This category 4 unnatural disaster seeks a platform of power but erodes the pillars called “We The People” which hold that platform in place. This un-natural disaster can only be thwarted by voters who conquer every obstacle, face down every conjured up threat, and bravely challenge every illegal activity designed to keep them from voting. We do not forget! Our votes are the result of struggle and we will continue to cast them with pride. No one is gonna turn us around!”
Isis King shot to fame -- and consequently became voice for transgender women -- when she competed in cycle 11 of hit reality TV show "America's Next Top Model." As the show's first trans competitor, King's brought mainstream attention to transgender issues, including the transitioning process and LGBT homelessness (King was in assisted living before the show), as the model openly shared her story with fellow contestants and the judges.
Lawyers for transgender inmate Ophelia De' Lonta in Virginia presented her case before the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday, asking that a lower court ruling that denied her state funding for surgery be reversed.
In recognition of National Coming Out Day,the National Council of Asian Pacific Americans (NCAPA) released a statement affirming support for LGBT equality, including: marriage equality, employment and student non-discrimination, and LGBT-inclusive health care.
GLAAD’s Religion, Faith & Values program works to elevate LGBT-affirming voices of faith in mainstream, regional, and community media. Jennifer Knapp is still singing, the Torah still supports marriage equality, and LGBT Muslims make the case for relationships. And the number of LGBT Christians in New York City might surprise you.
LULAC 4871 and its coalition partners researched and crafted a comprehensive anti-bullying policy that included the best school codes of conduct from across the nation. The result was a policy that not only protected LGBT youth, but also covered youth of different faiths, races, weight, language and more categories.
African-American LGBT and ally clergy to host the GO Vote: A Memo to Black America summit tonight at Grace Congregational Church of Harlem. Noted economist and civil rights activists Dr. Julliane Malveaux will be the guest speaker. Find out how you can make sure you're rights to vote are protected.
Trans advocate and Spirit Day Ambassador Janet Mock gives an in-depth interview to Colorlines about her journey from Hawaii to the national media stage, in a preview to her plenary at this year's Facing Race Conference.