SB 1218, a Texas bill which was geared to restrict transgender Texans from getting marriage licenses has died.
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This week, as we all head to our respective places of turkey (or tofurkey)-dom, Jeremy Hooper challenges you to take some of the same principles that we have been using with the Commentator Accountability Project and apply them to your own life.
Gwendolyn Ann Smith writes about the creation and idea for the Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) in a piece published on the Huffington Post.
The historic votes on marriage equality in Maine, Maryland and Washington not only extended marriage rights to same-sex couples, but will add a significant amount of capital to the economies of those states, according to a new report by the Williams Institute at UCLA Law.
The Advocate is asking for submissions to include in their upcoming photo essay titled “A Day in Gay America,” which aims to capture the rich diversity in the everyday lives of LGBT Americans.
The New York Times profiled a straight Chicago couple whose support for marriage equality was strongly on display during their wedding.
The East Aurora School District that granted then rescinded protections for transgender students, today, announced the formation of a new committee to address creating an all-inclusive anti-bullying and harassment policy.
In recognition of National Coming Out Day,the National Council of Asian Pacific Americans (NCAPA) released a statement affirming support for LGBT equality, including: marriage equality, employment and student non-discrimination, and LGBT-inclusive health care.
African-American LGBT and ally clergy to host the GO Vote: A Memo to Black America summit tonight at Grace Congregational Church of Harlem. Noted economist and civil rights activists Dr. Julliane Malveaux will be the guest speaker. Find out how you can make sure you're rights to vote are protected.
Rhode Island's long-simmering debate on gay marriage heads to a pivotal vote when a legislative committee decides whether to forward the legislation to the full Senate for a final vote.
The White House told the Supreme Court it favored same-sex marriage. So did dozens of big corporations, a host of political and legal heavyweights — and 9-year-old Austin Covey.
A Philadelphia city council member wants to require new or renovated city-owned buildings to have gender-neutral restrooms in addition to men's and women's restrooms.
For Lisa Anderson-Thornton, just being herself cost her a family, a church and most of her friends.
The first Republican senator to endorse same-sex marriage has seen his approval rating dip slightly in the month since his announcement.
In what backers are calling “a historic step forward,” Pawtucket Sen. Donna Nesselbush’s bill to legalize same-sex marriage is scheduled for a vote on Tuesday in the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Friday marked the 18th National Day of Silence in the US, an annual event in which students tackle homophobia and transphobia through vows of silence.
Former Rep. Jim Kolbe will urge the Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday to amend the immigration bill to include a path to citizenship or permanent residency for same-sex partners — including his own.