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Questions swirled Thursday about the origins of Pope Francis’ bombshell comments endorsing same-sex civil unions, with all evidence suggesting he made them in a 2019 interview that was never broadcast in its entirety.
Pope Francis became the first to support same-sex civil unions, but the Spokane LGBTQ community has mixed feelings.
Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett served for nearly three years on the board of private Christian schools that effectively barred admission to children of same-sex parents and made it plain that openly gay and lesbian teachers weren’t welcome in the classroom.
The 1968 play "The Boys in the Band" – both pioneering and polarizing for its simultaneously honest and stagy depiction of pre-Stonewall-era male homosexuality – gets a handsome, impeccably acted Netflix film adaptation by director Joe Mantello based on Mantello's own 50th-anniversary Broadway revival in 2018.
“Welcome to Chechnya,” directed by David France, is about an underground pipeline created to rescue LGBTQ Chechens from the Russian republic where the government has for several years waged a crackdown on gays.
About 100 people waved Pride flags and held up signs supporting Black lives as they marched to create unity in the community and create visibility for the LGBTQ community on Saturday.
Bob the Drag Queen, birth name Christopher Caldwell, turned 34 on Monday, and the drag queen known for his comedy chatted via Zoom the morning after about his career, Black Lives Matter, LGBTQ rights, same-sex marriage, winning “RuPaul’s Drag Race” and more.
Monday’s Supreme Court ruling protects LGBTQ people from employment discrimination caused a mixture of disbelief and relief among the community’s advocates and allies in Spokane.
In a move applauded by President Donald Trump's conservative religious base, his administration on Friday finalized a rule that overturns Obama-era protections for transgender people against sex discrimination in health care.
People won’t take to the streets this month to shower the city with acceptance and visibility for the LGBTQ community as they normally do each June, which is Pride month. But local organizers are hosting virtual celebrations to fill the gap until, they hope, the normal festivities can take place this fall.
“These bills have no constitutional or scientific basis and are negatively targeting a community that already faces a host of hurdles and discrimination based on who they are,” the students wrote. “The bills are unnecessary, potentially expensive, and may produce various legal repercussions.”
A person charged with attacking or killing an LGBTQ victim won’t be able to argue they are not guilty because they were so “surprised” to learn of the victim’s sexual orientation or identity that they aren’t responsible for the crime.
Margaret Cho is a trailblazer. She is credited as being the first successful Asian American comedienne in a field still fairly dominated by men. The Korean American who grew up in San Francisco has always been open about her sexuality and is an LGBTQ icon.
Last Monday, I received an advocacy alert from a faith-based group. It was deeply concerned that the Trump administration is again willing to use “religious liberty” as a code term to discriminate against LGBTQ persons who seek social services from faith-based agencies.
There was just one rule for Katie Garner’s three children when it came to sleepovers: They were all single gender (her sons, 8 and 11, only invited boys, and her daughter, 14, only invited girls).
Two women tied the knot Tuesday in Northern Ireland’s first same-sex wedding, after the region became the last part of the United Kingdom to legalize gay marriage.
The discredited practice of conversion therapy for LGBTQ children is now banned in Utah, making it the 19th state and one of the most conservative to prohibit it.
President Donald Trump unveiled a slew of rule proposals Thursday intended to expand the ability of religious groups to get federal money and to loosen restrictions on how they spend it, courting a valuable political constituency as the Senate began a critical phase of the impeachment process.
The app, which released for Android and Apple devices last week, is intended to be a first-of-its-kind, safe and secure way for people in the midst of transition to receive guidance. Robbi Katherine Anthony, one of the developers behind the project, said transgender youth can feel like the process is impossible, and the app provides a sense of progress toward a difficult goal.
Amid their annual vigils for transgender homicide victims, trans rights activists in the U.S. are trying to maintain long-term optimism even as many hard-won protections are under threat.