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Judge Rejects Part of Mississippi’s License to Discriminate Law  »  Gay Rights - Do You Care2?
U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves has struck down a major component of Mississippi's HB 1523, the so-called "Protecting Freedom of Conscience from Government Discrimination Act." He determined that the bill violates the marriage equality ruling made by the Supreme Court of the United States in 2015. ...
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Posted:  6/29 9:00pm
What’s Next for the UK Following Brexit?  »  Gay Rights - Do You Care2?
The U.K. is currently in a state of political panic following last week's vote to leave the European Union. One major question keeps coming up: What happens next? ...
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Posted:  6/29 5:00pm
The Trans Military Ban Could Be Lifted This Week  »  Gay Rights - Do You Care2?
Reports indicate that the U.S. military's ban on open service for trans personnel is set to be lifted on July 1. This policy change will mark the end of a discriminatory rule that cost the military many qualified soldiers. ...
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Posted:  6/28 10:30pm
Why Stonewall Deserves to Be a National Monument  »  Gay Rights - Do You Care2?
On Friday, June 24, President Obama officially designated the Stonewall Inn as a national monument. But why is Stonewall so important to the LGBT community? ...
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Posted:  6/27 9:00pm
Your Child’s Annual Flu Shot Might Be About to Change  »  Gay Rights - Do You Care2?
A CDC advisory panel has come out against the FluMist nasal delivery system that has been a popular flu vaccine alternative for children. On Wednesday, June 22, a group of 15 experts on the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) voted that the needle-free FluMist alternative was ineffective. They arrived at this conclusion after reviewing infection rates over the […] ...
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Posted:  6/27 7:30pm
The Climate Change Agreement You Might Not Have Heard About  »  Gay Rights - Do You Care2?
Mayors from over 7,100 major cities around the world have joined together to create an alliance to fight climate change. With this unprecedented unity, the hope is that cities can look beyond their own interests to protect the environment and invest in a greener urban future. ...
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Posted:  6/26 6:00pm
What Does the Rainbow Pride Flag Really Mean?  »  Gay Rights - Do You Care2?
June is officially Pride Month, a time when we celebrate the full rainbow of human sexuality and gender identity. But have you ever wondered about the meaning and origin of the Pride flag? ...
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Posted:  6/25 3:00pm
EU Referendum results - the UK votes to leave the EU  »  Bill's Comment Page
Somewhat surprisingly, the EU Referendum in the UK yesterday, 23rd June 2016, has resulted in a narrow but decisive vote to 'Leave'. Although this is the result I favoured, so am pleased, it has still somewhat surprised me. In due course, quite possibly after a change in leadership of the Conservative Party, as the Prime Minister David Cameron announced this morning that he plans to step down as Leader and therefore as Prime Minister in the expectation that a new Conservative Party leader will be in place for the Autumn Conservative Party conference, to be held this year between 2-5 ...
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Posted:  6/24 9:37pm
The UK Votes to Leave Europe: 4 Reactions to Brexit You Need to See  »  Gay Rights - Do You Care2?
In what has been called an unexpected and stinging defeat for the UK establishment and Europe as a whole, the UK has voted by a narrow margin to leave the European Union. The vote raises a whole range of questions about what happens next, such as how the UK will actually go about leaving, to what […] ...
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Posted:  6/24 9:00pm
China Wants to Halve Its Meat Consumption  »  Gay Rights - Do You Care2?
As part of a broader plan to fight obesity, Chinese health officials have recommended halving meat consumption over the next 15 years. ...
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Posted:  6/23 10:30pm
European Union Unites Around LGBT and Women’s Rights  »  Gay Rights - Do You Care2?
In a historic first, the 28 states composing the European Union have reached a consensus to back gender equality and protect LGBTI rights. ...
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Posted:  6/23 6:00pm