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Linda Wall, a conservative independent running for the 59th District House of Delegates seat in Virginia, confirmed Wednesday that she had an affair with a female student when she was a teacher 40 years ago.
The Girl Scouts of Colorado spoke out in support of transgender children following the story of a child who was denied enrollment in a local Girl Scout troop.
Days after the Holland City Council refused to expand its anti-discrimination ordinance to include sexual orientation and the Lansing city council members unanimously opposed a measure that would dissolve numerous anti-discrimination laws in the state, Michigan advocates are speaking out about CBS Outdoor and its initial refusal to run a pro-LGBT billboard campaign.
Joining the ranks of marriage equality supporters is a grassroots organization called Andrew’s Round Table, formed this year by the parents of Corporal Andrew Wilfahrt, a 31-year-old gay soldier who was killed in Afghanistan in February.
On Tuesday, October 25, a New Hampshire House panel will vote on whether to recommend legislation that would repeal the state's 2009 law that legalized marriage equality.
The National Organization for Marriage, the activist group "The Family Leader," and the consulting firm The Concordia Group, have launched a new anti-gay campaign in the 18th District Senate race in Iowa.
As celebrities, television stations and millions of people around the country went purple for Spirit Day yesterday in support of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth, North Carolina State University students, staff and faculty were rallying in protest of an incident of anti-LGBT vandalism at the school.