Last Thursday, there was an important victory for both the LGBT community and for women.
Indeed, the First Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the federal anti-discrimination law extends protections for same-sex workers who are discriminated against on the basis of their sexual orientation and gender.
Newly elected Governor of Louisiana, John Bel Edwards announced that one of his first actions would be to issue a decree to prohibit anti-LGBTQ discrimination.
The judges of a Kenyan court urged the government to officially register a gay association.
Amber Hatcher, a 16-year-old lesbian, student in the state of Florida, wanted to observe the National Day of Silence which took place on April 20 and which is a campaign organized by the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network’s (GLSEN) for increasing students-and-teachers' awareness of anti-LGBT bullying and harassment in schools.
The principle is simple: to remain silent during a day to call attention to the silencing effect of bullying.
So Amber, wishing to observe this campaign last April within her school, had required the permission of the her school principal Shannon Fusco who immediately threatened her with "ramifications".
For the first time, a report submitted by the UN Council of Human Rights details all discriminations, violences sudden throughout the world by LGBTQ people with a list of recommendations to protect us.
A new survey realized in Minnesota shows that most of the LGBT students have been bullied at school, this harassment was based on their sexual orientation.