Simon Williamson, columnist with Georgia Voice

Simon Williamson: All hail Adam Rippon

It isn’t often we get to watch our own in action. Making up five or so percent of the population means that for LGBTQ members to be at the top of their field in a world that still doesn’t really want them is a ...
Ricky Martin on "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah"

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Jan. 18

1. A new religious exemption rule the Trump administration is considering would allow healthcare workers the right to refuse to treat transgender patients, as well as refuse to perform abortion services for wom...
Carson Jones

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Jan. 4

1. Looks as though someone's made an honest woman out of Juno. Actress Ellen Page discreetly tied the knot with her girlfriend Emma Portner over the weekend. "Can’t believe I get to call this extraordinary woma...
Mike Pence

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Oct. 17

1. A new article in The New Yorker details a conversation Donald Trump had with his then-running mate, Mike Pence, while the duo were on the campaign trail. According to an anonymous campaign staffer, Trump moc...
President Donald Trump

Transgender military ban halted by war threat

It took the threat of nuclear war with North Korea to reportedly get the White House to put a hold on the policy re-instituting the ban on open transgender service in the military. A White House source, who ...

President Pence: Worse than Trump for LGBT people?

Imagine: President Trump has been impeached and removed from office after investigations reveal illegal collusion between his 2016 campaign and Russia, prompting Vice President Mike Pence to take the Oath of Of...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, May 22

1. President Trump traveled to Saudi Arabia over the weekend and did not bring up LGBT rights at all — despite criticizing other politicians for doing the same while he was on the campaign trail. 2. Vice Pre...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, March 6

1. Rep. Joe Kennedy III (D-Massachusetts) is the new leader of the US House's relaunched Transgender Task Force, which seeks advancement in healthcare, health disparities and education for transgender Americans...