Today is the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT), when advocates across the globe take a stand against anti-LGBT violence and discrimination.
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Despite past promises to respect the LGBT community, Puerto Rican highly-rated gossip show “SuperXclusivo,” fails its commitment after promoting blatantly anti-LGBT messages in two recent episodes.
Incumple su promesa de respetar la comunidad LGBT un programa popular en Puerto Rico al lanzar comentarios ofensivos contra la comunidad LGBT en dos recientes emisiones.
Yesterday, 'The Daily,' a news app for iPad launched in early 2011, published an article featuring transgender people sharing their own histories in relation to memorable moments in media and pop culture.
Glee raised the bar for diversity on network television again last night, when it introduced a new character named Unique, a transgender African American student and performer in rival glee club Vocal Adrenaline.
In a new report, researchers explore the extent of discrimination and mistreatment that Latina transgender women living in Los Angeles, California experience from the very people whose job it is to uphold justice.
On Sunday, MSNBC Host Melissa Harris-Perry dedicated more than half of her show to discussing the everyday challenges LGBT Americans face when trying to participate fully in their communities, with a special focus on everyday life for transgender Americans.
Momentum is building as the hearing and trial for CeCe McDonald approaches in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The community is encouraged to attend the hearing scheduled for April 24. CeCe was the victim of a violent transphobic and racist assault during the summer of 2011.
Last month, Reverend Carolyn Woodall was ordained as a deacon in the Episcopalian Church and now serves as deacon at Jamestown Church in Sacramento, California.
Maryland lawmakers on Tuesday introduced a bill that would ban anti-transgender discrimination in the workplace, housing and public accommodations.
Oregon's labor commissioner has filed formal charges of unlawful discrimination against a north Portland bar.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit on Monday ruled in favor of a transgender inmate, saying the state of Virginia violated her constitutional rights by not evaluating her for gender reassignment surgery.
For Uganda's lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex community, 2013 strengthens us with fresh resolve. But a new year also torments us with old anxieties. Uganda is my home, but every day I must fight tooth and nail to remain.
Police were to re-start their search for a 22-year-old transgender rapper who went missing on New Years' Day.
Domestic violence is a crime in which one person asserts physical power over another individual for the purpose of controlling or dominating that person.
As in past occasions when president Barack Obama has mentioned or alluded to the gay community in one of his major speeches there has been some vigorous debate in the LGBT community as to its figurative and actual impact with some calling it a historic step and others pressing Obama to do more.
When the knock came on John Chung’s office door, the human resources director assumed the worse – a talented systems administrator was quitting. The reality was more startling.