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Who Is Rep. Virginia Foxx, the Antigay, Trump-Loving, Mike Johnson Supporter?

She told a reporter to "shut up" during a press conference Wednesday.

From 'Heather' to Harvey to Matthew Shepard, Lesléa Newman Chronicles Queer History

This author, and one of our Advocates of the Year, has been at the forefront of LGBTQ+ history for over 30 years.

Matthew Shepard's Murder Remembered 25 Years Later With a Renewed Call to Fight Anti-LGBTQ+ Hate

Matthew Shepard died 25 years ago today after an antigay attack. How do we honor his legacy and that of less well-known hate-crime victims?

Coming Out? Here Are Some Resources to Help

“The most powerful act of resistance as an LGBTQ+ person is to live our life loudly in a world that tells us to be quiet,” says HRC President Kelley Robinson.

25 Years After Matthew Shepard's Killing, Lesléa Newman Helps Us Make Sense of It

The author of Heather Has Two Mommies couldn't let this dark anniversary go unnoticed.

Missouri Man Who Lured and Shot a Gay Teen Sentenced to 21 Years

The 16-year-old boy attempted to walk away from the man before he was shot eight times in cold blood.