How to ensure your workplace is LGBTQ friendly

Companies that celebrate diversity among their employees must consider diversity of gender identity and sexual orientation, too. In June 2020, the US Supreme Court ruled 6-3 that the 1964 Civil Rights Act barring sex discrimination in the workplace protects LGBTQ employees from being fired because of their sexual orientation. The ruling was and is a […]

Trans people win right to exist in historic Kuwait court ruling

Trans people win right to exist in historic Kuwait court ruling

Trans people win right to exist in historic Kuwait court ruling Transgender equality activists scored a major win in Kuwait as the country’s constitutional court struck down a law that has long been used to criminalize transgender identity. Two laws in the Muslim-majority country are used to prosecute people for being LGBTQ. Article 193 bans […]

Anti-LGBTQ ‘hatred bills’ are dangerous to Arizonans — and bad for business

Anti-LGBTQ ‘hatred bills’ are dangerous to Arizonans — and bad for business

Commentary Protesters gather at the Arizona Capitol in February 2014 to call on Gov. Jan Brewer to veto Senate Bill 1062, which would have legalized discrimination against LGBTQ people. Photo by Devon Christopher Adams | Flickr/CC BY-NC 2.0 While serving as openly gay members of the Arizona House of Representatives, we were both confronted with […]

3 Lessons to learn from LGBTQ relationships

3 Lessons to learn from LGBTQ relationships

3 Lessons to learn from LGBTQ relationships It’s difficult to pinpoint exactly what makes a good relationship work so well. Chance, circumstance, and personality can all contribute to a happy love life and sometimes just that special something you can’t quite pin down. However, no matter how much love is, it does not preclude us […]

Marquette Diocese’s LGBTQ restrictions blasted as ‘cruel policy’

Marquette Diocese's LGBTQ restrictions blasted as 'cruel policy'

A banner hangs outside St. Francis of Assisi Church in New York City following an annual Pre-Pride Festive Mass June 26. The liturgy, hosted by the parish’s LGBT Ministry, is traditionally celebrated on the eve of the city’s Pride march. (CNS/Gregory A. Shemitz) Advocates and theologians who study issues Click here to view original web […]

Vatican office apologises for hurting Catholic LGBTQ community

Vatican office apologises for hurting Catholic LGBTQ community

Vatican office apologises after removing from its website, a link to LGBT+ resource materials by a Catholic gay rights advocacy group (Removes extraneous words from paragraph 2) By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY, Dec 13 (Reuters) – A Vatican department has apologised for “causing pain to the entire LGBTQ community” […] Click here to view original […]

LGBTQ students at Katy ISD call internet policy discriminatory, demand change

LGBTQ students at Katy ISD call internet policy discriminatory, demand change

Administrators said the policy is meant for protection KATY – Several students who spoke at the Katy ISD board meeting on Monday said they will not be silenced until what they consider to be “LGBTQ discrimination through internet policies” is put to an end. School district administrators said the […] Click here to view original […]