No one should be even mildly shocked to hear Randy Thomasson delberately misgendering a human being in an on-air debate. Thanks to CAP, no outlet has to be surprised the next time they book Thomasson or any number of voices
Today, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill into law that ensures the state's public schools will take responsibility for the well-being of all students, including the transgender student population.
The "I Am Equality" campaign is photo event launched by EqualityTV network. Described as "a multimedia PSA dedicated to educating and inspiring people to embrace diversity, culture and equality within communities, families and individuals across the globe" to help "equality go viral."
In 1962 boxer Emile Griffith was in the ring against Benny Paret, when he seemed to explode with anger and pummeled his opponent with such force that, after getting knocked out, Paret died of his injuries. It was eventually revealed that before that some time before the fight Paret had called Griffith a "maricón."
After comparing loving committed couples to kidnap and sexual assault, Sandy Rios earns spot on Commentator Accountability Project
Her prominence has ebbed and flowed over the years, but her commitment to stigmatizing LGBT people has remained. And now, with her latest comments connecting gay male affection with the "love" that convicted rapist and kidnapper Ariel Castro had for his victims, Sandy Rios is the latest addition to GLAAD's Commentator Accountability Project.
TUNE IN: State Dept. hosts Google+ Hangout on immigration and visa applications for same-sex couples
The US State Department is hosting a Google+ Hangout to address questions about the process for binational same-sex couples to apply for visas. Tune in at 1:00 PM EDT to learn more.
On Friday, August 9, the University of North Carolina's Board of Governors will vote on a policy that would ban gender-neutral housing at all seventeen UNC campuses, and threaten the safety and well-being of trans and gender non-conforming students living there. This policy was previously approved by a "Governance Committee" and is moving on to a final vote before the full board.
When asked about LGBT people following the World Youth Day Pope Francis stated “who am I to judge?” And televangelist, Pat Robinson, stated that being transgender is not a sin during an airing of The 700 Club.