10 Openly LGBTQ-Identifying People Sworn into Congress, Making History

Political history was made today as 10 openly LGBTQ-identifying politicians were sworn into the 116th U.S. Congress. Thursday, Jan. 3, two LGBTQ+ people were sworn...

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Urges Congress to Support LGBTQ+ Rights

Last week, by majority vote, the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights urged the 116th Congress to prioritize civil rights issues with its oversight and...

Can Kevin Hart Change? Why This Comedian Won’t Apologize for Past Homophobic Slurs

After weeks of controversy, Kevin Hart gets a defender. We’ve lived through this kind of thing before. A public hero makes a misstep, or...

Los Angeles LGBTQ+ Community Supports Immigration Rights

By Christian Balderas It’s not news that the Trump Administration’s actions and rhetoric vehemently denounce undocumented immigration into the United States. Yet, a recent...

President Trump’s Footnote Nullifies LGBTQ+ Provision in NAFTA Replacement

President Donald Trump has rendered a  North America trade agreement’s LGBTQ provisions meaningless by a footnote. The trade deal replacing NAFTA. United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement (USMCA), includes...

Long Beach City Officials authorize policies protecting transgender and gender nonconforming citizens

Councilmember Rex Richardson, in collaboration with the LB LGBTQ+ Center, create legislation which combats discrimination and upholds inclusivity. By Jorge Paniagua Long Beach City officials, specifically...

Trump Tries To Fast-Track Trans Military Ban

Just in time for the Holidays. Presumably unhappy with the results of the recent election, President Donald Trump is trying to advance his agenda in...

40 Years After Harvey Milk’s Death: Where Are We Now?

About 41 years ago, first openly gay elected official Harvey Milk made history after winning a seat on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors,...

COLUMN: Why the “Rainbow Wave” at the 2018 Midterm Election Matters for Future Queer...

By Elijah Root Sanchez The 2018 midterm election has been considered the most diverse election in terms of candidates and elected officials in America’s history....

A Breakdown of What all the LGBTQ+ Midterm Election Victories Mean

The Blue Wave that swept through the U.S. House certainly had a rainbow tinge to it, and the victories didn’t stop there. A record-breaking...

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