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Mormon university instructor fired after Facebook post supporting LGBT rights, she says

Brigham Young University-Idaho confirmed she won’t be returning but declined to give a reason.

Census Bureau Found No Need For LGBT Data Despite 4 Agencies Requesting It

At least four federal agencies asked the Census Bureau to add questions about sexual orientation and gender identity to the American Community Survey, NPR has learned.

Why everyone – LGBT or not – should watch Olly Alexander: Growing up Gay

BBC3’s new documentary from the Years and Years frontman shows how we can all help combat the LGBT mental health crisis

"Families Like Yours" Documentary Celebrates LGBT Families At World Premiere

The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), the business voice of the LGBT community, is proud to announce the world premiere of Families Like Yours, a powerful documentary exploring the love, compassion, sacrifice, and success of LGBT families in America. Bristol-Myers Squibb, Dk Realizadores, NGLCC, and Wells Fargo underwrote the film’s production. Deutsche Bank and Hilton presented the premiere screening in New York City on July 17, 2017.

The It Gets Better Project Just Gets Better With Age

As we hear more and more about the atrocities happening to our LGBTQ brothers and sisters in Chechnya and with our current administration turning a blind eye to our Pride, our community is feeling a rebirth of the strength of our voice. Once again we are fighting for visibility and equality. The comfort of our …

Gay Rights Groups Seek One More Win From Justice Kennedy

With Justice Anthony M. Kennedy rumored to be considering retirement, groups want the Supreme Court to take up an employment discrimination challenge before he leaves.

Why the internet is the worst thing ever to happen to gay lib

If this is what the post-gay-lib world looks like, then I preferred it when everyone else disliked us and there was always a party going on somewhere

SIR IVAN: ‘I Am Peaceman’ Featuring Debbie Gibson THE MESSAGE OF ANTI-GUN VIOLENCE

Sir Ivan talks to Get Out Magazine about his new Anti-Gun Violence anthem 'I Am Peaceman’ featuring Gay Icon Debbie Gibson, released on the 1 year anniversary of #PulseOrlando. #SirIvan

Transgender health care targeted in crusade to undo ACA

Because Medicaid covers a disproportionately high number of transgender people, the potential change could heap hardship on an already embattled population.

Malta becomes latest country to legalize same-sex marriage before Australia

MALTA has voted to legalize same-sex marriage in parliament, with only one of the country’s 67 parliamentarians voting against the amendment.

IBM Kicks Off Major Campaign Against Texas' "Bathroom Bill"

With the Texas Legislature’s special session a week away, tech company IBM has ramped up its efforts oppose the so-called “bathroom bill” for its discriminatory effects against transgender Texans.

London’s tube drivers aren’t allowed to say ‘ladies and gentlemen’ anymore

If you've taken a ride on London's Underground, also known as the Tube, you're probably familiar with the cheerful conductor announcements about delays and door openings, often premised with a jaunty, “Ladies and gentlemen.”<p>No more. Transport for London has announced that the London Underground …

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LGBTQ Rights Group Launches Massive Anti-Trump Effort For 2018

The Human Rights Campaign is investing $26 million in supporting pro-equality candidates and "resisting the politics of hate."<p>WASHINGTON ― The Human Rights Campaign announced Tuesday that it’s making a massive ― and early ― investment in its grassroots mobilization efforts, with a goal of turning …

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LGBT Group to Fund Campaign Against Trump's Agenda

The Human Rights Campaign announces efforts to double-down on grassroots activism.

Fighting for LGBT Rights in Retirement Communities

Older lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people face challenges finding retirement communities that will welcome them.

Stuart Milk on Pride, LGBT rights, and what he learned from his uncle Harvey Milk

Stuart has spent most of his adult life spreading his late uncle’s message of hope. As one of the first openly gay elected officials in the US, Harvey Milk’s fight against discrimination changed the course of LGBT history for the better. Though tragically assassinated in 1978, his story inspired change in his city, country, and around the world.

the untold story of lgbt pioneer lanah p

Lanah P has been there, done that, and pioneered the way for every other mixed-race LGBTQ person who refuses to fit into your stereotypes.

Anglican church set to offer special services for transgender people

General Synod voted in favour of motion saying the often marginalised community should be ‘welcomed and affirmed’<p>The Church of England is set to offer special services to welcome transgender people to the Anglican faith after its ruling body backed a motion seen as a symbol of acceptance of an …

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Pride in London crowds celebrate 50 years since decriminalisation of homosexuality

More than 26,000 people are estimated to have joined the LGBT+ event, though comments by Peter Tatchell remain controversial<p>Gathering with friends off Oxford Street as they prepared to join Saturday’s Pride in London parade, Vito Ward reflected on just how much had changed in the decades since the …

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Man wins lawsuit in China over forced gay conversion therapy

BEIJING (AP) — A gay man in central China has successfully sued a mental hospital over forced conversion therapy, in what activists are hailing as the first such victory in a country where the LGBT rights movement is gradually emerging from the fringes.<p>A court in Zhumadian in Henan province ordered …

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Trans Day of Action Is the Answer to Corporate, Passive Pride

Photos and words from this weekend's event, which gave trans and gender non-conforming people of color a space to thrive.<p>"I'm looking out into this audience," Tony White, the MC of the day's proceedings, called out to the crowd gathered in Washington Square Park. "And y'all are fucking …

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Turkey LGBT: Istanbul's Gay Pride organisers vow to defy ban

<b>Organisers of Istanbul's annual Gay Pride march say it will go ahead despite a ban by the authorities of Turkey's largest city.</b><p>The event has been called for Sunday evening in the city's Taksim Square.<p>Authorities banned the march for third year in a row, citing security concerns after threats from …

Istanbul Pride march to go on despite governor's ban

ISTANBUL (AP) — Activists for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex rights say they will march for Pride in Istanbul, despite a ban by the governor's office.<p>Organizers of the 2017 Istanbul LGBTI Pride said Sunday the gathering would begin at 5 p.m. (14:00 GMT) in central Taksim Square, using a …

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Kiev Hosts Largely Incident-Free Gay Pride March

KIEV - Ukrainian politicians and foreign diplomats joined thousands marching for gay pride in Kiev on Sunday, carrying banners and waving rainbow and Ukrainian flags in a parade flanked by a thick cordon of helmeted police.<p>Some supporters of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights see …