Today is the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT), when advocates across the globe take a stand against anti-LGBT violence and discrimination.
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Planned Parenthood's STARS program in New York State is a peer education program that requires participants to attend LGBT-inclusive events in order to foster understanding of diversity, but the group New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms opposes these requirements and intends to bring its concerns to the state legislature.
Equality advocates are criticizing the anti-LGBT comments made by candidates in Jamaica's national elections during the final days of the campaign.
As of yesterday, December 26, Just Out, a Portland LGBT newsmagazine, went out of business..
Rossville Christian Academy, a private school in Rossville, Tenn., recently added a clause to the school policy that forbids all staff members and students from talking about LGBT people or issues.
Joseph Bokombe, a gay Ugandan man, was released from the Otay Mesa detention facility in San Diego, Calif., after 2 years. Given the anti-LGBT climate in Uganda, he is seeking asylum in the U.S.
An analysis done by CNNMoney and H&R Block shows that married same-sex couples pay extra thousands of dollars on their federal taxes compared to married straight couples because of the so-called "Defense of Marriage Act."
Safe Space NYC, a non-profit organization that works with underserved youth in Queens, N.Y., recently expanded services for the LGBT youth it serves.
Leaders of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel in Chicago were concerned that this year's Pride parade would disrupt Sunday masses. Pride organizers and the church leaders have come to a compromise, and the parade will start at noon instead.