Why Janelle Mone Came Out as Pansexual

It is just over a year ago that Janelle Mone, crying in her spacesuit, cover story for Pride Month, is reflecting on the power that being open and public about her sexual identity has had. And what she wants from us, too: A beautiful future. She is into the idea of conversations, and journeys. She initially idenitifed as bisexual, but then later I read about pansexuality and was like, Oh, these are things that I identify with too. Im open to learning more about who I am. NEWSLETTERS The Daily Beasts Obsessed Everything we cant stop loving, hating, and thinking about this week in pop culture. By Clicking "Subscribe" you agree to have read the Terms of Use and Privacy …

President Trumps Anti-LGBT Agenda Is Louder Than His Pride Message

After ignoring President Donald Trump had the gall Twitter announcement in July of 2017 that he was banning transgender people in the military to his Justice Departments federal court brief, filed at about that same time, defending discrimination against gay, lesbian and bisexual people in employment. But in the past several weeks the assault on LGBTQ rights has ramped up aggressively. The president trumpeted the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) expansion of a so-called conscience rule ending protections in federally-funded homeless shelters for transgender people. The Trump administration challenges to birthright citizenship of gay and conceived and born, sometimes with the help of egg donors and surrogates, in other countrieseven though one or both parents are U.S. citizensas …