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Pride 2016
Supreme Court Overturns Texas Abortion Restrictions

In a milestone victory for pro-choice advocates, the Supreme Court on Monday voted 5-3 to limit the power of Texas and other states to restrict or effectively shut down clinics that offer the procedure.

100 Women We Love

Here’s to this year's class of the women who inspire us, give us hope, make us laugh and make us want to get up and dance. 


Shavonte Zellous: Orlando Strong

The standout New York Liberty guard and Orlando native on coming out, grieving for Pulse, and living fearlessly.

Feelin' Hot Hot Hot!

The 25th annual HOT! Festival for LGBTQ arts in NYC continues Dixon Place’s legacy of supporting queer artists

National Park Vacays

Want to celebrate the National Park Service’s centennial, but have a paralyzing fear of the outdoors? Follow our tips and give these great wonders a chance. 

Going Green With Chef Angela Lowe

Vegan grill faves that will please crowds and leave even meat eaters salivating. 

Pet Tips With Dr. Meghan Kirsch

Safety and socializing tips for enjoying the dog park with your canine companion this summer

Legal Questions With Yetta Kurland, Attorney-At-Law
Advice on questions of using bathrooms consistent with gender identity
Ruby Christopher: Precious Pooch of the Month

Meet Ruby and her magnificent mommy!

Horoscopes: Summer 2016

Summertime celestial reasonings

Images of Grief and Love: America Responds to Orlando

GO's photo retrospective of those coming together to honor and grieve the Pulse victims and their loved ones.

Pentagon Ends Ban Against Transgender Troops

The Pentagon announced on Thursday that it will be ending the ban on transgender people serving openly in the U.S. military. 

Pentagon Lifts Ban on Transgender Troops

The Pentagon on Thursday said it will lift its ban on openly transgender servicemembers

Democratic Party 2016 Platform Is Most LGBT-Inclusive Ever

The Democratic Party released its 2016 platform, which includes key provisions to improve the quality of life for LGBT people

DOJ Asks Judge to Stop N.C. From Enforcing HB2

The U.S. Department of Justice filed a brief asking a federal judge to stop the enforcement of N.C.'s anti-LGBT bill, HB2

Trump Renews Support for Anti-LGBT HB2

Donald Trump backed North Carolina's harmful HB2 in a campaign appearance in the state

Canada's Anglican Church Embraces Same-Sex Marriage

The Anglican Church of Canada reversed its decision not to approve gay unions after questions arose over the integrity of the church's voting process. The Anglican Church will now allow same-sex marriage.

Butterscotch Melts the Mic

Multitalented beatbox champion and recently out, all-around musical wunderkind, Butterscotch, is breaking down barriers with her new EP and single, “Accept Who I Am,” which tackles issues of social justice, racism and identity—proving that “a woman’s place” is anywhere she wants to go. 

Protesting HB2, NBA Withdraws All-Star Game From Charlotte

The NBA on Thursday announced it will no longer hold its 2017 All-Star Game in Charlotte, N.C., because of the state's notoriously anti-LGBT law.

Quiz: Where Does Your Party Stand?

The HRC presents a quiz to test your knowledge of how LGBT issues are addressed by Democratic and Republican 2016 party platforms.

FDA May Reconsider Blood Ban

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration may consider changing its unwarranted policy of only allowing gay men to donate blood if they've abstained from sex for at least one year.

Seattle City Council Poised to Ban So-Called "Gay Conversion Therapy"

The Seattle City Council will vote on banning the widely debunked and dangerous practice of so-called "gay conversion therapy." A subcommittee unanimously approved the ban on Tuesday.

Pulse Memorial Planned

OnePulse Foundation filed a document with the state of Florida that puts in writing a plan for a memorial to honor the victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando. 

The Feminist Mystique: Nancy Azara

GO talks to the spearhead feminist artist Nancy Azara about her thoughts on art, feminism and constructions of gender in the modern world. 

WHO May Finally Remove Being Transgender From List of Mental Disorders

After reviewing new studies, the World Health Organization is considering removing "transgender" from its list of so-called "mental disorders."

Albuquerque Public Schools Support Trans* Students

In response to the U.S. Department of Education’s historic guidance seeking to guarantee the equal treatment of transgender students in public and federally-funded schools, Albuquerque Public Schools are implementing a “Gender Support Plan” that allows transgender students to use restroom facilities that correspond with their gender identity.

Navy to Name Ship After Harvey Milk

The Navy plans to name a ship after LGBT equality pioneer and former Naval officer Harvey Milk.

May 2016
Julie Goldman

The unapologetically un-PC comedian and star of Bravo's "The People's Couch" and "Vanderpump Rules After Show" on how she's done it—her way

2016's Couples We Adore: Part 2

Meet eight adorable duos and learn their secrets to enduring love

A Seattleite's Guide to the Emerald City

Heading to Seattle? Tips from a true insider on the best LGBT-friendly...

The Fabulous Life in San Francisco

It's easy to leave your heart in San Francisco

Dig Into Dublin

Ireland’s progressive capital city—the home of Guinness and Jameson—abounds with celebrated...

At the Center of History

As the public face of the Stonewall Inn, Stacy Lentz is preserving the past while fostering the future of the LGBT community.

Top Lesbian and Queer Comics Get Out the Vote

Think the election is funny business? So do Kate Clinton, Rosie O’Donnell, Lea DeLaria and more hilarious performers. Join them for a night of political-themed comedy...

Questioning in China

GO writing and photography intern Kaiyue Yu examines her sexual identity through the lens of her family and her home country’s history

Lights, Camera, Flash!

Queer portrait photographer Lola Flash puts faces on communities underrepresented—and misunderstood—by the mainstream

Lesbian Entrepreneurs Honored with National Business Award

The Bay Area mini-chain, Equator Coffees & Teas is garnering national attention as the first openly LGBT-owned business to be named the "Small Business of the Year."

Precious Pooch of The Month

Meet Glinda and her magnificent mommy!

Advice: Dope Sex

Meg Ten Eyck breaks down everything you need to know (but were afraid to ask) about fisting

Advice: Going Green with Chef Angela Lowe

Chef Angela Lowe breaks down the best vegan spots in NYC for everything from a quick bite to a romantic night out.

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