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LGBT issues

White House honors GLSEN with Champion of Change award

GLSEN is saluted for two decades of pioneering work to fight bullying, violence and stigma directed at LGBT people in K-12 schools, and its contributions to efforts to prevent suicide among at-risk youth.

Openly gay Mormon named to LDS Church leadership position

Bishop Don Fletcher of the San Francisco Bay Ward asks Mitch Mayne to serve as ward executive secretary, a leadership position that serves with the ward lay-pastoral leadership (or “bishopric,” in Mormon terms) to coordinate congregational administrative and pastoral functions and to participate in congregational executive-level decision-making as well.

Uganda lawmakers quietly reviving "Kill The Gays" bill

Despite international outcry from LGBT advocates and human-rights activists, Uganda's parliament could put the "Kill The Gays" bill up for a vote within a fortnight.