The InterPride network announced Sydney, Australia to host WorldPride 2023
The InterPride Network announced Sydney Australia to host WorldPride 2023 and will become the first city in the southern hemisphere to ever host this event.
The Mormon Church Urges Utah Not to Bar “Conversion Therapy” For LGBTQ Young Minors
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints says it’s against a proposed ban of “conversion therapy” for LGBTQ minors.
Rhode Island To Restore Benefits For LGBTQ Veterans Reclassifying Their Discharge As Honorable
Gov. Gina Raimondo signed legislation promising veterans benefits for LGBTQ service members discharged for their sexual orientation.
Health And Human Services Plans To Revoke LGBTQ Adoption Rules
The Department of Health and Human Services has proposed a rule that would let faith-based adoption groups exclude LGBTQ parents who want to adopt.
Comcast’s LGBTQ Liaison Files Discrimination Lawsuit
Klayton Fennell, a gay Comcast executive who serves as the cable’s liaison with LGBTQ groups, filed a federal lawsuit on October 23, 2019 alleging the company discriminated against him because of his sexual orientation.
The Crow Creek Sioux Tribe Passes Law On Hate Crime Protecting LGBTQ People
The Crow Creek Sioux Tribe is the second tribe to pass a law modeled after the Matthew Shepard Act, signed by President Barack Obama in 2009.
House Republican Introduces LGBTQ Discrimination Bill With Huge Religious Concessions
Rep. Chris Stewart’s Fairness For All Act (FFAA), first conservative Republican to introduce legislation benefiting LGBTQ community, but is it fair enough?
World AIDS Day: “Out Of The Darkness” Vigil In St. John’s Lutheran Church
Family members and loved ones gathered to hold this year’s candlelight vigil for World AIDS Day with guest speakers and performances.
Australian Kmart Starts Selling Same-Sex Doll Family Playset With Two Kids And A Cute Pet
In Australia, Kmart has begun selling same-sex “Family Playset” that comes with either two moms or two dads, as well as two children.
Hong Kong Court Rules NO On Same-Sex Marriage, Major Set Back On Marriage Equality
A court in Hong Kong delivered a major setback to marriage equality by upholding the city’s denial of relationship recognition to LGBTQ couples.
Jamaica’s Montego Bay Mayor Homer Davis And St. James Councilor Say NO To Pride Event
Montego Bay Mayor and St. James Councilor banned a series of gay-themed events at the Montego Bay Cultural Centre.
House Democrats File Resolution To Condemn HUD Secretary Ben Carson For Transphobic Comments
HUD’s Dr. Ben Carson landed in hot water last week for alleged transphobic comments he made in a closed-door meeting with HUD employees.
The Supreme Court to Weigh In On LGBTQ+ Employment Rights, DACA, & Gun Rights In New Term
In its new term, the Supreme Court is set to take on three major cases: LGBTQ+ employment rights and religious freedom, DACA, and gun protections.