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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Homeless for the Holidays is a campaign through the Ali Forney Center giving young people a platform to share their experience being LGBT and homeless.
Student athletes are stepping up to the plate, so to speak, to take a stand for LGBT equality. Recently, Whitman College in Walla Walla, Wash., became the first Athlete Ally Ambassador School in the Northwest Conference.
A Silver Spring, Maryland, Gay-Straight Alliance group named Allies 4 Equality has launched a campaign to show support for LGBT youth.
The Stonewall National Museum and Archives is offering a cash award for college submissions for Our Faces, an exhibit on LGBT history and culture.
At Cherry Knoll Elementary school in Traverse City, Michigan, a music teacher decided to remove the word 'gay' from a verse sung in the traditional Christmas carol "Deck the Halls" to stop students from giggling. The principal expressed disappointment with the teacher's decision, saying this was a teachable moment for respect and equal treatment.
In recognition of the important work they do, Trinity Place Shelter is one of seven recipients of this year’s Union Square Awards in the social justice category.
He may be a Nobel Peace Prize laureate and democracy icon, but former Polish president Lech Walesa may also soon carry the distinction of having his name stripped from a San Francisco street.
Daniel Martinez, a Northern California 12-year-old adopted by a gay couple, wrote a deeply personal letter to Supreme Court chief justice John Roberts, the father of adopted children.
Public support for gay marriage has hit a new high as Americans increasingly see homosexuality not as a choice but as a way some people are, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll.
According to a new report, fast food chain Chick-fil-A, who caused a stir in Boston last year when Mayor Menino took issue with the companys policy of donating to anti-gay groups, has not only continued to donate to these groups but in 2011 increased it’s donations over previous years.
In an expansive "autopsy" of the GOP, the Republican National Committee released a report today providing a path forward for the party, one that includes gay inclusion, following a series of defeats last November.
So Hillary Clinton released a video this morning announcing that she now formally supports gay marriage.
Nine years ago, city officials here sued to strike down a state ban on same-sex marriage. It was the first government challenge to such a law, and it set in motion a legal chain reaction that gave rise to a momentous Supreme Court case to be argued next Tuesday.
A San Bernardino County school district allegedly discriminated against gay and lesbian students, including its apparent refusal to allow girls to wear tuxedos to the upcoming prom.