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Kanye West says he faces discrimination for not being gay

Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Kanye West
"I feel like I got discriminated in fashion for not being gay..." ...

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Transgender student’s bathroom request divides Nevada lawmakers

Monday, October 5, 2015
Over the last ten years, requests involving transgender bathroom use have become a regular battle around the country.
Three conservative state lawmakers are criticizing a new anti-bullying law that broadly protects transgender students. ...

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Vatican fires priest for coming out

Saturday, October 3, 2015
Krzysztof Charamsa, left, and his boyfriend Eduard, surname not given, pose for a photo as they leave a restaurant after a news conference in downtown Rome, Saturday Oct. 3, 2015. The Vatican on Saturday fired Charamsa who came out as gay on the eve of a big meeting of the world's bishops to discuss church outreach to gays, divorcees and more traditional Catholic families.
"I came out," said Krzysztof Charamsa, a mid-level official. "This is a very personal, difficult and tough decision in the Catholic church's homophobic world." ...

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San Diego kindergartner expelled from school for having two moms

Tuesday, September 29, 2015
“They told us, ‘oh this is not about your child,’ but it is about my child,” said Sheena, who asked that her last name not be used.
The parents of a 5-year-old girl were recently notified that their daughter would no longer be able to attend the school -- because her parents are gay. ...

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Report: Transgender woman sues Louisville nursing college

Monday, September 28, 2015
Vanessa Gilliam
Vanessa Gilliam says she was humiliated when she was allegedly excluded from using the women's restroom, even though she identifies as a female. ...

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School won’t let student bring another boy to homecoming dance, warns him about murderous gays

Thursday, September 24, 2015
Lance Sanderson
The school cited a policy against boys from other schools attending social functions as its reason for denying Lance Sanderson's request. ...

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Judge: Maryland prison mistreated transgender inmate

Thursday, September 24, 2015
In her ruling, Shaffer said the corrections officers "created a hostile environment" that began shortly after Neon Brown arrived.
A transgender inmate who says she was called "it" and "some kind of animal" by guards who watched her shower has won a major legal victory. ...

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Banned transgender customers to get $400K from Portland bar

Wednesday, September 23, 2015
The now-shuttered P Club
The owner had left a voice message telling them to stay away from his establishment. ...

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Fired gay teacher invited to White House to welcome pope

Monday, September 21, 2015
Margie Winters
Margie Winters, a Roman Catholic teacher fired over her same-sex marriage, has been invited to the White House to welcome Pope Francis. ...

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Homophobic Uber driver to riders: “Man should not kiss man!”

Friday, September 18, 2015
Sam Simons and Santiago Figeuroa
“It was not like we were all over each other. It was just a peck on the lips and an arm round my shoulder.” ...

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