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LGBTQ acceptance grew globally over past four decades — but not everywhere

LGBTQ acceptance grew globally over past four decades — but not everywhere | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Most of the 174 countries analyzed experienced an increase in acceptance since 1981, though 16 showed a decline.

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A Photographer and Writer Document the Stories of Queer People Across the US

A Photographer and Writer Document the Stories of Queer People Across the US | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Devyn Galindo and Hope Steinman-Iacullo charted a three-month journey from Los Angeles to the Florida Keys, stopping along the way to photograph and interview queer people across the country.

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Q&A: LGBTQ discrimination expert sees 'paradigm shift' at UN

Q&A: LGBTQ discrimination expert sees 'paradigm shift' at UN | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Countries are starting to see the importance of having a conversation around violence and discrimination, says Victor Madrigal-Borloz, U.N. independent expert on protections for LGBTQ people.

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Entercom LGBTQ+ Talk Radio Network Channel Q Expands Again to 4 Additional Markets

Entercom LGBTQ+ Talk Radio Network Channel Q Expands Again to 4 Additional Markets | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

CHANNEL Q to Reach 32 Total Markets Including Baltimore, Buffalo, Cleveland and St. Louis Ahead of Network’s One-Year Anniversary - Entercom, the #1 creator of live, original, local audio content, announced the continued expansion of RADIO.COM original station CHANNEL Q. To celebrate its one-year anniversary and National Coming Out Day, the premiere LGBTQ+ Talk Radio Network will be available in a total of 32 markets nationwide, including four new markets in Baltimore, Buffalo, Cleveland and St. Louis. The network brings the latest in LGBTQ+ news and information, pop culture and new music to listeners on air and via the RADIO.COM app nationwide.

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Can Someone Be Fired for Being Gay? The Supreme Court Will Decide

Can Someone Be Fired for Being Gay? The Supreme Court Will Decide | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Gerald Bostock said he lost his job after joining a gay softball league. The justices will decide whether a landmark civil rights law protects him.

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DiversityStars.com releases the TOP50 Most Influential Diversity Stars for 2019

DiversityStars.com releases the TOP50 Most Influential Diversity Stars for 2019 | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

DiversityStars.com's editorial team has selected 50 leaders who have demonstrated that they are among the most influential Chiefs of Diversity and Inclusion of 2019. These leaders are paving the way for the future of diversity and inclusion. Between fostering innovation and learning to properly monitor — and model — their efforts, they have successfully implemented diversity and inclusion efforts that will have global relevance.

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Gay and Once Divorced, a Canadian Rabbi Broadens Judaism’s Tent

Gay and Once Divorced, a Canadian Rabbi Broadens Judaism’s Tent | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Rabbi Lisa Grushcow, a Rhodes scholar who leads a Montreal synagogue, has won over many skeptics. Even a local Orthodox rabbi said, “Rabbi Grushcow is my rabbi.”

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‘Everybody Ain’t Surfing This Rainbow Wave’: Why Divisions Endure in Gay Rights

‘Everybody Ain’t Surfing This Rainbow Wave’: Why Divisions Endure in Gay Rights | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

In the 50 years since Stonewall, many strides have been made. But for gay people of color, the battle for equal rights isn’t over.

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Georgia prepares for first LGBT pride amid threats of violence

Georgia prepares for first LGBT pride amid threats of violence | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

After being beaten in Tbilisi six years ago, the country’s LGBT activists are ready to be bold

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Why are some places gay-friendly and not others?

Why are some places gay-friendly and not others? | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Attitudes towards gay people are more tolerant in some countries, but others buck the trend.

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"60 Minutes" to profile life-saving work of Rainbow Railroad

"60 Minutes" to profile life-saving work of Rainbow Railroad | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Toronto-based international nonprofit helps LGBTQI people in danger find legal pathways to safety - Rainbow Railroad — an international nonprofit that helps lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and intersex (LGBTQI) people in danger find legal pathways to safety — announced today that the organization's life-saving work will be the subject of a profile on CBS' iconic newsmagazine program, "60 Minutes."

