Texas State Senate votes to disqualify LGBT adoption and fostering

The Texas Senate voted to pass House Bill 3859, which would allow LGBT families to be disqualified from the state's foster care and adoption...

Jersey City LGBT activist and broadcaster Billy Bisogno runs for City...

Michael "Billy" Bisogno announced this week that he is officially seeking a seat on the Ward E City Council in Jersey City in November. Bisogno,...

Spring into pet ownership

Out Pets Did you know that having pets is actually good for your health? People with pets are generally happier, more trusting, and less lonely...

In a male dominated field, Elisa Padilla thrives

Raised in Newark in a conservative Hispanic household as one of six children to immigrant parents, Elisa Padilla seemingly entered the world with the...

Police-abuse lawsuit in Jersey City reinstated for Transgender man

A New Jersey court ruling reinstated a transgender man's police-abuse lawsuit against the Jersey City police department late last month. Shakeem Holmes was arrested...

Transgender community facing greater adversity from Trump & Republicans

The promise was abundantly clear on the campaign trail, something Donald Trump was adamant about: he would not touch nor repeal protections put in...

Newark’s LGBT community: building acceptance one brick at a time

Long before Newark had newfound popularity, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender residents celebrated Newark — its culture, its history and, its community. This February, a Vogue online article touted Newark...

LGBT activists detained by Russian police

LGBT activists who tried to deliver an appeal to the Prosecutor General's Office in the Russian Capital of Moscow were detained by the police....

Gays abducted and “disappeared” in Chechnya

Recently horrifying reports have surfaced regarding brutal and extra-legal attacks on LGBT persons in the Republic of Chechnya, a largely Muslim region under the...

Finals of Miss Gay US are tonight at Paradise in Asbury...

The 2017 Miss Gay United States Pageant is tonight, May 5 at Paradise in Asbury Park. The theme has been "Birds of Paradise." The...