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Mark Robinson, North Carolina antigay governor hopeful, condemned public spending while benefiting from it

He has denounced government assistance programs as a “plantation of welfare and victimhood” while his family's company has made money from administering one.

Joe Biden celebrates 200th judicial confirmation paving the way for more LGBTQ+ judges

His administration hopes to set a new record soon.

Western Carolina University investigates student who recorded video of trans woman in bathroom

University officials said they knew of Payton McNabb’s video and were investigating the situation.

Trans woman Sasha Williams stabbed to death in Las Vegas

Williams was killed in January, but her death is only now being widely reported.

North Carolina restaurant countersues anti-drag protesters over ‘groomer’ and ‘pedophile’ smears

In a heated legal battle, East Frank Superette & Kitchen is defending its drag events against false allegations of child grooming.

North Carolina and West Virginia can't deny trans health care: federal appeals court

The bans for state employees and Medicaid recipients, respectively, are unconstitutional, the Fourth Circuit ruled.

Donald Trump's daughter-in-law becomes cochair of the Republican National Committee

Lara Trump has often touted her father-in-law as a supporter of LGBTQ+ equality — which he's not.

13 of the most batsh*t things N.C. Republican governor candidate Mark Robinson has said

The man representing the North Carolina Republican party is a Holocaust denier who has often compared homosexuality to pedophilia.

Here are the LGBTQ+ candidates to watch on Super Tuesday

LGBTQ+ candidates are running to make history in California, Texas, North Carolina, and elsewhere.

North Carolina’s Lt. Gov. faces backlash over anti-transgender remarks ahead of primaries

Republican Mark Robinson’s controversial stance on LGBTQ+ issues stirs national debate and concerns among advocates following the tragic death of Nex Benedict.

Donald Trump endorses Mark Robinson, who said gays are ‘filth’ and ‘maggots,’ for N.C. governor

The former president said Sunday that the virulently anti-LGBTQ+ candidate is "Martin Luther King on steroids” and "better than Martin Luther King."

North Carolina Republican says trans people should ‘find a corner outside somewhere’ to go to the bathroom

It's only the latest anti-LGBTQ+ statements from North Carolina Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson, who has called LGBTQ+ people "filth" and "maggots."

North Carolina's 'don't say gay' law and anti-trans sports statute challenged by activists

The Campaign for Southern Equality filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education, saying these statutes violate federal law.

An LGBTQ+ nonprofit in North Carolina was broken into and robbed over the weekend

Someone broke into the Campaign for Southern Equality office in Asheville, N.C., on Saturday, taking the LGBTQ+ nonprofit's safe.

Campus Pride board chair on what's next for the group after CEO ousted for mishandling finances

Following allegations of misappropriation by former CEO Shane Windmeyer, board chairperson Candis Cox discusses the organization’s response and plans for transparency and rebuilding trust.

Pornhub blocks access in two states after age verification laws take effect

Viewers in North Carolina and Montana are no longer able to access Pornhub as the platform protests the states' age verification laws.

10 States That Passed the Worst Anti-LGBTQ+ Laws in 2023

2023 was a record year for anti-LGBTQ+ legislation at the state level. Here's a look at the worst of many heinous bills.

LGBTQ+ Groups to North Carolina School District: State's 'Don't Say Gay' Law Is Discrimination

The Buncombe County district is violating Title IX by implementing the law, according to the groups.

Donald Trump Calls Republican Antigay Bigot Mark Robinson 'Better' Than MLK

The former president praised the North Carolina lieutenant governor who once called LGBTQ+ people “maggots,” “filth,” and “flies” for his oratory skills as Robinson seeks the governorship.

These Are the 5 States With the Smallest Percentage of LGBTQ+ People

The states with the fewest queer people are also some of the states proposing and passing the most anti-LGBTQ+ laws.