Some of us don’t have to imagine how painful it is to be a gay Scout. We were one. Growing up as a Mormon boy in Idaho, scouting was pretty much built into my pathway to becoming an adult. It was as much a part of the plan for my youth as many Mormon rights of passage: baptism, being ordained to the priesthood, and passing the sacrament on Sundays.
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Recently transgender youth have been taking center stage on some of media's biggest platforms, and the media has risen to the occasion, taking the opportunity to educate and raise awareness.
NBA star Kenneth Faried has joined One Colorado to speak out in support of civil unions legislation for same-sex couples in the state.
Out lesbian and U.S. Olympic women's soccer star Megan Rapinoe has teamed up with GLSEN to speak out against anti-LGBT language in sports.
An essay written by an 11-year-old transgender child named Sadie Croft, following President Obama's historic inauguration speech, calls for transgender equality.
A new blog titled "No More Strangers: LGBT Mormon Forum" has been created to address a wide range of topics from the diverse perspectives of LGBT and allied Mormons.
On Tuesday's episode of the syndicated talk show Katie, host Kate Couric will speak to Judy Shepard, Moisés Kaufman and Leigh Fondakowski about moving forward after the unthinkable.
My name is Ivan Aguilar. I am 21 years old and I live in Maryland. As someone who is a youth and who works with youth, I’m tremendously excited to attend Creating Change and the first-ever Latino Institute
The 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards nominees include a variety of trans-inclusive stories in several categories.
The first Republican senator to endorse same-sex marriage has seen his approval rating dip slightly in the month since his announcement.
In what backers are calling “a historic step forward,” Pawtucket Sen. Donna Nesselbush’s bill to legalize same-sex marriage is scheduled for a vote on Tuesday in the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Friday marked the 18th National Day of Silence in the US, an annual event in which students tackle homophobia and transphobia through vows of silence.
Former Rep. Jim Kolbe will urge the Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday to amend the immigration bill to include a path to citizenship or permanent residency for same-sex partners — including his own.
The new BSA policy appears to mirror this LDS Church policy in differentiating between gay youth and gay adults.
The ceremony, entitled “Suhaag: A Hindu Same-Sex Mock Wedding,” was one of the first student events to take place in
Thousands of gay marriage opponents waving pink and blue flags marched through Paris on Sunday in a last-ditch protest before a law allowing same-sex union and adoption is passed next week.
The National Center for Lesbian Rights' executive director calls on Congress to keep the momentum going on immigration reform in the wake of the tragedy in Boston.