Last year, 21 of the 201 pro-LGBTQ bills introduced in state legislatures became law, while just two of the 110 anti-LGBTQ bills did, according to HRC’s recently released 2018 State Equality Index.
Governor Phil Murphy signed a measure that would require all public schools to teach LGBTQ history, making New Jersey only the second state in the U.S. to do so, after California in 2017.
For the first time ever, LGBTQ Pennsylvanians have a way to seek recourse from the state if they’re the subject of discrimination based on their gender identity or sexual orientation.
The address is “expected to be the most comprehensive ever offered by any national government for past persecution of sexual minorities,”
Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Monday that the rainbow flag would be flown over the California State Capitol through July 1 in recognition of LGBTQ Pride Month.
In the landmark ruling, the southern African nation’s High Court rejected sections of the penal code that criminalize same-sex relations and impose up to seven years in prison.
The removal of ‘gender identity disorders’ from their diagnostic manual marks a historic decision for the transgender social justice movement world wide.
The parliament of Taiwan voted to legalize same-sex marriage, becoming the first government in Asia to do so.
The HRC Rising campaign will accelerate progress in states from coast-to-coast, resist the politics of hate, fight anti-LGBTQ legislation, and fuel pro-equality candidates and initiatives.
What’s known annually as a celebration of progress made within the LGBTQ community, the LA Pride parade will instead become the Resist March Sunday in Hollywood.
Tomoya Hosoda has taken part in various campaigns to raise the profile of LGBTQ in his country.
Japan has officially recognised a same-sex couple as foster parents, marking a first for the country and signalling a growing recognition of LGBTQ rights in Japan.
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