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ADDED ON: 09/16/2021

Transgender professor ordered reinstated with tenure at university in Oklahoma by federal court

A transgender professor who was denied a promotion more than a decade ago must be reinstated with tenure at Southeastern Oklahoma State University because the school discriminated against her, a federal court…

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ADDED ON: 09/15/2021

Anti-trans legislation will have drastic effects on intersex people & their healthcare

For months, a conservative-backed wave of anti-transgender legislation has taken the country by storm, leading this year to have the most anti-LGBTQ laws enacted in American history. And the laws are likely…

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ADDED ON: 09/13/2021

Inter-American commission calls for Venezuela to protect LGBTQ rights

WASHINGTON — The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights has called for Venezuela to do more to protect LGBTQ people from violence and discrimination. The report the commission released on Sept. 8 specifically…

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ADDED ON: 09/13/2021

Two New Jersey agencies are working with HRC toward fully LGBTQ inclusive foster care

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation released a new report, 2021 Change-Makers, highlighting the HRC Foundation All Children-All Families (ACAF) program’s partnership with 119 organizations—a 19 percent increase in participation from last…

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ADDED ON: 09/13/2021

N.S. filmmaker hopes to inspire Indigenous representation with coming-of-age film

TORONTO — Two-spirit filmmaker Bretten Hannam says they hope their new film "Wildhood" will inspire and open doors for more movie makers to show the lives Indigenous people in the LGBTQ community,…

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ADDED ON: 09/12/2021

Evangelical Lutheran church installs 1st transgender bishop

The Evangelical Lutheran Church of America installed its first openly transgender bishop in a service held in San Francisco's Grace Cathedral on Saturday. The Rev. Megan Rohrer will lead one of the…

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ADDED ON: 09/11/2021

Could Texas abortion ban strategy be double-edged sword?

The unusual legal strategy used to ban most abortions in Texas is already increasingly being employed in Republican-led states to target pornography, LGBT rights and other hot-button cultural issues. While private residents…

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ADDED ON: 09/11/2021

LGBTQ community shared in the nation’s grief after 9/11 attacks

Many in the LGBTQ community throughout the country were expected to join their friends, neighbors, and family members this week in commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks…

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ADDED ON: 09/10/2021

Camp True Colors gives LGBTQ+ teens a place to be themselves

Camp True Colors, at a woodsy, lakeside retreat just north of Hinckley, Minn., is summer camp with all the trappings. There’s canoeing and archery and tie-dyeing and a giant water trampoline. There…

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ADDED ON: 09/09/2021

Sex education becomes battlefield in U.S. culture war over LGBT+ rights

Sex education is emerging as the next battleground in a U.S. culture war over LGBT+ rights, as some conservative state legislators seek to keep discussion of sexual orientation and gender identity out…

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ADDED ON: 09/09/2021

The Guardian accused of ‘censoring’ Judith Butler interview comparing TERFs to fascists: ‘Cowards’

The Guardian has been accused of “censoring” feminist icon Judith Butler after the newspaper deleted part of an interview in which they compared trans-exclusionary radical feminists (TERFs) to fascists. This week, an…

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ADDED ON: 09/08/2021

LGBTQ Afghans seek help from Immigration Equality

Immigration Equality last week said 80 LGBTQ Afghans have requested assistance from the group. Aaron Morris, executive director of the New York-based group, in a press release noted “our attorneys spoke directly…

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