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Irish Scholar, 'Father of Irish LGBT Rights,' Sounds Off

Irish Scholar, 'Father of Irish LGBT Rights,' Sounds Off

By John McDonald | May 13
The morning after being honored as a global LGBT leader, Senator David Norris of Ireland was back creating controversy.

Fourth Global LGBTQI Human Rights Conference in Miami Aims to Make Powerful Statement in Uncertain Times

Fourth Global LGBTQI Human Rights Conference in Miami Aims to Make Powerful Statement in Uncertain Times

Apr 27
Thought leaders from around the globe will converge on Miami for the 4th Global LGBTQI Human Rights Conference, May 26 - 29, as part of World OutGames Miami 2017, the world's largest 10-day Sports, Culture and Human Rights event.

California Equality Group Hires First National Policy Director

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Jan 14
The LGBT advocacy group Equality California has hired its first national policy director.

Previous to Stonewall: Early Actions in the LGBT Equality Fight

By Jeff Taylor | Oct 10
The following are just some of the sit-ins, protests and spontaneous acts of rebellion the happened before Stonewall and also stand as key moments where activists stood up and said enough is enough.

LGBT Activists Send Pride Flag Into Space

By Rhuaridh Marr | Oct 1
LGBT equality group Planting Peace has completed an LGBT first, after launching a Pride flag 21 miles above the Earth's surface by attaching it to a weather balloon.

From the Ashes of Freedom to Marry, A New Group Emerges to Replace It

By Christiana Lilly | May 22
Even before the Supreme Court made its historic ruling clearing the way for marriage equality in all 50 states, one group was already looking ahead to the next fight.

CA Gov. Brown Signs Slate of GLBT Bills

By Mathew S. Bajko | Oct 17
California will begin collecting LGBT demographic data and restrict how much insurers can charge for AIDS medications under laws signed this year by Governor Jerry Brown.

Turkish LGBT Activist Killed In Car Crash

By John McDonald | Sep 16
Boysan Yakar had enthusiasm, energy and ability. All important traits for an activist, particularly one advocating for human rights in a country hostile to the reality that LGBT people even exist.

Florida Legislators Push for Statewide LGBT Nondiscrimination Protections

Aug 15
As cases show, real discrimination persists despite gains in some areas. Florida lawmakers are trying to change that and bring the state into line with 21st Century realities.

Actor And Activist James Lecesne Celebrates Difference

By Mark Kennedy | Aug 1
"Trevor Project" co-founder James Lecesne is saying a lot these days. He's starring in his own thoughtful one-man show, "The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey," at New York's Westside Theatre.

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