Posts by Ross Murray, Director of Programs, Global and US South

Kevin D. Williamson's anti-transgender rant featured in the "Chicago Sun-Times"

On Saturday, the Chicago Sun-Times ran a virulently anti-trans "op-ed" from Kevin D. Williamson, in which he referred to Laverne Cox and other trans women as "an effigy of a woman," repeatedly used incorrect pronouns to describe Laverne, and inaccurately stated that she is not a woman.

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Canadian Olympic luger comes out as gay

Canadian Olympic luger, John Fennell, is the latest athlete to come out as gay. The 19-year old did an interview with the Calgary Herald, in which he called being closeted, "suffocating."

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Maya Angelou dies at 86

Poet, author, and activist Maya Angelou has passed away at the age of 86. Among her accomplishments is her renowned autobiography, "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings."Read More

The Buzz shows support, speaks to local trans leaders after transphobic 'Breakfast Buzz' segment

The Buzz invited leaders of the Trans Alliance of Greater Rochester and Genesee Valley Gender Variance to the station to talk about transgender people living in Rochester.

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WNBA launches LGBT web site, deepens relationship with LGBT fans

The WNBA has become the first professional sports league to market specifically to the LGBT community.

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Pennsylvania judge strikes down ban on marriage equality

U.S. District Court Judge John E. Jones III has struck down Pennsylvania's ban on marriage equality.

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GUEST POST: Separating the truth from the lies in the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance

There has been a lot of confusion in the transgender community about what is going on with the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance. Brynn Tannehill tries to clarify it for you.

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Citing ongoing discrimination, Queens Borough President rescinds Boy Scout presentation

Melinda Katz, the President of the Queens Borough in New York City, has rescinded an invitation to the Boy Scouts of America to offer a presentation to her cabinet, citing the discriminatory policy of banning gay Scout leaders.

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