Topics :: GLBT equality

VA State Senate Shifts to GOP, But GLBT Bills May Still Gain Traction

By John Riley | Sunday Aug 31, 2014
Virginia Republicans seized control of the state senate on Tuesday, Aug. 19, giving them complete power over the operations of the state's General Assembly and further thwarting Gov. Terry McAuliffe's (D) legislative agenda.

The Late Sen. Jeffords An Early Equality Supporter

By Wilson Ring | Saturday Aug 23, 2014
Jeffords was seen as one of a disappearing breed of moderate-to-liberal Northeast Republicans. He was known for championing the environment, education and the rights of disabled and GLBT Americans.

Stuart Milk :: Taking on Global GLBT Rights

By Thom Senzee | Sunday Aug 10, 2014
Building on Harvey Milk's legacy with tireless efforts to improve the plights of lesbian, gay, bi and transgender people around the globe is Milk's nephew and Milk Foundation President, Stuart Milk.

LGBTs Connect at Netroots Nation

By Chuck Colbert | Wednesday Jul 23, 2014
More than 120 LGBT activists, bloggers, organizations, funders, and journalists from across the U.S., Canada, and Mexico gathered in Detroit this past week for a day-long discussion about the future of the LGBT movement.

Fifty Years After the Civil Rights Act, Should Gays be Included?

By Christiana Lilly | Saturday Jul 5, 2014
A group of gay rights, religious, community and political organizations want "sexual orientation" and "gender identity" to be included in the list of groups that are protected from discrimination.

History: A Look Back at Gay Rights’ Biggest Defeats

By Jason Parsley | Friday Jul 4, 2014
In the past few years the LGBT community has seen a string of victories. But sometimes we forget that it took a lot defeats to get to those victories.

National Gay Blood Drive Slated for July 11

By Mike Halterman | Friday Jul 4, 2014
As many gay men are well aware, nearly all of us are banned from donating blood as dictated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Out of the Bars, Into the Streets

By Ian Maloney | Saturday Jun 28, 2014
Almost everyone, especially those of us in the LGBT community, have heard of The Stonewall Inn, and the Stonewall Riots that were the catalyst that sparked the gay rights movement as we know it today.

Singaporean Gays Rally to Counter Opposition

By Satish Cheney | Saturday Jun 28, 2014
Thousands of gay rights activists gathered in downtown Singapore on Saturday for a rally that this year drew unprecedented criticism from religious conservatives.

US Takes LGBT Rights Global

By Vanessa Gera | Saturday Jun 28, 2014
President Barack Obama’s administration has taken the U.S. gay rights revolution global, using American embassies across the world as outposts in a struggle that still hasn’t been won at home.