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LGBT stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender. The term has been in use since the early 1990s as a way of addressing the political, cultural, and personal issues of concern to the LGBT community as well as the queer, questioning, intersex, and asexual communities.

ICE has detained a gay Russian man—and the LGBTQ community wants answers
Advocates are calling his detention 'unnerving' and 'absurd.'
Republican senator tells high schoolers some LGBTQ people ‘ask’ for violence
'I know a guy who wears a tutu... that's the way that he winds up with that kind of problem.'
Caitlyn Jenner says she’ll ‘seriously’ consider running for office
The reality star says if the administration comes for her community, she will come for them.
The best of gay Tumblr
From gaymers and comics to pop culture worship, these blogs will spruce up your dashboard.
The 8 Trump officials who could do the most harm to LGBTQ rights
Pence, DeVos, and Carson make the list—plus a few others you might not know about.
Over half of LGBTQ teen girls have experienced sexual assault or violence
The results of a new, anonymous survey are staggering.
Hillary Clinton has a message for Donald Trump: ‘Gay rights are human rights’
LGBTQ Americans must 'resist, insist, persist, and enlist,' she said.
‘Stranger Things’ star Shannon Purser came out as bisexual on Twitter
A controversy over 'queerbaiting' caused the actor who plays Barb to speak out.
Marriage looks good on LGBTQ couples, study says
Cheers to a healthier, wealthier queer married life!
Donald Trump Jr. says LGBTQ kids don’t have it tough
Because life is harder when you're born wealthy.
Staffer warns of ‘cross-dressers’ in Capitol when LGBTQ kids visit
The 'warning' email made queer kids sound like criminals.
The 10 best gay porn sites on the internet
From beefcakes to smooth and sleek twinks, we've got your man-on-man tastes covered.
Dove’s #RealMoms ad shines a light on transgender motherhood
A rare and welcome decision for a beauty company.
Texas can deny gay marriage licenses if this bill becomes law
Republicans are possibly feeling emboldened by our new Supreme Court justice.
Here’s where Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch stands on LGBTQ issues
Let's just say he has a mixed track record.
Gay men are being detained and tortured in Chechnya, according to human rights activists
Reports say that gay men are being taken to abandoned buildings and forced to name other gay men—among other things.