Today is the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT), when advocates across the globe take a stand against anti-LGBT violence and discrimination.
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LGBT students at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia have been campaigning against the Chick-fil-A franchise on campus because of the company’s anti-gay policies and giving.
The Purim Superhero is the first LGBT-inclusive Jewish children's book in English.
Tennessee’s so-called ‘Don’t Say Gay‘ bill died with the adjournment of the state assembly last year. But now the measure is back — with new, harsher requirements.
Niagara Falls has a reputation as being slow to change. That’s why a 23-year-old city resident is turning heads as the first openly gay political candidate in city history.
Calling Christians and churches to continue, if not expand, their support for the Boy Scouts of America should it lift the ban on gay scouts. Two ministers argue that their experiences and oaths as Eagle Scouts are entirely consistent with—and will be deepened by—this proposed policy change. This letter will be shared with the BSA Executive Board as a witness to our supportive organizing.
Chambersburg Area school board will vote Wednesday whether to approve a new Gay-Straight Alliance club for Chambersburg Area Senior High School.
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students are not safe in Wisconsin schools, representatives of the new Ashland High School Gay-Straight Alliance told the Ashland School Board on Monday night.
Maybe the most emotional conversation a gay teenager could have with his parents is coming out to them. Jeremy Zaida’s toughest exchange came soon after that. Zaida was 16 when he disclosed his sexual orientation to his parents over a couple days two summers ago.