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

These states have taken the step to protect bodily autonomy.

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.

Pattie Gonia takes drag and fierceness to Capitol Hill to voice environmental concerns

The performer and environmental activist led a rally and march in Washington, D.C., and met with key lawmakers to push for enhanced protections for mature and old-growth forests.

Which states teach LGBTQ+ topics in school? Here are the 7 states with inclusive curricula

In a time when queer education is under attack, few states have instead opted to protect it.

Oregon mayoral candidate was involved in 1984 gay bashing but says he's changed

Douglas Barr, a candidate for mayor of Eugene, says he's educated himself and changed since participating in what prosecutors called a night of "homophobic rage" that resulted in an activist's death.

A gender-bending Civil War soldier's tale comes to the musical stage

Sarah Rosetta Wakeman presented as a man to fight for the Union. Now Wakeman's story is the subject a musical play, written by Jenn Grinels and featuring nonbinary actor Ari Notartomaso.

A small-town cafe said it would use a queer magazine as 'kindling.' The community hit back

The publisher of SUS magazine and several community members are speaking out after a hateful incident at a Sisters Coffee Company cafe.

Oregon’s newest Republican lawmaker says LGBTQ+ support is akin to child abuse

Dwayne Yunker, the newest member of Oregon's House of Representatives, said he isn’t afraid to be called a "Christian Nationalist" or "homophonic" (sic).

Oregon Trans Inmate Alleges Abuse by Guards in Violation of Court Order

She said she was subjected to a body-cavity search by a male officer, among other humiliations.

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

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

Convicted Sex Offender Sentenced for Homophobic Attack on Naked Cyclists

The pipe-wielding man attacked the group of naked cyclists believing them to be part of a Pride month event.

Election Offices Targeted with Fentanyl-Laced Letters and Pride Flags

Suspicious letters containing fentanyl were sent to multiple states’ election offices, and the inclusion of the Progress Pride Flag raises questions about the sender’s motives.

Oregon Man Sentenced for Terror Spree Targeting LGBTQ+ People in Idaho

Matthew Alan Lehigh used his to car to attack people he perceived to be LGBTQ+.

Here Are the 15 Most LGBTQ-Friendly Cities in the U.S.

Are there any that you think should have made the list?

Two Queer Youths File Suit Alleging Harassment and Abuse While in Oregon Custody

The suit alleges Oregon authorities turned a blind eye to anti-LGBTQ+ abuse by other youths and sometimes joined in the abuse.

How 3 Openly Queer Governors Are Fighting For Progressive Causes

Amidst a tense national political landscape, Govs. Polis, Healey, and Kotek champion LGBTQ+ rights, exemplifying state-led progressiveness.

Oregon Medical Clinic Received Bomb Threat After Libs of TikTok Spotlight

The clinic was highlighted a day before a bomb threat was made.

Rep. Bonamici: LGBTQ+ Seniors and Youth Most Imperiled by GOP

The Oregon congresswoman and vice chair of the House Equality Caucus details how she's protecting these vulnerable groups.

Oregon Man Stabbed to Death for Defending LGBTQ+ Friend; Arrest Made

Colin M. Smith is remembered as “one of the good ones.”

Portland Drag-a-Thon Sets World Record for Longest Drag Show

The event took a stand for an art form under attack and raised money for the Trevor Project.