Topics :: LGBT
By Michael K. Lavers | Tuesday Jul 12, 2011
The National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs reported on Tuesday, July 12, that anti-LGBT murders increased 23 percent in 2010. The NCAVP said the rate of reported anti-LGBT homicides was the second highest since 1996.
By Casey Hamilton | Thursday Jun 23, 2011
The second annual Augusta [Ga.] Pride festival is expected to draw 8,000 people on Saturday, June 25.
By Michael K. Lavers | Monday Jun 20, 2011
Speaking at the LGBT Community Center’s annual Garden Party at Pier 54 in Manhattan earlier tonight, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn said she expects the state Senate will vote on the marriage equality bill later this week.
By Sylvia Rodemeyer | Thursday Jun 9, 2011
Randy Thomasson, president of SaveCalifornia.com, maintains a measure that would mandate California public schools adopt an LGBT-inclusive curriculum would expose children to homosexuality.
By Michael K. Lavers | Thursday Jun 9, 2011
In response to the deaths of three LGBT Puerto Ricans over the span of three days, the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force and the Human Rights Campaign have urged local and federal authorities to address anti-LGBT violence on the island.
By Michael K. Lavers | Friday Jun 3, 2011
Academy Award-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black sat down with EDGE to discuss his "Testimony: Take a Stand" campaign with the Courage Campaign, the ongoing federal Proposition 8 case and the state of the LGBT rights movement.
By Troy Petenbrink | Monday May 23, 2011
"The gay travel market is no longer a ’niche’ market," stated Roger Dow, the president and CEO of the U.S. Travel Association, during opening remarks for the 28th annual convention of the International Gay and Lesbian Travel Association.
By Derek Lactaoen | Thursday May 12, 2011
As state lawmakers consider two measures that would extend additional legal protections to LGBT Californians, trans activists held their second annual Transgender Advocacy Day in Sacramento.
By Joseph Erbentraut | Friday Apr 1, 2011
A new report from the Public Religion Research Institute found 71 percent of Catholics were in favor of gay and lesbian couples legally entering into civil marriages "like you get at city hall." This and other figures reinvigorated pro-LGBT Catholics who continue to seek a more gay-friendly church.
By Shaun Knittel | Wednesday Feb 23, 2011
Seattle Pacific University’s refusal to recognize an LGBT student group has sparked controversy on and off-campus.