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Image via Netflix Remember Mayor Ted Terry from season 2? Well, he’s officially running for Georgia state Senate. When the world first met Terry, in the episode “Make Ted Great Again,” he had a standout look. The 36-year-old mayor from Clarkston, Georgia, the youngest person to ever hold the post when he was elected as a 30-year-old in 2013, was called the “hipster mayor” by the Fab Five. While the entire group reshaped Ted Terry’s life and surroundings, it was a...

A reformed homophobe told all of Reddit how a coworker turned him into a card-carrying gay ally, and commenters are raving about the “amazing,” “wonderful,” and “beautiful” story. The user started off by confessing that he was a “vocal and hateful gay basher” in his teen years. “I didn’t know just how many of my close friends were gay because, let’s face it, people who think they’re smart tend to be somewhat out of touch until life gives them an...

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez stopped by a drag show in NYC to express her love of the performers and audience. / Image via Instagram @joeyariasnyc Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is, once again, being the fiery and passionate leader we are proud of. Not only is the Democrat from New York trying to lower the price of PrEP for LGBTQ people, but she’s also openly expressing her love and support of us. Ocasio-Cortez recently attended the Bartschland Follies, which is a drag/burlesque show in...

Photo by Allef Vinicius on Unsplash We love stories of supportive fathers. While some on Twitter are busy trying to shoehorn Melania Trump into the label of an LGBTQ ally, there are others like John Atwell who are actively trying to support. One of those men is John Atwell who decided to add to his body in order to honor his kids. On June 30, John’s daughter Kaitlyn posted screenshots on Twitter of a text conversation between the two. Kaitlyn’s sister had...

Is Melania’s dress a subtle sign for support of LGBTQ rights? / Screenshot via Twitter @realDonaldTrump Gay Twitter is trying really hard to see ally support from a surprising place in the White House. On July 4th, Donald and Melania Trump held a “Salute to America” event in honor of U.S. Independence Day. While at the event, Melania wore a white dress with multi-colored stripes. While this outfit was different than the red, white, and blue outfits worn by her husband,...

“Sisters are doing it for themselves,” Annie Lennox and Aretha Franklin sang on their 1985 top-twenty single, in support and recognition of liberated women everywhere. In 2019, the LGBTQ community could use a similar DIY hit anthem of its own. But even if Janelle Monáe and Sam Smith were to serve it up next week, this much still would be abundantly true: We can’t do it all for ourselves. Collaboration is essential to the sweet smell of success. That doesn’t...

Photo by David Larivière on UnsplashA viral photo of a pickup truck has got us smiling. While the internet is still reeling from the controversial video of Pose star Indya Moore fighting a Trump supporter in front of the show’s New York City studio, another source of media is gaining steam for its positive message. 28-year-old Cody Barlow posted a picture of his truck this past Thursday (June 6), and the photo is...

Image via Facebook @板中學生會Taiwanese students are going viral for making an LGBTQ-inclusive statement. The Asian country became the first in the continent to legalize gay marriage. And while several same-sex couples are jumping the broom, other LGBTQ advocates are jumping on the bandwagon of another issue. Gender identity and expression. Technically, the rise in conversations about gender identity and expression started at the top of the month. While most citizens waited to see...

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