Ryan Lee

Ryan Lee: ‘Love, Simon’ is a middling masterpiece

Ever since Ennis Del Mar and Jack Twist cuddled on big screens across America, Hollywood has spoiled gay audiences to the point it's tempting to forget generations of mistreatment, from the padlocks the industr...
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5 LGBTQ things you need to know today, March 16

If it’s Friday, that means a Friday Funday edition of 5 LGBTQ Things! We’re all overwhelmed with troubling, stressful headlines on a daily basis, so enjoy a dose of good news, inspirational stories and pop cult...
Keiynan Lonsdale

5 LGBTQ things you need to know today, March 14

1. With news that Donald Trump has fired Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and will nominate former CIA director Mike Pompeo as his replacement, LGBTQ Nation catalogs Pompeo's most egregious anti-LGBTQ moments. ...
Ashleigh Atwell

Ashleigh Atwell: We need more than love

If you have been in any LGBTQ space in the past decade, you’ve probably heard some variation of “love is love.” Even before I came out, love as a unifier has been a pervasive theme. When same-sex marriage was i...

5 LGBT things to know today, Feb. 14

1. Get the tissues ready. It's Valentine's Day, and we've got a 1940s love letter from one gay soldier to another: "We vowed we'd be together again 'back home.'" 2. If your Valentine plans include a date nig...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Feb. 7

1. Today is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. Terri L. Smith, the director of HIV prevention services for ALPA Health in Los Angeles, writes about how taking care of oneself could be seen as a political ac...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Dec. 30

1. Someone decided to give Milo Yiannopoulos, the self-described "alt-right" openly gay editor at Brietbart, a book deal to spew his platform from. And by "someone," we mean the same company that publishes book...

5 DIY gifts for your sweetheart on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day can mean a pretty penny out of pocket for many couples. Jewelry, flowers and a fancy dinner at the hottest restaurant in town can add up quickly, but in a lot of ways these gifts and traditions ...

Kim Riggins: Outrage and the absence of humanity

I had my column all typed up, and I was proud of it. My first column! It was exactly what I wanted to say and I even managed to throw in some clever alliteration. I had it finished almost an entire month before...