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Matt Lavietes

Matt Lavietes is a reporter for NBC Out.?

Matt Lavietes is a reporter for NBC Out.?


Latest from Matt Lavietes

13d ago

Uganda’s most prominent LGBTQ activist says newly upheld anti-gay law will prompt violence

Uganda’s most prominent LGBTQ activist condemned a constitutional court’s decision to uphold an anti-gay law that permits the death penalty in certain cases.
14d ago

J.K. Rowling will not be arrested for comments about transgender women, police say

"Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling slammed a newly enacted hate-crime law in Scotland in a series of posts on X in which she referred to transgender women as men.
15d ago

Two men charged with distributing illicit drugs in death of transgender activist

Two men were charged with distributing illicit drugs that caused the death of prominent transgender activist, author and actor Cecilia Gentili last month, the Department of Justice said.
18d ago

Best Buy offers to screen LGBTQ nonprofit donations after conservative pressure, filing shows

Best Buy offered to screen donations from its employee resource groups going to LGBTQ causes after pressure from a conservative think tank, SEC filing shows.
20d ago

Sacramento declares itself a sanctuary city for transgender people

The Sacramento City Council voted unanimously to declare the California capital a “sanctuary city for transgender people.”

Amid book bans, DEI cuts and 'Don't Say Gay' laws, 7 states will mandate LGBTQ-inclusive curricula

Washington will now mandate that the state’s public schools teach LGBTQ history, as red and blue states continue to diverge on whether schools should expose kids to gay and trans identities.
22d ago

Death of Riley Strain, Missouri student found in Nashville river, 'continues to appear accidental,' police say

The autopsy of University of Missouri student Riley Strain has uncovered no evidence of "foul play-related trauma," police said Monday.

Bipartisan spending bill includes effective ban on Pride flags over U.S. embassies

A ban on U.S. embassies flying LGBTQ Pride flags is part of a bipartisan funding deal to avoid a government shutdown ahead of a weekend deadline.
25d ago

Riley Strain's body found in Nashville river, police say

University of Missouri student Riley Strain's body was found in the Cumberland River on Friday morning, the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department announced.
29d ago

College student Riley Strain went to 2 other bars and talked to Nashville officer on night he went missing

Ten days since University of Missouri student Riley Strain vanished, more details have emerged about his movements before he disappeared in Nashville, Tennessee.
32d ago

Death of transgender student Nex Benedict ruled suicide by medical examiner

Nex Benedict, an Oklahoma LGBTQ student, was bullied at school and involved in a fight the day before he died. The medical examiner ruled the death was caused by suicide.
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