Schools should teach positive portrayal of same-sex relationships, says NUT

Pupils should be taught a “positive portrayal” of same sex relationships in school sex education policies as a means of promoting equality, the National Union of Teachers resolved at its annual conference in Harrogate on Sunday. Delegates overwhelmingly approved the motion on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transsexual (LGBT) rights, asking that “a future government must… Read more »

LGBT Group Plan Actions For Change

LITTLE ROCK, AR — The LGBT community is celebrating and planning Saturday after what they call a week-long battle. The meeting comes after Governor Asa Hutchinson signed a Religious Freedom Bill into law late this week. LGBT members say, having their voices heard by legislators is only fuel to change more in the state. This… Read more »

LGBT Days kicks off in Cathedral City

CATHEDRAL CITY, Calif. – A weekend of of fun, food, and music starts Friday with a message of inclusiveness and diversity. Joe Galli Joe Galli The first annual Cathedral City LGBT Days started Friday night and will continue through the weekend. “Palm Springs has there big gay pride festival and that encompass everybody in the… Read more »

Giant pro-LGBT flag taken down from rooftop

Independent designer and street artist Graham Brown, owner of United State of Indiana, made waves on social media this week with this giant illicit rainbow flag.(Photo: Provided by Graham Brown) Graham Brown, 27, an entrepreneur and erstwhile street artist, saw the headlines about Gov. Mike Pence signing the “religious freedom” bill this week and, lamenting… Read more »

Final Four’s Biggest Winners Should Be LGBT Sports Fans

By Adam Grossman After Governor Mike Pence of Indiana recently signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA), numerous business, political, and social organizations voiced their concerns over the law. Critics of the RFRA state that the bill will give legal protections to private companies and citizens who do not want to sell products or provide… Read more »

San Francisco Supervisors Unanimously Pass Ordinance Preventing Discrimination Of LGBT Seniors

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A city ordinance prohibiting discrimination against senior lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender San Franciscans by long-term care facilities and nursing homes was unanimously approved by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday. The LGBT Senior Long Term Care Facilities Bill of Rights Ordinance, introduced by San Francisco Supervisor Scott… Read more »

Conservatives Double Down On Anti-LGBT Laws As Gay Marriage Goes to the Supreme Court

Just days after signing into law a so-called religious exemptions bill that will legally protect Indiana residents if they’re sued by lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people for discrimination, Gov. Mike Pence is enduring a wave of national criticism. Threats to boycott the state of Indiana, led by high-profile LGBT activists like Star Trek actor… Read more »