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SCOTUS refuses to hear case from parents who objected to school’s transgender support plans in DC suburbs

It’s the latest in a series of cases where the high court has dodged the issue of transgender rights at school – often leaving in place lower court rulings that sided with trans students.

The country did a complete 180 on a once-divisive issue starting 20 years ago

The vast majority of Americans opposed same-sex marriage on May 17, 2004, when the first same-sex couples took their vows after a court decision in Massachusetts. Well, times have changed.

Barack Obama made history by publicly supporting same-sex marriages 12 years ago today

In the years since, the LGBTQ+ community has seen tremendous strides in the push toward equality, but much work remains to protect the rights of marginalized people.

These 4 states don't allow pregnant women to get a divorce

Three states have laws that prevent a divorce from being finalized if the woman is pregnant, and one state has no law, but mandates it anyway.

These 9 states have the chance to protect abortion this election — Here's what you can do

Constitutional amendments to protect abortion are on the ballot in 4 states, and 5 other states still need your signature.

Uganda used the U.S. Supreme Court's anti-abortion ruling to outlaw being LGBTQ+

Uganda's highest court cited the U.S. Supreme Court's Dobbs v. Jackson ruling in their decision to uphold a law criminalizing same-sex relationships.

'Fractured landscape:' Abortions in the U.S. are increasing, despite 'drastic' bans

Despite abortion restrictions being implemented in 21 states since the overturning of Roe v. Wade, abortions are increasing in the U.S.

Alabama judge unseals report accusing top LGBTQ+ rights attorneys of improper judge shopping

The report is related to lawsuits brought against Alabama’s 2022 ban on gender-affirming health care for trans youth.

Pastor warns against gospel music  because '78%' of musicians are gay

Ghanaian pastor and musician Sonnie Badu says that even gospel music isn't safe from the evil gays.

Family planning and fertility services grind to halt in Alabama after devastating ruling

Family planning services in Alabama have been completely upended by an unprecedented and unscientific state Supreme Court ruling.

Idaho asks Supreme Court to let it enforce law banning gender-affirming care

The law, signed by Republican Gov. Brad Little last year, makes it a felony for doctors to provide medical treatment to transgender minors.

Abortion restrictions amount to sex-based discrimination, state Supreme Court says

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled against an antiquated anti-abortion law, with justices issuing a scathing rebuke of the 2022 Dobbs v. Jackson decision.

123 men were arrested in Florida for human trafficking — Not one was a drag queen

Social media users are making fun of Florida after a sting operation in the state implicated 123 men on human trafficking, but not one drag queen.

Supreme Court Upholds State Bans on Conversion Therapy, Rejecting Washington Challenge

By refusing to hear a challenge to Washington’s law, the Supreme Court affirms the legality of state measures against conversion therapy, a significant victory for LGBTQ+ rights advocates.

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How Sandra Day O'Connor Was a Friend to LGBTQ+ People on the Supreme Court

The justice, who was the first woman to be on the court, was often the swing vote when it came to social issues argued before the court. She died Friday at 93.

Supreme Court Considers Challenge to Washington State’s Conversion Therapy Ban

The far-right extremist group Alliance Defending Freedom brings a case that threatens to undo protections for LGBTQ+ minors from dangerous and abusive conversion therapy.

Lambda Legal Celebrates 50 Years of LGBTQ+ Rights Advocacy

Lambda Legal's CEO and chief legal officer discuss what the future holds for the noted LGBTQ+ rights group.

Florida Asks Supreme Court to Let It Enforce Its Struck-Down Anti-Drag Law

Lower courts have continued to block the anti-drag law.

Alliance Defending Freedom’s Legal Journey Against LGBTQ+ Rights & Anti-Discrimination Laws: Report

Supreme Court-backed case of a Colorado web designer, aided by Alliance Defending Freedom, ignited fervent LGBTQ+ rights debate, spotlighting a larger quest to dismantle anti-discrimination laws.

Mauritius Supreme Court Decriminalizes Gay Sex in Landmark Decision

Advocates hailed the decision on the African island nation while the court disparaged the law’s British colonial era origins in its ruling.