Members of a local lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) advocacy organization announced late Thursday afternoon that Charlotte City Manager Curt Walton has made the decision to add protections for transgender workers to the city’s non-discrimination policy.
A new poll, taken for the Bowen Center for Public Affairs at Ball State University and WISH-TV, found that 54 percent of those polled opposed changing Indiana’s constitution to ban same-sex marriage. Thirty-eight percent supported it.
When it came to legalizing same-sex marriage in Washington, women cast the decisive votes, according to a new poll. The post-election survey conducted by Third Way, a D.C. think tank that favors gay marriage, showed women backed the marriage referendum by a whopping 15 percentage points.
United Methodist minister and transgender advocate David Weekley was honored with the Northwest Gender Alliance’s inaugural “Man of the Year” award, in recognition of the outstanding contributions made to Portland’s transgender community by Trans-Masculine individuals.