LGBT community

Gracing the cover of OUT magazine's OUT 100 issue as "Ally of the Year" comes as no surprise -- Obama is likely to go down in history as one of the most progressive presidents, if not the only one who has fought so tirelessly for LGBTQ rights.

She’s here. Two days ago, it was reported that Bruce Jenner would appear as a woman in an upcoming Vanity Fair issue. Now, for the first time, she has been revealed to the public. Introducing Caitlyn Jenner, Vanity Fair magazine’s July cover star. Shot by Annie Leibovitz, the first portraits of Caitlyn were taken in […]

Issuing a strong condemnation of the practice of so-called “conversion therapy,” President Barack Obama has called for an end to the treatment, according to Politico. Although considered to be harmful by groups like the American Psychiatric Association, the “reparative” therapy is supposed to halt the desire for homosexuality or nontraditional gender identification and is usually offered […]

Indiana Republicans announced a refurbished “religious freedom” measure Thursday following a rancorous debate among legislators and business leaders about protections for sexual orientation and gender identity, according to the Indy Star. The overhaul comes after the state’s Republican Gov. Mike Pence signed a bill last week that some residents, members of the business community, and civic […]

In a complete waste of time, Indiana Governor Mike Pence held a press conference on Tuesday morning to “clarify” the intent of the law known as the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which would allow business to discriminate against gays and lesbians. Pence said, “I’ve come to the conclusion that it would be helpful to move […]

Television producer Mona Scott Young is known for being the woman behind some of TV’s most controversial reality shows, and now one of her latest projects is causing a stir. Monday night’s premiere of VH1’s reality television series Sorority Sisters caused so much backlash from viewers that major companies are pulling their advertisements from the network. […]

During over an hour of intense debate over the repeal of the state’s gay marriage ban on Monday, Nevada state Sen. Kelvin Atkinson (D-North Las Vegas) officially came out as a gay man, reports the Huffington Post. “I’m black. I’m gay,” he said, in what the Las Vegas Sun described as a “trembling” voice. “I […]