Topics :: GLBT equality

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LGBT Leaders Urge Community to Hold the Line

By John McDonald | Thursday Nov 20, 2014
Court wins in states across the United States were blunted by the electoral process two weeks ago as Democrats took a drubbing at the ballot box.

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute a 'Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality'

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Nov 4, 2014
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute has been recognized as a "Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality" by the Human Rights Campaign.

Obama Pressed to Appoint State Department Envoy for LGBT Rights

By Justin Snow | Saturday Oct 18, 2014
President Barack Obama is being urged to appoint a special envoy for LGBT Human Rights within the State Department who would serve as the principal advisor on LGBT issues to the secretary of State.

National Coming Out Day

By Mike Halterman | Saturday Oct 11, 2014
National Coming Out Day, observed every October 11, is a day of awareness in which society recognizes and celebrates the people who have been true to themselves by coming out publicly as homosexual or another sexual minority.

Eric Holder's LGBT Rights Legacy

By Justin Snow | Sunday Oct 5, 2014
When Eric Holder steps down as attorney general after nearly six years as the nation's top lawyer, he will leave behind a legacy on LGBT-rights that is unmatched.

EQCA Expands to National Work

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Sunday Sep 28, 2014
The statewide lobbying group that has long focused on enacting laws protecting LGBTs in California is expanding to a national scope as a new executive director takes charge.

HRC Apologizes, Pledges Greater Support for Trans Equality

By Chuck Colbert | Tuesday Sep 16, 2014
The president of the nation's largest LGBT organization offered an apology to the transgender community at the same time he said the group would take a lead in advocating fully comprehensive federal LGBT civil-rights legislation.

Oregon Senate Candidates Spar Over Support for Marriage Equality

By Justin Snow | Sunday Sep 14, 2014
A debate over LGBT-rights erupted between the Republican and Democratic candidates in Oregon's U.S. Senate race this week - over who is more supportive of GLBT equality.

VA State Senate Shifts to GOP, But GLBT Bills May Still Gain Traction

By John Riley | Sunday Aug 31, 2014
Virginia Republicans seized control of the state senate on Tuesday, Aug. 19, giving them complete power over the operations of the state's General Assembly and further thwarting Gov. Terry McAuliffe's (D) legislative agenda.

The Late Sen. Jeffords An Early Equality Supporter

By Wilson Ring | Saturday Aug 23, 2014
Jeffords was seen as one of a disappearing breed of moderate-to-liberal Northeast Republicans. He was known for championing the environment, education and the rights of disabled and GLBT Americans.

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