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Will Supreme Court allow businesses to not serve the LGBTQ community?

I am immensely thankful as a married lesbian that I reside in Massachusetts.

This week the U. S. Supreme Court announced that in the fall it will hear the case “Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission.” 

The case - which will have many of us LGBTQ Americans on pins and needles - will argue the parameters of one’s right to practice their religion and their right to express themselves freely that’s enshrined in the First Amendment.

By reinstating events in NC, NCAA tells LGBTQ athletes they are on their own

Sarah Kate Ellis, President and CEO of GLAAD – the world’s LGBTQ media advocacy organization, released the following statement after the NCAA made the announcement to reinstate NCAA-related events, including basketball tournament games, in the state following the fake “repeal” of HB2, a last-minute maneuver that only further marginalizes and endangers the transgender community while also nixing

Trump may pull plug on Obama guidance protecting trans kids

Although not a legally binding guidance, schools were threatened with loss of funding if they didn’t adhere to the Obama directive.

What LGBT advocates have feared since last November may finally be happening according to an anonymous government official.

The revocation of federal guidelines put in place by Barack Obama to protect transgender men and women who want to choose which the restroom they use.

Remembering our community this Labor Day

Celebrating Labor Day in the LGBT community.

Labor Day is a celebration of people who work hard on both the business and societal front, and what a year this has been.

Just as the year 2015 was a big one for marriage equality, 2016 will be remembered as the year we celebrated the “T" in LGBT. 

Woman allegedly beats her children with hanger, uses RFRA as defense

Kin Park Thaing is accused of beating her children excessively, but is using RFRA as a defense.

An Indianapolis woman has been charged with felony child abuse for spanking her child with a plastic coat hanger, but says she was well within her right to do so because of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA).