LGBTQIA+ World News

Dangers asylum-seekers find at home; Taiwan offers legal protections but not marriage – and no one’s happy; Cuba gets religion; Sissies unite in Sydney! Trans asylum-seeker killed after U.S. deportation back to El Salvador Taiwan unveils Asia’s first draft law on same-sex marriage Cuba’s evangelical alliance leads crusade against gay marriage Sissy Ball: Sydney’s queer […]

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LGBTQIA+ US News

In Palm Springs, the nation’s first all-LGBTQ city council tests the modern meaning of diversity Members of the gay and lesbian community make up the majority of the electorate that selected a bisexual woman, a transgender woman, and three gay men to form the city council.  Trump administration launches global effort to end criminalization of […]

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Aromantic Spectrum Awareness Week

February 17 – 23, 2019 What better way to follow weeks of commercial bombardment of hearts, kisses, and cupids with arrows than by acknowledging and celebrating the fact that some folks don’t experience romantic attraction at all! Heck yes, I say. Aromantic representation is still a growing trend in literature and media, with more representation […]

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LGBTQIA+ World News

Thirteen couples sue Japan; Turkey’s state of emergency may be over, but not the ban on LGBTI events; German Health Minister works to ban conversion therapy; Instagram denies removing account showing gay Muslims. In Valentine’s Day lawsuit, Japanese gay couples sue for marital rights Turkey: End Ankara Ban on LGBTI Events German minister calls for […]

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LGBTQIA+ US News

N.J. to become fourth state with gender-neutral birth certificate option As of February 1st, New Jersey residents will have three options for gender on birth certificates: “female, male, or undesignated/nonbinary.” Other states with similar options include California, Oregon, and Washington.  Biden Foundation teams up with LGBTQ groups on family acceptance campaign The campaign, “Advancing Acceptance” will […]

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GLBT Round Table Statement against Racism, Harassment, and Bullying

The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Round Table (GLBTRT) expresses its support and stands in solidarity with ALA members who have experienced racism, discrimination, and microaggressions within our association, most recently, but certainly not only at the 2019 ALA Midwinter Meeting. We are categorically opposed to the harassment and aggression toward people of color in […]

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LGBTQIA+ World News

See how Bollywood responds to the decriminalization of gay sex in India; not everyone likes a program for challenging homophobia in primary schools in England; nor do all Anglicans agree with new guidance on how to welcome transgender church members.  Pioneering Bollywood lesbian romance opens in India Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga review […]

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LGBTQIA+ World News

Jean Wyllys left Brazil in fear for his life; gay sex is illegal in Myanmar, but…boat parade! ; in Japan transgender persons must have original sex organs removed; and an Egyptian journalist is jailed for interviewing a gay man. Brazil’s sole openly gay congressman leaves country after death threats Myanmar’s first LGBT pride boat parade […]

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