From Ikea to Burger King, a growing number of companies are rolling out rainbow-themed products to celebrate Pride Month. But some critics in the LGBTQ community are skeptical of this growing corporate enthusiasm with some boycotting New York City’s Pride…
It was 50 years ago this week that gay, lesbian, trans and other gender-nonconforming people rioted at a bar called the Stonewall Inn after a police raid. The New York Public Library has one of the largest collections of LGBTQ…
By Ivette Feliciano, Zachary Green
On a June night in 1969, patrons of a New York City gay bar called the Stonewall Inn battled with police and set in motion the modern movement for gay rights. Fifty years later, the milestone anniversary of the event…
By John Yang, Kira Wakeam
The world of YA is “finally giving LGBTQ+ teens the literature they deserve," New York Public Library’s manager of young adult programs said.
By Elizabeth Flock
The 1969 police raid at Stonewall Inn in New York City was a watershed moment in LGBTQ history. After years of police harassment and mistreatment, the bar’s patrons fought back. As part of the NewsHour’s coverage of the 50th anniversary,…
By Associated Press
Beto O'Rourke's plan includes a universal health care system that would guarantee LGBTQ people access to hormone "and other gender-affirming treatments."…
By Jessica Gresko, Associated Press
The high court split 5-4 in allowing the plan to take effect, with the court's five conservatives greenlighting it and its four liberal members saying they would not have.
By Nataliya Vasilyeva, Associated Press
The Russian republic of Chechnya has launched a new crackdown on gays in which at least two people have died and about 40 people have been detained, LGBT activists in Russia charged Monday.
By Mauricio Savarese, Associated Press
Newly installed President Jair Bolsonaro issued executive orders on Brazil's indigenous groups, descendants of slaves and the LGBT community in the first hours of his administration.
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