LGBTQ suicide prevention org the Trevor Project is leaving Elon Musk’s X for good

One of the most prominent LGBTQ organizations in the U.S. will close its account on X, formerly Twitter. The Trevor Project announced Thursday that it has decided to end its presence on the platform i

TikTok is where young LGBTQ people of color feel the safest online

While the relationship between all young people and social media is complex, yielding both positive social effects and posing unique risks to mental health, queer teens spend even more time on the int

Elon Musk triples down on making Twitter terrible for trans people

Elon Musk, the world’s richest person and ostensible champion of free speech, took to Twitter late Tuesday to stoop to a fresh low. Responding to a tweet complaining about being called “ci

The ‘AI arms race’ is about more than who will lead the industry

How Gaingels’ investor Lorenzo Thione is navigating the latest Golden Age of artificial intelligence.

Crunchbase will begin tracking venture dollars allocated to LGBTQ+ founders

It is estimated that less than 1% of all VC dollars are raised by companies with founders openly within the LGBTQ+ community.

Match Group debuts Archer, a new face-first gay dating app for men

Online dating behemoth Match Group is introducing a new gay dating app, just in time for Pride. The company, which owns the lion’s share of the global dating market, is launching Archer, a “social

Missouri trans ‘snitch form’ down after people spammed it with the ‘Bee Movie’ script

A Missouri government tip site for submitting complaints and concerns about gender-affirming care is down after people flooded it with fanfiction, rambling anecdotes and the “Bee Movie” script. Th

VC Office Hours: Exploring 5 ideas with the founders of LGBT+ VC

Silicon Valley’s full of people from all walks of life, but very little of its wealth is distributed evenly, especially so when it concerns the LGBTQ+ community.

LGBTQ organizations report a recent uptick in Twitter hate

Twitter is still in the early days of its Elon Musk era, but the company’s new owner hasn’t hesitated in leaving his mark on the social network. According to a new survey from GLAAD, Amnes

Daylight, the LGBTQ+ neobank, raises cash to launch subscription plan for family planning

Just days after a bill that would codify same-sex marriage in the U.S. cleared a key hurdle in the Senate, Daylight, a digital bank that pitches itself as LGBTQIA+-friendly, announced a $15 million Se

Elon Musk’s Twitter already looks grim for the LGBTQ community

He’s only owned Twitter for a couple of days, but Elon Musk has already undermined his credibility on some of social media’s most vexing problems, all while displaying a disturbing inclina

FOLX powers LGBTQ+ telehealth support groups with $30M round

FOLX Health, a telehealth company catering to the LGBTQIA+ community, closed a fresh $30 million round of funding, which it will use to expand its new support groups feature. The company provides affi

Trans founders to VCs: ‘Cut me a check’

This is a pressing time to support trans founders and their products as the community faces continuous targeted persecution from state legislation and federal court decisions.

How compassion and inclusivity are helping Kindbody change the fertility industry

When the topic of fertility comes up, we often hear hushed tones discussing someone else’s or their own journey through infertility.

Jiko announces partnership to launch a banking app for the transgender community

Jiko, a fintech startup that uses customer deposits to purchase short-term treasury bills, announced its first banking-as-a-service (BaaS) client today. It will partner with Euphoria, a technology sui

Beyond Pride: The fight against tech’s brogrammer culture

Companies that jump on the rainbow bandwagon without fully living those values aren’t only hypocritical — they’re also doing themselves a disservice.

Daylight raises millions to build a digital banking platform ‘designed for and by’ the LGBTQ+ community

Over the past year, there has been a surge of newly formed digital banks aimed at specific demographics. The banks in nearly all cases are trying to meet the needs of certain populations that they bel

‘Conscience laws’ endanger patients and contradict health tech’s core values

The Arkansas "conscience law" -- and others like it -- place the burden of finding appropriate care on the patient instead of on the medical community, where it belongs. These laws must be repealed.

Tech companies should oppose the new wave of anti-LGBTQ legislation

The tech industry should be more vigilant than ever in opposing discriminatory state-level anti-LGBTQ legislation that would target workers and their families.

China’s gay dating app Blued eyes Nasdaq IPO to expand overseas

It was around 20 years ago when Baoli Ma hid in his bedroom feeling helpless and lonely for being a gay man in China. Life has changed dramatically for Ma since then. This week, BlueCity, the gay dati
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