LGBTQ+ Good News

Celebrating progress being made by and for the LGBTQ+ community

Left: MP Maria Eagle; Center: A white ferret; Right: MP Mark Spencer

UK lawmakers strike down anti-trans bill by... talking about ferrets?

The "Ferret Filibuster" has made the animal a symbol for trans resistance, as MPs delay a ban on gender-affirming care.
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A photo collage consisting of a close-up shot of a scientist holding up 3D-printed human skin, a MakeNukesHistory.org outdoor ad related to the Oppenheimer movie, a portrait shot of the 2024 Paris Olympics mascot, a shot of a ship named 'Open Arms', and a close-up shot of Yeezy Foam Runners

Good News This Week: March 16, 2024 - Shoes, Birds, & Lanternflies

Your weekly roundup of the best good news worth celebrating...
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Left: A screenshot of Dylan Mulvaney saying "it's day 730 of girlhood!" Center: a screenshot of Dylan Mulvaney's single 'Days of Girlhood' in a music player; Right: A screenshot of Dylan Mulvaney saying "and isn't that beautiful?"

Dylan Mulvaney drops new single, donates profits to The Trevor Project for 'Days of Girlhood' TikTok anniversary

Dylan Mulvaney is celebrating her gender transition anniversary with a new song and fundraiser for The Trevor Project.
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Screenshots of Ernie Thompson doing the Macarena on TikTok, wearing a shirt that says "Macarena Against Transphobes."

For every transphobic comment this TikToker gets, he'll do the Macarena

This transgender TikTok creator decided to respond to his hate comments with a joyful approach: Dancing to the Macarena.
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A photo collage of Bert Janssen posing for the camera, a close-up shot of a rhino, an 'Everywhere Is Queer' logo, a portrait photo of Bridgit Mendler, and a flatlay photo of he Goodnewspaper

Good News This Week: February 24, 2024 - Rhinos, Space, & Transplants

Your weekly roundup of the best good news worth celebrating...
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Pattie Gonia sings in her new music video, dressed in a gold, feathery outfit in the woods

Drag queen and environmentalist Pattie Gonia dropped a new queer anthem — and we’re all crying

The song serves as an anthem for the LGBTQ+ community, drawing a parallel between their resilience and birds singing after surviving the night.
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Screenshots of the Everywhere is Queer mobile app for Android

New app offers a global map, directory of LGBTQ-owned businesses

Originally a website, the directory of LGBTQ+ safe spaces has now launched as a free app on Apple Store and Google Play.
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A screenshot of a TikTok by @justflintisfine, as well as the cover of the 2022 U.S. Transgender Survey

TikTok creator reacts to new study on transgender joy amid hardship: 'We're out there alive and happy'

The National Center for Transgender Equality surveyed 92,000 trans individuals and their study shows that 94% of respondents are happier than ever post-transition.
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Two photos of drag queen Pattie Gonia and a headline from National Geographic, reading "They inspire us and teach us about the world: Meet our 2024 Travelers of the Year"

National Geographic names drag queen & climate activist Pattie Gonia Traveler of the Year 2024

Drag Queen Pattie Gonia was dubbed one of National Geographic's 2024 Travelers of the Year, joining a list of 8 other activists around the globe.
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Three smartphone screens display Instagram profiles emphasizing the use of pronouns: the first profile shows "Jonathan Van Ness they/them/she," the second "Emma Watson she/her," and the third "ALOK they/them." Each profile includes a profile picture, username, and additional personal information or links.

How To Add Pronouns To Your Instagram Profile

A quick and easy guide to adding pronouns on your Instagram profile — and the pronoun options currently available on the platform.
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Stills from documentaries "Agent of Happiness," "Will & Harper," and "Black Box Diaries" at Sundance Film Festival 2024

9 must-see documentaries premiering at Sundance this year

Sundance Film Festival’s 40th annual gathering will include a slate of documentaries, exploring themes of racial justice, environmental impact, grassroots activism, and more. 
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A living room decorate with a brown CRT TV and a yellow sofa

Landmark Portrayals of LGBTQ+ Characters in US Sitcom History

While sitcoms can be used as a historical record of the cultural values of their time, they also offer insight into what — and who — was not valued.
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