Rising Scottish singer-songwriter Kerri Watt returns this April, with her new EP, ‘You’ – the follow up to last year’s acclaimed debut ‘Who’s Lovin’ Me Now?’
The Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund today joins advocates across the globe in commemorating the International Transgender Day of Visibility, a day set aside to celebrate the lives and accomplishments of transgender people throughout the world.
Nearly two years after “All-American Boy” made him a viral star, Steve Grand is releasing his first album – and still embracing his distinction as country’s first out gay artist.
Apple Inc’s Tim Cook, one of the most prominent openly gay American CEOs, has joined fellow tech industry chiefs in decrying a controversial Indiana law that opponents say could allow companies to deny services to gay people.
The Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund (TLDEF) denounces a Nevada bill singling out transgender students for discrimination. Introduced by state lawmaker Vicki Dooling, Assembly Bill 375 would prohibit transgender students in public schools from using bathrooms and locker rooms that match who they are as boys and girls.
August Easton-Calabriand and his twin brother, Liam, joined their local Seattle Boy Scouts chapter when they were 11 years old. They then dedicated the next seven years of their lives to the organisation, and last year attained the highest possible rank of Eagle Scout. But now that they’re 18, the twins’ involvement in the group is less certain—all because Liam is gay.
Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff says he has canceled all his company’s events in the state of Indiana after its governor signed into law a bill that makes it legal for individuals to use religious grounds as a defense when they are sued by people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender.
Sad news for fans of HBO’s “Looking” which followed the lives of three gay men in San Francisco as they made their way through the modern world. HBO has elected not to renew the show for what would be a third season.
The Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund (TLDEF) applauds the state of Connecticut for making transition-related health care available through its Medicaid program. Connecticut becomes the 7th jurisdiction to expand Medicaid coverage for transgender health care. Yesterday, Connecticut’s Legislative Regulation Review Committee approved a regulation that repeals the ban on coverage for the treatment of gender dysphoria, the diagnostic term used to refer to discomfort or distress caused by a difference between a person’s gender identity and their sex assigned at birth. This regulation will go into effect once it is posted to the Connecticut Secretary of State’s website, likely within the next 30 days.
The Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund (TLDEF) responded to news that the Kentucky Legislature had failed to pass legislation that targeted transgender students for discrimination. Introduced by Kentucky State Senator CB Embry, Jr., the bill would have barred transgender students from using bathrooms and locker rooms that match who they are as boys and girls. Last night Kentucky’s legislative session ended without the bill advancing.
‘I am leaving because I want to be a normal 22-year-old who is able to relax and have some private time out of the spotlight,’ says the singer