"A little lemonade can go a long way," and that's exactly what happened when 5 and a half year old Jayden Sink decided to sell her Pink Lemonade for Peace this weekend. Her stand was located in front of the beautifully-painted rainbow Equality House that is located across from the anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church.
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After passing in both houses of the Massachusetts Legislature last week, today Gov. Deval Patrick (D) signed the historic Transgender Equal Rights Bill. The law will take effect on July 1, 2012, at which time the state's approximately 33,000 transgender residents will have vital protections against discrimination in employment, housing, education, credit and hate crimes law.
Marriage equality takes on the off-Broadway stage in 'Standing Ceremony,' now playing in New York City.
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Google announced Friday that it will significantly increase health coverage for its U.S. transgender employees. The company, with its longstanding history of supporting equality, recognizes the need for broad-based coverage that includes all employees regardless of gender identity or expression.
This weekend NPR ran a wonderful piece about a segment of the LGBT community for whom the holidays are particularly challenging — LGBT homeless youth.
Military service member, Army Captain Stephen Hill, spoke candidly with the Associated Press (AP) last week about his video question about ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ in a 2011 Republican Debate (for which he was booed by the audience) and the supportive reaction of his military superiors.
With marriage equality now legal in New York and at least six recent polls showing majority support for granting marr
While many LGBT advocates are focused on securing marriage equality and equal benefits for LGBT people, many people i
He had punched me directly in the nose. I fell to the ground and felt him kick me before I passed out.
South America could have its first transgender legislator if Valentina Verbal wins a seat in congress in next November's election.
Gay couples are giving homes to almost half of adopted children in the Flanders area of Belgium.
Barack Obama made history on Monday when he became the first president to speak about the Stonewall uprising and the gay rights struggle during an inaugural speech.
A Taiwanese gay couple said on Wednesday they have decided to withdraw a controversial case against the government for refusing to register their marriage.
An openly gay radio host was a victim of a homophobic attack in Denmark on Sunday (20 January).
The U.S. Supreme Court was urged on Tuesday to uphold the constitutionality of two laws that define marriage as the union of a man and a woman, as it prepares to hear arguments in the historic same-sex marriage cases two months from now.
Even though an increasing number of states are legalizing gay marriage, same-sex married couples still won’t be able to file joint federal tax returns this year.