Across the United States, millions of seniors are getting ready to walk across the stage in graduation ceremonies. This time can bittersweet for transgender students. Two instances of transgender students, in different parts of the country, have reminded us that schools can often fail to support transgender students and treat them with respect.
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When the Phoenix City Council approved a local LGBT-inclusive nondiscrimination ordinance in a 5-3 vote last month, Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton affirmed, "This is the right thing to do for our city." State Representative John Kavanagh disagrees.
With recent discussion involving the possibility of a gay athlete coming out in American men's professional sports, one need only look to women's tennis to find examples of LGBT pioneers.
Today, GLAAD has denied a request for a press pass to the GLAAD Media Awards from The New York Post, due to the newspaper’s refusal to address its history of anti-transgender coverage.
Dr. Johnny "Fight Doc" Benjamin makes an argument against trans MMA fighter Fallon Fox being able to compete against other women. But does it hold up to scrutiny?
In the first State of LGBT Military Equality Address, OutServe-SLDN Executive Director Allyson Robinson highlighted the work that needs to be done toward the full inclusion of LGBT service members.
March is Women's History Month and to begin a weekly feature of women of the LGBT community GLAAD sat down with Kimberley McLeod, the creator of the ELIXHER and Communications Director for the National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC).
Five key Roman Catholic bishops in the United States have stated their opposition to the newly signed Violence Against Women Act. The reason for their opposition? VAWA states that the law will apply regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
When news broke widely of female MMA fighter Fallon Fox coming out as trans, we figured it was only a matter of time before the incident reports started rolling in about sports radio. And sure enough, last night and this morning they started.
Recently we've been inundated with images of gay couples holding hands, demonstrating their commitment to one another and protesting the marriage ban.
The story of a transgender student at Red Lion Area Senior High School has drawn attention and support online after his name was put on the ballot for prom queen instead of prom king.
Center on Halsted, a massive LGBT community resource facility on the city’s North Side, announced late last week it has hired a new community liaison to lead expansion of the organization’s programming and outreach specific to the transgender community and its allies.
The Idaho Transportation Department this week agreed to new regulations allowing transgender drivers to change the sex designation on their driver's licenses without a note from a surgeon, after two people complained that previous policy violated their civil rights.
Teachers, students and union members took to the streets of England this weekend to march in memory of Lucy Meadows, a transgender schoolteacher who died in March. One little girl joined the crowd with a poem for the late educator.
The Employment Non-Discrimination Act is set to be introduced in both chambers of Congress on Thursday, according to multiple sources, but without major changes that were previously under consideration.
A Philadelphia city council member wants to require new or renovated city-owned buildings to have gender-neutral restrooms in addition to men's and women's restrooms.
For Lisa Anderson-Thornton, just being herself cost her a family, a church and most of her friends.