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As part of a national conversation about anti-gay bullying and harassment, parents and students are standing up to say there is no room for dangerous bullying behavior in our schools. Students should be able to have relationships of trust and mutual respect with their guidance counselors, something that ex-coach Pat Lynch clearly violated with his reckless decision to distribute the “Hurt Feelings Report.”
The United States Commission on Civil Rights has recently delivered a report to Congress and the President titled "Peer-to-Peer Violence and Bullying: Examining the Federal Response," assessing the impact of bullying and violence in schools.
A panel of 5 moms shared their stories of supporting their transgender and intersex children at the 3rd annual TransAction Gender Conference hosted by the Utah Pride Center in Salt Lake City this Saturday. Their stories were featured in the Salt Lake City Tribune.
Tomorrow night, November 15, the Park 51 Islamic Center and the Center for Inquiry NYC will host A New Way to Be Nonreligious at Harvard and Beyond, and the launch of two new initiatives spearheaded by the Humanist Chaplaincy of Harvard University.
En esta edición de LGBT en Español, abordamos la cobertura en medios en español de jóvenes transgénero, la controversia de Ricky Martin con el gobierno de Honduras, tramas incluyentes en telenovelas, ¡y más!
Non-profit digital media organization (and self-proclaimed ¡Latino instigators!) Cuéntame has announced the launch of a new video campaign called “An Honest Conversation” that focuses exclusively on LGBT issues in the Latino community.
The Make It Safe Project was started by Amelia Roskin-Frazee, a 14-year-old from San Francisco, to provide resources, in the form of books, to schools that lack the resources to keep their students safe. The project sends a Make It Safe Package of 10 books that address sexual orientation and gender identity to schools across the nation.
The Michigan Catholic Conference expressed dismay at the religious exemption clause in "Matt's Safe School Law." Although the Conference originally supported the bill, they withdrew their support when the religious exemption clause was added.
He may be a Nobel Peace Prize laureate and democracy icon, but former Polish president Lech Walesa may also soon carry the distinction of having his name stripped from a San Francisco street.
Daniel Martinez, a Northern California 12-year-old adopted by a gay couple, wrote a deeply personal letter to Supreme Court chief justice John Roberts, the father of adopted children.
Public support for gay marriage has hit a new high as Americans increasingly see homosexuality not as a choice but as a way some people are, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll.
According to a new report, fast food chain Chick-fil-A, who caused a stir in Boston last year when Mayor Menino took issue with the companys policy of donating to anti-gay groups, has not only continued to donate to these groups but in 2011 increased it’s donations over previous years.
In an expansive "autopsy" of the GOP, the Republican National Committee released a report today providing a path forward for the party, one that includes gay inclusion, following a series of defeats last November.
So Hillary Clinton released a video this morning announcing that she now formally supports gay marriage.
Nine years ago, city officials here sued to strike down a state ban on same-sex marriage. It was the first government challenge to such a law, and it set in motion a legal chain reaction that gave rise to a momentous Supreme Court case to be argued next Tuesday.
A San Bernardino County school district allegedly discriminated against gay and lesbian students, including its apparent refusal to allow girls to wear tuxedos to the upcoming prom.