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John Oliver Speaks the Truth on Transgender Rights

John Oliver, formally of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show has found a new home on HBO anchoring a mega-popular news show of his own covering all of the previous weeks headlines with his own comic spin. In this segment of...

Kansas Governor Eliminates Protections for LGBT Employees

“In a move that shocked progressive advocates in Kansas, the state’s Republican governor on Tuesday issued an executive order to remove discrimination protections for gay, lesbian and transgender state employees. State employees in Kansas can now legally be fired, harassed...

Voting While Trans: Protecting Your Right PSA Released

The National Center for Transgender Equality just released a PSA titled “Voting While Trans” to prepare the transgender group, which is arguably the most vulnerable to discrimination by voter ID laws, to vote Tuesday. THe PSA features cameos by trans...

LDS Church Responds to Latest Supreme Court Decision On Marriage Rights

The leadership of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have issued an official statement, via the Mormon Newsroom, in response to yesterday’s Supreme Court decision stating the Court will not hear any reviews of same-sex marriage cases, effectively...

Freedom to Marry Launches New Television Spot: ‘It’s Time for Marriage’

Beginning this Sunday, a new national television advertisement by Freedom to Marry will begin airing on morning network news programs in Washington, D.C. The 30 second ad states, “One nation, indivisible – except if you’re gay. In 19 states, gay...

UN Rights Council Passes Landmark Resolution on Anti-Gay Bias

“(Geneva) – The UN Human Rights Council resolution passed on September 26, 2014, to combat violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity is a critically important achievement for upholding the principles of the Universal Declaration of Human...

Texas Woman Denied New Driver’s License Over Name Change via Same-Sex Marriage

Connie Wilson, who recently relocated from California to Texas with her wife , says the state’s Department of Public Safety refused to issue her a vehicle driver’s license simply because her last name was changed via a same-sex marriage. Upon...

BDSM Basics: Rights and Responsibilities of a Submissive

When I first discovered the online world of BDSM, I read everything I could get my hands on. Everything. There is a lot of information out there. Some of it is pretty good. Some of it is built on realism....

Comic Con Intros First-Ever Transgender Panel

July 23, 2014 | By Hayley Miller | Via Human Rights Campaign This year the popular comic convention, Comic Con, hosted their first ever panel on trans issues titled, “Breaking Barriers: Transgender Trends in Popular Culture.”… You can read the...