In Atlanta, the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that federal laws on discrimination cannot give protection based on sexual orientation. It considers that Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act doesn't apply to LGBT people.
The anti-discrimination bill is moving ahead a bit in Missouri but is unlikely to be voted on this year.
Marriage is legal in 50 states, discrimination is still legal in 31 of them. Created by Ad Council, Gill Foundation and agency CP+B with research assistance from Redscout, "Beyond I Do" is a new compaign that "promotes acceptance, empathy and understanding for the millions of LGBT Americans who can be kicked out of their homes, fired from their jobs or denied services because of their sexual orientation or gender identity.”
Writer, director and producer Arnetta Randall is back with a new web series. "Hook-Ups" showcases people from all backgrounds, gender expression, and sexual orientation. For the project to start, Arnetta launched a fundraising campaign.
A new survey confirms that the new generation defines itself less as "strictly heterosexual".
In a new issue of The Advocate magazine, actress and model Diora Baird addresses her sexual orientation and relationship with comedian Mav Viola.
Senator Katie Hobbs, Representative Rebecca Rios, and Equality Arizona introduced two bills (SB1320 and HB2364) to protect LGBTQ people from discrimination in housing, employment, and public housing.
A new survey reveals that now only 48% of young Americans, aged between 13 and 20, regard themselves as "exclusively heterosexual".
For the first time, a center dedicated to providing help, support and health treatments for the transgender community will be opened in Thailand.
The bill, introduced earlier this year in Congress by Democratic Sens. Jeff Merkley, Tammy Baldwin, Cory Booker and Rep. David N. Cicilline, would amend the 1964 Civil Rights Act to prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.