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How we met: 'I think gay men are often able to negotiate an open marriage'

How we met: 'I think gay men are often able to negotiate an open marriage' | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Dan Butler, 29, a radio journalist, and his husband, Hugh O’Connor, 31, a theatre production designer, are also in a relationship with Charles Davis, 28, another theatre production designer

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Quality Time, Sex and Politics: The Behaviors Keeping American Couples Happy During the 2020 Election Year

Quality Time, Sex and Politics: The Behaviors Keeping American Couples Happy During the 2020 Election Year | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

LGBT couples and non-LGBT couples report the same level of happiness in their relationships in 2020. 82 percent seems to be the sweet spot for both groups. There are also no significant differences between genders and generations when it comes to the degree of happiness in relationships.

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Adam Lambert Launches Non-Profit to Support LGBTQ+ Organizations

Adam Lambert Launches Non-Profit to Support LGBTQ+ Organizations | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Feel Something Foundation’s mission is “to support LGBTQ+ organizations that are moving the needle for communities of all ages and backgrounds,” singer says

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How the U.S. immigration system nearly tore this LGBTQ couple apart

How the U.S. immigration system nearly tore this LGBTQ couple apart | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

After living as an openly gay couple in Honduras, Oscar Juarez Hernandez and Darwin Garcia Portillo thought the United States was the last place where their inability to get married might get in the way of their future together.

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LGBTQ Rights Around The World Are In Danger, And The US Is Part Of The Problem

LGBTQ Rights Around The World Are In Danger, And The US Is Part Of The Problem | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

This was the decade when it became clear that “gay rights are human rights,” but it was also the decade when the very notion that humans have universal rights came under attack.

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Pride Portraits: The largest LGBTQIA+ visibility campaign

Pride Portraits: The largest LGBTQIA+ visibility campaign | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Visibility. Representation. Humanization. Meet the photographer who is spreading love throughout the LGBTQIA+ community one picture and story at a time.

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Has the internet helped breed a new generation of queerphobia?

Has the internet helped breed a new generation of queerphobia? | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Study finds Gen Zers have the most negative attitudes to LGBTQ+ people

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I'm A Queer Woman Dating A Trans Man — & No One Knows

I'm A Queer Woman Dating A Trans Man — & No One Knows | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

I'm a queer woman partnered with a transgender man, but everyone assumes we're a heterosexual couple. On the surface, we’re the quintessential Brooklyn duo: We have tasteful tattoos and piercings, we shop at food co-ops, we attend spin class together, and we’re creative yet gainfully employed. But while this relationship afforded me the privilege of banal nonconformity, I lost a piece of myself when I got together with my once-gym buddy

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Mastercard to Let Transgender and Nonbinary People Use Chosen Names

Mastercard to Let Transgender and Nonbinary People Use Chosen Names | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Mastercard customers won't have to change their legal names when they apply for the cards

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She sent 23andMe her DNA. They told her she's intersex.

She sent 23andMe her DNA. They told her she's intersex. | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Dawn Covino was eager to use the genetic testing service 23andMe to find out more about her family history and that of her twin son and daughter she adopted from Kazakhstan in 2007. She submitted DNA

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Where Americans and Europeans stand on democratic and social values

Where Americans and Europeans stand on democratic and social values | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Americans increasingly resemble Western Europeans in attitudes about LGBT rights and gender equality, and they generally are more progressive than Central and Eastern Europeans.

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Who is Aimee Stephens? Landmark Transgender Rights Supreme Court Case Explained

Who is Aimee Stephens? Landmark Transgender Rights Supreme Court Case Explained | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Aimee Stephens told her boss she is transgender. Two weeks later her boss fired her because she was no longer going to "represent himself as a man." Here's everything we know about her landmark Supreme Court case.

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Many Genes Influence Same-Sex Sexuality, Not a Single ‘Gay Gene’

Many Genes Influence Same-Sex Sexuality, Not a Single ‘Gay Gene’ | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

The largest study of same-sex sexual behavior finds the genetics are complicated, and social and environmental factors are also key.

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How to Make Your Marriage Gayer

How to Make Your Marriage Gayer | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Same-sex spouses feel more satisfied with their partners than heterosexual ones. What’s the secret?

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LGBT Activists Say New Bills Target Transgender Youth

LGBT Activists Say New Bills Target Transgender Youth | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Republican legislators in over a dozen states are promoting bills that focus on transgender young people, including medical and sports bans.

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The Poorest Among Us: 1 In 4 LGBT Southerners Live In Poverty

The Poorest Among Us: 1 In 4 LGBT Southerners Live In Poverty | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

A new study reveals members of the LGBT community in a majority of states experience higher rates of poverty than their straight, cisgender neighbors.

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‘Worthless. Gutless. Loser.’ Online Attacks Escalate When the Mayor Is a Woman.

‘Worthless. Gutless. Loser.’ Online Attacks Escalate When the Mayor Is a Woman. | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Female mayors are more than twice as likely as male mayors to experience psychological abuse and almost three times as likely to experience physical violence, a new study found.

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World AIDS Day 2019: Theme, History and Facts about HIV and AIDS

World AIDS Day 2019: Theme, History and Facts about HIV and AIDS | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

World AIDS Day is held every year to support the 37 million people who live with HIV and remember those who have died from AIDS since it was discovered in the late 20th century.

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Staff exodus hits top U.S. transgender group on eve of 2020 election campaign

Staff exodus hits top U.S. transgender group on eve of 2020 election campaign | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

A majority of employees have left the leading U.S. transgender advocacy group amid a failed attempt to oust its leader, with many expressing frustration over the organization's lack of minority hiring and outreach.

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LGBTQ acceptance grew globally over past four decades — but not everywhere

LGBTQ acceptance grew globally over past four decades — but not everywhere | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Most of the 174 countries analyzed experienced an increase in acceptance since 1981, though 16 showed a decline.

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A Photographer and Writer Document the Stories of Queer People Across the US

A Photographer and Writer Document the Stories of Queer People Across the US | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Devyn Galindo and Hope Steinman-Iacullo charted a three-month journey from Los Angeles to the Florida Keys, stopping along the way to photograph and interview queer people across the country.

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Q&A: LGBTQ discrimination expert sees 'paradigm shift' at UN

Q&A: LGBTQ discrimination expert sees 'paradigm shift' at UN | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Countries are starting to see the importance of having a conversation around violence and discrimination, says Victor Madrigal-Borloz, U.N. independent expert on protections for LGBTQ people.

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Entercom LGBTQ+ Talk Radio Network Channel Q Expands Again to 4 Additional Markets

Entercom LGBTQ+ Talk Radio Network Channel Q Expands Again to 4 Additional Markets | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

CHANNEL Q to Reach 32 Total Markets Including Baltimore, Buffalo, Cleveland and St. Louis Ahead of Network’s One-Year Anniversary - Entercom, the #1 creator of live, original, local audio content, announced the continued expansion of RADIO.COM original station CHANNEL Q. To celebrate its one-year anniversary and National Coming Out Day, the premiere LGBTQ+ Talk Radio Network will be available in a total of 32 markets nationwide, including four new markets in Baltimore, Buffalo, Cleveland and St. Louis. The network brings the latest in LGBTQ+ news and information, pop culture and new music to listeners on air and via the RADIO.COM app nationwide.

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Can Someone Be Fired for Being Gay? The Supreme Court Will Decide

Can Someone Be Fired for Being Gay? The Supreme Court Will Decide | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Gerald Bostock said he lost his job after joining a gay softball league. The justices will decide whether a landmark civil rights law protects him.

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