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Did you know that Rome had a transgender “empress?” That gender fluidity was all the rage in the 19th century? Or how the word “gay” replaced “homosexual?

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How a nonbinary barber & a self-proclaimed bigot became unlikely friends

Their town is one of the most hateful in the state. Now, the former GOP mayor is a staunch supporter of the LGBTQ+ community.

Lance Bass got a welcome gift from the “king of the gay mafia”

Almost 20 years after coming out, he revealed who sent him the present.

Anti-LGBTQ+ bills keep failing. Could the tide be turning?

Advocates are cautiously optimistic.

The rise of the queer power couple

These 14 extraordinary love stories have taken over the internet.

Arizona governor vetoes bill seeking to erase trans folks from public life

And she got sharp about why she did it.

All of Kentucky’s anti-LGBTQ+ bills just failed

The Republican-dominated legislature adjourned without passing a single one.

What do kids call their nonbinary parents?

The possibilities are endless. Here are some examples.

West Virginia’s trans sports ban overturned

And it looks like the Supreme Court agrees with the ruling.

These are the best LGBTQ+ greeting cards

Which one do you like best?

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