SCOTUS ruled in favor of a Catholic child welfare organization in a case in which the charity declined to place foster children with same-sex couples.
The new law comes days after another Governor Bill Lee signed an anti-trans bill that prohibited schools from accommodating transgender students.
Members of the Catholic LGBTQ community and a theology expert told Insider that the decree is unhelpful to the church's ever-evolving congregation.
Rep. Marie Newman's pro-transgender Facebook post was temporarily removed, and then restored three hours later.
About one week after Justice Amy Coney Barrett joined the bench, the Supreme Court heard arguments in a case concerning discrimination against LGBTQ people on the basis of religious liberty. The case involves the right of a Catholic group working as a city contractor to not place foster children into […]
https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php Transgender people in Kashmir face discrimination and harassment throughout their lives. Many work as matchmakers or performers at weddings, but coronavirus restrictions mean they are now out of work. Kashmir is not only in the grip of the virus, but also a security crisis since India removed the region’s […]
Judge Amy Coney Barrett, the president’s Supreme Court nominee, apologised on Tuesday for using the widely criticised term “sexual preference” to refer to LGBTQ Americans’ sexual orientations. “I have no agenda, and I do want to be clear that I have never discriminated on the basis of sexual preference and […]
On this day 50 years ago, LGBTQ activists and allies in New York City marched from Greenwich Village to Central Park to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the Stonewall uprising. The event became known as the first gay-pride march or parade. From the first gay-pride march in 1970 to the […]
Joe Negrelli, 68, was a participant of the Stonewall uprising that occured in the early hours of June 28, 1969. Negrelli, who was 17 at the time, recalled how it was routine for the police to raid bars that served liquor to LGBTQ people. The police would arrest them for […]
In a 6-3 decision on Monday, the Supreme Court ruled in favour of employment protections for LGBTQ workers falling under Title VII of the 1963 Civil Rights Act. With employers prohibited from discriminating against anyone on the basis of their sexual orientation or gender identity, some LGBTQ legal experts are […]
Hello, everyone! Hope you had a good weekend. Welcome to the new edition of Insider Today. Please sign up here . QUOTE OF THE DAY “Today, we must decide whether an employer can fire someone simply for being homosexual or transgender. The answer is clear…” – Supreme Court Justice Gorsuch’s […]
Anderson Cooper welcomed his first child, Wyatt Morgan, on Monday via surrogacy. The CNN anchor shared the news on the air on Thursday and opened up about why this moment was so special to him. “As a gay kid,” Cooper said, “I never thought it would be possible to have […]
The 2010s marked a decade of legal triumph for LGBTQ people, with landmark court cases in issues like same-sex marriage, LGBTQ adoption, and transgender bathroom rights. Marriage equality was legally affirmed by the US Supreme Court in 2015, while issues like workplace protections for LGBTQ people are still being fought […]
Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts brought down the house at Thursday night’s series of CNN town halls on LGBTQ rights. The town-hall event spanned several hours, but Warren had the line of the night when Morgan Cox, a Texas businessman who is chairman of the Human Rights Campaign’s board of […]
LGBTQ workers face discrimination in the workplace – even from coworkers who have good intentions. Asking invasive questions about an LGBTQ coworker’s personal life or referring to them with the wrong pronoun can be dehumanising and make them feel uncomfortable in their work environment. We asked experts to name 13 […]
In September, the ultra-conservative evangelical mayor of Rio de Janeiro, Marcelo Crivella, attempted to ban a Marvel comic featuring a same-sex kiss. Felipe Neto, a YouTuber with more than 34 million followers thwarted his plan by purchasing every copy of the comic and giving them away Neto spoke to Insider […]
US Vice President Mike Pence is not “anti-gay,” a White House spokesman claimed Tuesday, citing the fact that he was present at a lunch that day with a gay people. Pence ate at a large gathering in Dublin on Tuesday with Ireland’s leader, Leo Varadkar, and Varadkar’s boyfriend Matthew Barrett. […]