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A path toward dignity and equality with PRIDE Act

The fight for marriage equality has been a long and emotional journey for many in the LGBTQ+ community. The PRIDE Act aims to right the wrongs of the past and ensure equal treatment for all couples, writes congressional representatives of the Equality Caucus.

New study finds inadequate response to mpox outbreak

A similarly negative GAO report spurred out U.S. Rep. Ritchie Torres to introduce legislation overhauling the federal response to future outbreaks.

Limited gender markers add hurdles for nonbinary people

While there has been progress in creating inclusive identity markers on the federal level, some states have tried to restrict ID choices.

Founder of D.C. LGBTQ+ nonprofit Casa Ruby arrested in Maryland after fleeing to El Salvador

The Department of Justice said that Ruby Corado was arrested after unexpectedly returning to the United States.

North Carolina's 'don't say gay' law and anti-trans sports statute challenged by activists

The Campaign for Southern Equality filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education, saying these statutes violate federal law.

Suicide and the Question of Whether It’s Ever OK to Out Someone

The suicide of an Alabama mayor and pastor shows the cruelty of being outed and raises the question if outing someone is ever appropriate even as retribution for hypocrites.

MAGA Republicans Continue to Abuse Funding Bills to Push an Anti-LGBTQ+ Agenda

"I’ve seen firsthand how Republicans are using these bills...to target marginalized communities for discrimination and exclusion," writes U.S. Rep. Mike Quigley.

Vanderbilt Medical Center Under Federal Scrutiny After Trans Patient Records Release

A civil rights investigation is probing why the medical center released unredacted and sensitive medical records to the Republican attorney general.

Georgia School's LGBTQ+ Book Purge Violated Students' Rights: DOE

According to the Department of Education, the school system has entered into a resolution agreement to remedy the damage its prior actions had on students.