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2016 Deadliest Year on Record for U.S. Transgender People, Campaigners Say

2016 Deadliest Year on Record for U.S. Transgender People, Campaigners Say

Transgender people and activists fear violence will only get worse under a Trump presidency.

GLAAD Report: LGBT Characters at All Time High on U.S. Television

LGBT Characters at All Time High on U.S. Television

GLAAD said some TV characters and storylines still portrayed the LGBT community in a negative or stereotypical way and added that numbers only tell part of the story.

LGBT Abuse Victims Face Discrimination When Disclosing Abuse: Report

LGBT Abuse Victims Face Discrimination When Disclosing Abuse: Report

Statistically, the LGBT community is already more vulnerable to abuse and violence than the general population — and discrimination and other barriers complicate the reporting process.

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Hypocrisy Reigns in Orlando Aftermath

Pro-gun, anti-LGBT officials suddenly "stand with" gay community.

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Orlando Shooter ‘Not Open About Being Gay’ Said Police Academy Classmate

Former classmates, club patrons say Omar Mateen led a secret life and used a gay dating app.

‘Are You the Husband or the Wife?’ 6 Things NOT to Say to LGBT People

Despite growing acceptance of LGBT employees, offensive comments and stereotypes still persist in the workplace. Our experts reveal the phrases you should avoid.

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Tennessee Law Lets Therapists Turn Down LGBT Clients

The governor signed the controversial bill Wednesday, which allows counselors to turn away clients based on “sincerely held principles.”

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EEOC Files First-Ever Sexual Orientation Discrimination Lawsuits

"With the filing of these two suits, EEOC is continuing to solidify its commitment to ensuring that individuals are not discriminated against in workplaces because of their sexual orientation."

Judge Discriminating Against Lesbian Parents Recuses Himself

A Utah judge reversed his decision to remove the couple’s foster child from their home, but organizations are actively seeking his impeachment.

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Closeted Gay Man To Come Out To His Boss

Waylon Smithers, personal assistant to a billionaire nuclear power plant owner, has withheld his feelings for decades.

Mormons Consider Ending Relationship With Boy Scouts

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints expressed disappointment following the Boy Scouts of America’s acceptance of gay scout leaders — but not all religious groups share same sentiment.

Boy Scouts Vote To End Ban On Gay Troop Leaders

By July 27th the ban will likely be lifted.

Support Increases for LGBT Rights, Including Those Religiously Affiliated

The pious mainstream supports LGBT rights, does not like "religious freedom” laws.

Yet Another Public Anti-LGBT Figure Caught on Grindr

Once again, an anti-LGBT figure has been found using the popular gay hook-up app.

Giorgio Armani: Don’t Dress Gay

Fashion mogul Giorgio Armani under fire after his hateful comments about gay men and their fashion choices.

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Growing Religious Majority Supporting Same-Gender Marriage

A mainline Christian church’s turnaround on same-gender marriage shows how diverse religious Americans are on the subject.

Mormon Church Announces Drastic Shift in LGBT Support

The Mormon Church has announced its surprise support of LGBT anti-discrimination laws—with one clear condition.

Things Not to Say to LGBT Employees

7 Things NEVER to Say to LGBT Coworkers

Do you have a coworker who just recently came out of the closet? Here's what leading experts from PwC and GLSEN suggest you SHOULDN'T say.