Tag Archives: NGLTF

Census deletion: An ‘error’ or ‘malicious’ snub?

Census Bureau director John Thompson said Wednesday that the deletion of "sexual orientation and gender identity" from a list of proposed Census survey questions in a document released Tuesday was simply correcting an error; the subjects were considered but never

Clinton has 71 percent of delegates she needs; some gay Republicans feeling ‘lost’

As Clinton campaign grows closer to delegate count it needs for the nomination, some LGBT groups are focusing on a stop-Trump effort, while some gay Republicans even consider voting for Clinton.

Speed Read: Utah heading to Supremes

Utah's attorney general says he'll go directly to the Supreme Court to challenge a federal appeals panel decision against the state's marriage ban for same-sex couples. Boulder --and now St.Louis-- have begun issuing marriage licenses. And the Supreme Court has

Supreme Court: Another June of ‘major moments’ pending

June is the final month of the U.S. Supreme Court’s current session and, while anticipation is not nearly so great this year for the LGBT community as it was last year, there is some concern in the air. This year,

Speed Read: Oregon makes 18

A federal judge's ruling struck down Oregon's ban on same-sex marriage Monday. A federal judge in Utah has ordered the state to recognize an estimated 1,300 marriages by same-sex couples there. And there's an interesting race heating up for the

Speed Read: Slugfest in Fourth Circuit

The Fourth Circuit vote on Virginia's ban of same-sex marriage will almost certainly be 2 to 1, given Tuesday's combative oral argument. A federal judge in Idaho struck down that state's ban on Tuesday and ordered the state to start

Speed Read: 53% in work closet

A Human Rights Campaign study found that 53 percent of LGBT people hide their sexual orientation from almost everybody at work. Lesbian gubernatorial candidate Heather Mizeur held her own Wednesday night in the first Democratic primary debate for Maryland.

Speed Read: ‘Giant leap forward’

The U.S. Department of Education clarifies that Title IX of the Civil Rights Act’s prohibition against sex discrimination “extends to claims of discrimination based on gender identity or failure to conform to stereotypical notions of masculinity or femininity.” Ballot battle

Speed Read: No schism talk

President Obama downplayed any discussion about gay-related issues he may have had with Pope Francis during their first meeting Thursday. The Maryland legislature sent a bill to add gender identity to the state human rights law to the governor, who

Speed Read: Supreme Court appeal

The Maine supreme court ruled a public school can't bar a trans girl from the girls' bathroom. Liberty Counsel says it will head to the U.S. Supreme Court to fight ban on ex-gay therapy. Two of eight openly LGBT members