While Disney does not provide direct funding to the Boy Scouts, the company will pull any donations made to troops made through their employee volunteering program because of the Boy Scouts of America's policy of banning gay troop leaders.
Women have played a huge role in the success of movements around the world. From the Arab Spring to the most recent Ukrainian revolution, women are front and center. Here's a roundup of some modern movements. Are there any others you would include?
During day 5 of NBC’s Olympic coverage of the 2014 Sochi Winter Games, the network spent over 4 minutes of airtime on Russia’s anti-LGBT “propaganda” law. We rounded up a list of some of our favorite protests of Olympic attendees in support for the Russian LGBTQ community.
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From white women being worn as scarves to discovering how big your clitoris really is, it was certainly an action-packed year. Here are our top stories from 2013 based on your readership and interaction. Thanks for making it a great year!
This new year we take a look back at some of the most historically straight identifying institutions and the progress they have made toward LGBTQ acceptance. Who knew the boy scouts would be giving pizza to same-sex couples awaiting marriage licenses?
Design students at Virginia Commonwealth University created coffee sleeves that feature the faces of a queer-identified person. The sleeves also include an alternate version of the check boxes usually found on commercial coffee cups, but rather than types of coffee they list “Straight,” “Gay,” “Lesbian,” “Bisexual," “Trans,” and “Human” as the options.
Ever wish you had that supportive parent that would tell you how wonderful you are no matter what. Robin Rice and other moms( and dads) are spreading warm wishes this holiday season to LGBTQ children and adults. You don't have to have the holiday blues.
Colleges across the country are accepting the gender neutral pronoun “ze” into their vocabulary. As defined by the Urban Dictionary, “Ze is a gender neutral pronoun. It refers to someone who does not fit into gender binary.”
By Maggie Freleng
Support has poured in for Marine veteran and waitress Dayna Morales after a customer opted out of giving her a tip because of her "lifestyle." The 22-year-old got mad and posted the bill with the disapproving note to a blog and she got more than a tip.
Fifteen-year-old Becca Gorman was so shocked to see an Apple definition of “gay” meaning “foolish (or) stupid” that she asked the company to change it. But this is not the only word that has an offensive meaning in their lexicon.
THE REVIVAL poetry tour wants to to ensure the visibility of the art of women of color within the LGBTQ community. It is carving "a new space for American poetry—a space that extends beyond academia and the standard slam poetry scenes."