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LGBTQ Agenda: Pride events, LGBTQ gatherings on alert after warning from feds

LGBTQ Agenda: Pride events, LGBTQ gatherings on alert after warning from feds

  • by John Ferrannini
  • May 21, 2024

People planning to attend Pride Months in cities across the country are being asked to remain vigilant against possible terrorism, though no specific threats have been reported.

National program prioritizes LGBTQ digital equity

National program prioritizes LGBTQ digital equity

  • by J.L. Odom
  • May 15, 2024

For LGBTQ people, access to the internet and devices such as smartphones and computers can have a significant impact on their lives.

Census eyes August start for LGBTQ questions test

Census eyes August start for LGBTQ questions test

  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • May 15, 2024

The U.S. Census Bureau is eyeing an August start date for testing sexual orientation and gender identity questions on its American Community Survey.

Mixner leads National LGBTQ Wall of Honor inductees

Mixner leads National LGBTQ Wall of Honor inductees

  • by Cynthia Laird
  • May 13, 2024

Gay former presidential adviser David Mixner is among six posthumous inductees this year for the National LGBTQ Wall of Honor at the historic Stonewall Inn in New York City.

LGBTQ Agenda: Under deadline, Biden administration issues new health, foster care, sex harassment rules

LGBTQ Agenda: Under deadline, Biden administration issues new health, foster care, sex harassment rules

  • by John Ferrannini
  • May 7, 2024

LGBTQ groups are applauding new rules from the Biden administration on health care, foster care, and workplace harassment.

Methodists remove anti-LGBTQ policies

Methodists remove anti-LGBTQ policies

  • by Brian Bromberger
  • May 6, 2024

After decades of strife over the role of out LGBTQs in pastoral life, the United Methodist Church has removed barriers against homosexuality.

Political Notes: Takano pushes for LGBTQ veterans commission

Political Notes: Takano pushes for LGBTQ veterans commission

  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • May 6, 2024

Gay Congressmember Mark Takano (D-Riverside) continues to push for a federal commission that will look into the experiences of LGBTQ servicemembers who enlisted in the military when its homophobic "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy was in place.

Judy Shepard, Pelosi lead list of Presidential Medal of Freedom recipients

Judy Shepard, Pelosi lead list of Presidential Medal of Freedom recipients

  • by Cynthia Laird
  • May 3, 2024

The mother of a slain gay college student and the first female speaker of the U.S. House will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor, President Joe Biden announced Friday, May 3, the day of the ceremony.

Census bureau plans testing LGBTQ questions on monthly survey

Census bureau plans testing LGBTQ questions on monthly survey

  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • May 1, 2024

The U.S. Census Bureau intends to test sexual orientation and gender identity questions on its American Community Survey beginning this summer and continuing into next year.

Group warns of anti-LGBTQ 'Project 2025'

Group warns of anti-LGBTQ 'Project 2025'

  • by J.L. Odom
  • May 1, 2024

If former President Donald Trump is again elected president in November, far-right extremist groups led by the Heritage Foundation have a transition plan already outlined that critics say will strip rights from people.

Political Notebook: Takano predicts doubling of LGBTQ caucus in Congress

Political Notebook: Takano predicts doubling of LGBTQ caucus in Congress

  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • May 1, 2024

At the moment there are nine LGBTQ members of the U.S. House of Representatives.

LGBTQ nonprofits make the case for Give OUT Day generosity

LGBTQ nonprofits make the case for Give OUT Day generosity

  • by John Ferrannini
  • Apr 30, 2024

LGBTQ community nonprofits are making the case for why they are worthy recipients of donations through Horizons Foundation's Give OUT Day, which starts May 1 and wraps up May 30.

LGBTQ Agenda: Queer help center seeks submissions for inaugural film festival

LGBTQ Agenda: Queer help center seeks submissions for inaugural film festival

  • by John Ferrannini
  • Apr 30, 2024

Seeking to offer a resource as well as artistic inspiration, the LGBT National Help Center is currently seeking submissions for its first LGBT Online Coming Out Film Festival.

LGBTQ Agenda: Former police officer accused in Mississippi homicide of ex-boyfriend

LGBTQ Agenda: Former police officer accused in Mississippi homicide of ex-boyfriend

  • by John Ferrannini
  • Apr 23, 2024

A Mississippi man is in custody after being arrested on charges he killed his ex-boyfriend.