VICE News interviews Jaiyah Saelua, the first transgender athlete to play in a World Cup qualifier
In 2011, Jaiyah Saelua of American Samoa became the first openly transgender person to play in a FIFA World Cup qualifier. Her performance in the match was instrumental to breaking the American Samoan team's losing streak by clearing a goal-bound ball from the opposing team and preserving their first ever win.
MTV launches "Look Different" campaign to help youth fight racial, gender and LGBT inequality
Anti-LGBT website pushing for referendum vote on Maryland's transgender non-discrimination act
The website MDPetitions.com, founded by Maryland Republican delegate Neil Parrott, has a new petition making false claims about the state's recently passed transgender-inclusive non-discrimination act, and calling for a referendum vote.
SC may stop punishing universities for assigning LGBT reading material
The South Carolina legislature appears to be dropping the proposed budget cuts intended to punish the University of South Carolina Upstate and the College of Charleston for assigning LGBT-themed reading materials.
Eagle Scout is accidentally outed on Facebook. Loses summer job.
Garrett Bryant is an Eagle Scout who kept the fact that he was gay a secret. However, when he was accidentally outed on Facebook, he suddenly lost his summer job working at a Boy Scout camp.
U.S. Dept. of Education says Title IX protects transgender students
Today, the U.S. Department of Education issued guidance clarifying that the federal Title IX law prohibits discrimination against transgender students, as reported by the National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE).
"But you don't look queer": students challenge stereotypes with viral campaign (PHOTOS & VIDEO)
What began as a school project, "On Sex and Gender" has ended up a viral campaign that brings attention to the everyday offenses that people, including LGBT young adults, encounter.