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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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.
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Murray said three aspects of his faith keep him rooted: fellow Catholics who “continue to affirm me as a human being
The Huffington Post highlights NCTE and GLAAD's "Voting While Trans" PSA series.
Recently the board of directors for the Minnesota Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics voted unanimously to sign on to the coalition Minnesotans United for All Families, joining more than 600 organizations opposing a constitutional amendment that would limit the freedom to marry in Minnesota.
After coming out in 1997, Mr.