Passion Pit Frontman Michael Angelakos Comes Out

Passion Pit frontman Michael Angelakos announced his split with wife Kristy Mucci a couple of months ago. Now, Angelakos has come out as gay. “I lived in such a group of straight people …not that anybody was going to be…

Jill Soloway: ‘We Have a Trans Civil Rights Problem’

Jill Soloway won her first Emmy on Sunday, for Outstanding Directing on a Comedy Series for the hit Amazon original show Transparent. And she used her acceptance speech to call for action on transgender rights. “We don’t have a trans…

Tim Cook Talks to Stephen Colbert About Coming Out

Tim Cook is one of the country’s most-powerful – and most-visible – CEOs. And it’s that visibility that led him to come out publicly last October. The Apple CEO opened up to Stephen Colbert about his decision, saying he “wanted…

Kim Davis Charge of Official Misconduct Sent to Attorney General

Kim Davis may have reached the end of her rope. Now we’ll see if she decides to do her job, walk away from that job, or risk arrest and impeachment. The County Clerk from Rowan County in Kentucky has been…

Kim Davis Closes Clerk Office for ‘Computer Upgrades’ as Protesters Gather

Kim Davis, the County Clerk in Kentucky who has made national headlines for refusing to abide by national law and grant marriage licenses to gay couples, pulled a fast one today. After a federal appeals court upheld a lower court…

Russia Is Thinking About Blocking Facebook Over Gay Emoji

A little while back Apple and many other platforms adopted a new Unicode standard for emojis that included, among other thing, emojis featuring same sex couples. More specifically, emoji featuring two men and a heart, two women and a heart,…

Sarah Palin Mourns Chik-fil-A Matriarch, Readies New Book

Sarah Palin popped up again, but there is no word as to whether she saw her shadow or how long Winter will be. This time, the perennial Facebook-posting non-candidate issued condolences to the family of Chik-fil-A founder Truett Cathy. While…

Cara Delevingne: Sexuality “Not A Phase,” Flattered by Petition Insisting On Apology from Anna Wintour

Cara Delevingne was recently featured in an interview with Vogue magazine, in which the writer suggested the model’s sexuality was a phase. This past weekend, The New York Times published a new interview with the Paper Towns actress, in which…

Ian McKellen Wasn’t Allowed To Be Himself Until Coming Out

Ian McKellen is like an elder statesman in the gay community. Anytime some uncle at Thanksgiving makes a homophobic comment stereotyping gay people, all you have to do is point at Ian McKellen. The idea of an old, gay man…

Caitlyn Jenner Disrespected by DL Hughley, Even As He Defends Serena Williams

Caitlyn Jenner isn’t going to win everyone over, and she probably already knows that. Revealing herself to the world as trans, and all the recognition that comes with that, has already done much for the lives of other trans folks.…

Caitlyn Jenner Tells Why She Waited So Long

Caitlyn Jenner is taking her job as most visible symbol of the LGBT community seriously. While Bruce Jenner was notoriously reclusive and shut out attention from press, Caitlyn Jenner welcomes questions and observation. On her website, Caitlyn Jenner has invited…

Sweet Cakes by Melissa Suit Not About LGBT, But Death Threats

Sweet Cakes by Melissa is getting all kinds of love from Christian conservatives and others who feel that they were wrongly ruled against by an Oregon court this week. In one instance getting national attention, Candace Cameron Bure and Raven-Symone…

Candace Cameron Bure Says Her Gay Friends Still Love Her After She Denied Discrimination

The View had Candace Cameron Bure on as guest host recently, and the actress famously got into a bit of a tiff with regular host Raven-Symone. The point of departure between the two women had to do with Aaron and…

Kim Kardashian Knew About Caitlyn Jenner in 2003

Kim Kardashian gave an interview to Rolling Stone recently in which she dropped several bombshells. One of the most surprising was that she said she has known that Bruce Jenner was more comfortable as a woman long before the rest…

Stella Maxwell Kissing, Playing Grab-Ass With Miley Cyrus [Pics]

Stella Maxwell gets her own press, and needs no help from anyone else. But Miley Cyrus is giving her some anyway. Maxwell is a Victoria’s Secret Angel, one of only ten to be selected for the year. She first connected…

Hilary Swank Says LGBT Progress Made Her Cry

Hilary Swank broke new ground in film when she starred as real-life transgender man Brandon Teena in Boys Don’t Cry. That was in 1999, and the world has changed a lot since then, in some ways. With the Supreme Court…

Miley Cyrus Smokes Pot With Snoop, Makes Out With Girlfriend [Pics]

Miley Cyrus is shooting the moon in terms of upending her old image. The actress/songstress has left her Hannah Montana clean image in the dirt in favor of staking a position as champion of LGBT causes. Cyrus has long courted…

’19 Kids and Counting’: Duggar Family Chides Nation for Sex Again; Hell Follows After

The Duggar family, particularly the patriarch and matriarch of the clan, are speaking out about another sexual matter. Despite the censure the pair has suffered over the handling of their son’s molestation charges, Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar have seen…

Facebook’s Real Name Policy Keeps People Safe, Says Zuckerberg

Facebook, a longtime supporter of LGBT issues, has come under fire in recent months for a policy that, according to those in the transgender community, is incredibly harmful. Facebook requires its users to use their real names on the site.…

Facebook Says Its Intentions Were Pure with Those Rainbow Profile Pics

When the Supreme Court ruled in favor of same sex marriage, Facebook was ablaze with status updates, link shares, and photo uploads. If you were on Facebook in the hours following the landmark decision, it sure seemed like the entire…