Lena Waithe

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Jan. 3

1. Two suspects have been arrested and charged with first- and second-degree murder in the gruesome quadruple homicide of a lesbian couple and their two children in Troy, New York. Thirty-six-year-old Shanta My...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, July 12

1. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday night gave a closed door speech at a conference for the anti-LGBT hate group Alliance Defending Freedom. 2. Marriage benefits are new and unfamiliar to many in th...

Shannon Hames: Because Oprah said so

Back in my closeted days, I was a stay-at-home mom steeped in a fundamental evangelical culture. I was training to become a Biblical counselor to find out what a Biblical counselor would tell me to do to cure m...

‘Queer As Folk’: A welcomed LGBT representation

As a Millennial, I was fortunate to see the rising placement of gay characters on mainstream television. However, I remember a point where there was nothing positive in which I could identify with, as a gay tee...