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GLSEN executive director Eliza Byard to step down in March

GLSEN executive director Eliza Byard to step down in March

GLSEN's longtime executive director Eliza Byard announced in an e-mail message today that she will be stepping down from her role on March 1, 2021. See her full letter below.

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Happy 60th Birthday, RuPaul!

Happy 60th Birthday, RuPaul!

RuPaul Andre Charles, the legendary drag queen, actor, model, singer, songwriter, and television personality turns 60 years old today!

Born and raised right here in San Diego, RuPaul eventually ended up in Atlanta, GA before settling in New York City ... and the rest is history.

New honorees named for National LGBTQ Wall of Honor

New honorees named for National LGBTQ Wall of Honor
During last year’s 50th anniversary celebrations of the Stonewall Riots, the oldest LGBTQ organization in North America, The International Imperial Court System of the U.S.A, Canada and Mexico, established in 1965, and the oldest national LGBTQ advocacy organization, the National LGBTQ Task Force, established in 1973, dedicated the National LGBTQ Wall of Honor at the historic Stonewall Inn in

Local community groups to host virtual Decision Day Rally & Town Hall

Local community groups to host virtual Decision Day Rally & Town Hall

Today, in a landmark 6-3 decision, the Supreme Court of the United States held that employment discrimination against transgender and gay people violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, giving federal employment protections to transgender and gay people.  

LGBTQ elected officials to host National Town Hall online

A group of LGBTQ elected officials will host a National Town Hall on Thursday, April 30 at 3 pm to discuss the impacts of COVID-19 on the LGBTQ community. The panel, which will be presented via Zoom, is being organized by the office of California State Senator Scott Wiener.

Imperial Court System to honor mask sewers

The International Imperial Court System has launched the International Betsy Ross Citation to honor individuals and organizations who have given of their time to sew masks and other personal protective equipment for use by the public and medical professionals.

Today is Transgender Day of Visibility

Today, March 31, is Transgender Day of Visibility (TDOV). Spearheaded by youth organization Trans Student Educational Resources, the day has been honored since 2009 as a way to celebrate transgender people and raise awareness of discrimination faced by transgender people worldwide, while celebrating their contributions to society.