With the aim of honoring the LGBT pioneer, the International Court System is co-sponsoring a drive to have the United States Navy name a vessel after Harvey Milk.
Last month The Equality Act, an LGBT non-discrimination bill originally proposed in 1974, was introduced to Congress by Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and Representative David Cicilline (D-RI).
Rhode Island bishop Thomas Tobin lauded a Texas county clerk’s refusal to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
The positive vibes were palpable at Roger Williams National Memorial on the afternoon of June 26 in downtown Providence.
President Obama appointed Shannon Price Minter, a transgender attorney, to the President’s Commission on White House Fellowships last month.
Last month, Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza announced that his openly lesbian Deputy Chief of Staff Marisa O’Gara is now also serving as the LGBT Liaison for the City of Providence.
hildren have the right to be protected from discrimination based on race, religion, sexual orientation, and gender identity or expression, but this language had been left out of the Children’s Bill of Rights