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Federal Court Strikes Down Alabama’s Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Statement from Equality Alabama Board Chair Benn Cooper on Historic Ruling Yesterday, U.S. District Judge Callie V.S. Granade ruled in favor of equality, striking down Alabama’s discriminatory constitutional amendment banning same-sex couples from marrying. Granade, appointed by President George W. Bush, stated in her ruling: There is no law prohibiting infertile couples, elderly couples, or couples […]

HRC: Equal Treatment Still Out of Reach for LGBT Americans

New Report Reveals that Equal Treatment Remains Out of Reach for LGBT Americans in Most States – Discrimination Continues Even With Marriage Equality WASHINGTON—The Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization, in partnership with the Equality Federation, today released its first national report assessing the status […]

9 out of 10 Transgender Employees Discriminated Against in the Workplace

  Transgender Economic Equality on Agenda at 2015 Creating Change: February 4-8 in Denver, Colorado The U.S. unemployment rate for gender non-conforming individuals is twice the national employment rate and a staggering four times the national rate for transgender people of color.  Nine out of every 10 of those who manage to find jobs also report […]

Exclusive: Rosie Cepero Brings Love & Hope from Beyond

TLC Star speaks about spirits, LGBTQ youth, parents and “Angels Among Us” By: Nicole Lashomb, Editor-in-Chief— Rosie Cepero, the leading star of TLC’s “Angel’s Among Us” has an undeniably unique gift—the ability to communicate with our loved ones who have passed—more specifically, our guardian angels, as she refers to them. To skeptics, this may sound […]

All Florida Clerks Must Issue Marriage Licenses to Gay Couples

FLORIDA—Today, federal district court Judge Robert L. Hinkle confirmed his marriage ruling in a new order stating that clerks of ALL Florida counties must issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples after his stay expires end of day January 5th. When the stay of his prior order invalidating Florida’s ban on marriage by same-sex couples expires on […]

Deep Inside Hollywood: The Year in Gay

By: Romeo San Vicente*/Special to TRT— Once upon a time, in the bad old days of closets and media resistance to gay stories of any sort (much less attempts to cover the entire LGBT spectrum with anything resembling nuance or empathy), we would have struggled to come up with enough events to fill an year-end […]