YouTuber Dan Howell Comes Out as Gay

YouTuber and BBC presenter Dan Howell has come out.The 28-year-old British Internet personality shared the news with his more than six million subscribers with a 45-minute video titled “Basically I’m Gay.” ...

YouTuber Lilly Singh Comes Out as Bisexual

Canadian YouTube star Lilly Singh came out as bisexual on Twitter on Sunday (February 24).In an inspirational post to her 5.75 million followers, Singh, better known to fans as Superwoman, called her sexual...
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5 LGBTQ things you need to know today, Feb. 14

1. Canadian figure skater Eric Radford has made history by becoming the first openly gay Olympic athlete to take home a gold medal. "This is amazing! I literally feel like I might explode with pride," he tweete...
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5 LGBT things you need to know today, Dec. 1

1. Donald Trump marked World AIDS Day with a speech that had no mention whatsoever of LGBT Americans, who are disproportionately affected by HIV/AIDS. Of the 1.1 million people living with HIV in the U.S., more...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, March 20

1. YouTube is under scrutiny this morning after reports came out showing its restricted mode filter hides some LGBT videos that discuss "sensitive topics," such as politics, health and sexuality.2. Wrestler...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, June 29

1. Primary voters in Utah and Colorado on Tuesday selected transgender women (both named Misty) to run for spots in Congress next fall—a first in major-party American political history.2. A group of gay men...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, May 26

1. Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin signed into law Wednesday a bill banning conversion therapy in the state, joining California, Illinois, New Jersey, Oregon and Washington, D.C.2. An eighth grader in Copperas C...
Ryan Lee

Ryan Lee: A discourse on disclosure

Last month, an Atlanta social media “celebrity” posted a series of videos on Facebook in which he outed his former roommate (and unrequited love interest) as being HIV-positive. The videos were salacious and vi...

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

1. A gay high school student in South Carolina was suspended from school for wearing a “Nobody knows I'm a lesbian” t-shirt.2. The New Yorker with a piece on Michael Nava, the gay my...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, May 21

1. Remember that study that emerged last December saying that short conversations could change people's minds on same-sex marriage? It received widespread media attention across the globe. Yeah, the data was fa...