This is the first ruling in the nation holding that transgender students must be allowed to use bathrooms that match who they are, and the most comprehensive ruling ever supporting the rights of transgender people to access bathrooms without harassment or discrimination.
Mainstream Islam has a reputation of being rabidly anti-LGBT, but that reputation is being challenged. Gay Muslims around the world are working slowly-but-surely to reach out to other LGBT Muslims looking to reconcile their identity with their faith. Read about two openly gay imams and others who are paving the way for LGBT Muslims in America and overseas.
TV Guide reports the Disney Channel will break new ground early next year with the airing of an episode of Good Luck Charlie which includes a lesbian couple, the network's first out characters in a series.
In an op-ed, GLAAD's acting president denounces Congress' political games in the immigration reform debate that play with the lives of real people.
Colin Bedell is a non fiction writing and journalism major at the New School, in New York.