Across the United States, millions of seniors are getting ready to walk across the stage in graduation ceremonies. This time can bittersweet for transgender students. Two instances of transgender students, in different parts of the country, have reminded us that schools can often fail to support transgender students and treat them with respect.
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Craig Stowell is the star of a new TV ad put out by the Respect for Marriage Coalition, a new gay rights group that garnered attention recently for another ad that featured such prominent Republicans as Colin Powell, Dick Cheney and Laura Bush speaking in favor of gay marriage.
Just four months after Minnesota voters rejected a constitutional ban on same-sex marriage, a new poll finds that a majority of Minnesotans still oppose marriage equality for gays and lesbians.
Jeff Chu was married last September, on the lawn of a house on Cape Cod, against the backdrop of an ivy-covered fence. About 80 people came. His mother and father weren’t among them. His mother sent an e-mail just beforehand, to let him know that she was thinking of him.
Lawmakers are considering a measure to include transgender persons to the list of protected identities in Nevada's hate crime statute.
A California lawmaker has introduced legislation aimed at guaranteeing transgender students the right to use public school restrooms and participate on the sports teams that correspond with their expressed genders.
Last December, U.S. Marine Corps. Captain Matthew Phelps got down on one knee and proposed to the person he loved most in the world. It was one of the happiest moments of his life.
On my wedding day in 2009, I reflected on all my good luck, from finding a wonderful man to the clear, blue sky above. Everything I was grateful for amplified the day, except for one thing, which left me feeling pretty guilty: I was grateful to be allowed to marry this wonderful man.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is taking a direct interest in the gay-marriage debate in Springfield.