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Federal Court Slaps Down Trump Regime’s Attempt to Implement Transgender Military Ban

June 15, 2018 • Via Lambda Legal: Federal Court Denies Renewed Attempt to Implement Transgender Military Ban...

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#OrlandoPulse 2 Year Anniversary: Remembering The Victims While Fighting For Gun Control

June 12, 2018 • June 12th is a new major LGBTQ Day of Remembrance as we pay tribute...

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Rita Ora, “My House”, Adam Rippon, Gus Kenworthy, Lena Waithe Headline TrevorLIVE Gala

June 6, 2018 • Adam Rippon and Gus Kenworthy Set to Host; Lena Waithe, Greg...

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AT&T Donates $1M To The Trevor Project

June 4, 2018 • On June 1st, AT&T and The Trevor Project announced that the...

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Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Anti-LGBTQ Intolerance In “Wedding Cake” Case

June 4, 2018 • National LGBTQ organizations quickly respond to the disappointing outcome in the Masterpiece...

NCLR's Mathew Shurka after his February 20, 2018 testimony at the Hawaii State Capitol, wearing rainbow leis given to him by the LGBT Caucus of the Democratic Party of Hawai'i.

Hawaii is 12th State to Prohibit Conversion Therapy for LGBTQ Youth

May 25, 2018 •   HONOLULU—Hawaii Governor David Ige signed a bill sponsored by Hawaii...

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Victory Fund Endorses 24 More LGBTQ Candidates for 2018 Including Trans Vermont Candidate...

May 22, 2018 • Victory Fund Endorses 24 More LGBTQ Candidates for 2018, Spotlights Five New Historic Races...

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San Diego Pride Gives Back To Community With #MeToo LGBTQ Conference

March 29, 2018 • This is how you create important community events that reach out to members of the LGBTQ...

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Maxine Waters and Adam Rippon Give Powerful Speeches At 2018 HRC Awards

March 18, 2018 • On March 10, 2018, more than a thousand of the Human Rights Campaigns biggest...

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Betty Who To Headline Pride Festivities…In Miami Beach

March 16, 2018 • BETTY WHO POP STAR TO BECOME FIRST ARTIST TO HEADLINE MIAMI BEACH GAY...

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PEOPLE Exclusive: Olympian Gus Kenworthy Tells His Emotional Coming Out Story

March 9, 2018 • Here’s a great video of Olympian Gus Kenworthy telling People...

Out gay Olympian ADAM RIPPON to receive honors from Human Rights Campaign

Out Olympian Adam Rippon Announced To Receive HRC Visibility Award

March 8, 2018 • HRC Announces Olympian Adam Rippon will Receive Visibility Award at the 2018...

Kehinde Wiley's official portrait of President Barack Obama and Amy Sherald's portrait of Michelle Obama.

The Brilliance of The Obama’s Official Portraits

February 12, 2018 • There was an official unveiling ceremony today in the other Washington (D.C.) to unveil the...

Out Gay Olympians Gus Kenworthy and Adam Rippon at the Opening Ceremonies in South Korea for the 2018 Winter Games.

Winter Olympics Start Today And Gay Olympians Steal Our Hearts

February 9, 2018 • (Also some non-gay ones with hairy chests…) The 2018 Winter Olympics kicked off Friday...

Storm Chaser Joel Taylor dies from suspected overdose at age 38. Photo via MySpace

Shocker: “Storm Chasers” Star Dies Of Suspected Overdose On Atlantis Cruise

January 24, 2018 • Cruising the high seas on a big gay ocean liner is a very popular LGBTQ travel...

Drag star KATYA postpones Pacific Northwest appearances

More Officialness: Local Katya Shows Moved To 2019 While Star Takes A Break

January 18, 2018 • As we reported on Tuesday, January 16th, “RuPaul’s Drag...

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Florida State To Offer Free PrEP

January 17, 2018 • Shocking but welcome news from Florida via Human Rights Campaign: the...

