Local and Regional News
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News that originates from and/or specifically impacts a local community, city, state, or region
Increasingly, communities of faith are finding that discrimination doesn’t match their values, and religious groups are voicing their support for issues of LGBT equality.
"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."
JP Marzullo, Area 3 vice chairman of the New Hampshire Republican Party, wrote a powerful op-ed for the Concord Monitor in which he speaks lovingly of his son, who is gay, and asks fellow Republicans not to repeal marriage equality.
This weekend San Diego’s Patrick Henry High named Rebecca Arellano Homecoming King and her girlfriend, Haileigh Adams Queen, making national news and prompting an outpouring of support – and also some apparently VERY negative reactions.
During an interview on Tuesday, California State Assemblywoman Cathleen Galgiani came out as a lesbian. She is now one of eight openly gay California state lawmakers.
Thursday, October 20th was Spirit Day, when millions of Americans wore purple and spoke out against bullyi
Linda Wall, a conservative independent running for the 59th District House of Delegates seat in Virginia, confirmed Wednesday that she had an affair with a female student when she was a teacher 40 years ago.
The Girl Scouts of Colorado spoke out in support of transgender children following the story of a child who was denied enrollment in a local Girl Scout troop.