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

Frontiers LA introduces us to the world's only out royal

Crown Prince Manvendra Singh Gohil of India is the world's only out member of royalty, and Frontiers LA gave us a glimpse into what his life is like.

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Wade Davis meets with St. Louis Rams, prepares them to make history

Wade Davis, Executive Director of You Can Play, was called upon to speak to the St. Louis Rams after they drafted Michael Sam, the first openly gay draft in the NFL.

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MSNBC talks to transgender military members to discuss transgender military service

MSNBC talked to U.S. Navy veteran Landon Wilson, who was discharged because of the ban on transgender service in the military, and Fiona Dawson, host of “Transmilitary” about transgender service members.

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Houston Equal Rights Ordinance vote delayed

Houstonians who were hoping that they might go to bed with equal protections for LGBT people will have to wait at least two more weeks.

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UPDATED: Idaho marriage ban ruled unconstitutional; marriages may begin on Friday

A federal judge has issued a ruling calling Idaho's ban on marriage equality unconstitutional. U.S. District Magistrate Candy Dale also issued an injunction to block enforcement on that ban will go into effect at 9:00 AM Friday morning, local time.

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Pentagon weighs providing Chelsea Manning with transition-related healthcare; how this is reported is important

Private Chelsea Manning made recent headlines for her request for hormone treatment and the fact that the Pentagon is considering moving Manning to another facility for treatment.

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Houston HEROs speak out for non-discrimination ordinance

Houston, Texas could soon pass HERO, the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance, which would cover employment, city contracting, housing, public accommodations and private employment at businesses with at least 50 employees on the basis of both sexual orientation and gender identity.

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First gay couple married at US Naval Academy

Over the weekend, David Bucher and Bruce Moats were married. The historic twist on this story is that this is the first wedding for a same-sex couple at the US Naval Academy.

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