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.
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.
Dating coach Anita Charlot offers dating advice to LGBT newbies. This is valuable advice for anyone who doesn't have a strong support system in the community.
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.
Ellen Page came out as a lesbian last week, and now her relationship with Drew Barrymore is raising more questions than ever. Did they hook up?
Watch Ellen Page come out in a moving, brave speech on Valentine's Day!
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.
The ho-hum of a daily routine can put a damper on your fabulous. Gay Girl Dating Coach Mary Malia understands — and she's here to boost your motivation. We caught up with Malia about her "Live Your Best Lesbian Life" telesummit to ask what advice she has for tapping into an attitude of gratitude. Click through to get all the feel-good secrets.
Creative expression is an important part of any cultural group. People of all nationalities, genders, ages, and political affiliations find a way of expressing themselves through art, literature, music and dance. To that end, we'd like to take a moment to focus on a few LGBT authors from around the world, to highlight their lives and love stories, and the works that made them famous.
Music to our ears! "When we were first developing the concept for 'Pure', everyone involved had been following The Trevor Project and felt strongly about supporting their cause," Josh Cocktail of Radical Something tells YourTango about the latest song off the band's Ride It Out album. "Once the video was finished, we reached out to them with the idea that our video could help promote young to feel comforta
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:
If you think you have met every available gay man in your city, think again! Check out these dating tips to learn how to step outside your circle and meet your new boyfriend.
Find out what celebs Cara Delevingne has dated—or at least hooked up with. We bet you'll uncover a few surprises!
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?
This year, there were some major key players who loudly and fearlessly sounded off, stood their ground and didn't waiver in their belief that marriage is indeed a human right, and not one that should only be afforded to straight couples. These people, just as those before them and those who will come after them, who have fought for equally, will forever be associated with one of the most important rights: the right to love and have that love be recognized.
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.