"A little lemonade can go a long way," and that's exactly what happened when 5 and a half year old Jayden Sink decided to sell her Pink Lemonade for Peace this weekend. Her stand was located in front of the beautifully-painted rainbow Equality House that is located across from the anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church.
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The ELCA elected their first openly gay, Native-American bishop, and a gay Catholic priest opens up about his hidden life in the Catholic church. A Mormon basketball player becomes the first out college player at his small Catholic college, anti-LGBT tensions rise in Nigeria, and the UK sees its first Muslim lesbian partnership. Click through to read these stories and more in the religion news summary for June 5th, 2013.
Sunday gospel brunches, Saturday night Poetry slams, Friday evening fashion shows, bid whist tournaments, house parties, the smell of soul food and Caribbean cuisine, and the beautiful display of African art and clothing are just a few of the cultural markers that make Black Pride distinct from the dominant queer culture
As President Obama prepares to visit African countries in the upcoming months, LGBT Americans and organizations hope he can deliver a positive message of impact following the wave of anti-LGBT legislation.
A new report by the Movement Advancement Project (MAP) shows that LGBT workers face bias and discrimination in the hiring and recruitment process, on-the-job inequality and unfairness, and wage disparities.
2012 saw the 4th highest murder rate of LGBTQ and HIV-affected people in history, according to the annual Hate Violence Report released by the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs. The report analyzes statistics collected in 18 states about survivors and victims' age, race, sexual orientation, gender identity, and type of violence experienced in order to track trends in the violence directed at the LGBTQH community.
On June 12, Dr. Michele Angello, a clinical sexologist and gender specialist will be releasing "On The Couch With Dr. Angello: A Guide to Raising & Supporting Transgender Youth". On The Couch with Dr. Angello is a Trans 101 course book that will help parents, families, and communities of Trans identified children navigate through society.
Anna Aagenes is the Executive Director of Go! Athletes and Sean Smith is the organization's Communications Director. Both took a wider view of the idea of "family" on Blogging for LGBT Families Day.
Photos of LGBT families for Blogging for LGBT Families Day.
Christopher Martin is a quiet boy. He loves Adam Lambert, dreams of becoming a chemist and shuffles his long black hair in front of his face when he's done talking.
A California Senate committee on Wednesday approved a bill that would require public schools to respect a transgender student’s gender identity in all school programs, activities, and facilities.
My name is Catherine Lee and I am the proud parent of Ashton Lee. Ashton and our family began his transgender journey from female to male after years of trying to figure out why he felt so different.
New York stood for equality by approving same-sex marriage two years ago. It is time now for state lawmakers to extend basic civil rights protections to transgender people.
Athlete Ally, a nonprofit organization fighting for equality in organized sports, have teamed up with the NFL Players Association to produce a line of Pride shirts entitled, The One Team Pride Shirts, to show their support for the LGBT community.
Lawyers for a transgender girl and an elementary school that required the fifth-grader to use a staff bathroom rather than the girls restroom clashed before Maine’s highest court Wednesday on whether her rights were violated, a case that lays bare the difficult decisions facing school administrators.
Online dating websites help some gay men accept their sexual orientation, according to research published June 7 in New Media & Society.
In many places around the country, June is celebrated as Gay Pride Month, a time for LGBT people to celebrate their identity and many accomplishments.