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ADDED ON: 12/13/2019

Painting of Naked Mexican Revolutionary Hero Unleashes Controversy

A painting depicting Mexican revolutionary hero Emiliano Zapata naked but for high heels and a pink sombrero, astride an aroused white horse, has sparked controversy in socially conservative Mexico, prompting protests that…

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ADDED ON: 12/13/2019

Transgender Latina makes history as Evangelical Lutheran pastor

Before coming out as transgender, Nicole Garcia prayed daily that God would “fix” her. When her prayers weren’t answered and the feeling in her gut didn’t go away, she gave up on…

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ADDED ON: 12/12/2019

Mexico’s president condemns LGBT+ hate crimes after painting row

Mexico’s president on Wednesday condemned hate crimes against LGBT+ people after a row over a painting of revolutionary hero Emiliano Zapata naked but for a pink sombrero, high heels and a ribbon…

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ADDED ON: 12/12/2019

You Wanted Same-Sex Marriage? Now You Have Pete Buttigieg.

To a lot of progressive queer people, Buttigieg’s campaign symbolizes everything the marriage-focused mainstream gay rights movement has failed to deliver. In general, Buttigieg makes the case that gay people like him,…

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ADDED ON: 12/11/2019

Dictionary chooses gender-neutral ‘they’ as word of 2019

The use of “they” to describe someone who does not identify as male or female gained ground on Tuesday, when U.S. dictionary Merriam-Webster picked it as the word of 2019. Merriam-Webster said…

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ADDED ON: 12/09/2019

Attack the OAS: Inside the ultra-conservative war on the Inter-American human rights system

"The attack first started when I was president”, Margarette May Macaulay, a lawyer and former judge from Jamaica who was elected to the top post at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights…

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ADDED ON: 12/09/2019

Facebook ads push misinformation about HIV prevention drugs, LGBT activists say, ‘harming public health’

Facebook users have been bombarded with misleading ads about medication meant to prevent the transmission of HIV, according to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender advocates, who say the tech giant’s refusal to…

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ADDED ON: 12/07/2019

Emerging Indie Wrestling Star Anthony Bowens Takes Pride in Representing LGBTQ Community

Anthony Bowens stands for more than solely great performances in the ring. One of pro wrestling’s rising stars, Bowens is entertaining in the ring, able to work on the mat, in the…

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ADDED ON: 12/07/2019

EVANGELICAL SITE LAUNCHES ‘SUCCESSFUL’ PETITION AGAINST GAY CHRISTMAS MOVIE AFTER HALLMARK SAYS IT’S OPEN TO LGBTQ PITCHES

A far-right evangelical website has allegedly faked an online petition against a hypothetical gay Hallmark Christmas movie. Out reported Friday that evangelical website LifeSiteNews started a petition asking the Hallmark Channel not…

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ADDED ON: 12/07/2019

Trump’s Rollback of Transgender Rights Extends Through Entire Government

Whether it means serving in the military, working for a federal contractor or seeking medical help, regulations that once protected transgender people are under attack. Nicolas Talbott, a graduate student at Kent…

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ADDED ON: 12/06/2019

LGBT-friendly Businesses in Mexico Has Nearly Doubled Since Last Year

According to an advocacy group for LGBT rights, the total number of Mexican LGBT firms has been growing over the years. This has been inspired by businesses in the United States of…

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ADDED ON: 12/06/2019

Florida dad accused of abandoning son at closed police station because he thought child was gay

A father in Florida is facing child neglect charges after he left his son outside of a closed police station on Sunday night because he thought the child was gay, according to…

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