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Hundreds march in India to demand LGBT rights

This post originally published by LGBTQ Nation. Indian members and supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community take part in a pride parade in New Delhi on November 27, 2016 Hundreds of members of the LGBT community marched through the Indian capital for the ninth annual Delhi Queer …

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Fidel Castro Leaves Legacy of Oppression, Say Many LGBT Cubans

This post originally published by the Advocate.com. Castro in 1985 in an AP photo by Charles Tasnadi Many point to the placing of gay men in labor camps and people with HIV in quarantine, while others say some of Castro’s policies benefited the nation. By Trudy Ring November 27 2016 …

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Madonna, Lady Gaga visit homeless LGBT youth at Ali Forney Center

This post originally published by LGBTQ Nation. Lady Gaga visited the Ali Forney Center the day after Thanksgiving. Via Instagram This Thanksgiving holiday, LGBTQ youth at New York‘s Ali Forney Center were visited by not one, but two pop superstars — Madonna and Lady Gaga. Madonna stopped by on Thanksgiving …

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At New Delhi Pride Parade, Marchers Call for End to Anti-LGBT Laws

This post originally published by the Advocate.com. AP Photo by Tsering Topgyal The marchers protested India’s ban on gay sex as well as other instances of discrimination. By Trudy Ring November 27 2016 1:09 PM EST LGBT rights activists marched in New Delhi’s Pride parade Sunday, calling for the repeal …

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South Dakota may vote on transgender bathroom access in 2018

This post originally published by LGBTQ Nation. PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A ballot measure that would require transgender students to use bathrooms corresponding with their sex at birth may go before voters in 2018, Attorney General Marty Jackley said Tuesday. Jackley announced that he has filed an explanation of the …

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Transgender cop blocked from LGBT event she organized due to uniform

This post originally published by LGBTQ Nation. Officer Christina Garcia YouTube (City of San Diego) A transgender cop was recently barred from entering the San Diego LGBT Community Center over concerns her police uniform would be upsetting to event attendees at the center. Christine Garcia, San Diego’s first and only …

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Equality House Defaced With Slurs, Bullets

This post originally published by the Advocate.com. Equality House is under attack. The rainbow-painted house — a symbol of LGBT pride located across the street from the Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka Kan. — has been targeted multiple times in recent weeks, according to its founder, Aaron Jackson. Jackson, whose …

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