Every major LGBTQ rights group was joined alongside prominent elected officials and religious leaders to denounce the Sultan's law allowing the stoning of queer people.
West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin says he cannot support the historic Equality Act because it protects transgender youth in schools.
Republican Gov. Phil Scott added that the new ID policy “is consistent with our Vermont values of inclusion and acceptance.”
“Erasure of our existence will not only just trivialize our struggle, but also perpetuate the injustices towards us,” activist Numan Afifi says.
Advocates — who say LGBTQ youth are "consistently" put into reparative therapy in the state — may finally ban the practice there.
Germany struggled for years to enact marriage equality, and Australia is similarily dragging its feet.
A young man killed because he was deemed insufficiently masculine is the latest casualty of Malaysia's anti-LGBT culture.