Just a few weeks after city council Speaker Christine Quinn announced that the New York City Police Department would step up police presence following the alleged hate-crime slaying of a gay man in Greenwich Village, activists convened in front of NYPD headquarters to protest what they consider growing police violence against the LGBT community.
Growing up Latina, I was taught the importance of family from an early age. Our families are at the center of everything we do; they are there for us during the most significant moments of our lives and the most painful ones. As Latinos, we are taught to support all of our family members unconditionally, no matter the circumstance. It’s part of who we are.
Multnomah County is jumping to the forefront of a national debate by becoming one of the first in the country to require single-occupancy, gender-neutral bathrooms in all new construction projects for the county.
The school superintendent of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Columbus has declined to reinstate a gay high-school teacher fired after she listed the name of her partner in a newspaper obituary, a lawyer said yesterday.
While nearly three-quarters of Americans believe that legal recognition of gay marriage is inevitable and an increasing number of states are proving their belief to be true, a new documentary is telling a different story about support for same-sex marriage in the U.S.