Lesbian Couple Kicked Out of Kentucky Park, Calls for New LGBT Anti-Discrimination Oridinance
“There’s a large sign posted, and it tells the hours of the park, no cats, no dogs, no football, no weddings — things along that
Connor Ferguson, Transgender Prom Queen, Takes The Crown In Trenton, Ontario
A high school is not usually the place where the norms of gender expression and identity are challenged. In the struggle for acceptance, many teens
New Law Backs Transgender Residents
In many states, transgender rights are slow to come by. While differences in sexual orientation may be protected from discrimination, gender identity is often left
Nike LGBT Sports Summit Tackles Bullying and Bias
LGBT inclusion makes strides in sports! Over the past weekend, a sports summit hosted by Nike set out to tackle issues that concern LGBTQ athletes.
BREAKING: MN Safe Schools for All Bill Introduced!
Today, Minnesota State Senators Dibble, Wiger, Rummel and Saxhaug introduced S.F. No. 971, the “Safe Schools for All” bill developed by Rainbow Families, the Midwest
Best Interests of Children Prevail in Alaska
Anti-LGBT measures passed in four states last November, including Prop 8 in California. These measures, juxtaposed with the election of Barack Obama, gave the impression
Ending Gender Identity/Expression Discrimination in Massachusetts…Soon!
Great news coming out of Massachusetts this week. Reps. Sciortino and Rushing and Sen. Downing re-introduced “An Act Relative to Gender-Based Discrimination and Hate Crimes,”
Largest MN School District Removes Anti-Gay Policy
Anoka-Hennepin, the largest school district in Minnesota, has removed its 1995 policy stating that homosexuality should not be taught as a normal, valid lifestyle. In
Tired of Being Attacked by the Right?
It’s not always good for morale, but it is good for resolve. Each and every day I receive about 4-5 emails from right wing organizations
Help End Gender-Based Discrimination in MA
In 2009 Bay Staters have an opportunity to ensure equality for all people in Massachusetts. To date, Massachusetts still lacks protections against gender identity/expression discrimination.
Transgender Rights Upheld in Maryland — Major Victory!
We here at Family Equality Council were thrilled to hear that the ballot measure to repeal Montgomery County, Maryland’s transgender protections ordinance failed to qualify