Is Oklahoma trying to be America’s least progressive state?

As a budget crisis bites, liberals and some conservatives wonder if rightwing fears over abortion and transgender rights are tipping their state into chaos Sitting in a barge on a pond in northern Oklahoma, on a weekend away, Troy Stevenson took a phone call about the news from Washington. He resigned himself to a busy…

Gay humen can’t donate blood to victims of the Orlando shooting. That’s absurd | John Paul Brammer

Everyones first response after an inhumanity like this is to ask how they can help. Gay and bisexual men are stymied in their attempts to do so by an outdated law Last night at Pulse, an LGBT nightclub in Orlando, Florida, 50 of our LGBT brothers and sisters were taken from us. Today, like so…

FDA drops-off lifetime ban on blood donations from homosexual and bisexual men

Agency will bar men who have had sex with another man in the previous year from donating, a policy activists believe is still discriminatory US government health officials are lifting the nations 32-year-old lifetime ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men, but major restrictions will remain on who can donate. The ban had…

Guns, terror, and LGBT rights: Orlando shooting creates stakes for next president

Following the worst mass shooting in modern American history, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have built their ideological divisions clear Gun control, homegrown extremism, homophobic violence and the war against Islamic State have all been highlighted by the Orlando nightclub carnage, but deadlock in Washington entails major legislation will probably have to wait until after…

Prince William appears on encompas of gay publication Attitude

Duke of Cambridge speaks out against homophobic bully in UK gay title Prince William has become the first member of the royal family to be photographed for the cover of a gay magazine. The second-in-line to the throne appears in the July issue of Attitude magazine, discussing the mental health implications of homophobic, bi-phobic and…