Op-ed: 22 Reasons Queer History Is Important
October 22 2014 7:00 AM ET

Op-ed: 22 Reasons Queer History Is Important

Sarah Prager

Here are just a few of the reasons we need LGBT history taught in our schools and remembered in our daily lives.

WATCH: L.A. Public Schools Stand Against Bullying in Sports
October 21 2014 8:05 AM ET

WATCH: L.A. Public Schools Stand Against Bullying in Sports

Annie Hollenbeck

The school district this year, through its Out for Safe Schools initiative, is setting out to make athletics a welcoming environment for LGBT students.

After Hideous Abuse, Calif. School District Agrees to Respect Trans Students
October 16 2014 5:00 AM ET

After Hideous Abuse, Calif. School Agrees to Respect Trans Students

Mitch Kellaway

The Department of Education has intervened on behalf of a trans girl in Downey Unified School District after she allegedly suffered years of verbal harassment by peers and shaming by administrators.

Right Wing Fails to Stop Gender-Inclusive Training in Neb. Schools
October 14 2014 5:18 PM ET

Right Wing Fails to Stop Gender-Inclusive Training in Neb. Schools

Mitch Kellaway

Officials at Lincoln Public Schools in Nebraska's capital are standing behind their recommended strategies for helping trans and gender-nonconforming students feel more comfortable, no matter the conservative outrage.

Catholic U. of America Cancels 'Milk' Screening, Calls It 'Advocacy' Event
October 03 2014 4:00 AM ET

Catholic U. of America Cancels Milk Screening, Calls It 'Advocacy' Event

Trudy Ring

The screening and related activities to kick off LGBT Awareness Month amounted to taking a position contrary to Catholic teaching, administrators said.

Christian College to Review Ban on 'Homosexual Practice'
October 02 2014 5:05 PM ET

Christian College to Review Ban on 'Homosexual Practice'

Eliel Cruz

Gordon College faces questions over accreditation due to its stance on same-sex activity.

Louisiana State University Introduces LGBTQ Minor Program
October 02 2014 3:01 PM ET

Louisiana State University Introduces LGBTQ Minor Program

Jorge Rodriguez-Jimenez

Louisiana State University introduced an LGBTQ minor program this fall semester.

WATCH: Ariz. High School Throws Out Ballots for Lesbian Homecoming Couple
October 01 2014 2:40 PM ET

High School Won't Count Votes for Homecoming Queens

Mitch Kellaway

Administrators say students are only allowed to nominate one male student and one female student to the homecoming court at Willow Canyon High School in Surprise, Ariz.

WATCH: These Ore. High-Schoolers Want a Trans-Inclusive Homecoming
September 29 2014 3:40 PM ET

These High-Schoolers Want a Trans-Inclusive Homecoming

Mitch Kellaway

'Guess what? It’s 2014 and the world is constantly changing and improving,' say student leaders at an Ashland, Ore., high school as they open the doors for transgender homecoming royalty at their school.

Boys Wear Skirts to Class in Protest After School Fines Trans Girl for Wearing Skirt
September 20 2014 11:02 AM ET

Boys Wear Skirts to Class in Protest After School Fines Trans Girl for Wearing Skirt

Mitch Kellaway

When a trans student was fined by her Rio de Janeiro high school for wearing a skirt, her classmates hatched a plan.

Duke University Makes Applications More Welcoming for LGBT Hopefuls
September 13 2014 3:00 PM ET

Duke University Makes Applications More Welcoming for LGBT Hopefuls

Mitch Kellaway

In an optional, open-ended short essay, applicants to Duke can now describe their sexual orientation and gender identity in their own words.

WATCH: Toronto School Board Member Tongue-Tied Over Transphobic Tweets
September 10 2014 2:14 PM ET

School Board Member Tongue-Tied Over Transphobic Tweets

Mitch Kellaway

A Toronto School Board member was struck dumb when a local reporter asked him about his tweets claiming he 'reserved the right' to believe that trans people don't exist and may or may not be mentally ill.

PHOTOS: Mt. Holyoke Students Come Out for Trans-Inclusion
September 04 2014 11:56 AM ET

PHOTOS: Yes, 'Trans Women Belong at Mt. Holyoke!'

Mitch Kellaway

These Mt. Holyoke students demanded that their college support all women.

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