In the spring semester of 2011, Grace University, a Midwest Christian college in Omaha, Nebraska decided to expel Danielle Powell, simply because she is gay. After her expulsion, Powell says she was told that she would have to repay the $6,300 of tuition for the semester she wasn't allowed to finish.
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The Washington Blade recognizes Pat Griffin for her contributions to LGBT advocacy in the sports world.
Kentucky father Greg Bourke, who was forced out of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) for being gay, plans to deliver more than 64,000 Change.org petition signatures to the United Way urging the organization to withhold financial support from the Scouts.
For the past few years, the anti-LGBT organization Focus on the Family has been trying to rebrand the event once known as the Day Of Truth so that it seems much less dogmatic than it was when it was controlled by the "ex-gay" organization Exodus International. This cosmetic change is reflected in the new name that Focus on the Family gave its event: Day of Dialogue.
Transgender women in Washington D.C. can now utilize the facilities in the John L. Young Shelter for Women. D.C. after superior court judge Geoffrey Alprin issued an order which requires the city funded shelter to stop denying transgender women access to the facility.
GLAAD has joined with fellow LGBT advocacy organizations to endorse a set of principles in support of fair and humane immigration reform. Many organizations are expected to sign on.
After a transgender teenager was ordered to a suspension by her Nova Scotia high school for using the women's restroom, the school board has dropped the punishment and is changing its policy to meet the needs of all students.
The 7th annual Camp Pride will take place at Vanderbilt University this summer. Shane Windmeyer, Executive Director for Campus Pride, discusses the vision for Camp Pride and all that it has accomplished in the last 7 years.
Campus Pride is hosting a free webinar series with Anna Aagenes from GO! Athletes to discuss LGBT issues in collegiate athletics.
Support for legalizing same-sex marriage in California has reached a record high as the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to rule on the state’s ban next month.
Nigeria’s House of Representatives voted Thursday to ban gay marriage and outlaw any groups actively supporting gay
The clock is ticking in Albany, and the New York State Senate still hasn’t gotten around to a vote on the Gender Non-Discrimination Act (GENDA), which would extend antidiscrimination protections to transgendered people.
Democratic lawmakers have introduced a bill outlawing discrimination in Delaware based on gender identity.
Tavares Spencer, 16, is facing charges of attempted murder, robbery and aggravated battery with a deadly weapon. The charges carry enhanced penalties because officials are considering this a hate crime.
In a new survey of people who have undergone a controversial treatment seeking to change their sexual orientation, a gay man described his eight-year marriage to a woman as a "scam."
A federal judge Thursday ruled in favor of a Lake County eighth-grader who was stymied for months in her effort to start a gay-straight club at Carver Middle School in Leesburg.
It's becoming a busy time for financial advisers with same-sex clients.