Across the United States, millions of seniors are getting ready to walk across the stage in graduation ceremonies. This time can bittersweet for transgender students. Two instances of transgender students, in different parts of the country, have reminded us that schools can often fail to support transgender students and treat them with respect.
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Over the past week, GLAAD has been commemorating Transgender Awareness Week by sharing stories that highlight the resilience and the achievements of transgender Americans like Jennifer Finney Boylan and paying homage to the people we've lost to anti-transgender violence.
This week, as we all head to our respective places of turkey (or tofurkey)-dom, Jeremy Hooper challenges you to take some of the same principles that we have been using with the Commentator Accountability Project and apply them to your own life.
Gwendolyn Ann Smith writes about the creation and idea for the Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) in a piece published on the Huffington Post.
The historic votes on marriage equality in Maine, Maryland and Washington not only extended marriage rights to same-sex couples, but will add a significant amount of capital to the economies of those states, according to a new report by the Williams Institute at UCLA Law.
The Advocate is asking for submissions to include in their upcoming photo essay titled “A Day in Gay America,” which aims to capture the rich diversity in the everyday lives of LGBT Americans.
The New York Times profiled a straight Chicago couple whose support for marriage equality was strongly on display during their wedding.
The East Aurora School District that granted then rescinded protections for transgender students, today, announced the formation of a new committee to address creating an all-inclusive anti-bullying and harassment policy.
In recognition of National Coming Out Day,the National Council of Asian Pacific Americans (NCAPA) released a statement affirming support for LGBT equality, including: marriage equality, employment and student non-discrimination, and LGBT-inclusive health care.
For Lisa Anderson-Thornton, just being herself cost her a family, a church and most of her friends.
The first Republican senator to endorse same-sex marriage has seen his approval rating dip slightly in the month since his announcement.
In what backers are calling “a historic step forward,” Pawtucket Sen. Donna Nesselbush’s bill to legalize same-sex marriage is scheduled for a vote on Tuesday in the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Friday marked the 18th National Day of Silence in the US, an annual event in which students tackle homophobia and transphobia through vows of silence.
Former Rep. Jim Kolbe will urge the Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday to amend the immigration bill to include a path to citizenship or permanent residency for same-sex partners — including his own.
The new BSA policy appears to mirror this LDS Church policy in differentiating between gay youth and gay adults.
Thousands of gay marriage opponents waving pink and blue flags marched through Paris on Sunday in a last-ditch protest before a law allowing same-sex union and adoption is passed next week.
The National Center for Lesbian Rights' executive director calls on Congress to keep the momentum going on immigration reform in the wake of the tragedy in Boston.