United States

Global News

Added on: 02/18/2019
A federal judge on Friday blocked the military from forcing out a pair of HIV-positive airmen, saying she had seen no evidence that the disease should prevent…

Global News

Added on: 02/18/2019
02/15/2019
For most of the 20th century, LGBT Irish citizens were forced to live in a kind of exile in their own country, with the laws, the church…

Global News

Added on: 02/16/2019
Stacey Long Simmons, director of advocacy at the National LGBTQ Task Force, vividly recalls the time, as a young college student, she was walking outside of campus…

Global News

Added on: 02/16/2019
A proposal that would have blocked transgender people from changing the sex listed on their birth certificates in Utah was shelved Thursday, prompting relief from LGBT advocates…

Global News

Added on: 02/15/2019
02/14/2019
A bill introduced by two Democratic lawmakers Thursday would update the U.S. tax code to remove gender-specific references such as “husband” and “wife” and would replace the…

Global News

Added on: 02/11/2019
Moments before paramedics rushed Roxsana Hernandez out of an ICE jail in New Mexico, Charlotte consoled her dying friend. They’d known each other only a few months,…

Global News

Added on: 02/11/2019
02/09/2019
Mariachi music is one of Mexico’s most beloved forms of music. It’s also among the most traditional. After coming out as a gay man, Carlos Samaniego found…

Global News

Added on: 02/11/2019
The original story behind the Masterpiece Cakeshop case is both undisputed and well known: a gay couple in Colorado walked into the bakery in 2012 and asked…

Global News

Added on: 02/10/2019
02/08/2019
Protesters forced a school to close after they invited a gay councilperson to speak. Immaculata Catholic School in Durham, North Carolina, told parents that due to several…

Global News

Added on: 02/09/2019
02/08/2019
It didn’t matter whether Jay Brome called for backup during high-speed stolen car pursuits, intense vehicle impoundments or hit-and-run investigations. His fellow officers at the California Highway…

Global News

Added on: 02/08/2019
02/07/2019
Tennessee lawmakers this week introduced a set of bills that would allow adoption agencies to deny services to LGBT couples on religious grounds. One bill, filed by…

Global News

Added on: 02/07/2019
02/05/2019
“We think of church as a place of healing and transformation, and it is,” says Michael Walrond Jr., pastor of the First Corinthian Baptist Church in Harlem….

Global News

Added on: 02/05/2019
California would become the first state in the nation to ban surgeries performed on intersex infants if state lawmakers approve a bill authored by gay state Senator…

Global News

Added on: 02/03/2019
02/01/2019
A US federal magistrate judge has said that a ban on gay cure therapy should be blocked because it violates constitutional free speech protections. Evangelical law firm…

Global News

Added on: 02/01/2019
01/30/2019
28 US states are still lacking in basic equality for LGBT people, according to the Human Rights Campaign’s State Equality Index. The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation…

Global News

Added on: 01/28/2019
01/26/2019
When she was 5 years old, Michelle Sherman learned exactly what her mother thought of gay men. “I remember seeing two guys holding hands, and then my…

Global News

Added on: 01/26/2019
Nearly one in 50 U.S. high school students considers themself transgender, and more than a third of those say they attempted suicide in the previous year, according…

Global News

Added on: 01/23/2019
01/21/2019
“I once told Martin that although I loved being his wife and a mother, if that was all I did I would have gone crazy. I felt…

Global News

Added on: 01/21/2019
01/20/2019
When Sarah Spiegel was in her first year at New York Medical College in 2016, she sat in a lecture hall watching a BuzzFeed video about what…

Global News

Added on: 01/21/2019
More than two centuries ago Mary Wollstonecraft laid the foundations for feminist thought with a simple premise: lack of equal opportunity diminished individual self-worth and hobbled social…

Global News

Added on: 01/21/2019
Hugo Castro rubs his temples before joining the sea of evening rush-hour traffic that snakes all the way from San Diego to the Mexican border. The beat-up…

Global News

Added on: 01/20/2019
Registering as “non-binary” is now a non-issue at Yale. A November petition by the Ivy League university’s LGBT community has successfully changed the Student Information System. Students…

Global News

Added on: 01/16/2019
Gov. Laura Kelly ordered Kansas state agencies on Tuesday to again prohibit on-the-job discrimination against gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender state employees. And the first openly gay…

Global News

Added on: 01/16/2019
01/15/2019
The state of New York has passed bills banning gay conversion therapy and adding gender identity to its anti-discrimination legislation. The state’s legislative body approved the bills on Tuesday…

Global News

Added on: 01/15/2019
01/13/2019
In his first week in office, newly elected Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro started actions to roll back LGBTQ rights. So it was only a matter of time before…

Global News

Added on: 01/15/2019
01/13/2019
A conservative Christian group in the US has urged a district judge to block trans women from using a faith-based women’s shelter. Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) sued…

Global News

Added on: 01/15/2019
01/12/2019
Months after Supreme Court decriminalised consensual gay sex between adults, Army chief Gen Bipin Rawat has reignited the debate around gay rights by insisting that homosexuality is…

Global News

Added on: 01/13/2019
01/11/2019
Congress is finally close to passing a bill that makes lynching a hate crime — but an evangelical group is trying to remove any reference to LGBTQ…

Global News

Added on: 01/12/2019
01/11/2018
Fans are mourning the fatal shooting of Kevin Fret, one of Puerto Rico’s only openly urban music artists. The rapper, who was 24, was shot several times…

Global News

Added on: 01/11/2019
01/10/2019
Four weeks before the release of her debut novel, author Sabina Khan tweeted she hadn’t been sure anyone would read her story when she first began writing. “I wasn’t…