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Meet Gaysper, A Gay Ghost Made A Star By A Spanish Far-Right Party

Meet Gaysper, A Gay Ghost Made A Star By A Spanish Far-Right Party | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

He’s here, he’s queer, he’s a friendly ghost.

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Catholics and LGBT community building a bridge to understanding

Catholics and LGBT community building a bridge to understanding | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Brother Christopher Derby, executive director of the Jesuit Center for Spiritual Growth, will present his program on April 27.

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Mastercard to Let Transgender and Nonbinary People Use Chosen Names

Mastercard to Let Transgender and Nonbinary People Use Chosen Names | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Mastercard customers won't have to change their legal names when they apply for the cards

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She sent 23andMe her DNA. They told her she's intersex.

She sent 23andMe her DNA. They told her she's intersex. | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Dawn Covino was eager to use the genetic testing service 23andMe to find out more about her family history and that of her twin son and daughter she adopted from Kazakhstan in 2007. She submitted DNA

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Where Americans and Europeans stand on democratic and social values

Where Americans and Europeans stand on democratic and social values | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Americans increasingly resemble Western Europeans in attitudes about LGBT rights and gender equality, and they generally are more progressive than Central and Eastern Europeans.

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Who is Aimee Stephens? Landmark Transgender Rights Supreme Court Case Explained

Who is Aimee Stephens? Landmark Transgender Rights Supreme Court Case Explained | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Aimee Stephens told her boss she is transgender. Two weeks later her boss fired her because she was no longer going to "represent himself as a man." Here's everything we know about her landmark Supreme Court case.

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Many Genes Influence Same-Sex Sexuality, Not a Single ‘Gay Gene’

Many Genes Influence Same-Sex Sexuality, Not a Single ‘Gay Gene’ | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

The largest study of same-sex sexual behavior finds the genetics are complicated, and social and environmental factors are also key.

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This is What It's Like to be Internet Sensation Davey Wavey Now

This is What It's Like to be Internet Sensation Davey Wavey Now | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Influencer Davey Wavey's new mission: to teach his millions of fans and followers how to better connect — and live their best sex lives.

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My Brother, Don Zarda, Was Fired After Revealing He Was Gay

My Brother, Don Zarda, Was Fired After Revealing He Was Gay | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Don Zarda died before his discrimination case reached the Supreme Court. His sister and his partner have kept the case moving on his behalf.

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50 years after Stonewall, LGBT rights are a work in progress

50 years after Stonewall, LGBT rights are a work in progress | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

They didn't set out to change history; they weren't the first LGBT Americans to mobilize against bias. Yet the June 1969 uprising by young gays, lesbians and transgender people in New York City, clash

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Americans’ views flipped on gay rights. How did minds change so quickly?

Americans’ views flipped on gay rights. How did minds change so quickly? | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Fifty years after the Stonewall riots, the transformation in attitudes toward gay people stands out among social movements, researchers say.

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Fear of LGBT-inclusive lessons harks back to 80s, says Peter Tatchell

Fear of LGBT-inclusive lessons harks back to 80s, says Peter Tatchell | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Veteran campaigner rounds on government for lack of guidance to schools after Birmingham parent protests

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Kindred Pride Foundation Presents the 2019 Pride Cup

Kindred Pride Foundation Presents the 2019 Pride Cup | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

First Ever Virtual Sport-A-Thon and FunRaiser! KindRED Pride Foundation is proud to announce their first ever “Pride Cup.” The Pride Cup in 2019 will be a Virtual Sport-A-Thon & FunRaiser, an online event where people around the world can participate and be part of the Red Shirt Pride Day Around the World – a global event inspired by the 29-year tradition that started at Walt Disney World® Resorts back in 1991.

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Event for Brazil's Bolsonaro defies corporate backing of LGBT rights

Event for Brazil's Bolsonaro defies corporate backing of LGBT rights | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Marriott International and major Wall Street banks have been among the most vocal defenders of LGBT rights, but sponsorship of an event honoring Brazil's new president, Jair Bolsonaro, who has made controversial comments about the LGBT community, calls into question their previous actions and statements.

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