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Nevada Voters Turn Same-Sex Marriage Ban Into Legal Protections For Gay Couples

Nevada voters removed the state’s constitutional amendment that banned same-sex marriages to require the state to recognize and perform them. The ban was moot following the Supreme Court ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges that brought marriage equality to the nation. While the state’s inability to declare a winner in the presidential race is causing…

13 Incredible Facts About Stonewall Legend and LGBT+ Rights Trailblazer Marsha P Johnson You Might Not Know

Marsha P Johnson, the trailblazing LGBT+ activist, played a vital part in the Stonewall Uprising of 1969 and dedicated her life to fighting for the rights of queer people. Were Johnson alive in 2020, she would be 75 years old and without doubt still on the frontlines of the battle for civil…

United Methodist Church Announces Plan to Split Over LGBT Rights

The United Methodist Church, the second-largest Protestant denomination in the United States, has announced a plan to split over LGBT+ rights. At the United Methodist Church general conference in February 2019, about 53 percent of delegates to the conference voted in favour of what members call the “Traditional Plan”. The anti-LGBT…

Congresswoman Introduces Bill to Protect LGBTQ Rights Worldwide

U.S. Rep. Dina Titus of Nevada Monday introduced a bill aimed at protecting the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex people worldwide. The Greater Leadership Overseas for the Benefit of Equality (GLOBE) Act would codify the State Department position of Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBTI…

Just One Gay Acquaintance Can Change Hearts and Minds on LGBTQ Rights, Study Finds

The study confirms what many have already known anecdotally: “Coming out works as a strategy for changing minds” on LGBTQ rights.   When Dr. Nelson Bonheim first discovered that the new female physician hired by his medical practice was living with another woman, he was “a little uneasy about inviting…

Stonewall Picture Book Will Break Down Historic LGBTQ Rights Moment For Kids

Rob Sanders’ latest will be released in time for the uprising’s 50th anniversary.   Author Rob Sanders will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising next spring with a new picture book for young readers. HuffPost got an exclusive first look at Stonewall: A Building. An Uprising. A Revolution.,…

Anti-LGBTQ Bills Are Failing in State Legislatures

In a striking shift from recent years, major legislation curtailing LGBTQ rights has been stymied in state capitols around the country this year.   In a striking shift from recent years, major legislation curtailing LGBTQ rights has been completely stymied in state capitols around the country this year amid anxiety by Republican…

Every LGBTQ Rights Group You’ve Ever Heard Of Opposes Two Of Trump’s Judicial Picks

John Bush and Damien Schiff “would cause grave harm” to LGBTQ people and women, reads a new letter to senators. WASHINGTON ― A whopping 27 LGBTQ rights groups on Monday urged the Senate to reject two of President Donald Trump’s judicial nominees, John Bush and Damien Schiff. In a letter…

Human Rights Campaign Launches Grassroots Movement to Elect LGBTQ Politicians

Human Rights Campaign wants to put LGBTQ politicians in office with a new initiative to elect out politicians and allies in the 2018 midterm elections. The LGBTQ advocacy organization’s campaign, called “HRC Rising,” also aims to combat anti-LGBTQ policies across the country. “We’ve got to accelerate the pace of progress toward full…