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The U.N. human rights chief says Nigeria's new anti-gay law may have "negative consequences" for public health.
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Chili could be the next country to legalize same-sex marriage. The country's new president, Michelle Bachelet, who took office on March 11, is expected to promote LGBT equality, Gay Star News reports.
2 hrs ago | Advocate
In a report released today by the Palm Center - a research branch of San Fancisco State University's Department of Political Science focusing on gender, sexuality, and the military - a commission led by former U.S. surgeon general Dr. Joycelyn Elders declared there is "no compelling medical reason" for the military to continue its ban on ... (more)
6 hrs ago | The Orange County Register
ORANGE A Chapman University senior became the first transgender contestant in the school's annual all-girls pageant Wednesday night, winning the title of Miss Congeniality.
11 hrs ago | WCAX-TV Burlington
Rescue workers are using back hoes and a bulldozer to search for any victims still buried after an explosion demolished two Manhattan buildings.
11 hrs ago | WHDH
An independent commission led by a former U.S. surgeon general has concluded there "is no compelling medical reason" for the U.S. armed forces to prohibit transgender Americans from serving and that President Barack Obama could lift the decades-old ban without approval from Congress, according to a report being released Thursday.
11 hrs ago | Sunherald.com
It's urging President Barack Obama to lift the ban by executive order. The five-member panel was convened by a think tank based at San Francisco State University.
This alert has been issued based on the fact that Mississippi is on the cusp of passing Senate Bill 2681 -- the so-called "Mississippi Religious Freedom Restoration Act" -- through the House, and then sending it to the governor for signature or veto.
No one would ever call Neil Patrick Harris homophobic...well, except maybe himself.
Dan Savage, known for his internationally syndicated relationship and sex advice column, Savage Love, and as the co-creator of the It Gets Better Project, decided in 2005 to challenge his Pacific NW readers to "get their hands dirty" and create good, old-fashion homemade porn.
A member of parliament from the Democratic Republic of Congo is pushing for an anti-LGBT bill that mirrors Uganda's controversial measure that was signed into law last month, All Africa reports.
A Kansas House Democrat has drafted a new proposal to bar discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
A 15-year-old transgender student in California who claimed to have been beaten and sexually assaulted in a school bathroom recanted after a police investigation failed to back up his story.
After more than two months of consideration, passionate input from the public and a series of votes, a proposed ordinance to ban discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals in all Bay County employment practices and contract agreements, has been voted down.
Alvaro Laiz is a photographer. In 2011 Laiz traveled to Mongolia to document the reality of that culture's transgender people .
Gains in riches have increased among women and people across the world, but according to the recent Forbes Billionaires List, only seven of the world's 1,645 billionaires are openly gay, and five of those are American.
Gov. Jerry Brown praised gay rights advocates Monday night for being on "the cutting edge" in pushing for equality over the last several decades, as he was honored with an award for what supporters said was his lifelong push to advance equal rights.