Across the United States, millions of seniors are getting ready to walk across the stage in graduation ceremonies. This time can bittersweet for transgender students. Two instances of transgender students, in different parts of the country, have reminded us that schools can often fail to support transgender students and treat them with respect.
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Two Republican Texas lawmakers have filed bills that would cut funding for schools and universities that have policies supporting their LGBT students and staff.
As Republicans rebound from the 2012 election and plot their future, an uncomfortable debate over gay rights is taking place.
A gay U.S. soldier who was booed during a Republican presidential debate in 2011 has joined the effort to overturn Ohio’s ban on same-sex marriage.
The Kansas Supreme Court [official website] on Friday ruled [opinion, PDF] that a non-biological mother of children conceived using assisted reproductive technologies has parentage rights under Kansas law.
“The Republican plan omits protections for the LGBT community, offers inadequate assistance to Native American women, and leaves out critical human trafficking provisions,” Representative Nancy Pelosi of California, the House Democratic leader, said in a statement.
The daily tabloid the Red Pepper continues its tradition of putting gay and lesbian Ugandans at risk.
A group of prominent Latino leaders say legalizing gay marriage in Illinois would strengthen families and is "the right thing to do."
Police are investigating a series of graffiti incidents in Bethesda where suspects spray-painted swastikas and anti-gay comments on a police vehicle and other property.