LGBT Rights

John Wallis said he was warned he'd be fired from Neosho Junior High School if he did not keep his “personal agenda on sexuality” to himself.
The LGBTQ group's counsel also warned staff not to speak of Alphonso David’s role in efforts to discredit Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s accusers. What?
The GOP senator wants details of HRC president Alphonso David’s ties to the New York governor added to the record of a hearing on the LGBTQ rights bill.
“It hurt that the State of West Virginia would try to block me from pursuing my dreams," Becky Pepper-Jackson, 11, said. "I just want to play.”
The state cannot currently enforce its law that requires businesses to post signs if they allow people to use their facilities according to gender identity.
Florida, Arkansas, Montana, North Dakota and West Virginia have been added to a list of 17 states where state employee travel is forbidden.
European Union members must subscribe to the group's values or hit the road, said Prime Minister Mark Rutte.
The co-owners of the historic nightspot said they felt it was important to stand up against corporations that "are trying to legalize discrimination."
Human rights activists said the legislation, if approved, would expose queer people to greater discrimination across the country.
In a new interview with “E! True Hollywood Story,” the trans performer and rights advocate reflects on her star-making role.