"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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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.
Following the Boy Scouts of America's histori
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.
A brutal attack on a 22-year-old person of color in the Hollywood area of Los Angeles on Thursday night left the victim severly injured and requiring hospitalization to recover from multiple injuries. The victim's sisters suggest that their sibling was dressed in women's clothes at the time of the attack, and say the police are investigating the incident as a possible hate crime.
Marsha Aizumi is an author, speaker, educational consultant and advocate for the LGBT community. Her book, Two Spirits, One Heart, which will be released in September 2012, chronicles her amazing journey with her transgender son, moving through guilt, sadness, and fear to a place of love and acceptance.
Just because the LGBT blogosphere is spending the day talking about the realities of LGBT families, doesn't mean that anti-LGBT activists have stopped spreading misinformation.
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.
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.
A brave Texas high school student used his graduation speech to tell friends and family that he is gay.
The Southern Baptist Convention approved a resolution at its annual meeting Wednesday to condemn the Boy Scouts of America's decision to allow openly gay boys to become Scouts. The resolution, which did not receive unanimous support, stops short of requiring member churches to break with the organization.