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Right-wing group won't condemn Uganda's 'kill the gays' law, enraging queer Democrats

"When you’re given the opportunity to publicly oppose a law that permits the government to execute LGBTQI+ people just because of who they are, why wouldn’t you take it?" says Congressional Equality Caucus Chair Mark Pocan.

‘Blackout drunk’ former prison guard convicted for strangling, throwing queer woman into a live fire

Shane Nolan is facing prison for the attack, but escapes hate crime enhancement.

Gay lawmaker demands to know extent of U.S. Christian group's ties to Uganda's deadly antigay law

U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan, chair of the Congressional Equality Caucus, sent a pointed letter to the Fellowship Foundation, the right-wing group also known as the Family.

Gay Democratic reps demand Pentagon resolve cases of ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ dishonorable discharges

Lawmakers have pressed the Department of Defense in a new letter for faster action on injustices stemming from the DADT policy.

Wisconsin Democrats Seek to Write Marriage Equality Into Law

The state still has constitutional and statutory bans on same-sex marriage, even though they're unenforceable.

Wisconsin's Democratic Governor Vetoes Ban on Gender-Affirming Care

Gov. Tony Evers had promised to veto the bill, and he keeps his promises, he said Wednesday.

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

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

Tammy Baldwin Has Won Big in a Divided Wisconsin. Can She Do It Again in 2024?

Sen. Tammy Baldwin has already started preparing for her third Senate race.

Anti-LGBTQ+ Protests Cancel Drag Queen Storytime Event in California

Groups including Gays Against Groomers California derailed a community event.

Wisconsin Lawmakers Spotted at Far-Right Rally by Gays Against Groomers

The three Republicans were seen at an event for the anti-transgender extremist group Gays Against Groomers.

Democrats Introduce Bills to Create National LGBTQ+ History and Culture Museum

Legislation was introduced to establish a dedicated museum within the Smithsonian Institution, which garnered broad support from the Congressional Equality Caucus.

Wisconsin Senate OK's Gender-Affirming Care Ban, but Governor Pledges to Veto

Now both houses of the legislature have approved the bill, but Democratic Gov. Tony Evers says he won't let it become law.

Wisconsin Man Charged in Killing of Black Transgender Woman Chyna Long

Long was shot in cold blood and left to die on the street.

Rachel Maddow on Modern-Day Extremism, American Democracy, and Her New Book, ‘Prequel’

The book explores the historical roots and modern implications of fascist movements in the U.S. through the MSNBC host’s storytelling perspective.

Wisconsin Advances Anti-Trans Bills Despite Governor's Promise to Veto

The state's Assembly has passed a ban on gender-affirming care and restrictions on trans athletes in school sports, sending them on to the Senate.

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers Vows to Veto Anti-Trans Legislation

Lawmakers are considering bills to ban gender-affirming care for youth and bar trans girls and women from female school sports teams.

Gay Wisconsin Principal Alleges Discrimination, Says His Boss Said He'd Indoctrinate Students

Jeffrey Peterson, who has been placed on leave, says his job has been threatened amid the homophobic atmosphere.

Wisconsin School District Gets Restraining Order Against Gays Against Groomers Leader

Pulaski School District secures court order following allegations of harassment and intimidation.

Donald Trump's Tucker Carlson Interview: Here's What Happened

As insane as anticipated, it was 45 minutes of Trump grievances, misinformation, insults, and lies.

Ron DeSantis Instructed to ‘Show Emotion’ at GOP Debate: Leaked Memo

Several hundred pages of unfettered advice, research memos, and polls were posted online by a political super PAC supporting Ron DeSantis's campaign.