‘Ongoing irreparable harm to LGBTQ+ students’

The American Civil Liberties Union of Iowa announced Tuesday that it will sue the state over a parental rights bill passed earlier this year. In May, Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds banned teachers from raising questions of gender identity and sexual orientation with students through sixth grade and banned all books depicting sexual acts from school […]

261 Georgia Congregations Disaffiliate from UMC amid LGBTQ Debate

Approximately 261 congregations seceded from the United Methodist Church on Saturday after the decision was approved by the North Georgia Conference of the United Methodist Church. Bishop Robin Dees, leader of the conference, said: “I understand how sad this time is for many people, including myself.” “I really hate not having the opportunity to meet […]

As ‘The Marvels’ Bombs, Disney Doubles Down on Pushing LGBTQ Streaming Shows

The Walt Disney Company is rolling out more LGBTQ content in its latest superhero movie marvels It crashed and burned at the box office on its opening weekend. Disney is currently promoting two notable streaming shows with gay and transgender themes on its family-friendly Disney+ service and Hulu. Disney+ drama series culprit It focuses on […]

Philadelphia elects first openly LGBTQ city council member

Philadelphia is set to elect its first openly LGBTQ city council member on Tuesday, making it the last major U.S. city to do so, according to results from The Associated Press. Lou Landau, a Philadelphia housing and civil rights attorney, finished in the top three vote-getters in the May primary and won Tuesday’s election, making […]

Speaker Johnson’s views on abortion, LGBTQ issues risk weighing down GOP

Republicans are beginning to realize the downside of choosing a previously unknown person to be their next presidential candidate. House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-Louisiana), little known outside the Beltway and not particularly well-known within it, finally succeeded this week after three prominent Republicans lost office. Johnson received unanimous support from within the chamber to become […]

NHL reverses ban on rainbow Pride stick tape; LGBTQ group calls it ‘a win for us all’

The National Hockey League has lifted its recent ban on rainbow pride stick tape. What are the details? The NHL, Players Association and Inclusion Committee agreed Tuesday to give players the option to represent social causes with stick tape during warmups, practices and games. Associated Press reported. More from the Associated Press: Pride Night became […]