Leading anti-LGBT activist and head of the Catholic League, Bill Donohue, has applied to march in the 45th annual NYC LGBT Pride March. His plan was to march with a banner that reads “Straight is Great.”
Rev. Frank Schaefer, the United Methodist minister who was defrocked in December for officiating the wedding of his son and husband, has appealed the ruling. An appeal will be heard in June of this year.
Because of California's recently enacted law, AB 1266, transgender students like Pat Cordova-Goff can participate in actvities and facitilites that align with their gender identity. Al Jazeera America highlighted Cordova-Goff's story.