The proposed law would put three parental options on birth certificates, allowing same-sex couples to be listed as their children’s parents.
“Wrongful birth? Breach of Warranty? This is about racism and anti-Blackness. We don’t need to avoid those phrases; we need to use them.”
“Anti-LGBT laws make people economically insecure and they disproportionately affect those who are most vulnerable within the LGBT community. They hurt you and kick you when you’re down.”
Those who commit violence against members of the LGBT community will no longer be able to hide behind “gay panic” and “trans panic,” at least in California.
Lawmakers across the United States are working to eliminate therapies from mental health practices that seek to “cure” homosexuality.
“For whatever reason, Stanley assumes that these contemporary characters are living in the same post-racial world that many people prefer to pretend we’re already living in. It’s within the confines of this utopia that these characters appear to be nothing more than sexually charged Angry Black Women, instead of oppressed minorities living in a white man’s world.”
Democrats, in a push led by Ohio Rep Jared Polis, are using a long-shot procedural maneuver to force a vote on ENDA this year over Speaker Boehner’s objections.
It’s On Us could potentially fill the gap between activists and their administrations, creating cultural demand for the work they’ve been pioneering for years.
This statistic is based on the reports of migrant shelter directors, though it is possible the number is even higher due to underreporting.
Lesbian cartoonist and graphic novelist Alison Bechdel was named one of 21 MacArthur geniuses for 2014.
Along with obvious bans on criminal acts and illicit drug use, the policy prohibits campaigns that involve gambling, sorcery, “bodily mutilation,” marijuana and anything in “the adult industry.” It reveals a moral stance that narrowly defines the “positive environment” GoFundMe seeks to foster.
After a lot of uncertainty, the Supreme Court has decided to consider hearing same-sex marriage cases from five states — and it may mean big news for the constitutionality of state marriage bans.
Just over a quarter of trans people in states with photo ID voting laws don’t have a valid photo ID that reflects their gender and name to meet the standards required by the law, according to The Williams Institute.
The Root released its annual list of notable African Americans, and of course it includes some of our favorite movers, shakers and heartbreakers.
“Despite the bleak prospects for queer rights in India, the support that we received last Sunday from the spectators at the NYC India Day Parade touched a chord in our hearts.”
The NFL has a new action plan for players who commit domestic violence, but it’s not clear how much action it really calls for.
The law, which allows trans folks to legally change their gender without any medical or surgical requirements, is the first of its kind in Europe and could hopefully set new precedents in the region.
It’s two steps forward, one step back as judges find rule both for and against same-sex marriage bans.
Nabbed in an early morning hotel raid, the pair face prosecution under state syariah laws criminalising lesbian sex.
Recently-released survey results from the Gallup Well-Being Project spotlighted the differences between LGBT and non-LGBT men and women’s physical, social, financial, and community well-being, and they didn’t paint a pretty picture for LGBT women across geographic and demographic lines.