Stories of real people being reported on by journalistic outlets, or voices that deserve amplifying
Oscar winning MILK team attends Side by Side LGBT Film Festival in Russia, bomb threat disrupts opening
The Side by Side LGBT Film Festival opening in St. Petersburg was disrupted by a bomb threat. Attending this year's festival is the team behind the award winning film MILK. Director Gus Van Sant, Producer Bruce Cohen, and screenwriter Dustin Lance Black.
Gwendolyn Smith, the founder of the Transgender Day of Remembrance, has written an essay for the Huffington Post for the 15th anniversary for the Transgender Day of Remembrance. She notes that since the murder of Rita Hester, hundreds of others of transgender people have been victims of violence and murder. In 2013 alone, over 200 transgender people were murdered...that we know of.
Testimony against marriage equality in Michigan includes "scholars" whose biases carry more weight than their research
People Magazine profiled Lisa Dumaw and Therese Pieper, who made a journey from Boulder, Colorado, to Woodstock, New York, to be legally married before Lisa died of cancer.
Rev. Frank Schaefer was found guilty, by a United Methodist Church jury, of violating church law by officiating at the wedding of his son and another man in 2007.
A South Texas school district has approved the yearbook photo of Jeydon Loredo, a transgender student wearing his tuxedo.
Anti-gay policies exist at several private Christian schools, but one NC elementary schools makes students pledge that no LGBT person is in their family.