Second-Oldest Women’s College Will Admit Trans Women

The second-oldest women’s college in the U.S., Stephens College, is now accepting transgender women as students, according to Inside Higher Ed. The 185-year-old Missouri university’s policy on trans students...

5 LGBTQ things you need to know today, April 19

1. Two members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee criticized Secretary of State nominee Mike Pompeo for his anti-LGBT statements. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) cited Pompeo's opposition to gay rights as a...
Donald Trump

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Aug. 24

1. The president released guidelines for his transgender military ban, which give Defense Sec. James Mattis a lot of leeway in deciding how to implement the ban. 2. Lambda Legal filed suit against the US dep...
President Donald Trump

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Aug. 15

1. The Trump administration may be looking into rolling back guidelines related to transgender prisoners. A US Department of Justice filing indicates that the president plans to re-evaluate policies regarding t...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, May 30

1. A perfect moment for Memorial Day. Yesterday, Chicago unveiled one of the country's first monuments to LGBT veterans. 2. This Missouri teenager was assigned an essay at his Catholic school to defend the C...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, May 19

1. Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval signed a law this week that effectively bans conversion therapy for minors. 2. Joshua Vallum is the first person prosecuted under the federal Hate Crimes Act for murdering a tra...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Jan. 4

1. Hundreds of foreign LGBT individuals seek asylum in America, persecuted and exiled from their home countries because of their sexuality. Donald Trump's campaign, built on anti-refugee, anti-immigrant rhetori...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Sept. 7

1. The FBI is now looking into a double murder in Missouri to determine whether it's a hate crime. The suspect, who is in custody, is a neighbor of the two victims (a mother and her daughter) and he had “an ong...