U.S. Supreme Court cases involving the discrimination of trans people, either by banning them from the military or firing them because of their sex, have much more at stake than is often perceived. Chase Strangio, an attorney at ACLU’s LGBT…
By Associated Press
News outlets report that the Virginia's West Point School Board voted unanimously Thursday to dismiss teacher Peter Vlaming after a four-hour hearing that drew an overflow crowd.
Five-term Colorado Democrat Jared Polis on Tuesday became the first openly gay man to be elected a U.S. governor. Polis joins John Yang to discuss his historic win and his campaign for better health care, gun violence prevention, and renewable…
By Lynn Elber, Associated Press
While the percentage of regularly seen LGBTQ characters on scripted broadcast series rose from last year's 6.4 percent to hit an all-time high of 8.8 percent, GLAAD said the TV industry is still falling short.
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press
On Sunday, The New York Times reported that the Department of Health and Human Services was circulating a memo proposing that gender be defined as an immutable biological condition determined by a person's sex organs at birth. LGBT-rights leaders viewed…
Members of the LGBTQ community and supporters went on strike across Israel today in protest of an amendment that excludes single fathers and gay male couples from parenting via surrogacy.
By Mark Sherman, Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press
Kavanaugh's approach to judging leads some scholars and activists to believe he is unlikely to echo Kennedy's votes on LGBTQ issues.
Jackson Bird came out as a transgender man at 25. Growing up without any role models, he felt as if he were alone in the world. Now he makes YouTube videos and hosts the podcast "Transmission" to help everyone better…
By Andrew Leland, The Conversation
Research reveals few differences between the parenting of gay men and their straight peers.
By Susan Haigh, Associated Press
Connecticut's child welfare agency has launched an initiative to actively recruit LGBT people to become foster and adoptive parents.
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