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Looking For Leia to Show the Impact of Star Wars on Generations of Women

With a new Kickstarter campaign, filmmaker Annalise Ophelian aims to showcase just how much the epic film franchise has changed the world for its female fanbase.

Supreme Court Invalidates Gender Inequality in U.S. Citizenship Law

The 8-0 ruling authored by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg states that a provision in federal law on how people born overseas can be eligible for U.S. citizenship violates the U.S. Constitution's equal protection guarantee.

Pioneering LGBT Rights Activist Alexei Romanoff: 'These Marchers Are My Family'

"This is my family. All of them. Look at the diversity," the 1967 Black Cat demonstration organizer told reporters at L.A.'s Resist March on Sunday.

Thousands Protest Trump, Rally to Protect LGBT Rights at D.C. Equality March

Rights activists from around the country took part in the Equality March for Unity and Pride on Sunday in Washington, D.C.

Athletes and Stunt Performers Honor Pulse Victims in Touching Tribute Video

"The Light" brings together volunteer performers from around the world to honor victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting.

Hollywood's First Out Stuntman to Release Tribute Video for Pulse Nightclub Victims

The video is part of a global effort by athletes and stunt performers to honor the victims one year after the tragedy in Orlando.

Emmanuel Macron Urges Putin to Protect LGBT People in Chechnya

The newly elected French president told Putin that LGBT citizens in the Russian province must be protected, according to CNN.

Organizers Announce Route for Equality March in Washington, D.C.

The Equality March for Unity and Pride scheduled for June 11 will pass by the White House, the D.C. Capital Pride event, and finish at the National Mall.

Russian Millionaire Says Gay Shoppers Not Allowed in His Stores

"No entry for faggots" read a wooden plate at the entrance to one of German Sterligov's shops in Moscow.

Hillary Clinton to Wellesley Grads: 'Chardonnay Helped a Little Too'

Clinton joked about her feelings after losing the 2016 election during a commencement speech at her alma mater, Wellesley College.

Taiwan Celebrates High Court's Ruling for Marriage Equality

The court's ruling paves the way for Taiwan to become the first place in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage.

Taiwan Court to Issue Ruling on Same-Sex Marriage

A court ruling set for Wednesday could make Taiwan the first place in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage.

Orthodox Christians Clash With Supporters of LGBT March in Moldova

Many pro-LGBT marchers were evacuated by police to prevent confrontations with Orthodox believers protesting "LGBT propaganda".

U.S. Judge Allows First Trans Person to Sue Under Disability law

Kate Lynn Blatt can move forward with a sex discrimination lawsuit against her employer under the Americans with Disabilities Act, even though it explicitly excludes transgender people from protection, according to Reuters.

Pushing for Marriage Equality, Chile Lights Govt. Palace in Rainbow Colors

On the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biophobia, activists gathered outside Chile's Moneda Palace to call for the legalization of same-sex marriage.

Two Indonesian Men Get 85 Lashes for Having Sex

The public caning is the first time "anti-homosexuality" laws have been enforced in the Muslim-majority country.

Groups Demand Removal of Kentucky Judge for Refusing LGB Adoption Cases

The ACLU and other rights groups have filed a complaint against W. Mitchell Nance, seeking his dismissal for refusing to hear Family Court cases involving lesbian, gay or bisexual adults hoping to adopt children.

Bill Cosby Has No Plans to Testify at Sexual Assault Trial

Cosby told SiriusXM that he does not expect to testify at his June trial involving three felony counts of aggravated indecent assault of former Temple University employee Andrea Constand.

Federal Study Finds Rampant Bullying of LGBT Students in Schools

Thirty-four percent of students who identified as LGBT complained of bullying, compared to 19 percent who identified as heterosexual, according to a report by the National Center for Education Statistics and the Justice Department.