Methodist Church Upholds Anti-LGBTQ Traditional Plan

The judicial council of the United Methodist Church (UMC) decided on Friday (April 26)  to uphold the “Traditional Plan,” which solidifies the church’s ban on same-sex marriage and ordination of LGBTQ pastors, ...

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, May 2

1. Congressional LGBT ally Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Florida) announced this will be her last year in elected office.2. The United Methodist Church is considering removing its first openly gay bishop, Kar...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, July 18

1. A Detroit man was charged Sunday in connection with a viral video that showed him pointing a gun and shouting anti-gay slurs at a man in a convenience store.2. The United Methodist Church elected an open...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, May 10

1. The ACLU filed suit against Mississippi over a bill that allows certain businesses to refuse service to same-sex couples based on religious grounds.2. A Boston man has been indicted for a scheme in which...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, July 2

1. A federal judge ruled Wednesday that all Alabama counties must abide by the court decisions allowing same-sex marriages. A handful of counties had been refusing to issue the licenses.2. “Make no mistake:...