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When We Rise LGBT Mini-series Finale Part IV

When We Rise LGBT Mini-series Finale Part IV

Cleve rejoins the fight, helping take California’s Prop 8 to the US Supreme Court; Roma fights for healthcare for all, and Ken looks to become strong again in an unlikely place – God’s home Phylicia Rashad, Debra Winger, Rob Reiner, Richard Schiff, T.R. Knight and Ivory Aquino Guest Star “Part IV” written by Dustin Lance […]

ILGA-Europe call for greater leadership on LGBTI equality

ILGA-Europe call for greater leadership on LGBTI equality

ILGA-Europe have called for greater leadership on LGBTI equality from EU institutions and member states, at the High-level Ministerial Conference on LGBTIQ Equality Mainstreaming, held by the Maltese Presidency of the EU in Malta. “The EU Commission has set out a List of Actions they are taking to progress equality for LGBTIQ people throughout Europe. […]

US: Texas ‘BATHROOM BILL’ Opponents Release New Ad

US: Texas ‘BATHROOM BILL’ Opponents Release New Ad

The ACLU of Texas and Legacy Community Health have released a Richard Linklater directed, 60-second digital ad, showing Texas’ ‘bathroom bill’ (S.B. 6) isn’t about so-called privacy, but about discriminating against transgender Texans. The spot, titled “Taking a Seat, Making a Stand,” encourages Texans – through targeted digital buys on Facebook – to contact their […]

LGBT International Powerlifting Championships (Regisration Now Open)

LGBT International Powerlifting Championships (Regisration Now Open)

The first ever LGBT International Powerlifting Championships are happening 28th, 29th, and 30th July 2017, in London. Up to 60 of the world’s strongest Lesbian, Gay, Bi Sexual and Trans athletes are expected to attend from all over the world, in what promises to be a very special occasion.

GLAAD: Over 140 entertainers, including Lady GaGa and Amy Poehler, against anti-LGBTQ bills, support #TXtogether

GLAAD: Over 140 entertainers, including Lady GaGa and Amy Poehler, against anti-LGBTQ bills, support #TXtogether

GLAAD, in partnership with Equality Texas, The Ally Coalition, and leading artists, entertainers, and influencers, have released an open letter with more than 140 signatures, opposing bills that threaten harm to the LGBTQ community in the Lone Star State.  The diverse range of signatories addressed the letter to leaders in Texas, urging they oppose Senate Bill 6 (SB […]

EP deplores harmful medical treatment for trans and intersex people

EP deplores harmful medical treatment for trans and intersex people

In a key vote on gender equality in mental health, the European Parliament has urged for stronger action on trans and intersex people’s mental health. The Parliament deplores that transgender people are still considered mentally ill, and highlights that this diagnosis “is a source of significant distress for transgender persons”.

FGG: LGBT Women in Sport – FREE EVENT!

FGG: LGBT Women in Sport – FREE EVENT!

 Speakers from the world of sport, both amateur and professional, will explore the issues and barriers that discourage LGBT women from participating in sport. This event will take place on April 15, 2017, from 10 am to 4 pm, in Brighton, UK. The Federation of Gay Games (FGG) aims to find ways to support and […]