During the past eight years, the United States has made some serious strides with respect to the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) persons at every level of our federal system: the repeal of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell, the Obergefell Supreme Court decision, and t
The Human Rights Campaign has released a new campaign ad for North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper featuring an adorable lesbian couple that have been together for 50 years. Cooper is challenging Republican incumbent Pat McCrory for the governor… Read The post Adorable Couple of 50 Years Stars in Ad for Pat McCrory’s Opponent – WATCH appeared first on Towleroad.
From the Human Rights Campaign: Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization, and Equality NC, the statewide organization working to secure...Show More Summary
Today, HRC, American University, and Human Rights First are hosting Ambassador Susan Rice, President Obama’s National Security Advisor, for remarks on protecting and promoting the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer LGBTQ people around the world. Show More Summary
Via press release: Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization, released a new digital ad in Florida: “Ricardo.” It features Ricardo Negron-Almodovar,...Show More Summary
Terry Bean, the 66-year-old Portland, Oregon real estate developer, co-founder of the Gay and Lesbian Victory Fund, and a prominent member of an organization called the Human Rights Campaign, had friends in very high places. Bean had friends in positions of power because he was a big-time fund raiser (bundler) for politicians in the democrat party. Show More Summary
Via press release: Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization, released a new ad highlighting presidential candidate Donald Trump’s alarming...Show More Summary
The Human Rights Campaign, America's largest national lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer civil rights organization has threatened to penalize Johns Hopkins University if it does not denounce a report from two of the institution's scholars which concludes that there is little scientific evidence that people are born gay or transgender.
Oct. 11 is National Coming Out Day, sponsored by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC). On this day, the HRC celebrates coming out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer (LGBTQ). Mayo Clinic experts encourage LGBTQ people to come out to their health care provider. Preventive care, such as screening for cancer or regular blood pressure […]
Chad Griffin, president of the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization, released the following statement ahead of Hillary Clinton’s speech addressing...Show More Summary
Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization, released the following statement after a new national poll shows Americans are strongly rejecting...Show More Summary
The Iraqi government and militia under the command of the Shia cleric Moqtada al-Sadr should follow his lead in banning violence against LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) individuals, Human Rights Watch said in a press release on Thursday.
Lesbian and bisexual women have higher rates of obesity, smoking and stress when compared to their heterosexual counterparts, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women's Health. To address this issue,...Show More Summary
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Americans know in their bones there is a “vast right-wing conspiracy” out to deny them their humanity and dignity. A conservative cabal actively working the levers of power to block their rights. Well, now we have the evidence that one actually exists. Freedom for All Americans (FFAA) is a […]
The High Court of Kenya is due to deliver a judgment Thursday on whether forced anal testing and HIV testing are constitutionally valid means of proving that a person is gay. The National Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (NGLHRC)...Show More Summary
Is it so unthinkable to insist that we treat gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer people like full and equal human beings all the time — and not simply when tragedy occurs?
Banks covet business in Saudi Arabia despite its poor human rights. They can say it’s the direction of travel that counts. Singapore, which just told groups like Goldman Sachs to stop backing a gay and lesbian event, is going backwards. It puts corporate sincerity to the test.
US Special Envoy for the Human Rights of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) persons Randy Berry will travel to Ukraine in June to meet with the country’s officials and civil society, US Department of State said in a press release on Tuesday.
When Disney released the new trailer for Finding Dory, viewers couldn't help but notice one scene where two human women stood near a stroller, which could only mean one thing: lesbians. The first open lesbians in a Disney movie, to be...Show More Summary
One of the more unexpected themes to emerge from the year’s Cannes film festival was cannibalism. One film, Nicolas Winding Regn’s The Neon Demon, is about an aspiring model who falls into a world of cannibalism and lesbian necrophilia. Julia Ducournau’s Raw, meanwhile, is a cannibal movie set in a...