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Devastating data in new transgender report

Today the National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) published a report on the 2015 U.S. Transgender Survey.

Today the National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) published a report on the 2015 U.S.

Transgender Survey, which is a follow up to the 2011 groundbreaking National Transgender Discrimination Survey report published by the National LGBTQ Task Force and NCTE.

San Diego Pride to give $80,000 to LGBT serving non-profit organizations

Each year Pride works to return profits from the annual LGBT Pride weekend to the community.

San Diego LGBT Pride is pleased to announce that due to the success of this year's Pride event, we are able to donate $80,000 of our proceeds back to 40 LGBT-serving organizations through our annual Pride Community Grant Program.

Each year Pride works to return profits from the annual LGBT Pride weekend to the community.

A statement from San Diego Pride

A statement from San Diego Pride.

San Diego Pride has the challenging responsibility to represent the complex nature of the full diversity within San Diego’s LGBTQ community.

'Stay woke' this Thanksgiving

The Pilgrim's actual practice of religious liberty came at the expense of the civil rights of Native Americans.

As I prepare for the Thanksgiving holiday, I am reminded of the autumnal harvest time's spiritual significance. As a time of connectedness, I pause to acknowledge what I have to be thankful for.  

Sessions unsuitable for nation’s top justice job

Senator Jeff Sessions

[This is a Press Release from National LGBTQ Task Force Action Fund ]

Washington, DC — The National LGBTQ Task Force Action Fund is condemning the nomination of ultra-conservative Senator Jeff Sessions as the nation’s next Attorney General.

Rea Carey, Executive Director, National LGBTQ Task Force Action Fund said:

The darkest day: 'I don't know how to get past this'

"So scary that my friends who I thought I knew, I didn't know them at all."

I check my phone at 3 am and I see that he has won.

I struggle to go back to sleep but I wind up checking it again and see that the Canadian immigration web site has crashed.

I wish I could afford to move but even if I could I have a teenage daughter here.

Laughing to keep from crying in 'The Scottsboro Boys'

The Scottsboro boys lived during the time of the minstrel shows popularity performed by both black and white actors.

Broadway legends John Kander and  Fred Ebb’s  production of “The Scottsboro Boys” is here now in Beantown. 

When I was told that the framing devise of Boston’s SpeakEasy’s current production of “The Scottsboro Boys” is a minstrel show I was aghast.

A queer mom of two reflects on family, identity, and Mississippi

Amanda Watson

[NOTE: Amanda Watson, a queer mother with two children, came of age and started her family in Mississippi. This is her reflection on growing up in, coming out in, and ultimately leaving the Magnolia State.