USA Today published an op-ed by Wayne Perry, the President of the Boy Scouts of America, in which he urges the 1,400 voting members gathering in Dallas to vote to allow gay youth to be a part of Scouting.
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Non-profit digital media organization (and self-proclaimed ¡Latino instigators!) Cuéntame has announced the launch of a new video campaign called “An Honest Conversation” that focuses exclusively on LGBT issues in the Latino community.
The Make It Safe Project was started by Amelia Roskin-Frazee, a 14-year-old from San Francisco, to provide resources, in the form of books, to schools that lack the resources to keep their students safe. The project sends a Make It Safe Package of 10 books that address sexual orientation and gender identity to schools across the nation.
Over the weekend, the Houston Chronicle dropped its endorsement of Manuel Rodriguez, Jr., the incumbent and
The Michigan Catholic Conference expressed dismay at the religious exemption clause in "Matt's Safe School Law." Although the Conference originally supported the bill, they withdrew their support when the religious exemption clause was added.
Following the passage of a controversial bill, Michigan media has largely denounced the measure and its inadequate support for bullying victims.
We mustn't blame the victims of bullying for simply being true to themselves. Let us instead focus our attention on shifting the conversation to how we can change people’s hearts and minds to be more accepting and supportive of all students, including those who come out as LGBT.
Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) and Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.) last week introduced the “Real Education for Healthy Youth Act,” aimed at educating teenagers about LGBT people and issues in federally funded sex education programs.
"Ohio must have the courage to confront bullying," said Ed Mullen, the executive director of Equality Ohio. "Until our state's laws and school policies specifically address this problem, bullying will continue unabated and schools will remain unsafe."
I've known that I was gay since the first grade. But while Latinos are widely known for having close-knit, large extended families, certain issues we just don't talk about. And this was one of them. This week the Supreme Court is hearing two landmark cases on gay rights. It's a perfect time to start the conversation with our families, and I call on all my hermanos y hermanas to lend your voices to a topic that silently resonates with every Latino family in America.
We must admit that our community has traveled a long journey when it comes to accepting gays and lesbians.
Millions who watched the news Wednesday undoubtedly saw photos of Edie Windsor walking into the Supreme Court with h
Thousands of gay émigrés come to this country because they are either fleeing persecution or the threat it poses.
Aspects of religion and morality have been used as the basis for arguments by both sides of the debate on same-sex m
SB1045 makes it against state law for local governments to pass laws or regulations which ensure access to public access to "privacy areas" based on "gender identity or expression."...It isn't hard to see how this bill has potential for extreme abuse.
House Speaker Tim Jones said today that he doesn’t support legislation that would make it illegal to discriminate against gays and lesbians in Missouri.
Two women became the first same-sex couple to marry in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca after the Supreme Court found the state's definition of marriage unconstitutional, a gay rights group said Thursday.