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Facebook Refuses To Change Name Policy After Meeting with Drag Queens, Temporarily Restores Deleted Profiles

18 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

After the social network begin enforcing its 'real names' policy, requiring that all users go by their legal name online, drag queens who found their accounts shut down were in an uproar and successfully set a meeting with Facebook to...

Chris Kluwe Takes On NFL & Ray Rice Investigation

Chris Kluwe says it's ironic that a league that is so dependent on instant replays is having a hard time with a different type of video evidence. read more

How Jared Polis Plans to Force a Vote on ENDA

Colorado Rep. Jared Polis just introduced a petition that could finally bring the Employment Non-Discrimination Act to a vote in the House. read more

Out Innovators Win 'Genius' Grants For Work in Arts, Law

Alison Bechdel, Mary Bonauto, and Samuel Hunter were named three of 21 recipients of this year's highly coveted MacArthur Foundation grant. read more

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant Intervenes In Same-Sex Divorce Case

19 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant (R) is opposing an appeal from a lesbian woman who is asking the state’s supreme court to recognize her gay marriage performed out of state so the state may subsequently grant a divorce. Bryant is being...

Where Do Transgender Travelers Feel Safe?

19 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Out Traveler G.P.S.

A first-of-its-kind study by the Fort Lauderdale tourism association looks at this underserved demographic. read more

Rebel Girls: Defining Privilege, Oppression, and Everything In Between

19 hours agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

In which we learn about the basics of privilege, oppression, and what they have to do with each other.

East Los High: “The Monster’s Back” (2.12)

19 hours agoLGBT / Lesbian : After Ellen

Camilla and Jocelyn work together to find Gina, who has gone missing. The post East Los High: “The Monster’s Back” (2.12) appeared first on

An L.A. lesbian in New York

19 hours agoLGBT / Lesbian : After Ellen

And this is her story. The post An L.A. lesbian in New York appeared first on

MISSISSIPPI: Gov Uses Hate Group To Intervene In Gay Divorce Case

20 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Represented by Alliance Defending Freedom, Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant has filed to intervene in a same-sex divorce case before the state Supreme Court. The high court said Monday that it would hear the case instead of assigning it to the Court of Appeals. Show More Summary

NEWS: House Vote on Syria, ‘Encylopedia Madonnica', Bangladesh, James McAvoy

20 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

NYT: House Votes to Authorize Aid to Syrian Rebels in ISIS Fight Zachary Quinto on James Franco's interest in gay subject matter: "My feeling about James, in particular, is that he’s someone who is really interested in generating a dialogue…...

Bill Hader to Host Saturday Night Live

20 hours agoLGBT / Gay :

...And five other things you need to know today. read more

WATCH: Trans Advocate Brynn Tannehill's Powerful Advice on Anger, Allies

In her moving keynote speech at TransPride, 'I Am Real,' trans veteran Brynn Tannehill talks boldly about anger versus dignity and tolerance versus acceptance. read more

“Rods & Cones:” Grab Your Motion Lotion (Episode 5)

21 hours agoLGBT / Lesbian : After Ellen

The MILFies kill onstage, but an emotional meltdown leads to a surprise winner. The post “Rods & Cones:” Grab Your Motion Lotion (Episode 5) appeared first on

Boy George Talks 1984 Pop Music

21 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Via Rolling Stone: While we were working on our list of the 100 best singles of 1984, Boy George popped by the Rolling Stone offices and offered his thoughts on a few of our selections. Watch the "Karma Chameleon" (Number 22!) singer...Show More Summary

Philly Drag Queen Gives 9/11 Performance As Muslim Woman In Bomb Jacket

21 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

Members of Philadelphia’s LGBT community are outraged this week following a local white drag queen’s September 11th performance, during which she apparently dressed as a Muslim woman wearing several bombs in what could be consideredShow More Summary

Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Marriage Decision: 'No Need For Us to Rush'

The Supreme Court justice's latest remarks seem to contradict her own earlier prediction that the court will not duck the issue of marriage equality. read more

Horrifying 80% of Central American Women Sexually Assaulted While Coming to US

22 hours agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

This statistic is based on the reports of migrant shelter directors, though it is possible the number is even higher due to underreporting.

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