Posts by Dena Lagomarsino, Youth Issues Intern

Outsports profiles first openly gay MLB umpire Dale Scott

As a Major League Baseball umpire for the past 29 seasons, Dale Scott has worked three World Series, three All-Star Games, two no-hitters and numerous playoff games. He is also the first out active male official in the MLB, NBA, NHL, or NFL, and the first Major League Baseball umpire to publicly say he is gay while active.Read More

World AIDS Day: ways to participate

Today marks the twenty-sixth annual observation of World AIDS Day. Find out about some of the events happening nationally, and add your own below!Read More

Trans Lifeline provides suicide prevention by and for the trans community

The first of its kind, the San Francisco-based Trans Lifeline is a non-profit dedicated to the well-being of transgender people, by and for trans people. Read More

South Carolina church will now marry same-sex couples

Now that a federal judge has struck down South Carolina's ban on marriage equality, Reformation Lutheran Church of Columbia, South Carolina has shared that same-sex couples are now officially included in their church wedding policy.Read More

A look at one of many #TDOR events around the country

This evening, as part of the sixteenth annual Transgender Day of Remembrance, nationwide memorials will be held to honor those whose lives were lost to acts of anti-transgender violence. Read More

UM Pride Network helps change campus climate in Mississippi

During LGBT History Month last year, the University of Mississippi made national headlines when a theatre performance of "The Laramie Project" was disrupted by members of the campus community. In the year since, important work has been done by UM's gay-straight alliance to improve the campus climate. Read More

Join Level Ground in NYC for dialogue on faith, gender, and sexuality.

This weekend, November 14-16, individuals in the New York metro area have the opportunity to engage in dialogues and activities on faith, gender, and sexuality with the Level Ground Road Show. Read More

Ten things to know about GLSEN's 2013 report on school climate

Check out some of the facts from GLSEN's 2013 survey to learn about how LGBT middle and high school students experience hearing biased language, harassment and assault, anti-LGBT discrimination at school, and the impact of supportive resources.Read More
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