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.
In his ruling today, Judge Lee Yeakel didn’t mince words when he explained his decision to strike down a requirement that clinics meet the standards of ambulatory surgical center.
Rape culture dictates that along with proving that they were raped, survivors must also prove that they fought “hard enough” to stop it. This bill could help.
Ferguson protestors were able to meet with U.S. Attorney Callahan to voice demands.
On their Facebook page, the creators of Undercover Colors say they “hope to make potential perpetrators afraid to spike a woman’s drink because there’s now a risk that they can get caught.” But what about creating cultural shifts so that people don’t become violent assailants at all?
In some Brazilian states, a gynecological test is required to prove you’re fit for a job.
The ABA passes a resolution that says they are really, really, really cool with LGBT rights.