On Saturday, at a Washington breakfast hosted by the Human Rights Campaign, Vice President Joe Biden and prospective President Hillary Clinton both gave impassioned speeches in support of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Americans—and our stalwart veep managed to squeeze in a rock solid republican diss, too. Read more...
When you look around the place where you work, remember that there are as many, if not more, bisexuals in America than there are lesbians and gays combined. That's just one of the important lessons contained in the new brief from the Human Rights Campaign foundation, outlining the unique discrimination bisexuals face at work. Show More Summary
A teacher fired from a suburban Philadelphia Catholic school for being in a same-sex marriage will be a guest at the White House reception for Pope Francis Wednesday, along with her wife. The Human Rights Campaign obtained tickets for...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON -- Hillary Clinton will address the Human Rights Campaign next month, getting the chance to pitch herself to 800 activists in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights community. Clinton will speak to HRC's board of directors, board of governors, staff and supporters from around the country on the morning of Oct. Show More Summary
Last week, IHS held a second public meeting on health issues for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) people. This session, held at the Health and Human Services Hubert Humphrey Building in Washington, DC, was part of a series to gain a better understanding of the health care needs...
Sex is great, but also one of the most awkward and impractical things we humans get up to... Contributor: Sasha Garwood read more
Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization, launched a new digital campaign asking Jeb Bush, Scott Walker and Donald Trump to take a positionShow More Summary
I haven’t seen another human being wearing a sweater vest since I left Massachusetts, a situation I find highly unsettling. I’m a lesbian who wears men’s clothing, so it might come as a surprise to some that I’m not used to standing out in a crowd. Show More Summary
Terry Bean, a prominent Democratic Party fundraiser and co-founder of the Human Rights Campaign and the Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund who was arrested last November on sex abuse charges involving a 15-year-old boy will have his case dismissed becaus… The post Sex Abuse Charges Against HRC Co-Founder Terry Bean to be Dismissed appeared first on Towleroad.
Once again Pope Francis makes a human gesture that challenges the Church orthodoxy. Will official teachings change?
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Three major human rights organizations have called on Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to protect the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) community from the violent persecution they experience in Ukraine.
Fortunately, television has broke through, and lesbian relationships are now used as legitimate character development, demonstrating various the facets of human sexuality.
"Sponsored by the grossly-misnamed Human Rights Campaign special interest group, HR 3185 is breathtaking in its scope. It would allow gay and lesbian activists to persecute Americans in virtually every area of society — in employment, public accommodations, housing, credit, and a dozen other areas of civil life. Show More Summary
Via press release: The Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization, released the following statement after Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's campaign refused to...Show More Summary
Quality of life may be getting better for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community in America, but that doesn't mean that our queer brothers and sisters are anywhere near being treated humanely on a global level. In...Show More Summary
The internet changed everything for a lot of marginalized, disconnected groups of human beings, especially the gay ones. Lesbians took to the web in droves and with great passion and enthusiasm, some establishing their own dykey webnooks but mostly creating pages and pages of links to various dykey webnooks. Show More Summary
Jim Obergefell is one of the plaintiffs at the center of the case decided today by the U.S. Supreme Court “that held that, for the first time, any couple — straight, lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender — can obtain a marriage license and make their commitment public and legal in all 50 states.” The White [...]Show More Summary
Recently, Amir Ashour, MADRE’s Iraq Human Rights Consultant, was invited to Lund, Sweden to discuss the increased persecution of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Iraqis due to the country’s escalating conflict. During his...Show More Summary
This week, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) issued its second report on the state of human rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people worldwide. Here's a hint: It's not pretty. Intended...Show More Summary