Oklahoma Governor signs anti-LGBT+ law

Mary Fallin, Republican governor of Oklahoma, has signed an act which would allow religious child-service organizations to block same-sex couples from adopting children.Fallin, a lame-duck governor, was rep...

Kansas, Oklahoma proceed with anti-LGBTQ bills

The legislatures of Kansas and Oklahoma have passed child welfare bills widely described as anti-LGBTQ.In both states, Republican-majority state lawmakers pushed through measures which would grant legal pro...

Oklahoma passes anti-LGBTQ adoption law

The Republican-dominated Oklahoma legislature passed a measure on Thursday that discriminates against same-sex partners, single parents, and non-Christians in adoption cases.The bill, SB 1140, was introduce...
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5 LGBT things you need to know today, Nov. 16

1. Johnny Depp's ex, actress Amber Heard, told Allure Magazine she was warned that coming out as bisexual would ruin her career. “Everyone said, ‘You’re throwing it all away. You can’t do this to your career,'”...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Aug. 8

1. Martin Shkreli, who is known for increasing the price of the AIDS drug Daraprim by 5,000 percent, was found guilty of fraud this week. The charges stem from financial issues, however, and not the drug price ...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, April 11

1. Tennessee's Sen. Mark Green is Donald Trump's pick as the next Army secretary — he would succeed Eric Fanning, the first openly gay leader of a US military branch — and equality advocates are not happy. Huma...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, April 9

1. “I haven't felt like this. Ever. It's a lot of weight lifted off my shoulders. I can finally breathe now and live life happily.” UMASS basketball sophomore Derrick Gordon comes out, becoming the first active...