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Biden Administration Outlining Plans for Gender Neutral ID Markers

Biden Administration Outlining Plans for Gender Neutral ID Markers

By Brendan Walker | Feb 23, 2021

The Biden administration has been in discussion with the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) in regards to a proposal to add a gender neutral "X" option for government issued documents.

Jailed Insurrectionist, who Identifies as Transgender, Fears For Safety, Seeks Release

Jailed Insurrectionist, who Identifies as Transgender, Fears For Safety, Seeks Release

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Feb 23, 2021

Jessica Watkins, an Oath Keeper who took part in the Jan. 6 insurrection , wants to be released from custody because she is at "particular risk" from having been "treated harshly" because she is transgender.

Pete Buttigieg Doc Headed to Amazon Prime

Pete Buttigieg Doc Headed to Amazon Prime

By Kilian Melloy | Feb 23, 2021

A documentary about Pete Buttigieg's history-making campaign as a contender for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination has found a home at Amazon Prime.

Marjorie Taylor Green Says 'NO' to LGBTQ Equality

Marjorie Taylor Green Says 'NO' to LGBTQ Equality

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Feb 23, 2021

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, the QAnon-supporting Georgia Republican, is saying "NO" to LGBTQ equality.

5 Things People Living with HIV Need to Know About the Next COVID Relief Package

5 Things People Living with HIV Need to Know About the Next COVID Relief Package

Feb 23, 2021

The COVID relief bill will closely resemble the $1.9 trillion package that President Biden outlined, with a few variations. For those living with HIV, there several key points to consider.

Watch: Pete Buttigieg on Faith, Breaking Ground as an Openly Gay Cabinet Member

Watch: Pete Buttigieg on Faith, Breaking Ground as an Openly Gay Cabinet Member

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Feb 22, 2021

Pete Buttigieg spoke with NBC News NOW about what it means to be the first openly gay member of a Presidential cabinet.

One Million Moms Calls for Boycott of American Girl Doll

One Million Moms Calls for Boycott of American Girl Doll

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Feb 21, 2021

The designated hate group is calling for a boycott of American Girl until the Kira Bailey doll — with a backstory of having lesbian aunts — is discontinued.

Watch: On the WayBack Machine Pat Robertson Claimed HIV+ People Used a Secret Handshake to Transmit the Virus

Watch: On the WayBack Machine Pat Robertson Claimed HIV+ People Used a Secret Handshake to Transmit the Virus

Feb 20, 2021

A look back at one of Pat Robertson's conspiracy theories about AIDS transmission.

Chasten Buttigieg Posts Photo Kissing Husband on Day Rush Limbaugh Dies

Chasten Buttigieg Posts Photo Kissing Husband on Day Rush Limbaugh Dies

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Feb 20, 2021

Chasten Buttigieg posted a photo to Twitter of he and his husband, current US Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg, kissing, the timing of which appears to be in reference to the death of conservative talking-head Rush Limbaugh.

Strange Bromance — Why Did Elton John Perform at Rush Limbaugh's Wedding?

Strange Bromance — Why Did Elton John Perform at Rush Limbaugh's Wedding?

Feb 20, 2021

When Rush Limbaugh passed away earlier this week, some in the media claimed that his friendship with Elton John was proof that people of widely different world views could maintain a friendship. Others feel differently.

Ted Cruz trip Tests Durability of Scandal, Memory of Voters

Ted Cruz trip Tests Durability of Scandal, Memory of Voters

By Will Weissert and Steve Peoples | Feb 20, 2021

Ted Cruz's political career already featured many surprise twists before a jaunt to Mexico this week brought him a new level of notoriety.

Kacey Musgraves' T-Shirts A Cold Retort to Cancun-Tripping Ted Cruz

Kacey Musgraves' T-Shirts A Cold Retort to Cancun-Tripping Ted Cruz

By Kilian Melloy | Feb 19, 2021

Sen. Ted Cruz is getting a cold shoulder from fellow Texan Kaycee Musgraves, and it's clad in a novelty T-shirt the pop star created in response to Cruz's Cancun escape while his state struggled in the cold.

Watch: Out Penn. State Rep. Malcolm Kenyatta Announces Bid for U.S. Senate

Watch: Out Penn. State Rep. Malcolm Kenyatta Announces Bid for U.S. Senate

By Kilian Melloy | Feb 19, 2021

Out Pennsylvania State Rep. Malcolm Kenyatta has announced that he will seek a seat in the United States Senate in next year's midterm elections.

The Lighter Days of CNN's Cuomo Brothers Show are Long Gone

The Lighter Days of CNN's Cuomo Brothers Show are Long Gone

By David Bauder | Feb 19, 2021

Some television shows age much better than others.

COVID-19 Bill Would Scale Up Ability to Spot Virus Mutations

COVID-19 Bill Would Scale Up Ability to Spot Virus Mutations

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Feb 17, 2021

U.S. scientists would gain vastly expanded capabilities to identify potentially deadlier coronavirus mutations under legislation advancing in Congress. A House bill headed for floor debate would provide $1.75 billion for genomic sequencing.

UK Lawmaker Trolled After Posting Photo With Boyfriend on Valentine's Day

UK Lawmaker Trolled After Posting Photo With Boyfriend on Valentine's Day

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Feb 17, 2021

U.K. Minister of Parliament Luke Pollard received comments from homophobic trolls after posting a photo with his boyfriend on Valentine's Day.

Is Out Trump BFF Richard Grenell Looking to Be Governor of California?

Is Out Trump BFF Richard Grenell Looking to Be Governor of California?

Feb 17, 2021

If the bid to recall Gov. Gavin Newsom goes forward, its appearing Trump's LGBTQ ally Richard Grenell will run to be the GOP nominee for the California governorship.

Out Pa. State Rep. Brian Sims Announces Bid for Lt. Governor

Out Pa. State Rep. Brian Sims Announces Bid for Lt. Governor

By Kilian Melloy | Feb 16, 2021

Brian Sims, the openly gay and Pennsylvania state representative who won a fifth term in last year's elections, announced that he will seek the office of Lt. Governor.

'It's a Sin' Director 'Outraged' by 'Shock' Over Gay Sex Scenes

'It's a Sin' Director 'Outraged' by 'Shock' Over Gay Sex Scenes

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Feb 15, 2021

Peter Hoar is "outraged" and calling out the pearl-clutchers "shocked" by gay sex in his new HIV drama "It's a Sin."

Trump Looks to Reassert Himself after Impeachment Acquittal

Trump Looks to Reassert Himself after Impeachment Acquittal

By Jill Colvin | Feb 15, 2021

Feeling emboldened by the trial's outcome, Donald Trump is expected to reemerge from a self-imposed hibernation.

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