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Gay WH Staffer Said President Biden Gave Him Courage to Come Out

Gay WH Staffer Said President Biden Gave Him Courage to Come Out

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 22, 2021

A gay Wisconsin man who said President Biden gave him the courage to come out will manage the President's social media accounts.

Antony Blinken, Secretary of State Nominee, Vows to Protect LGBTQ Rights

Antony Blinken, Secretary of State Nominee, Vows to Protect LGBTQ Rights

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 22, 2021

Antony Blinken, President Biden's pick for Secretary of State, said on Tuesday he would immediately appoint an LGBTQI, allow U.S. embassies to fly the Pride flag, and make a formal repudiation of the "Commission on Unalienable Rights."

Montana, North Dakota Bills Target Transgender Athletes

Montana, North Dakota Bills Target Transgender Athletes

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 15, 2021

Lawmakers in North Dakota and Montana are considering bills that specifically target transgender student athletes.

Brian Sims Accuses GOP Senator of Endangering His Life

Brian Sims Accuses GOP Senator of Endangering His Life

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 14, 2021

Rep. Brian Sims (D-PA) has accused a Pennsylvania Republican lawmaker Doug Mastriano of endangering his life in a Twitter post.

Palm Springs Mayor Hits Back at GaysOverCovid Critics Calling Her 'Queen of the Karens'

Palm Springs Mayor Hits Back at GaysOverCovid Critics Calling Her 'Queen of the Karens'

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 13, 2021

Despite receiving abuse on social media, Palm Spring mayor Christy Holstege isn't backing down on her criticism of gay and bisexual men partying in Mexico during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Gay Capitol Riot Attendee Bragged About Assault, Now Fears Retaliation and Arrest

Gay Capitol Riot Attendee Bragged About Assault, Now Fears Retaliation and Arrest

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 13, 2021

A gay hairdresser from Huntington Beach is receiving death threats after taking part in last week's insurrection at the U.S. capitol.

Barbie Has a Girlfriend? Social Media Celebrates

Barbie Has a Girlfriend? Social Media Celebrates

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 13, 2021

Social media is buzzing over whether Barbie has a girlfriend.

Hunter Schafer Part of ACLU's 2017 Fight Against Transphobic Bathroom Bill

Hunter Schafer Part of ACLU's 2017 Fight Against Transphobic Bathroom Bill

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 11, 2021

Hunter Schafer, star of HBO's "Euphoria," was a plaintiff in the ACLU's lawsuit against a North Carolina anti-transgender bathroom bill in 2017.

Jonny Bailey: 'Brilliant to See Gay Men Play their Own Experience'

Jonny Bailey: 'Brilliant to See Gay Men Play their Own Experience'

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 9, 2021

Jonny Bailey thinks gay actors playing roles that mirror their experience would be "brilliant."

Donald Trump Jr. Slams Transgender Athletes at Rally Before D.C. Riots

Donald Trump Jr. Slams Transgender Athletes at Rally Before D.C. Riots

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 9, 2021

At the Wednesday rally in Washington D.C., shortly before seditionists stormed the Capitol and rioted at the suggestion of the President, Donald Trump Jr. attacked transgender athletes in an expletive-ridden speech.

Watch: Gay Man Brutally Attacked on Grindr Date Pushes for Hate Crimes Charges

Watch: Gay Man Brutally Attacked on Grindr Date Pushes for Hate Crimes Charges

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 7, 2021

A Louisiana gay man who was brutally attacked on a Grindr date is pursuing hate crimes charges in the case.

Newly-Elected Senators Warnock and Ossoff and LGBTQ People

Newly-Elected Senators Warnock and Ossoff and LGBTQ People

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 7, 2021

Newly-elected Democratic Senators Rev. Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff have a established themselves as strong supporters of the LGBTQ community.

Jim Jordan Upset at House Rules for Gender-Neutral Language

Jim Jordan Upset at House Rules for Gender-Neutral Language

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 5, 2021

Some Republican lawmakers are already up in arms about new House code of conduct rules that replace gendered pronouns with gender-neutral language.

Openly Gay Wrestler Darren Young Talks Positive Coming Out Experience

Openly Gay Wrestler Darren Young Talks Positive Coming Out Experience

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 4, 2021

Openly gay WWE wrestler Darren Young — known off the matt by his real name Fred Rosser — recently shared his largely positive coming out experience as a professional sportsman.

Oklahoma City Gay Club Vandalized With Soup, Blueberries

Oklahoma City Gay Club Vandalized With Soup, Blueberries

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 4, 2021

Partners, a gay club in Oklahoma City, was vandalized with soup and blueberries last week.

Senator Mike Lee Attacks Trans Kids Who Play Sports

Senator Mike Lee Attacks Trans Kids Who Play Sports

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Dec 30, 2020

Senator Mike Lee (R-Utah) has baselessly claimed that transgender children who play sports pose a "deliberate, sadistic effort" to "harm girls."

Marcus D'Amico, 'Mouse' in 'Tales of the City,' Has Died

Marcus D'Amico, 'Mouse' in 'Tales of the City,' Has Died

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Dec 30, 2020

The actor originated the role of Michael "Mouse" Tolliver in the groundbreaking 1993 series "Tales of the City" by Armisted Maupin.

Closeted Teen Lesbian Goes Viral For Receiving 'Ellen' Gifts From Supportive Parents

Closeted Teen Lesbian Goes Viral For Receiving 'Ellen' Gifts From Supportive Parents

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Dec 30, 2020

A lesbian teen has gone viral over tweets about her parents gifting her Ellen DeGeneres merchandise for Christmas to encourage her coming out.

Gay, Transgender Children More Likely to be Obese, New Study Finds

Gay, Transgender Children More Likely to be Obese, New Study Finds

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Dec 28, 2020

Children self-identifying as LGBTQ are more prone to obesity than their peers, a new study finds.

Rainbow Families Not Recognized in Half of EU

Rainbow Families Not Recognized in Half of EU

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Dec 21, 2020

Rainbow families — families in which parents identify as LGBTQ — are not recognized by almost half of the European Union, a new study examines.

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