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WATCH: Larry Kramer Accepts First-Ever Larry Kramer Activism Award

WATCH: Larry Kramer Accepts First-Ever Larry Kramer Activism Award

Text from Larry Kramer’s speech, accepting the first-ever Larry Kramer Activism Award, from GMHC at their Spring Gala, March 23, 2015.

LGBT Women Among Most at Risk of Poverty in America, New Study

Due to discriminatory laws, America’s 5.1 million LGBT women face lower pay, frequent harassment, compromised access to health care, and violence.

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Psychology Today Will No Longer Advertise Ex-Gay Therapy

Psychology Today, a magazine that offers over 80,000 mental health professional profiles, announced they will no longer advertise conversion therapy.

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Bill Requires Equal Medical Coverage and Benefits for Transgender Employees of State Contractors

A bill was introduced that prohibits state agencies from doing business with companies that discriminate against employees based on gender identity.

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New HIV and AIDS Awareness Campaign Aimed Toward Hollywood Launches

The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation joins campaign that includes new style guide for media, as well as public service announcements.

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IVF Babies Up 14% in the UK Since 2003, Study

There has been a 14 percent increase in the number of babies born through IVF to lesbian parents in the UK since 2003.

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Working to End Gender Identity Discrimination in Seattle

Marsha Botzer, founder of Ingersoll Gender Center, said that support from her union and co-workers were essential to her transition.

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Lesbian Moms: Michigan Pediatrician Refuses to See Newborn

A lesbian couple in Michigan say their six-day-old baby was refused care because of their sexual orientation.

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Federal Job-Protected FMLA Rights Extended to Same-Sex Married Couples

Workers in legal, same-sex marriages will now have the same rights as those in opposite-sex marriages to federal job-protected leave under FMLA.

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New Reports Find Discrimination, Economic Vulnerably, Health Disparities in Transgender Community

In a year when transgender Americans are experiencing unprecedented visibility in the State of the Union address, two new reports detail severe disparities.

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