A new law to protect youth against bullying based on their sexual orientation and their gender identity was passed by West Virginia Board of Education.
A principal in Florida outed two lesbian students to their parents after lecturing and threatening them because they were holding hands.
Tammy Aaaberg, mother of a student who committed suicide vis-a-vis perpetual bullying of other students, met Michele Bachmann and requested from her to denounce anti-LGBT bullying publicly.
Last week, Lady Gaga met White House's officials. Valerie Jarrett, senior adviser to President Obama, said that she was "deeply moved" by her meeting with Lady Gaga and looks forward to working with her "to help make our society more kind, inclusive and equal."
HRC releases an index evaluating 137 cities of United States (the 50 state capitals, the 50 most populous cities in the country, and the 25 large, 25 mid-size, and 25 small municipalities with the highest proportion of same-sex couples) and their policies for LGBTQ people.
The Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index 2012 came out this week, ranking hundreds of major US companies based on a set of criteria. These criteria include an assessment of companies’ non-discrimination policies, the offering of equal partner benefits, availability of LGBT resources for employees, the provision of transgender healthcare, a public commitment to LGBT causes, and a lack of support for anti-LGBT initiatives. The scoring falls under each of these categories, amounting to a highest possible score of 100.
On Lezbelib, we are used to talk about politics. It is always important to know what's going on and to know a little bit people who represent us, no matter their gender.
Recently, Cathy, Cael and E-Li had the opportunity to interview James F. Haning II, an openly gay Candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives in the 3rd Congressional District of Nevada.
We were interested in his ambitions and how he thought he could represent the LGBTQ community if he wins. Which are his projects? What will he fight for? We also approached the simple fact of being an openly gay candidate and what that implies.