Tomorrow, New York City council speaker Christine Quinn along with Empire State Pride Agenda and members LGBT advocacy organizations, including the Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund (TLDEF), Callen-Lorde Community Health Center, and The Ali Forney Center will march on the steps of City Hall, in New York City.
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State Senator Donna Campbell's bill states that no marriage license can be obtained with a document that lacks a photo - which includes many legal documents indicating that one is transgender. This bill seems intended to stop transgender people from marrying their opposite-sex partners.
Many places of worship have a coffee hour, or fellowship, or just people hanging out after the services to chat with one another. This is your time to share your belief that the Scouts should be open to all.
A transgender girl in Rhode Island has inspired her family to create TransFamily New England, a free and confidential group for family members of transgender, gender variant, or intersex people.
Hong Kong has just granted a transgender woman permission to marry her partner. Although the country still does not permit same-sex marriage, this is a major mile stone in transgender equality. As reported by USA Today, "The surprise decision only covers the right of a transgender person who was born male to marry a man, and for one who was born female to marry a woman."
Queer Rising, a grassroots LGBTQ organization that prides itself on demanding queer rights through direct action is holding a rally on May 15th. "Queers taking back the night" will begin at 7PM, in front of the Madison Square Garden. In connection with the NYPD, Queer rising hopes to bring more awareness to the recent attacks against members of the LGBTQ community in the neighboring area.
Carla Hale, the Ohio Catholic school physical education teacher who was fired after being outed, has said her teacher's union has decided not to support her efforts to get her job back.
Several LGBT organizations, city and state leaders, and everyday citizens gathered in Midtown Manhattan today to distribute fliers asking for the public’s help to identify suspects in anti-LGBT attacks last week.
The Minnesota Senate passed marriage equality today! The bill was approved by the house on Friday and will now go to Governor Dayton, who has pledged to sign it. Minnesota now becomes the 12th state to enact marriage equality.
The Texas Senate on Tuesday passed SB 1218, which would prohibit anyone from obtaining a marriage license with a document that lacks a photo, including an affidavit of sex change.
A Saint Pius senior was born a girl, but refuses to go graduate in a girl's gown. The Catholic school says too bad.
Even the most romantic dreamer couldn't imagine a more fairy tale setting to get married...But when the couple went to find a baker for their wedding cake, they were turned away because they are lesbians.
Minnesota officially became the 12th U.S. state to approve same-sex marriage May 14 when Gov. Mark Dayton appeared before a jubilant crowd to sign a marriage equality bill into law.
Nevada lawmakers are making a strong statement that crimes motivated by hatred of someone being a transgender person will not be tolerated in the Silver State.
The man accused of killing a transgender woman and leaving her remains in an Olmsted Township pond was indicted on six counts on Monday.
North Dakota is not likely to join neighboring Minnesota in allowing gay marriages anytime soon, some political and legal experts say.
The Catholic Archbishop of San Francisco said on Monday that he endorsed the immigration reform bill currently under consideration in Congress, but opposed a gay rights amendment that could be added to the legislation.