Point Foundation — the nation’s largest scholarship granting organization for LGBTQ students—was founded in 2002 and provides scholars with mentorship, leadership development and community service training, including many students who hail from the New England area.
On Sept. 21 at Memorial Park, Provo Pride will host an all-day, free and family-friendly festival that between 800 and 1,000 people are expected to attend, and it will all stem from a conversation in a Wendy’s a few months back.
New Mexico's 33 counties asked the state's highest court Thursday to decide whether gay marriage is legal in the state and to stop the spread of lawsuits that have forced some county officials to start issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
Stephen Lovegrove, a junior at Charleston Southern University in South Carolina with a 3.8 GPA who was informed this August 5th that he had lost his federally funded work-study position a resident advisor (RA) at his school, recently spoke to MTV's Act Blog.
Stephen Lovegrove, a 20-year-old college student, reached out to MTV Act after watching Macklemore’s performance of “Same Love” at the VMAs. “My school fired me and took away my financial aid purely because of my sexual orientation."
A Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request for individual complaints filed by transgender immigrants held in U.S. federal immigration detention and processing facilities has yielded a total of 186 individuals since 2008.
The complaints of most of these people--169--are described in documents released by the U.S. Office of the Inspector General (OIG) through the FOIA. Seventy of them allege sexual assault or rape and 34 reported being segregated in isolation for indeterminate periods of time. Harassment and assault also played a role in 24 of these cases.