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Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018 at 12:22 PM EDT

Vermont Governor Faces Transgender Opponent

Vermont Governor Faces Transgender Opponent

A former Vermont utility executive on Tuesday became the first transgender candidate from a major political party to be nominated for governor. Christine Hallquist is challenging Republican Governor Phil Scott.

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018 at 03:01 PM EDT

In Haiti, Slight Progress for LGBT Rights Is Seen as Victory

In Haiti, Slight Progress for LGBT Rights Is Seen as Victory

Yaisah Val recently came out publicly as a transgender woman on YouTube, a potentially risky move in a country like Haiti where LGBT residents face pervasive hostility in most spheres of public life. Two...

Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018 at 09:15 AM EDT

Ruby Rose Cast as Lesbian Superhero Batwoman for The CW

Ruby Rose Cast as Lesbian Superhero Batwoman for The CW

Ruby Rose is making history with her latest role as Batwoman, the first openly gay superhero to headline a TV series. Batwoman will be introduced in a December crossover event between the network's other DC...

Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018 at 09:16 AM EDT

Transgender Hollywood Seeks Recognition, and Not Just Roles

Transgender Hollywood Seeks Recognition, and Not Just Roles

When actress Scarlett Johansson reversed course recently and canceled plans to play a transgender man in the film "Rub & Tug," transgender actors like Scott Turner Schofield were gratified — and pleasantly...

Monday, Aug 6, 2018 at 07:01 AM EDT

Gay Teen Kicked Out of FL Home Gets College Tuition Covered

Gay Teen Kicked Out of FL Home Gets College Tuition Covered

After raising nearly $130,000 to cover tuition, the gay Florida valedictorian who says his parents kicked him out will pay nothing to go to college this fall.

Wednesday, Jul 25, 2018 at 04:54 PM EDT

Yara Shahidi, Ellen Pompeo to be Honored by GLSEN

Yara Shahidi, Ellen Pompeo to be Honored by GLSEN

Yara Shahidi will be honored by the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network for her advocacy for girls' education at a gala later this year.

Monday, Jul 23, 2018 at 09:10 AM EDT

'Supergirl' to Bring TV Its First Transgender Superhero

'Supergirl' to Bring TV Its First Transgender Superhero

A transgender activist who won a discrimination lawsuit after her school refused to let her use the girls' bathroom will be TV's first transgender superhero.

Saturday, Jul 14, 2018 at 11:25 PM EDT

Yankees Could Become Lone Team Not to Host LGBTQ Pride Night

Yankees Could Become Lone Team Not to Host LGBTQ Pride Night

About two years after the New York Mets hosted their first LGBTQ pride night, the New York Yankees have still yet to hold a comparable event. They’re the only team in Major League Baseball that hasn’t hosted...

Saturday, Jul 14, 2018 at 11:24 PM EDT

Lauren Foster Honored as Woman of Empowerment

Lauren Foster Honored as Woman of Empowerment

The former Real Housewives of Miami star and transgender advocate updates us on what she has been doing since the show.

Tuesday, Jun 26, 2018 at 01:42 PM EDT

Gay Father Defends Son Accused of Pride Hate Crime Beating

Gay Father Defends Son Accused of Pride Hate Crime Beating

The gay father of one of the men accused of beating a gay couple after Miami Beach's Pride Parade in April is defending his son, arguing he did not act out of hate.

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