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Nov 21 2022
A shooting at an LGBTQ club in Colorado Springs left at least five people dead and 25 injured early Sunday.
Key Quotes: "At least two heroic people confronted and fought with the suspect and were able to stop the suspect from continuing to kill (and) harm others," Colorado Springs's police chief said during a news conference Sunday morning. "We owe them a great debt of thanks." The cityColorado Springs Gazette Washington Examiner NBC News (Online)
Oct 08 2019
The Supreme Court of the United States is hearing arguments in a series of landmark cases relating to LGBTQ+ rights and whether Title VII of the Civil Rights Act applies to sexual orientation. Appeals courts have been split, with one case ruled in favor of the petitioner and one against. Both men claimed to be fired for being gay.
The Trump Administration, reversing the policy of theNPR (Online News) Washington Examiner CBS News (Online)
Jun 01 2022
During Pride Month, we celebrate our stories: stories of our elders who fought so hard to realize the progress many never got to see, stories of our chosen families, our own stories of coming out, of falling in love, of finding healing in community.
As the interim president of the Human Rights Campaign, the nation’s largest LGBTQ+ civil rights organization, I get to hear so manyGuest Writer - Left
Nov 19 2021
Views and conversations around homosexuality and gender identity have always been charged and particularly challenging within faith communities. At our best, we are able to see each other as fellow members of the family of God. At our worst, we perceive in each other a threat to our identity, core beliefs, and values. Conversations are often plagued by fear, tension, and disagreement in ourLiving Room Conversations
Jun 16 2020
This Abridge News topic aggregates four unique arguments on different sides of the debate. Here are the quick facts to get you started:
THE QUICK FACTSIn a six to three decision, the Supreme Court ruled on Monday that the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects gay and transgender people from employment discrimination.Justice Neil Gorsuch wrote the majority opinion Abridge News
Jan 18 2023
A Minnesota House committee voted Wednesday to bar state health care providers from attempting to change an individual’s sexual orientation or gender identity through “conversion therapy,” a discredited practice that major medical associations have condemned as dangerous and ineffective. The measure approved Wednesday by the Minnesota House Human Services Policy Committee seeks to preventThe Hill
Dec 09 2021
Here is a look at LGBTQ milestones in the United States. LGBTQ is an acronym meaning lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer or questioning. The term sometimes is extended to LGBTQIA, to include intersex and asexual groups. Queer is an umbrella term for non-straight people; intersex refers to those whose sex is not clearly defined because of genetic, hormonal, or biological differences;CNN (Online News)
Nov 20 2022
At least five people were killed and 18 others wounded in a shooting at an LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado Springs, Colorado, according to police.
Authorities say the suspected shooter, identified as a 22-year-old man, is in custody and receiving medical treatment.
Authorities said the attack will be investigated as a potential hate crime.
Police praised "at least two heroicCNN (Online News)