Kristen Stewart

5 LGBTQ things you need to know today, Feb. 1

1. Transgender inmates in Canada's federal prison system will now be housed in the prison corresponding with the gender with which they self-identify, according to a report in The Globe and Mail. "We are overjo...
Alex Blue Davis

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Jan. 19

1. Hartford, Connecticut-based health insurer Aetna has been ordered to pay over $17 million in a privacy breach in which the company sent out mailers to more than 12,000 patients in 23 states in mailing envelo...
Devan Shimoyama

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Nov. 28

1. The Nation examines the Christian legal team behind the "Masterpiece Cakeshop" case set to begin Supreme Court proceedings on Tuesday, Dec. 5. The case involves a Colorado baker who refused service to a gay ...
Will and Grace

Fall Arts Preview: 25 fall TV shows with LGBT tie-ins

It might not be getting better for us in the real world, but it's getting better in TV world if you go by the number of new and returning shows with a LGBT bent. Check out a whopping 25 choices to get your quee...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, June 1

1. A federal appeals court just ruled in favor of Ashton Whitaker, a transgender student in Wisconsin, allowing him to use the men's room. LGBT advocates say this decision sets precedent for other similar cases...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Oct. 20

1. “God is not afraid of new things.” Pope Francis in remarks Sunday as bishops ended a two-week conference by rejecting historic changes in regards to the Catholic church's stands towards homosexuality and div...
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Lesbian wedding on Grey's Anatomy

“I want them to stay on the show, and you can’t have two amazing characters without throwing a little conflict in there. But right now they have reached a very happy place that I think we’ll hang onto for a while.”

—“Grey’s Anatomy” writer Stacy McKee, who wrote the recent episode where doctors Callie and Arizona tie the knot, on what the future holds for the female couple. (Eonline.com, May 4)

“Re-writing my fav Shania Twain song... Any man that tries Touching my behind He’s gonna be a beaten, bleedin’, heaving kind of guy.”

—Country star Blake Shelton on May 4 via Twitter, revising the Shania Twain lyrics, “Any man of mine better walk the line/ Better show me a teasin’ squeezin’ pleasin’ kinda time.” Shelton has apologized, saying “when it comes to gay/lesbian rights or just feelings… I love everybody.” (Detroit Free Press, May 6)