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WATCH: Ted Cruz Defends Stance Against Marriage Equality; Booed by Audience

On his appearance last night on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Senator Ted Cruz was booed after reiterating his stance against same-sex marriage.

Contact the President: Stonewall is a National Monument

Just picture it – we’d have the first national monument park dedicated to the LGBT rights movement.

LGBT Ally Leaves Catholic School After Coworkers Fired

For Theresa Lienau, leaving Totino Grace was heart-breaking. "I didn't just lose a job," she said. "I lost a family."

Six Openly Bisexual People Who Made Headlines for All the Right Reasons

As HRC celebrates Bisexual Awareness Week, we honor those who have come out openly as bisexual, sharing their true and authentic selves with the world.

Anti-LGBT Candidate Scott Walker Drops Presidential Campaign

Walker notoriously launched his campaign for president under a firestorm of criticism after he said that Boy Scouts needed “protection” from LGB volunteers.

HRC Builds Support for Equality Act at 2015 Black LGBT Leadership Summit

HRC partnered with the National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC) and the National LGBTQ Task Force to build support for the Equality Act at the sixth annual Out on the Hill (OOTH) Black LGBT Leadership Summit.

Waters Heat Up Again in South China Sea

Local fishermen in the South China Sea have long gone unprotected when fishing in their own waters or in waters claimed by other countries. But this may soon change, following attacks this year on Vietnamese fishing boats.

Openly Gay Teacher: “I Thought My School was Different”

Michael was a teacher for 12 years and was publicly out to his fellow teachers and administrators. He never expected what happened the afternoon he returned to work after getting his marriage license.

Lobby Day for Transgender Anti-Discrimination Bill in Massachusetts a Huge Success

On Thursday, over 200 supporters of equality gathered at the Massachusetts State House to ask lawmakers to pass Senate Bill 735 and House Bill 1577.

Teacher Fired After 18 Years of Service to Her Church

Kristen was a campus minister and English teacher for 18 years and was fired after coming out as gay.

Picket lines in General Franco’s Britain – the Round-up

In the news The controversial Trade Union Bill this week passed its second reading in the House of Commons by a majority of 33 MPs. The bill contains plans to impose a minimum 50% turnout in industrial action ballots, whilst public sector strikes will require the backing of at least 40% of all eligible voters. […]

Cambodian Mothers Dream Easier As the Country Defeats Tetanus

A deadly childhood disease finally loses its grip on Cambodia as the country is certified MNT-free.

Strasbourg in the Age of Subsidiarity: Enough Reform to Accommodate Conservative Concerns? Brian Chang

On 7th September 2015, Judge Robert Spano (of the European Court of Human Rights) spoke at a high-level international conference on “The Role of Parliaments in the Realisation and Protection of the Rule of Law and Human Rights”, organised by Murray Hunt, Legal Adviser to Parliament’s Joint Committee on Human Rights. This was his second […]

Who Will Win? Emmy Awards Offers Unique Opportunity for LGBT Community

Ahead of the 67th Emmy Awards tonight, it is clear that Television Academy has a chance to make LGBT history.

Pope Francis’ U.S. Visit Presents Opportunity to Send Clear Message on Global LGBT Rights

Though the Pope has engaged in dialogue about promoting social justice, ending economic disparities and working against climate change, he has not fully engaged in the conversation around LGBT equality.

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