But the numbers the researchers were able to uncover despite those logistical challenges are still striking—and far from heartening for the LGBTQ community. Despite advances like the nationwide legalization of same-sex marriage, personal experiences of discrimination are apparently still widespread. One particularly timely example given the recent proliferation of so-called “bathroom bills”: over a third of LGBTQ people said that they or a loved one had “been verbally harassed in the bathroom or been told or asked if they were using the wrong bathroom.” … [Read more...] about Harvard Study: LGBT People of Color Suffer Double Discrimination
LGBT groups were not exactly thrilled with the mere preservation of Obama’s 2014 workplace protections. They drew attention to a handful of common themes: President Trump’s promise to sign the sweeping First Amendment Defense Act; the anti-LGBT records of Vice President Mike Pence and cabinet nominees like Jeff Sessions; and especially the impact of Trump’s current travel ban, which applies to immigrants and refugees from seven majority-Muslim countries, LGBT and non-LGBT alike. … [Read more...] about Will Donald Trump’s White House Really Safeguard LGBT Rights?
The group will perform at Ho Chi Minh Labor Palace every Friday, Saturday and Sunday. In addition to Saigon, artists run a second venue at Bach Dang Trade Center of southern Binh Duong Province, as well as an auxiliary stage at East Saigon Urban Area in southern Dong Nai Province. … [Read more...] about LGBT+ artists ensure Lotto never a drag
Despite the proclamation urging Americans to give “compassion to those living with HIV,” the president has previously been accused of lacking compassion for people with HIV/AIDS. In June, nearly a quarter of the members of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS resigned in protest, declaring in a letter that Trump “simply does not care” about people living with AIDS. … [Read more...] about White House Proclaims World AIDS Day, Leaves Out LGBT People & People of Color
“I know that it is a dangerous thing, or a scary thing more I should say, for somebody on such a huge level who has so many fans that are in the bible belt and in the midwest, who completely don’t agree with the lifestyle that I lead,” Hall said on BuzzFeed News’ AM to DM. … [Read more...] about Todrick Hall Says People Don’t Realize That Taylor Swift’s LGBT Support Is A Huge Deal
"So as of today, I am now the owner of Hell, Michigan. I bought the whole town. And my first act as owner, I have renamed my town to Gay Hell, MI. The only flags allowed to fly are pride." … [Read more...] about YouTuber buys town called ‘Hell’ and RENAMES it to protest Trump’s LGBT flag ban