As the devastating anti-LGBT laws spread through several African countries, the Ethiopian government now proposes a new bill. The new bill would add potency to an already existing law making living as LGBT even more difficult than before.
For the first time in the nation's history, transgender people were allowed to vote in an election. Danielle Marie Mackey and Gloria Marisela Moran explore this major achievement, the state of LGBT equality (or lack thereof), ongoing institutional corruption, and remaining hurdles.
The Maryland House of Delegates passed a bill that would ban discrimination against transgender people. It was passed by the Maryland Senate in January, and is expected to be signed by Governor Martin O’Malley in the coming weeks.
The response from many LGBT supportive people of faith has been one of confusion and frustration that needy children around the globe are held hostage to a political and unbiblical worldview that places a priority on the exclusion of LGBT people from employment and participation in public life.
The many conservatives and countless people of faith who came out against Arizona's gloriously failed license-to-discriminate bill are "shrill and irrational voices," at least according to the Family Research Council.