LGBTQ


Most People Think LGBTQ Americans Have Federal Protections—They Don’t
LGBTQ People Are Not Legally Protected From Discrimination, Contrary to Popular Belief

A recent survey from GLAAD found that most Americans incorrectly believe LGBTQ people are federally protected against discrimination.

Joyce, a lifelong Republican, sits with her son, who recently came out as transgender. Joyce says she is voting for Joe Biden, believing the Democratic candidate will help protect and strengthen LGBTQ+ rights, ensuring a safer future for her children. (Keystone Photo/Michele Haddon)
Now That She Sees Trump Through Her Son’s Eyes, She’s Voting for Biden

Bucks County mom changed her outlook on President Trump and public policy after seeing how his policies could affect her son.

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is the first major-party nominee in the United States to speak about violence against transgender women of color in a public forum. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
Biden Just Took a Stand for Trans Women in a Way That No Presidential Nominee Ever Has

Echoing one of Sen. Elizabeth Warren's primary campaign themes, Biden declared that he would "flat out" change the harmful executive orders President Trump has used to target transgender Americans.

For This Trans Salvadoran Woman, Voting for the First Time Affirms Her Identity

Alexa Elizabeth Rodriguez is a first-time voter in the 2020 presidential election. She’s been waiting for this moment for ten years.

FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, file photo, Gina Ortiz Jones speaks to the media after the Bexar County Democratic Party election night watch party at The Herrera Law Firm in San Antonio. Ortiz Jones is among the LGBTQ candidates with a solid chance of winning a congressional seat in November 2020. (Lisa Krantz/The San Antonio Express-News via AP, File)
A Record 850 LGBTQ People Are Now Running for Office

The LGBTQ Victory Institute’s Out For America report out Thursday says a record 850 LGBTQ people are running for office this year.

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How to Watch Global Pride, the World’s Largest LGBTQ Celebration

LGBTQ Pride is turning 50 this year, albeit a little short on its signature fanfare. Here's how to attend Global Pride, a virtual celebration, on Saturday.

WASHINGTON, DC - OCT. 8, 2019: Rally for LGBTQ rights outside Supreme Court as Justices hear oral arguments in three cases dealing with discrimination in the workplace because of sexual orientation (Image via Shutterstock)
These Are the Next Battles in the Fight for LGBTQ Worker Rights

The United States has to make a number of changes to strengthen unions and labor laws to ensure that LGBTQ workers are properly protected.