A gay Alabama man took to social media to share his experience at the polls. The man, who wrote his story on Reddit but declined to provide his name or any other identifying information, said the clerk at his voting location attempted to turn him away after noticing him place his arm around his boyfriend, … Continued
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau delivered an apology to the LGBT community on Tuesday, on behalf of the Canadian government, for decades of “state-sponsored, systematic oppression and rejection.” Speaking in the House of Commons, he expressed shame, sorrow, and regret to to the military and civil servants, as well as those criminalized, who endured discrimination … Continued
The gay and trans panic defense is banned in California and Illinois courtrooms, but is still used as a legal excuse for murder in the 48 other states.
Canada is quietly working with a non-profit group in Toronto to create an underground railroad that gives safe passage to persecuted gay Chechens.
The Nebraska Supreme Court upholds a lower court decision allowing gay couples to be foster parents.
In a landmark 8-3 decision, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago ruled that Title VII of 1964’s Civil Rights Act prohibits workplace discrimination against LGBT employees. The decision, which sends the case back to Indiana’s federal district court, involved Indiana teacher Kimberly Hively, who claimed her employer denied her promotions and let her go … Continued
LGBT rights are in danger if proposed First Amendment Defense Act passes.
New Chinese regulations are published banning the depiction of gay couples on television.
Turns out gay rights groups may have been barking up the wrong tree with the argument that people are born gay.
A proposed Indiana Bill purports to extend civil rights protections to the LGBT community. In practice, it may be a step back.