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Op-Ed: The Future of LGBT Journalism

It’s tough out there for an LGBT journalist — at least in college.

The Lesbian Breast Cancer Link

Do a cluster of risk factors explain the high number of cancer deaths?

The Broke Girl’s Guide to TV

Let’s face it—you’re a TV junkie, but you’re broke. Thanks to television stations that graciously air shows online, there’s a way for those of us without fancy cable subscriptions and DVR packages to keep up with the best shows on TV—without breaking the bank. Sure, you can’t follow Game of Thrones unless you’re an HBO subscriber, but that doesn’t mean you can’t watch good TV.

Groundbreaking LGBT News Series 'In the Life' to Air Final Episode in December

In the Life, a time-honored television series advocating visibility and equality for LGBT people, will air its last episode ever in December.

Author Judy Blume Diagnosed with Breast Cancer, Recovering from Surgery

Beloved author Judy Blume is recovering after undergoing a mastectomy for breast cancer, reports TheWrap. In a blog post titled "!@#$% Happens,”Blume, who is 74, wrote on Wednesday that she was diagnosed with breast cancer in June.

Watch: Vaginas Invade the Republican National Convention

It’s a Republican’s nightmare come true: walking, talking vaginas have invaded the Republican National Convention.

Actor David Dean Bottrell Donates One-Man Show Funds to Producer J.D. Salvatore's Cancer Expenses

Actor and writer David Dean Bottrell says the proceeds from the final performance of his one-man show will help cover medical expenses for JD Disalvatore, a prominent lesbian producer and director who was recently diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer.

West Hollywood's Rainbow Crosswalks Become Permanent Fixture

In West Hollywood, the gay center of greater Los Angeles, a decoration meant to celebrate Pride month will now become a permanent fixture, West Hollywood Patch reports. The West Hollywood City Council initially approved rainbow-colored crosswalks in the LGBT-friendly area for Pride month in June.

Diana Nyad Forced to Abandon Fourth Cuba to Florida Swim Attempt

Distance swimmer Diana Nyad was pulled from the water Tuesday morning during her fourth attempt to swim 100 miles from Cuba to Florida. She started the swim late Saturday night and would have been the first person ever to complete the journey without a shark cage.

Dan Savage Calls on Tegan Quin to Answer Girl Crush Advice Question

When your sense of self is rattled by a monster crush on Tegan and Sara, who better to give you advice than Tegan Quin herself?

Missouri Teen Charged with Hate Crime for Allegedly Attacking Her Lesbian Neighbor

A Missouri teenager has been charged with a hate crime after police say she and her siblings attacked a lesbian neighbor. On July 24, then-16-year-old Mercedes M. Ayers came to Jeana Terry's home uninvited and pulled the woman out of her house. Ayers, her two younger siblings, and some of their friends punched and stomped on Terry while yelling racial and homophobic slurs.

Watch: Connie Britton's 'Wing It Parenthood' (a Post Budget Cut Planned Parenthood) on Funny or Die

In a new Funny or Die video, we get a hilarious (albeit scary) glimpse at a world without Planned Parenthood where everyone is forced to “wing it.” Connie Britton, best known for her role on Friday Night Lights and American Horror Story who stars in the upcoming Nashville, plays the perky receptionist-turned-representative for Wing It Parenthood, the less-effective replacement after Planned Parenthood has been obliterated by budget cuts.

Watch: 'Alphas' Gets a Lesbian Kiss - Sort Of...

When you’re looking to watch a good lesbian kissing scene, SyFy might not be the first channel that pops into your head. But last night’s episode of Alphas shattered that stereotype – though the kiss in question might not have been the romantic setup you were looking for.

Lady Gaga Faces off with PETA over Fur!

When Lady Gaga wore an outfit made of Kermit the Frogs in 2009, PETA praised her for her supposed gesture decrying animal-based fashion, especially fur. “I really loved this one in particular because I thought it was commentary on not wearing fur, 'cause I hate fur and I don't wear fur,” Gaga said at the time.

Watch: Jennifer Beals and Troian Bellisario Star in Heavyhitting Web Series 'Lauren,' About Military Rape

The first episode of the web series Lauren was released on YouTube today, featuring Jennifer Beals (The L Word) and Troisan Bellisario (Pretty Little Liars) as female soldiers dealing with sexual assault in the military.

Dot Marie Jones' Partner Bridgett Casteen in Custody Battle with Ex Husband

Bridgett Casteen, the live-in girlfriend of Glee star Dot-Marie Jones, is enmeshed in a custody battle over her two children.

'Dear Chick-Fil-A' Singing Duo Bria and Chrissy Exclusive Interview

Bria Kam and Chrissy Chambers jumped headfirst into the Chick-fil-A firestorm this week with the cutest, catchiest protest video to hit the web – and they hope it will benefit LGBT equality. Their original protest song, “Dear Chick-Fil-A,” has gotten more than 20,000 views on YouTube in just a couple of days.