161 Businesses Form Coalition to Push for Equality Act

A coalition of 161 major businesses —including Apple, Coca-Cola and Target Corp. — has formed to urge Congress to ban anti-LGBT discrimination with passage of the Equality Act, the Human Rights Campaign announc...

Majority of Americans Support Equality Act

Recent polling from the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), Public Relation Research Institute (PRRI), and Equality Virginia found that a growing majority of Americans support LGBTQ equality and federal non-discrimina...

House Democrats Pass LGBTQ Protections for Staff

On the first day of the 116th Congress, House Democrats got to work after taking back the majority by passing a LGBTQ rights protection for the staff, reported PinkNews. A rules package passed in the House o...

Pelosi Vows to Pass Equality Act as New House Speaker

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), returning to her position Thursday as presiding officer of the U.S. House with a new Democratic majority, identified the Equality Act as bipartisan legislation she will se...
Adam Wynn

Gay man running for Congress in northwest Georgia

Openly gay Waleska resident Adam Wynn has announced he is running for U.S. House of Representatives in Georgia's 11th Congressional District. If elected, Wynn would be the first openly LGBT person ever elected ...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Sept. 26

1. Today in "take-back Tuesday," Education Sec. Betsy DeVos rescinds yet another set of Obama-era protection guidelines, these for college sexual assault survivors. New rules allow university leadership to deci...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, June 8

1. Kenne McFadden, 27, of San Antonio, Texas, was found dead on April 9. Police just now ruled the woman's death a homicide, making McFadden the 10th known transwoman murdered so far this year. 2. Today at 1...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, June 2

1. Rep. Scott Taylor (R-Virginia) joins Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Florida) as the second GOP member to break ranks and support the Equality Act in Congress. 2. Ivanka Trump tweeted her support for Pride Mo...