Local and Regional News
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News that originates from and/or specifically impacts a local community, city, state, or region
Transgender Awareness Week 2013 starts today, and people all over America are organizing events to educate the general public and raise visibility around issues facing transgender people.
GLAAD joined a coalition of Ohio and nation-wide transgender in an open letter addressed to the Cleveland Plain Dealer regarding their coverage of violence against transgender people and the upcoming Transgender Day of Remembrance.
Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE) and Microsoft Xbox teamed up and the result is one of the coolest bowling leagues ever, and the fun’s just getting started.
Burke Wallace was an English teacher and the head varsity football coach at Livermore Valley Charter Prep High School in 2012 until he was terminated because he is a gay man.
Illinois Rep. Naomi Jakobsson was caring for her son, Garret, who was extremely ill when the marriage equality bill came to a vote. She rushed in and out of the Illinois Capitol to cast her vote. Sorrowfully Rep. Jakobsson's son Garret has passed away at the age of 46.
Governor elect Terry McAuliffe assured Virginians he will live up to his campaign promises, one of which was to sign an Executive Order protecting all state employees, including LGBT employees, from employment discrimination.