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Adult LGBTQ+ role models are instrumental to queer youth's mental health. Here's how

Two-thirds of LGBTQ+ young people (67 percent) report having at least one older LGBTQ+ adult role model in their day-to-day lives. Here's why that's important.

Most Black women don't have access to abortion, and they're going to impact the elections

Out of the 11.8 million Black women between the ages of 15 and 49 in the U.S., 57 percent live in areas that restrict access to abortion.

Too many LGBTQ+ TV characters disappeared this year because their series was canceled: report

There were only 468 LGBTQ+ characters in the 2023-2024 television season, and a significant chunk of them won't be returning.

Over 90% of trans youth live in states pushing anti-trans legislation: report

Ninety-three percent of transgender youth ages 13 to 17 — approximately 280,300 children — live in states that have considered or enacted laws restricting their rights.

Forced outing leads to high depression rates among LGBTQ+ youth, yet legislation persists

Eleven states currently either mandate or "promote" the forced outing of LGBTQ+ students, despite the proven harm to their health.

Climate change has a bigger impact on LGBTQ+ couples than straight couples. Here's how

Climate change "exacerbates existing disparities among individuals and communities," according to a new study.

Single lesbians are avoided by straight women, but not straight men. Here's why.

A lesbian's relationship status changes things, according to new research.

Lesbians have more orgasms than straight women — and yes, it's men's fault

A new research study is shedding a light on why straight women have fewer orgasms than lesbians — and it's exactly the reason you think.

Nonbinary job applicants using 'they/them' pronouns are less likely to get hired: report

Openly nonbinary candidates receive a lower response rate than their perceived cisgender peers, according to a new study.

79% of American workers say anti-LGBTQ+ laws impact where they move: report

As 4 out of 5 U.S. workers say anti-LGBTQ+ laws affects where they relocate, inclusion is just "smart business practice," according to a new study by nonprofit Out & Equal.

Researchers have turned a skin cell into an egg. Here's what that means for LGBTQ+ people

A new in vitro gametogenesis (IVG) technique is signaling promise for same-sex couples looking to start families.

Getting that 'Moby Dick' — The first humpback whales to be seen having sex are both male

These humpback whales are gay and living up to their names!

While LGBTQ+ Community Embraces Open Marriages, Straight Society Is Scandalized: Poll

A new Pew Research poll reveals LGBTQ+ people's higher acceptance and political divide in views on open marriages.

What States Have the Most Anti-LGBTQ+ Hate Crimes?

A report by the ADL and GLAAD tracked the U.S. states with the most anti-LGBTQ+ incidents in the last year.

Nearly 10% Percent of Adults Around the World Identify as LGBTQ: Survey

The statistic comes from a new survey conducted by Ipsos.