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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The national center for transgender equality will be hand delivering a petition to capitol hill with hopes on bringing more attention to the mistreatment of ntersex, transgender, and non-gender conforming immigrant detainees.
The Phoenix City Council is considering changes to a local ordinance that would ban discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
This afternoon, Katie Couric will be devoting her entire hour to exploring the stories of transgender youth - in particular, the journeys they've been on with their families, and specific medical advances that are allowing some trans youth to transition more safely than ever before
On Thursday, Jon Huntsman, former governor of Utah and 2012 Republican presidential nominee, wrote an op-ed for The American Conservative to voice his support for marriage equality.
Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano is set to issue a series of directives that will take some steps to help ensure the safety and treatment of LGBT detainees in the immigration system, but the National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) is calling on her to do more.
A new study published by the Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network reports on the experiences of LGBT youth in middle and high School athletic environments, and shows that while many LGBT young people still have negative experiences with sports, those who do participate see serious benefits.
Many Arab-Americans from conservative backgrounds struggle with coming out or supporting LGBT equality.
Southern-California based Latino health and social services organization BIENESTAR has launched its latest public education campaign to promote acceptance and support and eradicate homophobia.
The state House on Tuesday narrowly approved a bill legalizing gay marriage in Delaware, barely a year after the state began recognizing same-sex civil unions. The measure cleared the House on a 23-to-18 vote and now goes to the Senate, where supporters and opponents expect another close vote.
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.
Just now, the Rhode Island Senate Judiciary Committee voted to advance marriage equality with a vote of 7-4. The bill is identical to one that already passed the House.
With relatives and very, very close friends, fine. I'll be alone with my nephew.
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.
With House Republicans seemingly unwilling to tackle the subject, don't look for legislation curbing discrimination against gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender students to move anytime soon.
Late Monday, the Nevada Senate became the first legislative chamber in the country to vote to overturn a state constitutional amendment banning same-sex couples from marrying.