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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Minnesota is gearing up for a vote on marriage equality sometime this year, and the state's business leaders are explaining why marriage equality is good for the bottom line.
Future Phoenix Mercury star Brittney Griner publicly announces the fact that she identifies as gay in an interview with Sports Illustrated.
Carla Hale was fired from her job as a physical education teacher at Bishop Watterson High School, a private Catholic school in Columbus, Ohio for being gay. Students have rallied around Carla. Jackson Garrity, a senior at Bishop Watterson organized a Change.org petition, asking to have Carla reinstated as a teacher at the school.
Council Alderman Joe Moore spearheads a resolution requesting that the commissioners of 5 major men's sports leagues support initiatives to promote the inclusion of LGBT athletes.
As one of the country's most prominent anti-marriage activists is set to get married, Jeremy Hooper shares his congratulations, offers some words of advice, and includes a not-so-inspirational wedding day quote from Tony Perkins.
Navigators USA, a non-discriminatory scouting group, has doubled its size in the last year despite heavily shrinking numbers in the Boy Scouts of America.
A McDonald's restaurant in Washington is upholding the state's non-discrimination policies with a letter, originally written in 2006, reminding customers and employees that they are free to use the restroom that corresponds with their gender identity.
Kentucky father Greg Bourke, who was forced out of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) for being gay, plans to deliver more than 64,000 Change.org petition signatures to the United Way urging the organization to withhold financial support from the Scouts.
Bryant Huddleston, a single dad and TV Writer and producer in Los Angeles, an alumnus of Sloan-Hendrix High School in Arkansas, says he was disinvited to speak at the school's graduation after school members and Superintendent Mitch Walton discovered he was gay.
The bill to make same-sex marriage legal in Minnesota is getting a last-minute committee hearing in the Minnesota House.
Today, we knocked at the door of St. Patrick’s Cathedral, but the door was not opened.
It started out as a deeply personal act, that of a father officiating at the wedding of his son.
A Cleveland City Council member has called on authorities to investigate as a hate crime the death of a 20-year-old transgender woman whose body was found in a northeastern Ohio pond in April and identified this week.
A proposed resolution supporting gay marriage is a political distraction and a misuse of the Dallas City Council’s time, Mayor Mike Rawlings said Wednesday.
Rhode Island is joining nine other states and the District of Columbia in allowing gay and lesbian couples to marry.
Tom Nelson and Linda Karle-Nelson, lifelong Catholics, are the parents of gay adult children who are in committed relationships.