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

November 13, 2018

November 13, 2018

By Elijah Root Sanchez The 2018 midterm election has been considered the most diverse election in terms of candidates and...

Steve Dunwoody Could Be the Queer Candidate California’s Been Waiting For

June 1, 2018

June 1, 2018

His experience as a gay man has shaped who he would be as a politician, he says. "It's made me more confident in terms of advocating for those who don't have a voice. For many years, I felt as if I didn't have a voice because I couldn't be fully who I was."

In Trump’s America, the Hippocratic Oath Comes Under Threat

February 6, 2018

February 6, 2018 162

As the Trump Administration commits to giving healthcare workers a legal way to opt out of performing services for women and LGBTQ+ patients, the line between conscience and prejudice gets blurred.

Chelsea Manning Prepares for Potential Senate Run

January 30, 2018

January 30, 2018 62

“We need to stop expecting that out systems will somehow fix themselves.”

Danica Roem Has Officially Taken Office

January 10, 2018

January 10, 2018 34

Let the revolution begin!

What to Expect at This Year’s Amber Rose SlutWalk

September 21, 2017

September 21, 2017 75

From nun costumes to live performances, be prepared for a politically-charged good time.

This Summer, Women are the Voice of the Musical Resistance

July 20, 2017

July 20, 2017 1,780

We pledge our allegiance to the United States of Ke$ha

For Pride, Senator Kamala Harris Calls for a “Coalition”

July 18, 2017

July 18, 2017 2,339

For all his bloviating on subjects from the media to “covfefe,” Pride month went by without even a canned statement from President Donald Trump. But another Washington newcomer, California Senator Kamala Harris, has filled the silence left by the commander and chief with a video recalling her efforts to fight for marriage equality and offering the LGBTQ community her full support.

Do the Gays Still Approve of Kathy Griffin?

June 21, 2017

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Kathy Griffin has been an unsung hero of gays everywhere since her role as restaurant critic Vicki Groener on the little appreciated late-90’s sitcom, “Suddenly Susan.” Since the pinnacle of her success, Griffin has played into her D-list celebrity status, even going so far as to make a reality show about it called, what else, “Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List.”