The Red Lion Area School District (RLASD) has refused to change its policy regarding transgender candidates for prom court, nor will it agree to allow transgender students to use a name at graduation to match their gender identity, according to the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU).
Not so long ago, Toni Bias dreamed of playing in the W.N.B.A. But after starring on the girls’ junior varsity basketball team as a high school freshman, Toni came out as transgender last summer, began going by the name Tony and started transitioning to male.
Vice-President Joe Biden came first. A year ago today, on May 6, 2012, he made his surprise announcement on “Meet the Press” that he was “absolutely comfortable” with same-sex marriage, seemingly catching the White House off guard.
A former rural Iowa court official pleaded guilty Monday to forgery for filing false documents to issue a marriage license to a same-sex couple from central Florida, in the first case of its kind in Iowa.
A bill legalizing adoption and foster parenting by same-sex couples is set to be reintroduced on Tuesday, with supporters hopeful that momentum around the Supreme Court's oral arguments on marriage equality and recent pro-LGBT comments from Republican lawmakers will give their legislation a boost.
Lake County School Board members met for about three hours Monday but made little progress in finalizing new rules limiting which student clubs would be allowed on campus next year — including a new gay-straight club.
Efforts to legalize gay marriage in Minnesota are coming to a head this week. A Senate Finance Committee will review the potential fiscal impact of a bill allowing same-sex couples to wed at a meeting Tuesday morning, May 7.
Last fall I sat down to read my 2003 memoir, She's Not There, in preparation for a new, 10th-anniversary edition. I returned to that book in the same room in which it had first been written: the study of a summer house, in the heart of winter.