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Mormon County Commissioner in Utah Comes Out as Gay
Mayor Pete: I Have Things to Repent For - But Loving Chasten Isn't One of Them
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Mayor Pete: I Have Things to Repent For - But Loving Chasten Isn't One of Them

Mormon County Commissioner in Utah Comes Out as Gay

By Kilian Melloy |
Openly gay Democratic 2020 hopeful Pete Buttigieg stood strong in the face of attacks from the Christian right during a May 22 Q&A event, declaring he does have things to repent fo...

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Chef Mario Batali Pleads Not Guilty to Felony Charges

Chef Mario Batali Pleads Not Guilty to Felony Charges

By Alanna Durkin Richer | May 24
Celebrity chef Mario Batali, whose career crumbled amid several sexual misconduct accusations, pleaded not guilty Friday to a charge that he forcibly kissed and groped a woman at a Boston restaurant in 2017.

Watch: Hulu Release Trailer for Cartoon with Gay Dads, 'The Bravest Knight'

Watch: Hulu Release Trailer for Cartoon with Gay Dads, 'The Bravest Knight'

May 24
Hulu is announcing a new animated series called "The Bravest Knight," which features a young girl and her same-sex parents.

Kenyan Court Upholds Laws Criminalizing Same-Sex Relations

Kenyan Court Upholds Laws Criminalizing Same-Sex Relations

By Tom Odula and Khaled Kazziha | May 24
Kenya's High Court on Friday upheld sections of the penal code that criminalize same-sex relations, a disappointment for gay rights activists across Africa where dozens of countries have similar laws.

Federal Lawsuit Filed to Block Alabama's New Abortion Ban

Federal Lawsuit Filed to Block Alabama's New Abortion Ban

By Kim Chandler | May 24
A federal lawsuit filed Friday asks a judge to block an Alabama law that outlaws almost all abortions, the most far-reaching attempt by a conservative state to seek new restrictions on the procedure.

HHS Rolls Back Protections for Transgender People

HHS Rolls Back Protections for Transgender People

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | May 24
The Trump administration proposed Friday to roll back Obama-era discrimination protections for transgender people in health care, a move LGBT groups warn will unleash a wave of discrimination.

Swiping Era is Fading. How a New Dating App Creates Community

Swiping Era is Fading. How a New Dating App Creates Community

May 24
The dating app is getting an overhaul thanks to Taimi App, which aims to reimagine how members of the LGBTQ connect to one another.

Watch: Buttigieg Slams Trump Over Vietnam Deferments, More

Watch: Buttigieg Slams Trump Over Vietnam Deferments, More

By Kilian Melloy | May 24
Armed forces veteran and openly gay presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg took aim at President Trump on a range of issues - one of them being Trump's "bone spurs" deferment from service in Vietnam.

Trump is Selling LGBTQ Pride T-Shirts, GLAAD Responds

Trump is Selling LGBTQ Pride T-Shirts, GLAAD Responds

May 24
Just in time for Pride Month in June...

Same-Sex Couples Start Registering Marriages in Taiwan

Same-Sex Couples Start Registering Marriages in Taiwan

By Johnson Lai | May 24
Hundreds of same-sex couples in Taiwan rushed to get married Friday, the first day a landmark decision that legalized same-sex marriage took effect.

Brazil's Supreme Court Votes to Make Homophobia a Crime

Brazil's Supreme Court Votes to Make Homophobia a Crime

May 24
A majority in Brazil's supreme court has voted to make homophobia and transphobia crimes like racism, a decision coming amid fears the country's far-right president will roll back LGBT social gains.

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