Spain analyzes bill that allows trans people to legally change their gender

Spanish trans people will be able to self-identify their legal gender – Todd Franson On June 27, Spain’s Council of Ministers, the government’s key decision-making body, made up of the prime minister, deputies and ministers appointed by the king, approved a gender identification bill that would allow transgender people legally change their gender. The bill … Read more

Summary: The Sacramento Kings celebrate Pride Month with the LGBTQIA+ community

— Participation builds on Kings’ commitment to uplift and support the LGBTQIA+ community — — Team Honored Diversity through festival, March, social media channels and more — Every June, Pride is celebrated to amplify the love and acceptance of the LGBTQIA+ community. This year, the Sacramento Kings teamed up with the Sacramento LGBT Community Center … Read more

“There aren’t enough stories about us,” says filmmaker Onir in his new book, I Am Onir and I Am Gay.

Filmmaker and author Onir doesn’t mince words when it comes to his movies, his sexuality, or his new book, I Am Onir, and I Am Gay. Filmmaker and author Onir doesn’t mince words when it comes to his movies, his sexuality, or his new book. I’m Onir and I’m Gay In his pioneer memoirs Dear … Read more

What is Florida’s Don’t Say Gay Bill and its impact on children?

EITHEROn Tuesday night, President Joe Biden took to Twitter to condemn a controversial bill moving quickly through the Florida legislature. The proposed law, often referred to by critics as “Don’t Say Gay” legislation, prohibits public school districts from “encouraging” classroom discussion of sexual orientation or gender identity. State Rep. Joe Harding, a Republican who introduced … Read more

“There aren’t enough stories about us,” says filmmaker Onir in his new book, I Am Onir and I Am Gay.

Filmmaker and author Onir doesn’t mince words when it comes to his movies, his sexuality, or his new book, I Am Onir, and I Am Gay. Filmmaker and author Onir doesn’t mince words when it comes to his movies, his sexuality, or his new book. I’m Onir and I’m Gay In his pioneer memoirs Dear … Read more

Some states banned abortion. There are still ways to get pills

Abortion rights advocates say there are still ways to acquire abortion pills, but they aren’t without legal risk. On June 24, the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, a 1973 decision that protected the right to an abortion under the US Constitution. Since that ruling, a number of states have enacted laws that ban or … Read more

Mennonite Church USA passes resolution committing to LGBTQ inclusion

(RNS) — The governing body of the largest Mennonite denomination in the United States has approved a resolution on Sunday (May 29) confessing to “committing violence against LGBTQ people” and committing to LGBTQ inclusion. In a separate vote, Mennonite Church USA He also repealed instructions to pastors not to officiate at same-sex marriages. The official … Read more

Learnings from the NationSwell event on ‘Protecting the Dignity of LGBTQIA+ Youth’

In 2022, Republican lawmakers launched a nationwide effort to undermine the rights of the LGBTQ+ community in state legislatures across the country. With a slew of state bills, numbering more than 300 at the time of this writing, conservatives have embarked on a mission to effectively erode the persona of the most vulnerable members of … Read more

For transgender students, Title IX changes could reopen doors closed under Trump

Shane Windmeyer recalls the influx of calls to Campus Pride in 2016, when then-President Barack Obama’s Department of Education told colleges that sexual orientation and gender identity were protected by Title IX. Community college leaders wanted to know how they could support their transgender students, beyond the letter of the law, said Windmeyer, the organization’s … Read more

Disney Continues to Promote Pro-LGBTQIA+ Stance in New Original Series

Disney’s new original series continues to promote the company’s pro-LGBTQIA+ stance, as the show tells the story of a same-sex couple in one of the episodes. We recently reported on the groundbreaking inclusion of a trans character who helps Baymax choose tampons and feminine products along with other customers in a store. This scene has … Read more

Pride Collection ranking: from celebration to performance

“There is so much hate in the world, not only towards people in the community, but also towards people who support the community,” said Phebe Jones, a Biochem and Molecular Biology/Biotech senior. “[Pride collections are] just something to say, I’m not afraid to show it.” Here is a ranking of ten of the most prominent … Read more

Jammu holds its first gay pride parade

Arnavi was only nine years old when he realized that he was a transgender person. All her family members except her mother either boycotted her or ignored her. He is now 26 years old and has come a long way. After earning a fine arts degree from Jammu university without any support from her family … Read more

No game prides itself like Apex Legends

Apex Legends has set a very high bar for LGBTQIA representation in modern multiplayer games—so high, in fact, that you’d be hard-pressed to find a game that comes close. From a non-binary character whose pronouns are used correctly by other Legends to two openly gay cisgender women jokingly flirting in the middle of a match, … Read more

Why we need a mindset shift around LGBTQIA+ employees in the workplace and how we can achieve it

The LGBTQIA+ community in India has come a long way and there are now various laws in place to protect their rights and provide equal opportunities. Even then, however, the basic reality in workplaces is different. Many organizations have a number of policies in place to prevent discrimination against the queer community, but much work … Read more

LGBTQ+ Americans are less confident about saving for retirement

Marc Bruxelle/EyeEm/Getty Barriers make it difficult to accumulate wealth There are a few barriers that work together to complicate retirement savings for LGBTQ+ people. One issue the EBRI survey found was that LGBTQ+ respondents were less likely to be married, meaning they were unable to access spousal benefits or prepare for retirement as a legally … Read more

Russian LGBT artists find refuge in Paris

For many Russian LGBT artists, the invasion of Ukraine and the political repression that accompanied it was the straw that broke the camel’s back. With the help of a Paris charity, they have found a new home in France. Alexei, a 23-year-old composer, used to believe he could overcome President Vladimir Putin’s regime, but seeing … Read more