Michelle Bachmann recently said gay people are "bullying" the country. This isn't the first time Bachmann has said some unsavory and ill-informed things about the LGBT community; it's practically her shtick now. Here are some other crazy comments that Bachmann has said, that will make you shudder, and scream out, "What the wha?" too.
So, George Takei is a boss. This we all know. When he's not fighting for LGBT rights, he's being master of the internet, starring in musicals, and doing about a billion other awesome things. He inspires us daily with his social activism. So, we tallied up just a few of the many reasons we love George Takei, along with some of our favorite quotes from this amazing icon.
Does your favorite 'Looking' man measure up in his pants? Well, now that great question can be answered thanks to the gay app, Mister.
Were you aware that there are 75 countries around the world where LGBT men and women can be legally persecuted for their sexual orientation? Well, you are now. Every day, people are fleeing countries like Russia and Nigeria, where it is punishable by law to be openly gay.
"I love that woman, I love her more than sharks love blood." That's how Frank Underwood (Kevin Spacey) speaks of his beloved wife, Claire (Robin Wright), on Netflix's 'House of Cards.' And even though there are a lot of issues within that marriage, it's very clearly true on both sides.
In a landmark moment for the Iranian LGBT community, Googoosh became the first Iranian pop star to speak out in support of the LGBT movement in her country.
After the recent news that Arizona could possibly be making a law that would make it legal to refuse service to gays, you might think that our country hasn't made much progress on the gay rights front. But thankfully, a new poll is happy to report the opposite.
Find out exactly why host Chris Harrison doesn't think ABC will cast a gay or overweight 'Bachelor' -- but why they absolutely should!
March 2, 2014 was a special day in Myanmar! In this small Asian nation, where the colonial-era penal code still dictates the criminalization of same-sex relationships, the first public LGBT wedding took place.
Do you have a lot of intrusive and anxiety-provoking thoughts about the same sex but are attracted to the opposite sex? According to a psychologist who specializes in obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), you may have gay OCD.
A new study, the first of its kind, took a look at exactly how homophobia influences death rates. The results are not only upsetting, but it really shakes you to the core because it doesn't have to be this way; this shouldn't have to happen. Here are 7 facts you need to know about the effects homophobia has on LGBT individuals.
Following the coming out of college football player Michael Sam, people on all sides came out to defend or degrade him. Dale Hansen, a sportscaster for ABC's Dallas WFAA, recently made an astonishing, and beautiful, statement about homosexual players in the NFL.
Hollywood is rife with celebs who support LGBTQ rights, but some are more than friends with the community. Take for instance Robert De Niro. The famed actor recently debuted a new HBO documentary titled Remembering the Artist Robert De Niro Sr. to honor his late father, an abstract expressionist painter who left De Niro's mother upon realizing he was gay. Get the scoop on more boldfaced names with ties to the LGBTQ community:
The Boy Scouts of America will finally allow "out" scouts to be part of the organization. But have other notoriously homophobic intuitions made any progress?
The Koran, Torah and New Testament all vilify homosexuals. As much I think Phil Robertson is an ignorant buffoon, the man was simply abiding by the tenets of his faith—he even paraphrased from the New Testament. Our culture is now starting to move past centuries-old biases against sexual orientation, but organized religion has not—and cannot—do the same without abandoning scriptural teachings. if our culture is to advance, we may need to more openly question the ancient Middle-Eastern documents on which we still base it.