The ABA House of Delegates has unanimously passed a resolution urging federal, state, local and territorial governments to pass legislation curtailing the availability and effectiveness of the use of “gay panic” and “trans panic” defenses by criminal defendants.
Now that Russian officials have sufficiently crushed the souls of their LGBT constituents, a popular Russian news anchor announced what he thinks they should do with the hearts of LGBT people after their death: Absolutely nothing. They’re “unsuitable for a continuation of life.”
Today, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill into law that ensures the state's public schools will take responsibility for the well-being of all students, including the transgender student population.
Over the weekend, MSNBC's Steve Kornacki gathered The New Republic's Julia Ioffe, Rashad Robinson from ColorofChange.org, former senior advisor in the Clinton administration, Richard Socarides, and former Rep. Tom Davis (R-VA) for his morning talk show UP with Steve Kornackito discuss the human rights abuses against LGBT people in Russia.