National and International

Worth Reading – Iceland Most Gender Equal Country in the World

Worth Reading – Iceland Most Gender Equal Country in the World

| December 12, 2017

From The Guardian:  “It’s no coincidence that last year Iceland was ranked the most gender equal country in the world by the World Economic Forum – for the ninth time – and The Economist recently named it the world’s best place for working women.” “By contrast, after the 2016 election, the US dropped from 52nd […]

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Civil Rights Agency Submits LGBT Employment Discrimination Report to Trump

Civil Rights Agency Submits LGBT Employment Discrimination Report to Trump

| December 12, 2017

NBC News reports: “The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, an independent agency tasked with developing and enhancing federal civil rights laws, has released a report on Wednesday outlining the “long, serious and pervasive history” of employment discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans and called for federal legislation to address the issue.” “Following the […]

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Bea Arthur’s New York Residence for Homeless LGBT Youth Opens

Bea Arthur’s New York Residence for Homeless LGBT Youth Opens

| December 12, 2017

LGBTQ Nation reports that just in time for Christmas, New York’s Ali Forney Center has officially opened its new LGBTQ youth homeless residence – the Bea Arthur Residence. The 18-room facility is located in the Lower East Side of New York City. The official opening took place on November 30, and many notables were on […]

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Stonewall Inn National Monument Untouched by Trump’s Review

Stonewall Inn National Monument Untouched by Trump’s Review

| December 12, 2017

From the Washington Blade – An executive order issued by President Trump in April calling for a review and reassessment of U.S. national monuments named since 1996 will not impact the designation of the Stonewall Inn gay bar in New York’s Greenwich Village as the nation’s first LGBT national monument. According to a report released […]

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RNC Commemorates Log Cabin Republicans 40th Anniversary

RNC Commemorates Log Cabin Republicans 40th Anniversary

| December 12, 2017

From the Washington Blade – In what LGBT Republicans consider to be a first-of-its-kind development, the chair of the Republican National Committee last week issued an official letter commemorating Log Cabin Republicans on its 40th anniversary and praising the group for advocating for LGBT rights. “As the nation’s original and largest conservative organization advocating for […]

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VIDEO: Canada’s Justin Trudeau Apologizes for ‘Unjust Treatment’ of LGBTQ Canadians

VIDEO: Canada’s Justin Trudeau Apologizes for ‘Unjust Treatment’ of LGBTQ Canadians

| December 6, 2017

Anya Crittenton of GayStarNews published this report after Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau formally apologized for the ‘unjust treatment’ of LGBTQ Canadians in a speech at the House of Commons. Specifically, the apology addresses LGBTQ service members who were ‘purged’ from the military during the Cold War and beyond. ‘Now imagine, if you will,’ Trudeau […]

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Make Your Voice Heard – Take the Survey

Make Your Voice Heard – Take the Survey

| December 6, 2017

Last summer ProSuzy joined hands with the LGBT Institute at the Center for Civil and Human Rights and Georgia State University (GSU) LGBT Institute to seek participants in one of the largest surveys ever conducted of LGBTQ individuals in the South. “We’d like to have at least 6,000+ people take the survey and we’re almost […]

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Two Moms, Two Kids Featured in Target Jammies Ad

Two Moms, Two Kids Featured in Target Jammies Ad

| December 6, 2017

Lesbian Mom blogger Mombian.com recently shared a link to Target’s online catalog page featuring a real-life two-mom family modeling its holiday pajamas, and one of the moms has kindly shared a little about their experience for Mombian readers: Becky Evan (the taller mom) is a training and operations executive at Target, and lives with her […]

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