Bernie Sanders to Now Attend LGBTQ Town Hall

The Human Rights Campaign has confirmed that Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders will now attend the organization’s LGBTQ Town Hall after reports that he would be the only major candidate to not at...

Angelica Ross to Host LGBTQ Presidential Forum

Transgender activist and actress Angelica Ross will host the national 2020 Presidential Candidate Forum on LGBTQ Issues presented by GLAAD, One Iowa, The Gazette, and The Advocate. Ross’s role as an outspoke...

Trump Comes Out Against Equality Act

With a vote on the Equality Act in the U.S. House expected on Friday, a senior administration official indicated exclusively to the Washington Blade that President Trump opposes the bill. “The Trump administ...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Sept. 13

1. Edie Windsor, the lesbian whose court case brought marriage equality to the United States, passed away yesterday at age 88. Thank you, Edie, for everything. 2. More sad news coming out of San Francisco's ...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Aug. 14

1. The Naval Postgraduate School in California and the Palm Center estimate it would cost the US $960 million to enforce the president's ban on transgender troops, which is 114 times more than it costs for them...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, July 31

1. Kansa Gov. Sam Brownback was nominated as the ambassador at large for international religious freedom — and his constituents back home are happy to get him out of his current office. Speaking of religious fr...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, May 3

1. A major win for same-sex couples in Hong Kong this week. Justice Anderson Chow Ka-ming ruled that the husband of a gay civil servant who married overseas where same-sex marriage is legal should be entitled t...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, April 26

1. LGBT advocacy groups in South Korea are not happy with recent remarks made by their presidential front-runner, Moon Jae-in. 2. Fifty-one members of the US House petitioned President Donald Trump this mont...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Nov. 11

1. The Advocate named the heroes of the Pulse shooting as their 2016 People of the Year. 2. On that note, the city of Orlando has agreed to a deal to buy the Pulse nightclub for $2.25 million and turn it int...