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Topics: Sports and LGBTQ
Topics: Sports and LGBTQ
The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled 8-3 that denying a teacher a job because she is lesbian violates the Civil Rights Act. It's the first time the law has been found to cover the LGBT community.
FOR CENTURIES, BEING LESBIAN, gay, bisexual or transgender in America meant hiding at least part of who you were. The stigma traces as far back as the colonial era, when sodomy was a capital crime. The culture has shifted over time, and recent decade
This week, LGBTQ YouTube stars spoke out against the video-hosting site after news broke that the site restricted access to videos containing LGBTQ content, even if the content was innocuous. This "restricted mode" meant that users under 18 would not
This week, the Census Bureau appeared to move toward adding questions about gender identity and sexual orientation. Then it changed its mind. What happened?
ON JANUARY 20, 2015, President Obama said the word transgender in his State of the Union address. It was only a word—but given that Ronald Reagan refused even to say the word aids publicly until 1985 because he was so disgusted by sexual diversity, t
PATRICK GOMEZ Ivory Aquino was ready to face death for the chance to become the woman she knew she was inside. The morning of her 2005 gender-confirmation surgery in Thailand, “I walked out on the balcony, looked out at the ocean and was at peace th
The anti-trans, self-branded "Free Speech" bus is still rolling through the country, spreading its hateful message that transgender people don't exist — but when it arrived in Boston Thursday morning, protesters were there to greet it. The big orange
Bryan Fischer, the rabid far-right activist and evangelical American Family Association radio host, turned up the unintentional self-satire to 11 on Sunday by claiming the LGBTQ movement appropriated the rainbow flag from the Bible. "Worst example of
The journalist’s comments suggest gay men enjoy sex with children—an idea that has been widely debunked.
A growing number of young people are moving beyond the idea that we live in a world where sexuality and gender come in only two forms
House pages were warned about "cross-dressers in the building" and given temporary access to a private restroom.
When former Labour Party leader EAMON GILMORE helped spearhead Ireland’s successful national referendum on same-sex marriage, the 2015 Global Thinker hoped the vote might serve as a symbol of progress for queer people in countries where their identit
The collegiate sports organization isn't exactly enthused about the compromise North Carolina lawmakers reached on House Bill 2, but concluded the deal has "minimally" satisfied its expectations.
After coming out as a gay male in her teens and later as a transgender female, Gigi Lazzarato thought she was done with coming out. But that all changed when the popular Internet sensation, 24, met model and activist Natalia “Nats” Getty, also 24, la
Outrage over the vice president's approach to marriage reveals how deeply gender divides American culture.
Pro sports leagues fly the rainbow flag, hoping to cultivate a new market |“It totally makes sense that teams are being more proactive”
FOR ALMOST THREE DECADES AS A RADIO NEWSCASTER in Victoria, British Columbia, Sheila Gardner fielded countless comments from male listeners—not about stories but about syntax. They’d call up, night after night, anytime they detected anything that sou
An intelligence official explains how being honest with herself and her colleagues helped her serve her country.
"Sexual orientation and gender identity" was listed in a Census Bureau report as a proposed topic for the 2020 Census or the American Community Survey. But the topic was later removed.
After publishing a video made to help other Russian LGBT youth feel less isolated, Artem Kolesov has received supportive messages from all over the world. But he's also facing threats of violence.
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