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“Hate Group” Inclusion Shows UN Members Still Divided on LGBT Rights

UNITED NATIONS - A group designated as a hate group for its “often violent rhetoric” against LGBTI rights was an invited member of the...

Federal Reserve Gets First Out, Black Chief

History was made in Atlanta , as its Federal Reserve Bank named Raphael Bostic, a University of Southern California economics professor, as its first...

Yelp to help people find gender-neutral bathrooms

Online business review site Yelp is introducing a new feature to help US customers find gender-neutral bathrooms. The website announced it will add the function...

Supreme Court Punts On Transgender Case, After Trump Title IX Action

The Supreme Court sent a landmark case involving a Virginia transgender teen back to a lower court for review this morning, citing President Trump's...

New Mandate for LGBTI Rights at the UN

GENEVA - The first-ever independent UN expert on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, Thai lawyer Vivit Muntarbhorn, has already begun the process of open...

Trump Revokes Obama-Era Transgender Student Protections

The White House ended a set of guidelines from the Obama administration, which were intended to protect transgender students in public schools yesterday, citing...

St. Francis U. Linebacker Comes Out as Gay

Following in the footsteps of Michael Sam, the University Of Missouri defensive end who came out of the closet following his final collegiate season,...

New Study Looks at LGBT Allies in College Sports

The sports world has not always been considered the most inviting place for those who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender. Yet, college...

Amid Furor Over Same-Sex ‘Date Night’ Ban, Restaurant Defends Policy

A popular restaurant in Brakpan, South Africa, has come under fire for excluding same-sex couples from its new "date night" promotion, as a pair...

Trump, Sessions Support Anti-LGBTQ Bill

Just days into his Presidency, Donald Trump and his Attorney General nominee, Jeff Sessions, have indicated support for a harsh federal version of local...