The death of Nex Benedict, a nonbinary high school student in Oklahoma, spurred several vigils across the country this weekend. Here is what to know about the teen and the investigation into their death.
Ohio's Republican governor said the bill would affect a small number of children, “but for those children who face gender dysphoria ... the consequences of this bill could not be more profound."
Canadian officials cited laws banning drag shows, restricting gender-affirming care and blocking participation in sporting events as reasons for the updated guidance.
The law bans medical professionals from providing hormone therapy, puberty-blocking drugs and surgical gender-transition procedures to most under 18.
Waiting lists for gender-affirming health care are growing in states that declared themselves refuges for transgender people as bans for such care for minors take effect nationwide.
The five men were accused of planning to riot at the Coeur d’Alene LGBTQ+ Pride event in 2022.
With at least 20 states moving to ban or restrict such care for minors, some kids feel they are receiving the message that they cannot be themselves.
The Supreme Court said a Christian designer can refuse to make wedding websites for gay couples after her lawsuit pointed to a request from a man named “Stewart” and his husband-to-be. But Stewart says that never happened.
In a defeat for gay rights, the court ruled 6-3 for designer Lorie Smith despite a Colorado law that bars discrimination based on sexual orientation, race, gender and other characteristics.
The Supreme Court is expected to announce major decisions Friday on Biden's student loan forgiveness program and a case that impacts gay rights.
The Pride Month event will be held Saturday and will show support for LGBTQ+ people at a time when the community feels under attack and the White House has little recourse to challenge state-level legislation against them.
The civil rights group warns of what it calls an “unprecedented and dangerous" rise in discriminatory laws in some states, saying more than 70 anti-LGBTQ+ bills have been signed into law so far this year.
Dozens of big companies are sponsoring LGBTQ+ Pride events and displaying racks of Pride-themed merchandise. But this year, the rainbow has lost some shine.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed Senate Bill 14 into law Friday, which bars transgender juveniles from getting puberty blockers and hormone therapies.
The judge, who was appointed by former President Donald Trump, said placing strict limits on drag shows is unconstitutional.
More than half of people polled said seeing LGBTQ people in ads makes them "more comfortable with people who are different than themselves."
This year’s Pride month occurs in a political climate where legislative action from some states has banned drag shows and access to gender-affirming care.
The new law prescribes the death penalty for "aggravated homosexuality," which is defined as cases of sexual relations involving people infected with HIV as well as with minors and other categories of vulnerable people.
Missouri and Nebraska proposals are poised for action and could add to the list of at least 17 states that have enacted laws restricting or banning gender affirming care for minors.
The updated FDA guidelines do away with a requirement that men who have sex with men abstain from sex for three months prior to giving blood.