Dr. Mathilda Krim, a pioneer in the fight against HIV/AIDS died Monday aged 91

AIDS Research Pioneer Dr. Mathilde Krim Dies At 91

January 16, 2018 • The founding chair of the American Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR) and...

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Kendall’s “Best & Worst” of 2017: She Is Namin’ Some NAMES!

January 2, 2018 • Our pal and contributor L.A. KENDALL found time to whip up up her “Best” and...

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National LGBTQ Task Force Condemns Trump’s Firing of Entire Presidential HIV/AIDS Council

January 2, 2018 • The National LGBTQ Task Force has something to say about Trump firing...

Carson Jones is the adorably out gay son of newly elected Alabama Senator Doug Jones. Photo via Instagram

New Alabama Senator Doug Jones Has A Humpy Gay Son!!! And, He’s a...

December 19, 2017 • We have a new out gay media heart throb!  And, he’s a zookeeper!!! And, newly...

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Victory Fund Endorses Three Historic LGBTQ Candidates for 2018

December 12, 2017 • Nelson Araujo, Chris Pappas and John Arrowood Were Endorsed Washington, DC –  Today...

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15 Places For LGBTQ Seniors To Live With Pride

December 7, 2017 • Here’s some interesting news about the top 15 senior living communities for LGBT seniors...

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Victory Fund Endorses Nine Congressional Candidates

November 15, 2017 • Wins Can Secure Pro-LGBTQ Majority in House   Washington, DC –...

Ellen Page accuses film director Brett Ratner of homophobic abuse on the set of the 2006 film "X-Men: The Last Stand"

Ellen Page’s Powerful Words About Sexual Harassment and Homophobia In Hollywood

November 10, 2017 • Out actor Ellen Page, best known for her Academy Award nominated role in the 2007 film Juno as...

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Election 2017 Flips A Finger of Disdain To Trumpism With Big Wins For...

November 8, 2017 • How’s that agenda of hate and division working out for ya, Republican Party? Judging by...

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Election Day Is Here…VOTE! (And, How To Follow LGBTQ Candidates Across The Country)

November 6, 2017 • It’s Election Time Kids! It’s time to fill in those ballots and mail/drop them off...

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Seattle, Bellevue & Olympia Achieve Perfect Scores In HRC’s Equality Index

October 19, 2017 • Three cities in Washington State achieve perfect scores of “100” on the Human...

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Bernie Sanders Introduces Medicare For All Bill In US Senate

September 13, 2017 • While Republicans, Donald J. Trump and his illegitimate...

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The GSBA Stands Up To Trump Admin’s Unconscionable War On Dreamers

September 6, 2017 • The Greater Seattle Business Association’s president, Louise Chernin has...

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“Karnoski v. Trump” Is Filed In Seattle To Combat Trump’s Trans Ban In...

August 28, 2017 • The battle challenging Donald Trump’s banning of transgender troops in the US military...

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Eclipse My Heart….

August 21, 2017 • Did you enjoy the brouhaha over the August 21, 2017 eclipse that swooped over...

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37 % of Transgender Washingtonians have experienced homelessness in their lifetimes

August 15, 2017 • Local transgender community responds to shocking discrimination...

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Statement From The National LGBTQ Task Force On Violence In Charlottesville

August 14, 2017 • WASHINGTON-DC: In response to the White Supremacist rally in...

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Trump Bans Transgender Military Personnel; Community Reacts With Fury

July 26, 2017 • In yet another pathetic attempt to distract and divide, Donald Trump tweeted out this morning...

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Lady Parts Justice League Wants To #ExposeFakeClinics

July 17, 2017 • July 17th, 2017: Lady Parts Justice League and The Abortion Access...

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VICTORY! I-1552 Fails to Qualify for the WA State November Ballot

July 7, 2017 • For the second time in a row, anti-trans bigots failed to get a...