Most US Republicans would vote for a gay congressman but still wouldn’t want one in their family

LN Executive Editor Earns Emmy

Facebook Donates $10,000 To Politician Fighting Gay Marriage

LN Executive Editor Earns Emmy

Lesbian News Executive Editor Zoe Edgerton has recently been awarded an Emmy for editing on the daytime drama, The Bold…

PHOENIX — Women’s basketball stars Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson are engaged. Griner proposed to Johnson and both posted it on social media, with Griner showing…

Celebrating Sally’s Ride

Sally Ride

31 years ago today astronaut Sally Ride became the first American woman to fly in space. Almost two years ago, after Dr. Ride’s death, it was revealed that she had been with her female partner, Tam O’Shaugnessy, for 27 years. Today we celebrate her life, her legacy and her love.  

Obama Drafting Executive Order On LGBT Job Discrimination

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WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama has directed his staff to draft an executive order that would ban workplace discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees of federal contractors, a White House official told The Huffington Post. The move is the clearest indication to date that the administration is prepared to take action on LGBT…

Hillary Clinton and Terry Gross with Awkward Exhange On Gay Marriage

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Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton engaged in an awkward exchange with NPR’s Terry Gross on Thursday when the radio host pushed her on her evolving stance on gay marriage. When Clinton ran for the Democratic nomination for president in 2008, she, like then-candidate Barack Obama, opposed gay marriage. Since then, both Clinton and Obama…

New Bill Calls For Creation Of First U.S. Special Envoy For LGBT Rights

Ed Markey

“For the United States to hold true to our commitment to defending the human rights of all people around the world, we must stand with the LGBT community in their struggle for recognition and equality everywhere.” A special envoy for LGBT rights would be created under legislation to be unveiled later today by Massachusetts Democratic…

America’s Most LGBT-Friendly Cities Ranked By Vocativ’s ‘Queer Index’

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What is life like for the queer community in the United States? That’s the question Vocativ, the global media organization for the Digital Generation, set out to answer with their new Queer Index, “a thorough examination of dozens of quality-of-life factors for America’s LGBT communities, based on Vocativ’s proprietary technology that mines the ‘Deep Web’ –- the…

Honey Maid Makes ANOTHER Awesome Pro-LGBT Move

Honey Maid Pride

Nabisco has made another incredible public display of support for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community through their Honey Maid Graham Cracker advertising campaigns, with the latest coming just in time for Pride Month! The snack company tweeted out this gif last Thursday, declaring their support for the LGBT community through social media with a clever…