Federal judge slaps down Trump transgender ban

A federally appointed judge just a kibosh on the President's military transgender ban.A United States District Judge, Seattle's Marsha Pechman, struck down the ruling on June 15. Pechman soundly rejected th...

Pentagon declines to honor Pride Month

The Defense Department has declined to send out an official memo recognizing Pride month. This absence of acknowledgment is an odd (but not unexpected) move for the American military in the era of Trump.In ...

Pulse and Parkland survivors plan D.C. Die-in

It's been two years since the Pulse Shooting in Orlando. In memoriam, protesters are planning a National Die-In in Washington, D.C. The event will commemorate the massacre, and advocate for new gun laws.Acc...

Transgender Iranians still face discrimination

Transgender citizens of Iran are still discriminated against, according to multiple sources. Despite legal protection of transgender status and transgender people, there is little society-wide acceptance for tr...

Castro daughter pushes for LGBTQ change in Cuba

Mariela Castro, the daughter of former Cuban President Raul Castro, recently advocated for LGBTQ rights in Cuba, including marriage.During a May 4 press conference in Havana, Castro said her organization--N...

Gay Atlanta pioneer Berl Boykin turns 74

On April 7, Atlanta’s LGBTQ community gathered to celebrate Berl Boykin’s birthday. It’s been 74 years well-lived for the Miami-born gay pioneer, whose activism helped lead the city’s fight for LGBTQ equality a...