Tony Perkins: I never said God causes disasters, but He can and does

The far right leader who last year said of natural disasters, “God is trying to send us a message," now says he didn't say that.

Officer Gerry Realin
Pulse first responder suffering PTSD denied worker’s compensation

"I still see the red," says Officer Gerry Realin, who with seven other HazMat officers removed the 49 victims "with dignity."

Cops refused hate victim’s plea to arrest homophobic homeless attacker

Omar Villalobos was attacked because he is gay, but one officer told the bleeding man, "find someone who cares."

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory makes remarks concerning House Bill 2 while speaking during a government affairs conference in Raleigh, N.C., Wednesday, May 4, 2016. A North Carolina law limiting protections to LGBT people violates federal civil rights laws and can't be enforced, the U.S. Justice Department has said.
NC Governor launches anti-trans attack ad against Democrat opponent

McCrory has launched a campaign ad against Cooper implying transgender people are child rapists.


42 awesome neighbors hang Pride flags after vandals hit lesbians’ home

Cari Ryding said it was their first experience with prejudice, and wife Lauri said “Love conquers hate. Love wins. We win.”

Actress Bella Thorne
Actress Bella Thorne comes out as bisexual

Asked by a fan on Twitter whether she is bisexual, the former Disney star replied with a simple "yes."

Out vocalist Brian Justin Crum gave us goosebumps singing this song

America's Got Talent Judge Heidi Klum called it the “best performance of the night hands down.”

FILE- In this Nov. 4, 2015 file photo, 26-year-old Christina Christian, center left, socializes with other surrogate mothers at a dormitory run by Akanksha Clinic, one of the most organized clinics in the surrogacy business, in Anand, India. The Indian government hopes to ban foreigners, single parents and gay couples from using India's surrogacy services in order to protect poor women from exploitation.A new legislation will soon be introduced in Parliament, where the governing Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party commands a majority in the lower house.
India plans surrogacy ban for foreigners and gay couples

Single parents would also be banned under a proposed law intended to protect poor women from exploitation.

Experts say NC case unaffected by Texas anti-transgender court ruling

The Texas decision doesn't trump a ruling by the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, whose decision supporting a transgender student in Virginia sets a precedent for the Carolinas as well.

During the trial for Martin Blackwell a lawyer holds a pot they say Blackwell used to pour boiling water on his girlfriend's gay son and his friend as they slept, in Atlanta, Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016.
Prosecutor: Boiled water attack on gay men was premeditated and vicious

The vicious attack caused severe burns and multiple surgeries for Anthony Gooden and Marquez Tolbert, who were asleep together after working an overnight shift.

WikiLeaks posts info on Saudi Arabian gay men that could kill them

Homosexuality is punishable by death in the ultraconservative Muslim kingdom.


Republican-led states sue to strip trans folk of Obamacare protections

The lawsuit is the second in recent months in which conservative states have sued over federal efforts to defend transgender rights.

In this Aug. 5, 2016 photo, Latta police chief Crystal Moore poses for a portrait, in Latta, S.C. Moore has set her sights on becoming the state's first elected female and openly gay sheriff.
Embattled lesbian police chief suspended from job in South Carolina

She has been suspended from her job for five days, but the town administrator said it has nothing to do with her sexual orientation.

Bisexual man faces deportation because judge didn’t believe he’s bi

Ray Fuller will be deported to one of the world's most homophobic countries because a judge didn't believe he's bisexual.

Vincent Rodriguez III and Gregory Wright
Actor Vincent Rodriguez reveals he has a husband on Instagram

The 34-year-old plays Josh Chan on the series Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, but Rodriguez revealed on the social media site that his love is his husband, Gregory Wright.

Actor Will Smith
Tabloid tries to out Will Smith in the most offensive way possible

“It’s a humiliating bombshell that could destroy Will Smith’s fractured marriage,” the lead reads, but the only thing humiliating about it is the passé reporting.

Body of trans woman hidden in hotel bed where next guests were sleeping

NOTE: Details in this story might be too graphic for some readers.

Jakub and David
Polish gay couple’s video for Roxette’s new song is the perfect end to summer

Watch as these two cuties have you bouncing in your seat and dreaming of the beach as summer draws to a close.

Southern Oregon
Which American colleges have the most LGBTQ-friendly campuses?

The annual list found 30 colleges and universities that Campus Pride says are the "Best of the Best."

Donald Trump
Is Donald Trump running for president or CEO of Trump News Corp?

What if the White House isn’t really Trump’s long-term goal?

‘Lesbian and transgender hillbillies’ are taking over rural America

Crack rightwing journalists and radio show hosts have discovered a plot by the Obama administration to give lesbians money to buy farmland and chickens.

Gov. Nikki Haley (R-S.C.)
South Carolina evangelicals ask Governor to guard them from trans folk

"South Carolina has a proud tradition of upholding religious freedom," Governor Nikki Haley said in response.

Meet the gay dads and their history-making triplets: Joshua, Zoe, Kate

The same sex couple are believed to be the first in South Africa and possibly the world to have triplets using a surrogate mother.

Sandy Rios
Target boycott organizer: ‘we will not be able to go to the bathroom’

Sandy Rios of the American Family Association fears if her group's boycott fails, bathrooms won't be safe for people like her.

Charlotte pride
Charlotte Pride sets new record for attendance

This was the biggest Pride yet, thanks to out of town marchers and a large local response from LGBTQ allies and HB2 opponents.

In this Aug. 10, 2016, photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a coal mining roundtable at Fitzgerald Peterbilt in Glade Spring, Va.
Trump’s new campaign chiefs have a long and sordid anti-gay past

Kellyanne Conway, for example, called homosexuality “corrupting” and the arguments over LGBT civil rights are not “right versus left, but right versus wrong.”

Cher hits gay hotspots trifecta campaigning for Hillary Clinton

Cher visited Provincetown, Miami Beach and Fire Island all in one weekend to proclaim "I'm with her," babe.

Gay couple looking at paperwork in kitchen
Same-sex couples follow gender norms when it comes to household chores

61% believed that the more feminine partner should cook and 58% said they should clean the house and do the laundry.

Truman Capote
You could buy Truman Capote’s ashes for about $5k

The novelist's remains will be auctioned off as part of a sale being marketed as a rare “peek inside the lives of some of Hollywood’s most private stars.”

U.S. District Judge Reed O'Connor, Northern District of Texas
Texas judge blocks White House’s protections for transgender people

U.S. District judge Reed O'Connor is no friend of LGBTQ Americans. Last year he blocked gay couples from family medical leave benefits.