lawmaker Angie Craig calls for Joe Biden to step down from presidential race

Minnesota Rep. Angie Craig is the fifth Democratic — and first LGBTQ+ — lawmaker calling for the president to stand down and allow somebody else to challenge Donald Trump.

35+ sizzling pics from Provincetown Pride 2024

This year’s 7th annual festival teamed with Nigerian activist Matthew Blaise to present Reimagining Queer Africa.

Massachusetts school can in fact ban 'two genders' T-shirt, federal appeals court rules

Protecting LGBTQ+ students from discrimination overrides free speech considerations, according to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.

Harvard marks Pride Month with new LGBTQ+ Health Center of Excellence

The prestigious institution will launch a center dedicated to advancing health equity for LGBTQ+ people.

Here are the states that have laws protecting abortion and gender-affirming care

These states have taken the step to protect bodily autonomy.

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.

Billie Jean King says a Massachusetts challenge to a kids book about her is ‘so very sad’

A mother has asked her child’s school to remove the book because it mentions LGBTQ+ people and divorce. The lesbian tennis legend had thoughts.

Nonbinary 17-year-old killed two years after being reported missing

River Nevaeh Goddard was reported missing in April 2022, when they were 15 years old.

CVS and Walgreens will start dispensing abortion pill mifepristone. Here's when and where

Both pharmacy chains already dispense misoprostol, the other medication involved in medication abortion regimens.

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.

Massachusetts Gov. Maura Healey nominates former partner for high court, raises GOP ire

Healey has nominated Gabrielle Wolohojian to the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court.

Pioneering LGBTQ+ activist Ann Maguire has died at 80

Maguire cohosted a gay talk show in Boston in the 1970s and helped elect the nation's first out state legislator, Elaine Noble of Massachusetts.

Massachusetts governor seeks IVF coverage for veterans in same-sex relationships

Maura Healey, one of the first out lesbian governors in the nation, wants to equalize coverage of assisted reproduction and provide other new benefits to Massachusetts veterans.

Massachusetts Police Officer Searches Middle School Classroom For LGBTQ+ Book, 'Concerning' Video Shows

A police officer entered a middle school classroom to search for an "inappropriate" book. And no, it wasn't 1984.

Texas Man Pleads Guilty to Threatening Doctor Providing Gender-Affirming Care to Youth

The Boston hospital has said its staff has been subjected to a number of threats over disinformation about gender-affirming care in the past year.

Ayanna Pressley Introduces Bill to Counter Book Bans Nationwide

In a bold response to the surge of book bans across the U.S., Massachusetts Rep. Ayanna Pressley is championing legislation to protect diverse literature in schools and libraries.

Massachusetts Sues Neo-Nazis After They Target Drag Queen Story Hours

Attorney General Andrea Campbell sues NSC-131, a neo-Nazi group, citing civil rights violations and public safety disruptions at drag queen events and migrant shelters.

Which State Is the Queerest? These Are the States With the Most LGBTQ+ People

"We're here" has taken on a new meaning.