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(Watch Live) In news that broke earlier today the Supreme Court ruled that New York prosecutors could go after Trump's financial records, as he is not immune like the Presid...Read More


(Watch Live) A new study shows that many members of the LGBTQ community are experiencing anxiety and depression for the first time because of the coronavirus pandemic. The survey of nearly 2,300 LGBTQ people found that, contrary to popular belief, the pandemic wasn’t worsening depression and anxiety for people who already had it but was creating anxiety and depression in LGBTQ community who weren’t anxious or depressed previously. This increase in anxiety and depression may be due to the stigma associated with being LGBTQ, as well as a higher chance to experience discrimination in COVID-related areas.

(Watch Live) With many gay men feeling the urge to go back to the gym and get their workout on, there is a clear divide between what scientific research says is safe and how well gym-goers can be expected to maintain social distancing protocols. Doctors suggest for exercising at least a twelve feet distance between two people and masks become all the more important, although some exercises can make wearing a mask a bit more difficult when compared to normal, every day activity.

(Watch Live) As Queer News Tonight Anchors comment on the most important and funny headlines of the day in the closing segment called "The Big Finish".

(Watch Live) As Queer News Tonight Anchors comment on the most important and funny headlines of the day in the closing segment called "The Big Finish".

(Watch Live) As Queer News Tonight Anchors comment on the most important and funny headlines of the day in the closing segment called "The Big Finish".

(Watch Live) As Queer News Tonight Anchors comment on the most important and funny headlines of the day in the closing segment called "The Big Finish".

(Watch Live) As Queer News Tonight Anchors comment on the most important and funny headlines of the day in the closing segment called "The Big Finish"

(Watch Live) As Queer News Tonight Anchors comment on the most important and funny headlines of the day in the closing segment called "The Big Finish".

(Watch Live) We end tonight’s broadcast of with The Big Finish. Short story mentions of LGBTQ News or News with a Gay perspective. So here we go…First on Queer News Tonight’s THE BIG FINISH...

(Watch Live) This beautiful video that made its way around the internet today brought a joyful tear to our eyes as a young woman displays the kind of unconditional love only a loving older sister can have, and that makes this good news.

(Watch Live) The coordinator of the White House’s coronavirus task force participated in the 2020 International AIDS Conference that is taking place this week. Dr. Deborah Birx during a pre-taped interview with Liz Schrayer, president of the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition, a group that promotes American diplomacy and international development efforts, that was shown on Tuesday drew parallels between the fights against the coronavirus and HIV/AIDS pandemics.  Birx discussed public health messaging around the pandemic, noting it 'doesn’t help to keep saying the same three things over and over again if people aren’t hearing you and being able to apply that to their lives. Birx also said the countries that have had the highest COVID-19 mortality rates has surprised her, including the USA

(Watch Live) In a call-back to simpler times - before the unprecedented global pandemic and nationwide civil unrest - supporters of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden have co-opted a notorious joke made by President Trump four years ago on the campaign trail. “I could stand in the middle of Fifth Avenue and shoot somebody, and I wouldn't lose any voters, OK?” Trump said, mimicking firing a gun with his fingers. But now Biden supporters are co-opting the joke on Twitter saying, and I quote, Joe Biden could shoot me in the middle of 5th Avenue and I would apologize to him for using up one of his bullets.'

(Watch Live) Brazil’s homophobic president Jair Bolsonaro reportedly refused to wear a face mask because he thought they were ‘too gay’ – before he tested positive for COVID-19. According to Brazilian newspaper Folha de São Paulo, earlier in the crisis Bolsonaro had mocked advice to wear a face masks – telling staff members who wore them that they were 'coisa de viado' – a homophobic slur which means 'for fairies.' He appeared in public not wearing a mask on a number of occasions, including while meeting foreign officials and members of the public, even as the virus began to spread throughout Brazil.

(Watch Live) In a decision that undermines LGBTQ teachers at religious schools, the U.S. Supreme Court has affirmed for Catholic schools an expansive ministerial exemption in hiring practices under civil rights law.  In the 7-2 decision issued on Wednesday, U.S. Associate Justice Samuel Alito writes religious institutions have authority under the First Amendment to make employment decisions for teachers who educate in faith matters consistent with their religious beliefs - even if that would be considered unlawful discrimination at secular places of employment, such as anti-LGBTQ discrimination.

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has tested positive for the coronavirus, she announced on Twitter on Monday. 'COVID-19 has literally hit home,” she tweeted. “...Read More


(Watch Live) Anti-LGBTQ sentiment is hitting a fever pitch in Russia as President Vladimir Putin is now calling a rainbow ice cream gay 'propaganda.' In a video conference with Putin, the leader of Russia’s Union of Women Yekaterina Lakhova complained about a brand of rainbow ice cream produced by Chistaya Liniya. While homosexuality is legal in Russia, the country banned 'propaganda' for 'non-traditional sexual relationships,' a law that has been used to quash Pride events, LGBTQ activists, and even LGBTQ teens speaking on social media.

(Watch Live) A Republican candidate for U.S. Congress was caught saying that she pulled her daughter out of college for 'a year of brainwash' because the daughter supported LGBTQ equality, drawing laughs from the Tea Party crowd. Michelle Steel is currently on the Orange County Board of Supervisors and she is running for California’s 48th Congressional District. Video of her speaking at a Newport Mesa Tea Party meeting in 2014 was released online this week. In 2017, she voted against funding for the Orange County Human Relations Commission. She also voted to block a report about hate crimes against LGBTQ people, immigrants, and minorities in the county.

(Watch Live) In a decision that undermines LGBTQ teachers at religious schools, the U.S. Supreme Court has affirmed for Catholic schools an expansive ministerial exemption in hiring practices under civil rights law.  In the 7-2 decision issued on Wednesday, U.S. Associate Justice Samuel Alito writes religious institutions have authority under the First Amendment to make employment decisions for teachers who educate in faith matters consistent with their religious beliefs - even if that would be considered unlawful discrimination at secular places of employment, such as anti-LGBTQ discrimination.

(Watch Live) A wave of layoffs seems to be coming in the airline industry, with United Airlines warning employees that it may have to furlough nearly half of its U.S. workforce this fall. United told 36,000 employees on Wednesday that mass furloughs might be necessary, because of continuing losses caused by the coronavirus pandemic and collapse in air travel. The warnings came during town hall meetings with employees. A senior executive told The Wall Street Journal that mass furloughs would be a 'last resort.'

(Watch Live) Thailand is set to become the first southeast Asian country to legalize same-sex unions and allow queer couples to adopt - but will not introduce full marriage equality. Same-sex couples could have their love recognized under a new bill approved by the Thai government Wednesday. It will now go to parliament to become law. If it is passed, the bill would make Thailand the second Asian nation to recognize same-sex unions, after Taiwan in the east

(Watch Live) A constitutional amendment to ban discrimination against LGBTQ people has moved forward in the Netherlands. The lower chamber of the Dutch legislature voted 124-26 to add 'sexual orientation' to the list of protected categories in Article 1 of the Netherlands’ constitution. Dutch law already bans discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, but putting the civil rights measures in the constitution will ensure they last.