LGBTQ

This image made from undated video provided by Zola shows a scene of its advertisement. (Zola via AP)

In Reversal, Hallmark Will Reinstate Same-Sex Marriage Ads

The Hallmark Channel says it will reinstate same-sex marriage commercials that it had pulled from the network. Hallmark Cards CEO Mike Perry said in a statement Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019, that pulling the commercials “was the wrong decision."
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This July 19, 2012, file photo shows a Chick-fil-A fast food restaurant in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Mike Stewart, File)

Chick-fil-A Halts Donations To 3 Groups Against Gay Marriage

Chick-fil-A is ending donations to three groups that oppose gay marriage in an effort to halt protests and broaden its customer base.
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This Sept. 6, 2019 photo shows singer Adam Lambert posing for a portrait in New York to promote “Velvet: Side A,” one-half of his first studio album in four years. (Photo by Scott Gries/Invision/AP)

Adam Lambert: Happy To See More LGBTQ Artists Find Success

Lambert, who rose on the music scene as the runner-up on "America Idol" in 2009, says he's happy to see more mainstream LGBTQ artists find major success.
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Billy Porter, winner of the award for outstanding lead actor in a drama series for "Pose," poses in the press room at the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

Billy Porter Makes Emmys History and The Category Is 'Love'

Porter, known for making fashion statements on red carpets, became the first openly gay man to win an Emmy for best actor in a drama series for his role of Pray Tell on FX's "Pose."
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This Feb. 20, 2019, file photo shows singer Sam Smith posing for photographers upon arrival at the Brit Awards in London. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP, File)

Sam Smith Announces New Pronouns of 'They' and 'Them'

The Oscar-winning pop star has declared his pronouns “they/them” on social media after coming out as non-binary in his “lifetime of being at war with my gender.”
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SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA - JULY 21: (L-R) Cole Sprouse, Camila Mendes, Lili Reinhart, Madelaine Petsch, and K.J. Apa attend the "Riverdale" Photo Call during 2019 Comic-Con International at Hilton Bayfront on July 21, 2019 in San Diego, California. (Photo by

'Riverdale' To Receive Award From Gay Rights Education Group

The cast and creators of "Riverdale" will receive an award from a gay rights education group for the show's portrayal of LGBTQ relationships in a high school setting.
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A makeup artist works on a model backstage at the dapperQ fashion show at the Brooklyn Museum on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Jeenah Moon)

Queer Style Kicks Off New York Fashion Week With Inclusive Show

In celebration of gender-fluid fashion and inclusion of all kinds, the queer-style digital magazine dapperQ threw a runway party at the start of New York Fashion Week, filling the Beaux-Arts Court of the Brooklyn Museum with invited guests and nearly 2,000 members of the public.
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In this Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019, file photo, Octavia Spencer arrives at the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

Octavia Spencer To Be Honored By Gay-Rights Education Group

Spencer will be honored by the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network with its Inspiration Award at a gala in October in Beverly Hills.
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Ruby Rose at Warner Bros. Pictures Los Angeles Premiere Of 'The Meg' held at TLC Chinese Theatre on August 06, 2018 in Hollywood, CA, USA

Ruby Rose's 'Batwoman' Is TV's 1st Out LGBTQ Superhero

Rose suffered the slings and arrows from schoolmates about being different before the rise of social media.
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In this March 16, 2017, file photo Brazilian transgender model Valentina Sampaio wears a creation from the Amir Slama collection during Sao Paulo Fashion Week in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (AP Photo/Andre Penner, File)

Victoria's Secret Hires First Transgender Model

Valentina Sampaio has become the first openly transgender model hired by Victoria’s Secret nearly a year after a top company official was pressured to apologize for implying trans women are off-brand.
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