Uncategorized

NORTH CAROLINA: Wells Fargo Lights Its Charlotte Tower In Support Of Transgender Day Of Visibility

Yesterday was the International Day of Transgender Visibility and in support Wells Fargo lit its 48-story Duke Energy Center tower in Charlotte in pink, white, and blue, which are the colors of the transgender pride flag. Also yesterday Wells Fargo joined the 80+ major corporations who have called for the repeal of North Carolina’s hate … Continue reading

Uncategorized

Snickering Bystanders Do Nothing To Stop Violent Antigay Hate Crime Caught On Tape

All he wanted was a burger. What he got instead was a knuckle sandwich. 25-year-old Jordan Schaeffer was visiting Miami Beach from Los Angeles earlier this month when he was attacked after kissing his boyfriend, Eric Danko, while waiting in line at a Burger King Whopper Bar. Related: Hate Crime Victim Claims Police Intentionally Left Gay Slurs Out Of Official … Continue reading

Uncategorized

A Legal Analysis of NC’s Absurd, Hateful, Unconstitutional, Anti-LGBT Law

Last week, North Carolina passed a law, House Bill 2, that was explicitly designed to legitimize and codify sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination in the state. Earlier today, Lambda Legal and the ACLU filed a lawsuit challenging HB2… Read The post A Legal Analysis of NC’s Absurd, Hateful, Unconstitutional, Anti-LGBT Law appeared first on … Continue reading

LGBT News

White House Names First Transgender Person as Top LGBT Liaison

On Monday the White House appointed Raffi Freedman-Gurspan as the executive branch’s top liaison to the LGBT community, making her the first transgender person in history to assume that role. Freedman-Gurspan became the first openly transgender… Read The post White House Names First Transgender Person as Top LGBT Liaison appeared first on Towleroad. from Towleroad News … Continue reading

LGBT News

LGBT Youth Are Sharing Their Personal Stories On Instagram With #VisibleMe

“The years I spent hiding who I was were dark, claustrophobic, and crowded. Now that I’m openly gay, I am free.” If you head over to Instagram’s Explore page today, you’ll find their first ever LGBT-related video feed. The #VisibleMe page features LGBT youth sharing their personal stories, struggles, and advice. http://ift.tt/1SGTTgJ Instagram: @isupersheng Raymond … Continue reading