Volcanoes are erupting in The Philippines, but on-fire Australia received some welcome rain. The Iran war cries have been called off and The Donald’s military powers are about to be hamstrung by the Senate. Meanwhile, his impeachment trial is starting, and we’re all on Twitter for a front-row seat.
Busy Saturday: House passes Trans Health Equity Act
The Maryland House of Delegates voted Saturday to approve the Trans Health Equity Act — a bill that just a year ago disappeared from the chamber’s agenda ahead of a floor vote.
Michigan passes bill giving civil rights protections to LGBTQ people
Lawmakers in Michigan have passed a bill to expand civil rights protections to the LGBTQ community, with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) expected to sign the measure into law when it reaches her desk.
Church of England votes in favor of blessings for same-sex unions
Passing of motion at General Synod represents profound shift in church’s stance on homosexuality.
Barbados’ top court strikes down laws that criminalize gay sex
Third nation in conservative Caribbean region to do so this year, in pivotal moment for those who have long fought against such laws.
Same-sex marriage is now legal in all of Mexico’s states
Lawmakers in the Mexican border state of Tamaulipas have voted to legalize same-sex marriages, becoming the last of Mexico’s 32 states to authorize such unions.
Opinion: Is being transgender a medical condition?
Many years ago at a wedding reception, a transgender woman showed me a scan of the human brain.
Boston Marathon to welcome nonbinary athletes to 2023 race
Nonbinary athletes will be able to run in next year's Boston Marathon without having to register as members of the men's or women's divisions, race organizers announced Monday.
Pennsylvania becomes the 27th state to restrict ‘conversion therapy’
Advocates and medical experts say the move could have a powerful impact on young LGBTQ people in the state and beyond.
National Park Service to open Stonewall visitor center dedicated to LGBTQ history
The center, slated to open in 2024, will include tours, exhibits, lectures and visual displays centered around LGBTQ culture and history.
Same-Sex Marriage Support Inches Up to New High of 71%
Seventy-one percent of Americans say they support legal same-sex marriage, which exceeds the previous high of 70% recorded in 2021 by one percentage point.
‘The First Amendment Created Gay America’
The radicals who dominate today’s gender-identity movement forget why we’ve come so far.