LGBTQ

Nigeria is a country slow to honor LGBTQ rights. In many cases, even supporting LGBT people can land you in jail, which is what happened last week  in  the African country. Sadly, Nigerian law enforcement arrested 53 men for attending an unofficial same-sex wedding, according to the BBC. The arrests happened last Saturday in the northern […]

Many movies and books have defined Santa Claus as a White man who gives out gifts for Christmas, then returns home to Mrs. Santa Claus and his helper elves. Well, this folklore is about to be disrupted thanks to comedy writer Daniel Kibblesmith. Kibblesmith is producing a new children’s book with Harper Design that will star […]

Tragic video has been released of a transgender woman, Dandara dos Santos, 42, being beaten by a group of men in the Brazilian city of Fortaleza, Ceara. Dos Santos was reportedly dragged from her home into the streets, then punched, kicked and attacked with shoes and a plank of wood in front of residents. Soon after, […]

It’s been a tragic week in Louisiana due to the deaths of three Black trans women over the course of three days. On Saturday night, Chyna Doll Dupree, was killed outside of a shopping center according to the Times Picayune. https://twitter.com/KaneBlacque/status/836604455357296640 When news of her death hit friends and loved ones, they shared messages of love support and […]

It looks like Beyoncé is sharing ways to support LGBTQ students. In light of the Trump administration’s roll back of protections for transgender students, the megastar singer is demonstrating support for the 100 Days of Kindness initiative aimed at LGBTQ students. The initiative is organized by GLSEN which is a group that seeks to improve the educational experience for LGBTQ […]

The LGBTQ community welcomed Vice President-elect Mike Pence to his new digs in Washington in the most creative way ever.

When President Obama came out in support of LGBTQ lives and in favor of marriage equality in a May 2012 interview, he became the first president to connect his policy to his Christian faith in a way that substantively benefitted the LGBTQ community.

What remains unseen is a legitimate plan of action from the Trump administration that addresses education, economy, national security, and law enforcement's tense relationship with minority communities. It's currently a plan full of fluffed up rhetoric and fear-mongering.

Thursday's decision follows two other major milestones for LGBTQ with regards to the military – in 2011, the "don't ask don't tell" policy was expelled, and in 2015, the Pentagon expanded the Defense Department's equal opportunity program.

Tracy Morgan is taking a stand against a new law in Mississippi by canceling a show he had scheduled there.

Dreams do come true. And for Anry Fuentes, that dream was to become the first transgender cheerleader at her California high school.