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New Report on Discrimination Against Latina Transgender Women by Law Enforcement

In a new report, researchers explore the extent of discrimination and mistreatment that Latina transgender women living in Los Angeles, California experience from the very people whose job it is to uphold justice.

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UPDATE: Support Growing for Gay Mom Removed from Ohio Boy Scouts Chapter

Nearly 1,000 people have signed a Change.org petition in support of Jennifer Tyrrell, the gay mom from Ohio who was removed from her volunteer post with the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) just because she's gay.Read More

What to Watch: Wednesday, April 18

Revenge returns with a visit from a Victoria's past, Cam's father is visiting on Modern Family, America's Next Top Model shoots an anti-bullying PSA, and new episodes of Suburgatory, Don't Trust the B---- in Apt 23 and Happily Divorced.Read More

April 17, 2012

Common Witness Coalition Urges the United Methodist General Conference to Welcome LGBT People

In preparation for the United Methodist General Conference 2012, which will take place April 24 through May 4 in Tampa, Florida, the Common Witness Coalition has released For Love of God and Neighbor: A Common Witness to General Conference 2012, a statement of inclusiveness that recognizes the intersections between equality for LGBT people and issues of “race, gender, global partnerships, peace, stewardship of creation and economic justice.”

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Catholics Mobilize to Challenge Hierarchy's Position on LGBT People

More than 70 percent of Catholics support LGBT equality and now they are speaking up. Read More

Ohio Boy Scouts Chapter Removes Gay Mom; Protest Happening Today

Jennifer Tyrrell of Bridgeport, Ohio is a devoted partner, mother, friend and community leader. Until recently, she also volunteered her time to serve as the den leader of a local Cub Scout chapter. She was removed from her volunteer post not because of issues with performance; she was removed only because she happens to identify as a lesbian.Read More