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2017 Gay Travel Award winners revealed

HOLLYWOOD, Calif.— GayTravel.com today announced the winners of the 2017 Gay Travel Awards. The mission of the Gay Travel Awards is to recognize and promote select LGBTQ welcoming properties, events, destinations and travel-related companies around the globe. These distinguished organizations lead by example and help to inspire other companies and brands around the world to follow their […]

Alabama judge rejects Roy Moore’s complaint

Alabama Circuit Judge Johnny Hardwick has denied Roy Moore’s attempt to halt the certification of the results from the special election held Dec. 12 for the vacant Senate seat in Alabama. Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill, however, told CNN’s “New Day” Thursday morning that he will certify Doug Jones as the winner later in […]

Photographer Bryson Rand explores the construction of the queer space in new online exhibition

NEW YORK — Zeit Contemporary Art presents “Bryson Rand: The Floating Bridge,” a selection of photographs by Bryson Rand from 2014 to 2016. This online exhibition, available to Feb. 23, 2018 on Artsy, takes its title from the book Chasing Horses by Yukio Mishima, from a passage where a man is about to die and […]

Picketers to protest US Rep. Scott Peters for sponsoring bill to gut drug discounts

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — A group of 25 to 35 HIV/AIDS and drug pricing advocates, including many from AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), will stage a protest and picket line in front of the district office (4350 Executive Drive, Suite 105 in San Diego) of San Diego Congressman Scott Peters (D-CA, 52nd District) today Dec. 28 […]

Megyn Kelly hosts the gay couple from the Masterpiece Cakeshop case

Two weeks ago, GLAAD and many in the community called out TODAY’s Megyn Kelly for giving a platform to the Alliance Defending Freedom – a SPLC-designated anti-LGBTQ hate group – while giving no air-time to a LGBTQ or ally voice. Last Friday, Megyn Kelly’s producers made the right move and hosted the couple at the […]

Erin Foley to headline next ‘LGBT’s in The News’ panel discussion

SAN DIEGO, Calif. —  Celebrity sports analyst, NBC writer and comedian, Erin Foley will headline a diverse panel of accomplished athletes, and a top executive leader from professional sports business in the latest panel series of LGBT’s in the News with Thom Senzee, Jan. 18 at Gossip Grill, 1220 University Ave. in San Diego’s Hillcrest […]

Pro-wrestler, Mike Parrow, comes out as gay after finding love

A professional wrestler based in Orlando, Florida, has spoken publicly about his sexuality for the first time. Mike Parrow, 34, competes across the US on the independent wrestling circuit. In an exclusive interview with LGBTI news website Gay Star News, Parrow talks at length about his decision to take up wrestling, and the struggles he […]

Meet the parents on the frontlines of equality (VIDEOS)

This year, parents and guardians across the nation stepped up to publicly support LGBTQ youth like never before. Charles Girard, on the HRC Blog, writes about just a few of the parents who inspired us with their allyship, immeasurable love for their children,  and commitment to full equality for all. Sarah, Mom of Transgender Boy […]

Obama: ‘Social media should promote diverse views in a way that doesn’t lead to a Balkanisation of our society’

Former U.S. president Barack Obama has warned that the way people communicate via social media risked splintering society. In an interview conducted by Britain’s Prince Harry, broadcast on BBC radio on Wednesday Obama said, “All of us in leadership have to find ways in which we can recreate a common space on the Internet.” The […]

Chinese human rights activist jailed for eight years

Chinese human rights activist and blogger, Wu Gan was sentenced to eight years in prison Tuesday for subversion. The blogger, better known by his online name of Super Vulgar Butcher, has been in pretrial detention for more than two years after staging a protest outside a court. “The court found that the defendant Wu Gan […]

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