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The Fabulous Beekman Boys and the rest of 'The Amazing Race 21' cast joined together to send messages of encouragement and support for a gay teen who reached out after seeing the Beekmans win Sunday's 'The Amazing Race' finale.
The Facebook Stories application featured an essay by Kai Bailey in which she recounts coming out as transgender to most of her friends through a Facebook post.
The University of Iowa is trying to better serve its LGBT students. In a historic move, the university adds an optional LGBT identity question to its college application.
The Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund (TLDEF) annouced a victory in a the case of a 12-year-old transgender girl who was excluded from her school just because of who she is.
An LGBTQ club was denied its charter this week at Point Loma Nazarene University, a conservative Christian college in San Diego, CA.
Virginia teenager Sage Smith has been missing for nearly 20 days and there has been virtually no media coverage of her abduction.
The U.S. Supreme Court announced that it will review Edith Windsor's case challenging the so-called federal "Defense of Marriage" Act (DOMA), and an appeal to a lower court ruling on Proposition 8.
A federal appeals court is to hear arguments Wednesday on whether a first-of-its-kind law that prohibits licensed mental health professionals in California from offering therapies aimed at making gay and lesbian teenagers straight violates the civil rights of practitioners and parents.
The Star-Ledger’s March 22 editorial, “Don’t overreach on gay conversion therapy,” opposes a bill (A3371) before the New Jersey Assembly banning “gay conversion therapy” for minors.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Hundreds of jubilant gay-rights advocates celebrated at New Zealand's Parliament as the country become the thirteenth in the world and the first in the Asia-Pacific region to legalize same-sex marriage.
Earlier this month, I visited Boyle Heights, California – a neighborhood in East Los Angeles – for an LGBTQ Forum hosted by the Latino Equality Alliance. The event brought together service providers, families, advocates, and individuals from the nearby communities for a resource fair, plenaries, and workshop sessions.
This Friday (4/19) is the annual Day of Silence (DoS), when students across the country choose not speak in school in protest of the mistreatment of LGBT youth.
Sexual reassignment surgery for transgendered students will be covered in students’ health care plans, effective this Fall.
An attack on a 17-year-old lesbian in Calgary, Canada is being investigated as a hate crime, CTV reports:
The 17-year-old lesbian was jumped late Thursday night, shortly after getting off a transit bus near her home.
The victim says a group of four teenagers attacked her, punching and kicking her several times, while using homophobic slurs.
She says one of the attackers recorded the beating on his phone.
San Francisco police are expanding "safe zones" within the city after an attack on a transgender woman. The police department already designated its district stations as "safe zones."