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.
Shailene Woodley is making her mark as a marquee name. The actress stars in Divergent, where she plays a fiercely independent girl who fights against societal norms — and it's not far from her real life. Woodley's hippie-chic, Earth-friendly lifestyle isn't the only thing that sets her apart from her peers: her love life is pretty intriguing and different, too. This is one gal who's not afraid to take risks, whether it be with her career, her hair or her heart! Get to know Woodley's dating history and beliefs on love ...
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.
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.