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Transgender girl gets booed by crowd and bullied after winning track race at Oregon state championship

Anti-trans spectators booed as the sophomore crossed the finish line in the 200-meter race first, then later as she received her gold medal.

Inside the plan to double the number of LGBTQ+ members of Congress (exclusive)

Democratic U.S. Reps. Mark Takano and Ritchie Torres discuss their fundraising prowess in an exclusive interview with The Advocate.

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.

Chasten Buttigieg calls Republican politicians ‘bad actors’ during South Bend book event

The author and father didn’t hold back in his evaluation of conservative theatrics lawmakers employ instead of getting things done for their constituents.

Kehinde Wiley accused of sexual assualt

Joseph Awuah-Darko, artist-curator and founder of the Nolder Artist Residency in Ghana, has accused Kehinde Wiley of sexually assaulting him twice in June 2021.

50 powerful photos from ACT UP NY's pro-Palestine rally at the GLAAD Media awards

ACT UP NY led a crowd of queer artists, activists, health care workers, and aid workers outside the GLAAD Media awards ceremony last week.

Federal judges express doubts in appeal over transgender sorority member at University of Wyoming

The case, which asks the appeals court to rule against the sorority’s right to accept transgender members, was already dismissed by a lower court judge.

Almost 5,000 New Yorkers have 'X' gender markers on their IDs

The Gender Recognition Act of 2022 made a third gender option available on state-issued identification in New York.

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.

Rep. Robert Garcia calls out Peru for classifying trans, intersex & nonbinary people as mentally ill

The California Democrat, who is Peruvian American, called the move ‘discriminatory, dangerous and shameful.’

Biden administration moves to reclassify marijuana, making it legal with prescriptions

The Department of Justice has submitted a proposed rule that would reclassify how cannabis is scheduled.

Harrison Butker’s ‘inaccurate, ill-informed and woefully out of step' sexist speech is fact-checked by GLAAD

LGBTQ+ media advocacy group GLAAD issued a fact-check calling out some of the false and misleading things the ultra-conservative Kansas City Chiefs player said during a graduation ceremony.

‘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.

Kansas City Chiefs kicker Harrison Butker goes on transphobic, sexist rant during graduation speech

The kicker spoke at Benedictine College and told women to stay in their place while calling LGBTQ+ people ‘deadly sins.’

Moms for Liberty joins in suing Biden administration over Title IX protections for trans students

The extremist group joined one of the country’s most extreme attorneys general in suing the Biden-Harris administration over it’s protection of trans and nonbinary kids in school.

LGBTQ+ Pride Month events could be targets of foreign terrorists, security officials warn

Federal law enforcement officials say that organizations like ISIS may be considering attacks on June’s Pride events.

No, transphobes, Lia Thomas didn't cause the U.S. swimming team to almost quit

A false Facebook post claiming the U.S. women's swimming team threatened to quit if trans athlete Lia Thomas was allowed to try out have been debunked.

Pro-Palestine protesters march outside GLAAD Media awards: ‘In honor of our Queer history’

Several famous drag queens protested one of the biggest LGBTQ+ advocacy organizations in the world over the weekend. Here's why.

The queerest education in America: How LGBTQ+ kids thrive at this Indiana school

In South Bend, River Montessori High School is supporting its students to be their true selves. Here's a look inside its affirming walls.

​​Joe Biden and Kamala Harris celebrate the WNBA's Las Vegas Aces at White House event

Lesbian point guard Chelsea Gray spoke with The Advocate after the East Room ceremony.