First Openly Gay Woman Elected to New Jersey Legislature Reflects on Historic Win and Priorities for the Future

2023-11-20 12:07:24 In January, Luanne Peterpaul will be the first out gay woman to become a New Jersey legislator, a move toward increasing LGBTQ representation in Trenton at a time when the queer community feels increasingly under attack in statehouses nationwide. But while Peterpaul agrees that her victory has historic value, Peterpaul, 67, said her … Read more

Pope Francis Welcomes Trans People into the Church: Advocates Welcome Historic Move

2023-11-10 08:57:36 Pope Francis says trans people can be baptized, become great-grandparents, and witness weddings in churches. The new move is part of giving space to all people in the church. The Pope’s message for greater participation of transgender people in the Church was spelled out in a Vatican document approved on October 31. Some … Read more

Finding the Best Wedding Planner: A Tale of Efficiency and Elegance with Deisa Rivera

2023-10-22 01:58:49 “When we are not working, we have been dealing with wedding things for three months,” says Adyan. “We have two wedding planners: one in Mexico and one in Puerto Rico. I went to Puerto Rico to see wedding venues and I loved the wedding planner. It was incredible, super efficient, so I said: … Read more

Transgender Children in North Dakota Fighting for Their Medical Rights: Tate Dolney Takes on the State

2023-10-07 15:03:26 Bravo to 12-year-old Tate Dolney, of Fargo, for his bravery and integrity! Tate is a transgender boy who has publicly put himself out there in a state that’s hostile to people like him. Still, Tate is taking on the state of North Dakota, so he and other transgender children can rightfully receive the … Read more

Federal Lawsuit Challenges Florida Restroom Law Discriminating Against Transgender and Nonbinary Individuals

2023-10-02 00:56:24 A group of transgender and nonbinary people on Friday filed a federal lawsuit challenging a new Florida law requiring people to use public restrooms that align with their sex assigned at birth, asking a judge to block enforcement before an upcoming march in Orlando. The lawsuit, filed in the federal Middle District of … Read more

Virginia Ernst’s Powerful Response to Hate Comments on Motherhood and LGBTQ+ Representation

2023-09-15 13:28:11 Virginia Ernst and her partner recently became parents for the second time. However, the two do not only receive congratulations on their offspring. Virginia Ernst (32) and her wife Dorothea can look forward to baby number two. Her little boy was born on August 20th. The offspring was announced with a posting on … Read more