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  • Supreme Court sets Oct. 8 to Hear Whether Workers Can be Fired for Being LGBT

    (WB) The U.S. Supreme Court has designated Oct. 8 as the date when it will hear arguments on whether Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 applies to cases of anti-LGBT discrimination, setting up a showdown for when LGBT rights in all areas of life will hang in the balance.

  • Supreme Court to Take Up LGBT Job Discrimination Cases

    (AP) The Supreme Court will decide whether the main federal civil rights law that prohibits employment discrimination applies to LGBT people.

  • Texas Senator Wants Schools to Forcibly Out LGBT Students

    A lawmaker in Texas wants to force schools to out LGBT students to their parents.

  • To Come Out or Not to Come Out? 

    WB) Harvey Milk once said, “You must come out … and once and for all, break down the myths, destroy the lies and distortions.” What exactly does it mean to “come out?” A lot of modern definitions speak of coming out as a process. Often the first step is coming out to oneself and over time one may choose to tell their friends, family and people in the community. But the choice to open up with some people in one’s life, but not with others, should remain with oneself. There is a stark difference in the two statements.
  • Top 10 World Stories Of 2018

    (WB) These are the top 10 world LGBT related stories of 2018 chosen by the Washington Blade. 

  • Travel: Going West Denver & West Hollywood

     

    (Mirror) Venture out to the wild, wild west for two amazingly queer-friendly destinations: each with its own beautiful setting that will have you not wanting to catch that flight home. Experience delicious cuisine, unique lodgings and party with some good-looking locals—then tell us what you prefer more, the city views or the one of the locals!

  • U.K. Creates Protections for LGBT Asylum Seekers

    A new report from Britain’s House of Commons has set protections for LGBT people seeking asylum in the U.K. It says that in some detention centers, they are at risk of the same persecution they’re trying to flee.

  • U.K.’s Chief Rabbi Publishes LGBT-Inclusive Orthodox Jewish School Guide

    Ephraim Mirvis, chief rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth, has released a guide encouraging staff at Orthodox Jewish schools to accept LGBT children. 

  • UMKC to Host Gay, Lesbian, Transgender Conference

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The University of Missouri-Kansas City expects to host more than 2,500 college students from across the country next week for the Midwest Bisexual Lesbian Gay Transgender Ally College Conference.

  • US Court Says Housing Act Covers Harassed LGBT Tenant

    (AP) A federal appeals court found that the U.S. Fair Housing Act places obligations on landlords to protect LGBT tenants from harassment by other tenants.

  • Utah Senator Blocks Lesbian EEOC Appointment

    Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) on Wednesday continued his one-man effort to block the nomination of lesbian attorney Chai Feldblum to a third term on the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).

  • Vatican Gets with the Times, Uses Term ‘LGBT’ in Potential Historic First

    The Vatican finally figured out an appropriate way to address the LGBT community.

  • Village In New Guinea Offers Refuge For LGBT People

    Hanuabada, New Guinea, isn’t just a settlement built on stilts over the water, it’s a new-found haven for LGBT people who were discriminated against elsewhere.

  • We Make It Better: Positive Contributions Of LGBT People

    (Mirror) In their new book "We Make It Better: The LGBTQ Community And Their Positive Contributions To Society" co-authors Eric Rosswood and Kathleen Archambeau share the stories of people from Queer history, and explain how their contributions made the world a better place. 

  • What Do Gay Friends Want For Christmas? To Be Seen

    (WB) I’m a real estate agent by trade. And ask any real estate agent how business is or how the market is doing, and you’ll likely get the same answer — it’s great — or some variation on that.

  • What LGBT Supporters Need to Know About Kavanaugh

    (CNN) -- Brett Kavanaugh has replaced Anthony Kennedy on the US Supreme Court.

  • What To Read: “An Indefinite Sentence - A Personal History of Outlawed Love and Sex”

    Coming out was difficult enough. Even if everyone supported you and very little changed,changed; still, though you had doubts and fear, it was something you had to do. Now read the new book and imagine what it might’ve been like coming out but knowing that it’s dangerous.

  • When We Rise: LGBT history comes alive in new ABC series

    Currently in production at ABC TV is an eight-hour miniseries titled "When We Rise." Scheduled to air early in 2017, "When We Rise" will chronicle the history of the LGBT equality movement from the Stonewall Riots in 1969 through to the present day.