Big Brother WINNER Suffers Homophobic Abuse

UK Big Brother winner Cameron Cole has called for tougher laws after suffering homophobic abuse, reports Attitude. The 19-year-old housemate came out on the final series. And now, after winning the series, Cole revealed he has received a torrent of homophobic abuse – both verbal and physical – since leaving the Big Brother house. While speaking…

VICTORY! Transgender Anti-Discrimination Law Passes In NY

After 16 years of attempts, the New York State Legislature has finally passed a bill that protects transgender people from discrimination, reports The Daily Beast. In 100-40 and 42-19 votes on Tuesday morning, respectively, the State Assembly and the State Senate voted to pass the Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act, or GENDA, which adds gender identity as a protected class…

Why I Chose My LGBTQ Daughter Over The Evangelical Church

What happens when the most important parts of your life come into conflict? When Evangelical Christian mom Susan Cottrell’s daughter came out, she faced an impossible choice: her LGBTQ child or her non-affirming church. In this heartwarming talk, Susan explains why she chose her LGBTQ child and how she fights for progress inside the Christian…

President Trump’s Attorney: “I Never Said There Was No Collusion In The Campaign.”

President Trump’s attorney Rudy Giuliani talks to CNN’s Chris Cuomo about special counsel Robert Mueller’s ongoing investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential campaign. Giuliani, a former New York mayor and Trump’s attorney, said he doesn’t know if other people in the campaign, including former campaign chairman Paul Manafort, were working with the Kremlin…

Google BLASTED Over Refusal To Remove “Pray Away Gay” App

Google has been blasted for continuing to feature an app that encourages LGBTQ people to have dangerous conversion therapy, reports New York Post. Living Hope Ministries, the creator of the app, refers to transgender and gay people as “sexually broken” individuals who can “walk out of false identities.” The Christian group claims the “gay lifestyle…

LGBTQ Celebs Honor Carol Channing, RIP

Broadway legend Carol Channing died Tuesday at age 97 of natural causes, reports The Advocate. The Tony Award-winning actress, who originated the role of Dolly Gallagher Levi in 1964’s Hello, Dolly! on Broadway, was beloved by the LGBTQ community for being a longtime ally. “The gay community is responsible for so much of my success, and I love them,”…

INTO, Grindr’s LGBTQ Online News Site, Shut Down

INTO, the online LGBTQ magazine owned and operated by gay dating app Grindr, terminated on Tuesday its editorial staff, effectively ending the digital outlet’s 17-month run, reports NBC News. “The company will be refocusing its efforts on video and as such, the editorial and social teams were let go this morning,” a joint statement from…

New York Set To BAN Gay Conversion Therapy

The New York State Legislature on Tuesday passed a bill to prohibit licensed mental health professionals from practicing gay conversion therapy on minors, reports Huffington Post.  Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) is expected to sign the bill this week, which would make New York the 15th state in addition to Washington, D.C., in the U.S. to…