LGBT Rights

An overwhelming majority of Swiss voters approved the "Marriage for All" initiative via a September referendum.
Sunday's event gave artists like Kim Petras and Lil Nas X an opportunity to speak out against local laws that have curtailed LGBTQ rights.
Gov. Kevin Stitt also urged the passage of legislation to prohibit nonbinary designations on birth certificates altogether in 2022.
Mark Henson, 63, now faces a charge of felony criminal mischief for the Oct. 12 blaze.
Security video from the incident shows an unknown suspect setting an outdoor wall displaying banners, photos and flowers ablaze.
Republican Gov. Bill Lee defended his support of the legislation by claiming that allowing trans girls to play would “destroy women’s sports.”
The pop star, who is transgender, hopes to inspire queer people to "not give up on themselves" when she takes the stage in Hungary later this month.
The ruling will allow patient Evan Minton's discrimination lawsuit against California's Mercy San Juan Medical Center to proceed.
The State Department expects to be able to offer the option to nonbinary, intersex and gender-nonconforming Americans in early 2022.
The Oct. 15 event featured about 30 students and faculty from Burlington High School, and received praise from parents and LGBTQ advocates.
The legislation, which passed in June, has been heavily criticized for linking queer people with pedophilia
The streaming platform is facing criticism from LGBTQ employees and advocacy groups over the comedian's new special, "The Closer."
The new legislation will bring the Alpine nation into line with much of Western Europe and can take effect on July 1, 2022.
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.