The Vermont House has voted to ask the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to lift its lifetime ban on blood donations by gay and bisexual men.
There are tens of thousands of homeless youths across America who are LGBT — lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender. Most are on the streets because they have nowhere else to go — outcasts who leave home after being rejected by family members or flee shelters because residents bully or beat them.
A gay high school student was allegedly suspended for wearing high heels to class at Charles City High School.
Old Dominion University is is joining in on a growing human rights trend, giving gay and lesbian students the option of their own dormitory on-campus.
President Barack Obama told gay and lesbian supporters at a big-ticket fundraiser Thursday that there’s more work to do to ensure fairness for all, but he said he “couldn’t be prouder” of his track record for them.
Legislation that would allow private adoption agencies to deny placements that conflict with their religious or moral beliefs, including opposition to homosexuality, sailed through the Virginia House of Delegates without debate Friday.
Currently there are no laws that allow private adoption agencies to discriminate based on gender, religion, sexual orientation or other distinguishing factors, but that could change in Virginia if a new bill passes as law.