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Mayor Pete Buttigieg says "statistically it's almost certain" there's been a gay US president in history.

Pete Buttigieg says it’s ‘almost certain’ that there’s been a gay US president in the past

Buttigieg said he couldn't be sure who the past president was because his "gaydar" doesn't work well, but said it was "statistically almost certain."

Taylor Swift surprised fans at the Stonewall Inn’s 50th anniversary celebration, where she sang ‘Shake it Off’ with Jesse Tyler Ferg...

The festivities celebrated 50 years since the 1969 Stonewall uprising, where police raided the bar known for serving members of the LGBTQ+ community.

A bisexual woman who was attacked on a bus with her girlfriend wrote an op-ed blasting the ‘media circus’ around the attack

A woman beaten on a London bus for refusing to kiss her date criticized media outlets for picking up the story because they are attractive and white.

Nicholas Sparks reportedly tried to ban an LGBTQ club at the private prep school he founded, emails show

The author and the school's Board of Trustees were sued in 2014 over alleged discrimination, breach of contract, emotional distress, and defamation.
US Vice President Mike Pence discusses a State Department ban on pro-LGBT rainbow flags in an interview with NBC News.

Mike Pence said the ban on US embassies flying rainbow flags for Pride Month is ‘the right decision’

"On the flagpole of our American embassies... one flag should fly, and that's the American flag, and I support that," said the US vice president.
Dita Von Teese performs on stage during the Life Ball 2019 show at City Hall on June 08, 2019 in Vienna, Austria.

Inside the Life Ball, the HIV/AIDS charity event filled with supermodels, drag queens and fashion that rivals the Met Gala

The Life Ball, held in Vienna, is one of Europe's largest charity events. It has raised $34 million to fight HIV/AIDS over the past 26 years.
Chand became India's first openly gay athlete last month after she announced she was gay.

‘She should stick to running’: Champion Indian sprinter was disowned by her village after coming out as gay

Dutee Chand announced she was in a relationship with a woman last month, becoming India's first openly gay athlete. Her family has condemned it.
The Dallas Police Department said three transgender women, including Chynal Lindsey (right), have been killed in recent months.

Dallas police are asking the FBI and the public for help after 3 transgender women were killed in the last year

Dallas Police Chief Renée Hall said there wasn't enough evidence to suggest a serial killer was involved, but said that the public should be vigilant.
The word 'RESIST' is spelled out in balloons by a contingent in the annual LGBTQI Pride Parade on Sunday, June 25, 2017 in San Francisco, California.

Half of LGBTQ employees say they have experienced verbal discrimination at work

A Glassdoor survey finds half of LGBTQ employees experience verbal discrimination at work. 26 states do not explicitly prohibit LGBTQ discrimination.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte delivers a speech during the 25th International Conference on The Future of Asia on May 31, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan.

Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte claims he used to be gay but ‘cured myself’ in a gross attack on a political rival

Rodrigo Duterte said he was "cured" by "beautiful women" like his first wife. He made the comments while accusing his critic of being gay.