Now that Russian officials have sufficiently crushed the souls of their LGBT constituents, a popular Russian news anchor announced what he thinks they should do with the hearts of LGBT people after their death: Absolutely nothing. They’re “unsuitable for a continuation of life.”
Today, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill into law that ensures the state's public schools will take responsibility for the well-being of all students, including the transgender student population.
Over the weekend, MSNBC's Steve Kornacki gathered The New Republic's Julia Ioffe, Rashad Robinson from ColorofChange.org, former senior advisor in the Clinton administration, Richard Socarides, and former Rep. Tom Davis (R-VA) for his morning talk show UP with Steve Kornackito discuss the human rights abuses against LGBT people in Russia.
More than 400 men and women staged a kiss-in protest outside the Russian Consulate in Antwerp on Friday to demonstrate support for Russia’s LGBT community and protest against that country’s recently approved anti-gay laws.
With Russia's anti-gay legislation being but into place, there is uncertainty over whether or not the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi should be supported or boycotted. We discuss how different organizations are responding to the anti-gay legislation. GLAAD's Omar Sharif Jr. and RUSA Yelena Goltsman, Founder and Co-President, RUSA LGBT, speak with HuffPost Live about the draconian anti-LGBT laws in Russia, as well as the role of the Olympics in speaking out against the law.