National

Harvey Milk Was Assasinated 39 Years Ago Today

Milk was the first openly gay man to be elected to public office in California, winning a post on the Board of Supervisors as a result of changes in the social makeup of San Francisco after three unsuccessful attempts to gain office. Having finally been elected in 1977, Milk only held his position for 11(…)

Nearly Two Months after Caravan of Asylum Seekers ask for Protection at the U.S.-Mexico Border, Transgender Women Released, 3 Gay Men Still Detained

Late September, the last transgender Central American woman who arrived at the US-Mexico border over the summer seeking asylum as part of a caravan was granted parole and released from the Cibola County Correctional Center in Milan, New Mexico. The women and their attorneys now call on U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to exercise(…)

Pride Foundation Announces Largest Ever Community Grants

Today, Pride Foundation announced $507,000 in grants to 81 organizations in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington—investing vital resources into local organizations working to ensure that lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people and their families can live fully and safely in their home communities. This year’s award amount is the highest Community Grants(…)