LGBT students will no longer be protected in North Carolina charter schools after the state’s House of Representatives approved new legislation that does not prohibit charter schools from discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.
Laverne Cox appeared on "CBS This Morning" and spoke about her Emmy nominee, Time cover, and other career successes/projects. She also spoke about growing up transgender and shared some wisdom on accepting people who are different from us.
The Washington Blade recently published a series of articles detailing the quality of life of Southern LGBT individuals. The authors spent a week in Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi chronicling accounts of those who have experienced poverty, discrimination, Hurricane Katrina, and other hardships not uncommon to residents of the South.