LGBT New Yorkers held a 'Take Back the Night' rally in response to a string of anti-LGBT attacks that have occurred in the last two weeks. The rally, organized by Queer Rising, brought together a diverse range of LGBT and allied people to advocate for LGBT safety.
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After three years of steady decline, hate crimes in Los Angeles County rose 15 percent last year, including crimes motivated by anti-LGBT bias.
Lawyers for transgender inmate Ophelia De' Lonta in Virginia presented her case before the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday, asking that a lower court ruling that denied her state funding for surgery be reversed.
The New Jersey Division of Civil Rights ruled that the Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association discriminated against a lesbian couple in 2007 when it denied their application to hold a civil union ceremony at its boardwalk pavilion.
Derek McCoy of the Maryland Marriage Alliance is defending a highly offensive anti-gay statement made by a panelist at one of the group's events, calling the episode a "distraction."
In the first U.S. prosecution under federal hate crime legislation, a Kentucky jury acquitted two cousins of hate crime charges while finding them guilty of kidnapping in the 2011 attack on a gay man.
East Aurora school district pulls protection for transgender students under pressure from the Illinois Family Institute.
It was announced on Friday that New York City Mayor, Michael Bloomberg gave $250,000 to help pro-marriage equality efforts in Maryland’s upcoming referendum. The mayor’s gift was the largest individual donation received so far by advocates in the state, who are facing fierce opposition to Question 6 in November.
Gay New Yorkers want to hear support and encouragement from Christian leaders.