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Trans Activists, Journalists Discuss Coverage Issues

By John McDonald | Sunday Dec 10, 2017
Transgender life stories and community issues were discussed last Thursday evening inside a petite gallery space on Wilton Drive.

Northern Ireland Has Its Own Civil Law Cake Battle

By Donyae Lewis | Sunday Dec 10, 2017
This week, the U.S. Supreme court heard arguments on a 2012 discrimination case involving a bakery denying service to a gay couple due to religious beliefs. But there's a similar battle in Northern Ireland.

Russia Allows Rainbow Flags at 2018 FIFA World Cup

By Ryan Lynch | Sunday Dec 10, 2017
Russia will allow rainbow flags to be displayed during the 2018 FIFA World Cup despite a anti-gay propaganda law that makes the display of these symbols in public illegal.

Man's Fall From Cliff Ruled a Hate Crime 30 Years Later

By Donyae Lewis | Sunday Dec 10, 2017
With his clothes folded neatly into a pile and student I.D. left out along with other miscellaneous items, young gay teen Scott Johnson fell to his death from a cliff in Sydney, Australia. The year was 1988.

Marines' Punishment Included Forced Masturbation to Gay Pornography

By Donyae Lewis | Sunday Dec 10, 2017
A trial is currently underway for two British Royal Marine corporals who are accused of administering hazing punishments that included being whipped and forced to strip and masturbate to gay pornography.

God Goes Gender-Neutral... in Sweden

By Donyae Lewis | Sunday Dec 10, 2017
Is God a man? Or a woman? Or neither? Or both? Humans may never truly know the answer to that. But the Church of Sweden recently decided their God is going gender-neutral.

First Openly Lesbian NBA Referee to Get Award

By Ryan Lynch | Saturday Dec 9, 2017
Violet Palmer, the first female referee in NBA history, will be awarded for her contributions as being an out women of color.

MSNBC News Anchor Apologizes after Homophobic Blog Posts Revealed

By Ryan Lynch | Saturday Dec 9, 2017
MSNBC Anchor Joy Reid publically apologized Monday after a Twitter user found homophobic remarks on her blog.

Ad Campaign Points Up Dangers of SCOTUS Discrimination Case

By Donyae Lewis | Saturday Dec 9, 2017
"[T]he impact of such a decision wouldn't be limited to LGBT people; it could be used to allow discrimination against people of color, women, minority faiths, people with disabilities, and others."

Transgender Professor Awarded $1.1 Million in Discrimination Case

By Ryan Lynch | Saturday Dec 9, 2017
A former University of Oklahoma professor was awarded over $1 million in damages after a jury found she was discriminated against for being transgender.

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