The leadership of Exodus International has announced that they are shutting their doors after 3 decades of practicing so-called ‘ex-gay’ ministry. According to a statement on the group’s web site, the board of directors was finding ‘ex-gay’ work more and more difficult, given their anti-gay words and actions.
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In the face of an anti-transgender boycott, the Girl Scouts continue to speak out in support of inclusive and welcoming policies for all girls. GLAAD calls on the media to address transgender children and issues of gender identity responsibly.
GLAAD worked closely with Imani Rashid, author, community organizer and African-American Lesbians United for Social Change (AALUSC) board member, as well as Huffington Post Gay Voices and Black Voices to highlight the significance of Kwanzaa for many lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender African Americans.
Non-profit digital media organization, Cuéntame has released the first videos of campaign called “An Honest Conversation” that focuses exclusively on LGBT issues in the Latino community
La organización mediática en línea, Cuéntame, ha publicado los primeros videos de la campaña “An Honest Conversation” que se centra exclusivamente en los temas LGBT en la comunidad latina.
Last week, Val Burke of Middle Tennessee was prevented from visiting her partner of three years at Rolling Hills Hospital. Tennessee Equality Project contacted the hospital to inquire about the incident and ensure that Burke and her partner were able to see each other.
Minnesota CBS affiliate WCCO This Morning honors “a hard-working, dedicated parent who loves doing what they do.” Last week, they picked a family with two moms.
Contrary to the will of the majority of Virginians, state-licensed adoption agencies will soon be able to legally discriminate against prospective adoptive and foster parents on the basis of sexual orientation, age, gender, disability, religion, political belief and family status. Meanwhile, nearly 6,000 Virginia children live in foster care.
Gay rights and immigration reform are two of this year's hottest political topics, and they'll go head to head next week when the Judiciary Committee considers adding provisions to protect same-sex couples to the Senate's bipartisan immigration bill.
I used to be indifferent-verging-on-unsympathetic when it came to immigrants living in the United States without authorization. Yes, me, the U.S. born openly gay son of working-class Salvadoran immigrant parents (one of whom lived undocumented for a few years).
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott (R) has issued new guidance stating that domestic partnerships are unconstitutional under the Texas state Constitution’s amendment banning marriage for same-sex couples.
Houston-area Boy Scout officials voted to continue a policy effectively banning gays from becoming scouts or adult volunteers.
A groundbreaking pronouncement from NBA veteran Jason Collins — “I’m gay” — reverberated Monday through Washington, generating accolades from lawmakers on Twitter and a supportive phone call from President Barack Obama.
Members of Washington state's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community should be prepared to fend for themselves, according to the office of a local lawmaker who supports a bill that would allow discrimination because of sexual orientation.
Juli Grey-Owens, Long Island Transgender Advocacy Coalition executive director and member of the New York state Transgender Rights Coalition, alongside members of the Interfaith Impact of New York State are urging lawmakers to pass legislation this session that will protect transgender New Yorkers from discrimination in housing, employment, and public accommodations.
Retired Army Col. Stewart Bornhoft wants to make sure he and his spouse, Stephen McNabb, can be buried side by side at Arlington National Cemetery. They want the same veterans health benefits as any other married couple.