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Bonta joins other AGs in amicus brief in Connecticut trans student athlete case

Bonta joins other AGs in amicus brief in Connecticut trans student athlete case

California Attorney General Rob Bonta and 20 other attorneys general filed an amicus brief in a Connecticut case supporting the freedom of transgender student athletes to participate in sports in line with their gender identity.

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By John Ferrannini | October 5, 2021

The FBI denied a gay activist's FOIA request for files relating to the late gay ambassador James Hormel, citing a federal statute meant to protect law enforcement techniques from disclosure.

By Lisa Keen | October 4, 2021

First in the spotlight as the U.S. Supreme Court begins its new session Monday (October 4) is the seemingly precarious state of the right to abortion, an issue LGBTQ groups have long considered to be of "vital importance" to queer people.


By Matthew S. Bajko | October 4, 2021

Voters in Oregon could elect the country's first lesbian governor next year and only the second LGBTQ top statewide official in the three-state West Coast region.

By John Ferrannini | September 28, 2021

ONE Lambda Legal Week begins Monday, October 4. Replacing in-person fundraising soirees, the event will feature comedians and the presentation of the Liberty Award as part of the organization's efforts to raise $5 million this year.


By John Ferrannini | September 21, 2021

The New Gay Liberation Front group is not the same as the old historic group that formed after Stonewall — it's being criticized for pitting some segments of the LGBTQ community against others.

By Brian Bromberger | September 20, 2021

Bishop John Shelby Spong, a liberal theologian and ally who championed women's and LGBTQ ordinations and rights, died September 12 peacefully in his sleep at his Richmond, Virginia home.


By Matthew S. Bajko | September 20, 2021

Ten years ago Monday (September 20), the U.S. military's homophobic "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy was ended, ushering in a decade of open military service for LGBTQ enlistees and officers.

By John Ferrannini | September 14, 2021

Twenty states sued the federal government late last month, trying to overturn federal protections for trans and gender-nonconforming students ordered by the Biden administration.


By Ed Walsh | September 8, 2021

The surviving partner of one of the flight attendants killed on 9/11 reflects on his loss as the nation approaches the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks.

By John Ferrannini | September 8, 2021

Injecting some much-needed political star power into the race to save Governor Gavin Newsom's political career, Vice President Kamala Harris flew to the Bay Area Wednesday to rally supporters ahead of the September 14 recall election.


By Chris Johnson, Washington Blade | September 7, 2021

Human Rights Campaign President Alphonso David has been terminated as head of the nation's leading LGBTQ group following a public dispute with the board over his role in the Andrew Cuomo scandal.

By John Ferrannini | August 31, 2021

Subscription service OnlyFans' decision to ban sexually explicit content effective October 1 — and its abrupt reversal last week — elicited strong reactions in the LGBTQ and sex work communities.


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