Post Tagged with: "LGBT"


Former Patriots Player Contemplated Suicide Before Coming Out as Gay

Former Patriots Player Contemplated Suicide Before Coming Out as Gay

“No one is going to assume the big football player is gay,” former Patriots player Ryan O’Callaghan said.

Court Lifts Injunction on Anti-LGBT Mississippi Law

Court Lifts Injunction on Anti-LGBT Mississippi Law

An attorney who fought to uphold the injunction called the law “among the very worst in the nation.”

Trump Disregards LGBT Pride Month

Commerce Dept. Policy Omits LGBT Protections, Restores Language Following Outcry

The department’s annual non-discrimination policy failed to distinguish between sexual harassment and sexual identity.

Education Department Invites LGBT Hate Groups to Event

Education Department Invites LGBT Hate Groups to Event

The National Parent Teacher Association pulled out of the event as a result.

Portraits of Pride in Los Angeles

Portraits of Pride in Los Angeles

A “Resist March” in Los Angeles against President Donald Trump took the place of the city’s annual pride parade.

Trump Praises Anti-LGBT Supporters, Still Does Not Recognize Pride Month

Trump Praises Anti-LGBT Supporters, Still Does Not Recognize Pride Month

The president was the guest of honor at a conference organized and sponsored by anti-LGBT groups just days ahead of the anniversary of the Pulse nightclub shooting.

Washington Gay Pride Parade Draws Thousands and Protest

Washington Gay Pride Parade Draws Thousands and Protest

Protesters who oppose the Capital Pride parade’s corporate backing briefly blocked the parade route and forced it to be rerouted.

LGBT Students to Remain Unprotected by Betsy DeVos

LGBT Students to Remain Unprotected by Betsy DeVos

The Education Department “is not going to be issuing decrees” on civil rights, according to DeVos.

Trump Disregards LGBT Pride Month

Trump Disregards LGBT Pride Month

As Trump breaks tradition, daughter Ivanka receives backlash for empty support of LGBT community.

AT&T Partners with GLAAD to Launch 5th Annual Live Proud Campaign

AT&T is launching its 5th Annual Live Proud campaign with the theme, “We are Bold."

History Unerased Aims to Cast Light on Gay Americans in Schools

History Unerased Aims to Cast Light on Gay Americans in Schools

History Unerased is the only entity licensed by the U.S. Department of Education to provide lesson-ready curricula covering LGBT issues.

Trans, Gender Nonconforming People Report Poorer Health

Trans, Gender Nonconforming People Report Poorer Health

Transgender and gender nonconforming people were also more likely to report limitations and problems with memory, concentration and decision-making.

New Police Videos Show Pulse Nightclub Massacre

New Police Videos Show Pulse Nightclub Massacre

People in the club can be seen fleeing, with officers telling them to keep their hands up and directing them to safety.

U.S. Appeals Court Sides With Transgender Student in Bathroom Case

U.S. Appeals Court Sides With Transgender Student in Bathroom Case

A unanimous three-judge panel agreed that Ashton Whitaker was likely to face “irreparable harm” if banned from the boys’ bathrooms.

Gay Rights in China Get Fillip from Taiwan Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

Gay Rights in China Get Fillip from Taiwan Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

Wednesday’s decision, the first such ruling in Asia, cements Taiwan’s position as a beacon of liberalism in the region.

Texas House Passes ‘Bathroom Bill’ Targeting Public Schools

Texas House Passes ‘Bathroom Bill’ Targeting Public Schools

Critics said the House and Senate versions of the bill undermined civil rights and used children as political pawns.

Republicans Urge Trump to Enact Discriminatory Executive Order

U.S. Judge Allows First Transgender Person to Sue Under Disability Law

Kate Lynn Blatt is the first transgender person to be allowed to sue under the Americans with Disabilities Act for gender dysphoria.

Texas Lieutenant Gov. Threatens Special Session for Bathroom Bill

Texas Lieutenant Gov. Threatens Special Session for Bathroom Bill

Dan Patrick defended the bill, saying: “This has never been about discrimination. It is about common sense, common decency and public safety.”

Groups Seek Removal of Kentucky Judge over Views on Gay Adoption

Groups Seek Removal of Kentucky Judge over Views on Gay Adoption

Judge W. Mitchell Nance said he would refuse to hear cases involving lesbian, gay or bisexual adults hoping to adopt children.

Texas House Approves Anti-LGBT Adoption Legislation

Texas House Approves Anti-LGBT Adoption Legislation

LGBT rights groups said they would challenge the bill in court if it became law.

Pregnant Lesbian Couples Sue Tennessee Over ‘Natural Meaning’ Law

Pregnant Lesbian Couples Sue Tennessee Over ‘Natural Meaning’ Law

Julia Tate-Keith, who filed the lawsuit on behalf of the couples, said the law’s aim was to take away same-sex rights.

Tennessee ‘Natural Meaning’ Law Raises Fears in LGBT Community

Tennessee ‘Natural Meaning’ Law Raises Fears in LGBT Community

The legislation requires words in Tennessee law be interpreted with their “natural and ordinary meaning, without forced or subtle construction that would limit or extend the meaning of the language.”

Pulse Nightclub to Become Memorial to Shooting Victims

Pulse Nightclub to Become Memorial to Shooting Victims

“What began as a place for fun and joy is now sacred ground,” said the club’s owner, Barbara Poma.

Alabama Signs Hateful Anti-LGBT Adoption Law

Alabama Signs Hateful Anti-LGBT Adoption Law

More fantasy language from Republicans denying discrimination. Hate uses religion again as the orphan and abortion count likely to rise as consequence.