Two hundred are expected to attend a Honolulu conference focused on improving services for Hawaii’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth.
Archive for October, 2011
Gov. Peter Shumlin has nominated to the state Supreme Court a Vermont lawyer who championed marriage rights for gays and lesbians and is now his general counsel.
Poland’s first transsexual lawmaker has vowed to campaign for the rights of gender minorities and make predominantly Catholic Poland more receptive to transsexuals and homosexuals.
A recent poll suggests strong support for allowing same-sex marriage to continue in New Hampshire.
Nearly four weeks after the U.S. lifted its “don’t ask, don’t tell” banning open service by gay men, lesbians and bisexuals, similar stories of secret-shedding, relief and acceptance were swapped Saturday at the first-ever national convention of gay military personnel on active duty.
After Tammy Aaberg’s 15-year-old son, Justin, killed himself last year after enduring anti-gay bullying, she made it her mission to tell his story and protect other gay and lesbian teens.
Like most scenes in the play, “Mean,” staged this month by the Youth Performance Company in Minneapolis, the episode is based on the experiences of cast members and interviews with local teens.
Gary Rold didn’t necessarily consider himself a pioneer when he decided that Elmhurst College would begin asking applicants about their sexual orientation.
A photo exhibit in Massachusetts is chronicling the lives of GLBT people in Havana, Cuba.
Iowa’s status as the only Midwestern state where gay couples can marry could be threatened by a special state Senate election being held after the state’s conservative Republican governor appointed a Democratic legislator to a well-paid state position.