Today April 10 is National Immigration Day of Action, a day where organizations and advocates across the country march to pressure Congress to pass fair and humane comprehensive immigration reform, and over 25 LGBT organizations are standing in solidarity.
When it was first announced in 2011 that DC Comics would be relaunching its entire line, writer Gail Simone told GLAAD that she planned to feature LGBT characters in the new books she was heading, including what would be "a first for mainstream comics." With the new issue of her ongoing hit series Batgirl, Simone made good on her word by revealing that Barbara Gordon's roommate Alysia is transgender.
In an interview with the Huffington Post last Friday, Sojourners CEO and Christian leader Jim Wallis spoke out in favor of marriage equality. A big thank you to Jaweed Kaleem is in order for asking the question many have been wondering.
Laura Jane Grace, lead singer of the punk band Against Me! who came out as transgender last year in an issue of Rolling Stone magazine, has written a piece for Cosmo about her experience transitioning in the public eye.