PRIDE in St. Cloud canceled over safety concerns, organizers say
The organizers of PRIDE in St. Cloud decided Thursday to cancel this year’s event.
Court ruling keeps Montana lawmaker Zooey Zephyr out of House
The ruling came after attorneys for the state of Montana asked the judge to reject Zephyr’s attempt to return. She was silenced two weeks ago then banished last week for admonishing Republican lawmakers and encouraging a raucous statehouse protest.
Montana GOP bars transgender lawmaker from 2023 session
Transgender lawmaker Zooey Zephyr was barred from participating on the House floor as Republican leaders voted Wednesday to silence her for the rest of 2023 session after she protested GOP leaders’ decision earlier in the week to silence her.
Court orders students to reveal their names after suing sorority over trans member
Six of the original seven plaintiffs complied with the order and have revealed their names to the public last week.
How new Florida law could impact LGBTQ+ pride parades
Gov. Ron DeSantis is expected to sign a bill that would block minors from attending certain drag shows.
CVS 'gender transition' guide says employees must use preferred pronouns, can use bathroom reflecting identity
In the guidelines obtained exclusively by FOX Business, employees are told they may be entitled to a medical leave of absence "under the Family and Medical Leave Act, state law, and/or CVS Health policy."
Walt Disney World to host world’s largest LGBTQ+ conference amid criticism from DeSantis
The decision to hold the conference in Florida was made in 2019, according to a spokesperson for Out & Equal.
West Virginia could ban transgender care
The Republican governor has not taken a public stance on the measure and it's unclear whether he will sign it into law.
Lawsuit: Transgender Wells Fargo teller says managers ‘laughed’ as customers mocked her
The former teller said customers abused and bullied her while her managers stood by, laughing or “playing silent.”
Missouri lawmakers to take up more restrictive 'Don't Say Gay' bill
The Missouri proposal goes farther than the Florida law, which bars instruction on sexual orientation, gender identity and other lessons deemed not age appropriate in kindergarten through third grade.
Pope Francis clarifies stance on homosexuality: 'Every sexual act outside of marriage is a sin'
His comments calling for the decriminalization of homosexuality were hailed by LGBTQ advocates as a milestone that would help end harassment and violence against LGBTQ persons.
Mormon church shows support for same-sex marriage law, believes act is still unbiblical
The nearly 17-million-member, Utah-based faith said in a statement that church doctrine would continue to consider same-sex relationships to be against God's commandments.
Vigil held for survivors of sexual abuse in LGBTQIA+ community, part of Orlando's 'Come Out With Pride' week
On Tuesday night, a vigil was held in Orlando to bring awareness to sexual violence within the LGBTQIA+ community and honor survivors of such violence. Organizers tell us these victims are often overlooked when it comes to sexual or domestic abuse.
San Francisco Pride event ends abruptly after pepper spray fired into crowd
Some San Francisco Pride events ended abruptly after someone sprayed pepper spray into the crowd
Group urging support for Pride Month disrupts school board meeting with song
School board members pulled a proclamation for Pride Month from the last school board meeting agenda.
Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ricky Martin help launch Latinx LGBTQ support program in Orlando
Miranda points to the recently passed so-called “Don’t Say Gay” legislation in Florida, which bars instruction on sexual orientation and gender identity in kindergarten through the third grade, as well as the Pulse shooting in 2016, when 49 were killed at the Orlando LGBTQ+ nightclub, as examples of why the community needs more support.
Idaho police arrest dozens on suspicion of conspiracy to riot at gay pride event
The individuals suspected of being tied to the group Patriot Front are being charged with conspiracy to riot at a gay pride event in Idaho, officials said.
Pride month: Burger King Austria debuts Pride Whopper with same-side buns
The fast-food chain debuted its Pride Whopper, which is the same Whopper served with the same half of a bun on each side.
Marines respond to anti-gay posts after recognizing Pride Month: ‘Have a meritorious day!’
Some Marines in South Carolina are standing their ground after expressing support for Pride Month in a recent Facebook post.
Justine Lindsay, believed to be 1st openly transgender NFL cheerleader, opens up about joining Panthers
Justine Lindsay will be joining the Panthers' cheerleading squad, which would seemingly make her the first openly transgender NFL cheerleader.