House Passes LGBT Equality Act

House Passes LGBT Equality Act

The Democrat-controlled U.S. House of Representatives has passed an anti-discrimination bill that would protect the civil rights of LGBT people across the nation. Called the Equality Act, the bill would extend existing protections to include areas such as education,...
LGBT Democrats Rally Behind Pete Buttigieg

LGBT Democrats Rally Behind Pete Buttigieg

Running for president as a marginalized person takes guts—the kind of guts Obama had when he ran for president as the nation’s first black candidate. His courage to challenge the status quo has inspired other minorities, like Pete Buttigieg, to do the same. Earlier...
Google Loses Human Rights Campaign Endorsement

Google Loses Human Rights Campaign Endorsement

The Human Rights Campaign, the largest LGBT civil rights group in the U.S., has suspended Google from its Corporate Equality Index—an annual report that ranks companies based on how LGBT-friendly they are. The decision was made after Google refused to pull a gay...
Christina Aguilera Wins Ally for Equality Award

Christina Aguilera Wins Ally for Equality Award

When it comes to fame, some celebrities use their stardom for good, while others selfishly bask in the spotlight. Christina Aguilera is an example of a celebrity who has put her notoriety to good use. Over the years, the pop star has used her public platform to...
US Ranked No. 47 in 2019 Gay Travel Index

US Ranked No. 47 in 2019 Gay Travel Index

On Monday, Spartacus International Gay Guide released its annual Gay Travel Index, which ranks 197 countries and regions based on how LGBT-friendly they are. Canada, Portugal, and Sweden tied for the number one slot, while the U.S. lagged behind at number 47. As...