• HRC Releases 2016 Corporate Equality Index

    The Human Rights Campaign recently released its 2016 Corporate Equality Index, in which 407 companies received perfect scores for their treatment of LGBT employees. The CEI rates companies based on their “corporate policies and practices pertinent to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees,” including one new factor this year:...
  • Advocates Call For Boycott of Zoolander 2

    The release of the trailer for the upcoming move, Zoolander 2, has prompted a call for its boycott by some LGBTQ advocates. Zoolander 2, set to premier on February 12, 2016, is a follow-up to Ben Stiller’s original hit Zoolander, released in 2001. Like the original, the movie stars...
  • Social Media Messages on Trans Day of Remembrance

    November 20th is the official Transgender Day of Remembrance where advocates and allies take time to remember and mourn the violence and hatred directed towards transgender people. Many took to social media sites to express themselves about the day. Cherno Biko created a video where she speaks of the...
  • Utah Judge Reverses Order to Remove Child from Same-Gender Parents’ Home

    This past Tuesday, Utah Judge Scott Johansen ordered a nine-month-old girl removed from her foster parents’ home because they are a same-sex couple. Three days later, after a great deal of controversy, he reversed his order – but perhaps not for good. April Hoagland and Beckie Peirce are a...
  • Paris Attacks Impact EU Stance On Refugee Crisis

      The French police have found a Syrian passport in the vicinity of the Parisian scenes in which the attacks took place Friday evening. It was situated near the body of one of the attackers. Greece said that the owner of the passport reached Leros Island back at the...
  • President Obama Named Ally of the Year

    This year, as well as the past several years, has been monumental for the LGBT community. On the heels of the legalization of same-sex marriage, President Obama has been named “Ally of the Year” by Out magazine. The list is cultivated by Out to showcase the most influential people...
  • World Reacts to Paris Attacks

    In a series of attacks coordinated by the Islamic State (ISIS), six locations targeted within Paris left 129 people dead, and 99 people in critical condition. Governments, organizations, and private citizens around the world are responding to the devastation in a myriad of ways. French President Francois Hollande declared...
  • Asterix and Obelix Joined By A ‘Julian Assange’ Character In Their Latest Adventure

    Asterix and Obelix, two of the best known European comic characters, are joined by a new partner in their latest instalment, Asterix and the Missing Scroll, the 36th of the saga: Confoundtheirpolitix, a character inspired in Julian Assange. Confoundtheirpolitix is an intrepid reporter of a Gallic newspaper who is...
  • Gay Man Says “Drop the T” in LGBT

    Earlier this month, an anonymous gay man created a change.org petition calling for the separation of the queer and transgender movements. The petition’s title, “Drop the T,” explains simply the desire of the author to divide LGB advocacy from transgender advocacy. Both through his writings on change.org and via...