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…

Federal Judge Strike’s Down Wisconsin Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Plaintiffs in a federal lawsuit challenging Wisconsin's ban on gay marriage appear during a press conference at the Madison Concourse Hotel in Madison, Wis. in November, 2013.
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With Federal Court Ruling, Wisconsin’s Marriage Ban Becomes the Latest to Fall Today U.S. District Judge Barbara Crabb ruled against Wisconsin’s constitutional amendment banning marriage equality, making Wisconsin the twelfth state to see such a ban struck down in federal court since the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its historic marriage rulings last June.  In Wolf…

Texas GOP Platform Draft Endorses Gay Conversion Therapy

Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) spoke to delegates at the state party convention Thursday. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

A draft of the Texas Republican Party’s new platform embraces gay conversion therapy, arguing that it is a viable option for “patients who are seeking escape from the homosexual lifestyle.” The Texas GOP convention kicks off Thursday, and one of the tasks of delegates is rewriting the party’s platform. The current document, adopted in 2012, sharply…

New Evidence Confirms The “Gay Gene” Exists

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It was July 1993. American geneticist Dean Hamer shocked the world when he released a study that suggested the existence of a “gay gene.” The gene, Hamer said, was on the X chromosome and passed on by the mother. Hamer’s findings were controversial because they offered scientific evidence that (gasp!) being gay wasn’t a choice. In the 20 years since the release of…

The most gay-friendly city in the US might not be the one you’d expect

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A list of the most gay-friendly cities in the US is out, and the one that took the top spot might not be what you were expecting. Seattle placed first in the US, whereas San Francisco, known for its large gay community and history came in second. The NerdWallet list is based on a number of factors, including the presence of…

Lucky Charms reveals gay rights campaign for Pride

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Fans are using the hashtag, #LuckyToBe, to express who they are and why that identity makes them lucky. If you grew up in the US, it is pretty likely you loved eating those Lucky Charms. It might have also occurred to you, with all those colors, shapes and rainbows, that might have been the queerest…

ICYMI: YouTube’s Current Spotlight is #ProudToPlay

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Support a world where every athlete can be #ProudToPlay.  ICYMI: YouTube’s current spotlight is #ProudToPlay, featuring LGBT athletes like Jason Collins, Brittney Griner and Neymar Jr. Check it out from the rainbow soccer ball next to the YouTube logo!