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ADDED ON: 10/19/2019

Coming Out in Uganda Was a Death Sentence. The U.S. Border Was a Trap.

Margaret didn’t know what was going to happen when she approached the bridge between Juárez and El Paso, but she knew she couldn’t wait anymore. Six months since fleeing her home after…

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ADDED ON: 10/18/2019

Buttigieg emerges as new threat to Biden after debate

Joe Biden faces a new threat from South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg, who is fresh off an eye-opening debate performance and positioning himself to be a top contender for the support…

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ADDED ON: 10/16/2019

Federal judge overturns ObamaCare transgender protections

A federal judge on Tuesday overturned ObamaCare protections for transgender patients, ruling that a 2016 policy violates the religious freedom of Christian providers. Judge Reed O’Connor in the Northern District of Texas…

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ADDED ON: 10/16/2019

Blade’s 50-year history reflects struggles, advances of LGBT community

In its 50-year history, the Washington Blade has covered news for the LGBT community that has reflected dramatic advances as well as struggles ranging from workplace discrimination and attempts at blackmail to…

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ADDED ON: 10/15/2019

Celebrating Native American (and more) LGBT sports history on Indigenous People’s Day

Sharice Davids, a Native American and out lesbian who was a mixed martial arts fighter, was elected to Congress from Kansas last year. Sharice Davids, a Native American and openly lesbian who…

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ADDED ON: 10/14/2019

TRUMP SPEAKS AT ANTI-LGBT GROUP’S EVENT: LIBERALS ARE TRYING TO SILENCE AND PUNISH CHRISTIANS

President Donald Trump has claimed liberals are attempting to "silence and punish" Christians, and pledged never to allow the federal government to harass communities of faith. Speaking at the annual Value Voters…

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ADDED ON: 10/13/2019

Student punished for ‘The Prom’ shirt says peer came out to her after hearing her story

A West Orange eighth-grader and district officials are both looking at the bright side after the student was punished for wearing a shirt that said "We're all lesbians." Justice Cillo-Smith was issued…

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ADDED ON: 10/12/2019

Elizabeth Warren’s deadpan quip in LGBT debate wins plaudits

It’s the type of tricky question designed to trip up a presidential candidate. But the US senator Elizabeth Warren’s deadpan response when quizzed about same-sex marriage during a TV debate drew applause…

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ADDED ON: 10/11/2019

The Horrifying Campaign Against LGBTQ People in Poland—and How the U.S. Has Made It Worse

In a poll conducted last month in the lead-up to this Sunday’s parliamentary elections in Poland, Poles under 40 were asked to name what they considered the greatest threat to their country.…

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ADDED ON: 10/11/2019

The migrant caravans: Finally feeling safe, she longs for her wife and son

Marveny Suchite lives with her American immigration sponsor in a bungalow here on a tree-lined street. A neighbor’s yard sign reads: “No matter where you are from, we’re glad you’re our neighbor.”…

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ADDED ON: 10/11/2019

Mum of teen who died by suicide after being outed demands urgent action

A mother whose son took his own life after bullies outed him online is calling for action on the “epidemic” of LGBT+ bullying. Tyler Clementi, 18, tragically died in 2010. He was…

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ADDED ON: 10/10/2019

This negative guy schooling people about HIV on Scruff is a breath of fresh air

A negative guy educated a man he met on Scruff about HIV, clarifying some common misconceptions, and Twitter is taken aback by how well it went. Grant, a HIV educator from New…

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