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NYC Council wants to repeal ban on conversion therapy

The New York City Council has taken steps to repeal a ban on conversion therapy in order to avoid a suit that they fear will reach a conservative U.S. Supreme Court. 

Las Vegas LGBTQ Center hit with homophobic graffiti

The Las Vegas LGBTQ center in downtown Las Vegas was vandalized with a homophobic epithet this week, the incident comes just three months after a tree outside the building was set ablaze by an arsonist according to KLAS.

Boston Straight Pride Parade sinks amid counterprotesters

Boston Straight Pride Parade sinks.

The not-so-highly-anticipated Boston Straight Pride marched into infamy this past Saturday as more counterprotesters attended the event than actual supporters. 

According to Out, only about 100 to 200 people cared to participate in the rally and parade, including alt-right and openly gay internet reactionary Milo Yiannopoulus. 

Drag show cancelled because it featured artists with Down syndrome

Drag show cancelled because it featured artists with Down Syndrome.

Peter Meijer, the owner of the Tanglefoot Building in Grand Rapids, Michigan canceled a drag show because it features entertainers with Down syndrome. 

The British troupe of performers known as Drag Syndrome were scheduled to appear on August 19, but Meijer, who is also running for Congress, pulled the plug because he felt the actors were being "exploited."

Trans employee not fired for being trans DOJ says, but for violating the dress code

Trans employee not fired for being trans DOJ says, but for violating the dress code.

Title IX and Title VII are federal laws that prohibit discrimination in schools and employment respectively. 

How exactly they are defined and by whom is still being debated. This week the Trump administration wants to make it clear that Title VII does not protect transgender people at work and they are using a business' dress code as one reason why. 

 Log Cabin Republicans throw support behind Donald Trump for 2020

Log Cabin Republicans are on board with Trump 2020.

The Log Cabin Republicans (LCR) released a statement on Friday announcing that they are endorsing Donald J. Trump for president in 2020.

LCR is the nation’s oldest and largest organization of conservative LGBTQ Republicans and their allies.