HHS to Reevaluate Ban on Gender-Confirming Surgeries
Medicare and Medicaid could cover gender-confirming surgery for transgender people for the first time, if the final policy review turns out similarly to this initial ruling. Contributor: Parker ...
WATCH: Ian McKellen Takes a Stroll Down Sesame Street
Out actor Ian McKellen participates in a smart parody of his Lord of the Rings character Gandalf for a lesson in manners. Contributor: Patrick Yacco read more
Senate Republicans Introduce 'License to Discriminate' Bill
The bill could allow religious individuals, as well as organizations, to discriminate against married same-sex couples if they claim it violates their faith-based beliefs. read more
Hagel: Full National Guard To Recognize Gay Couples
Less than two months after the Defense Department launched an inquiry into how to recognize same-sex couples, each National Guard organization is now falling in line to observe the policy. read more
A Day in LGBT America: The Complete Set
Family, friends, couples, pets, workers, and stars (George Takei!) — here is the complete day in LGBT America as selected by our staff. read more
Op-ed: The Other Obligation That Comes With HIV
Some downplay the benefits of the Affordable Care Act. But for others, it's become a lifesaver. read more
Queer Fan Art: 'The Hobbit'
With the Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug opening this weekend, we decided to take a look at some of the fan art from J.R.R. Tolkien’s novels. From the Hobbit to The Silmarillion to The Lord of the Rings, these beloved characters have spa ...
Op-ed: My Relationship With My Father Explains Why #AcceptanceMatters
Even when it's difficult, acceptance is invaluable. read more
Phobie Awards: The 13 Worst People of the Year
Friday the 13th is upon us, in 2013. Let's review the year's 13 biggest homophobes with The Advocate's annual Phobie Awards. read more
WATCH: Melissa Etheridge Debuts New Anthem Supporting LGBT Russians
Melissa Etheridge marked the launch of Uprising of Love, a new social movement dedicated to supporting LGBT Russians, with a new song. read more