A teacher at a public school near Houston has a secret classroom bookshelf largely made up of challenged titles. Many of the books deal with race, sex and gender.
GOP candidates talk about schools a lot on the campaign trail. But that doesn't mean they are talking a lot about education, instead focusing on culture war issues on the battleground of K-12 schools.
Twelve years after repeal of the ban on gay and lesbian troops serving openly, no one in the military or Veterans Administration knows how many vets are still without the benefits they're owed.
Writers--some with bylines in the Times — and LGBTQ advocates have signed open letters accusing the paper of biased coverage.
A South Georgia community rallied around a respected school administrator after an anti-gay letter circulated and she resigned.
LGBTQ History Month celebrates 31 days of education and recognition of the LGBTQ civil rights movement. A school board in Miami voted against the month-long observance, after approving it last year.
In The Ink Black Heart, a popular cartoonist is harassed and killed after her work is criticized as transphobic. Observers say the plot mirrors Rowling's experience, though she calls it a coincidence.
Kotek won her state's Democratic primary on Tuesday. If she wins the general election later this year, she will become the country's first openly lesbian governor.
The challenge against Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis aims to block a new law that forbids classroom instruction on sexual orientation and gender identity in kindergarten through third grade.
The Supreme Court gave the LGBTQ community a victory on Monday, declining to hear a case centered around the use of restrooms by transgender students. Now, queer Georgians are reacting.
Two literary stars from Nigeria are engaging in a very public feud — a fight that is both personal and also enfolds bigger questions about feminism, gender identity and social media.
The anti-loitering law, passed in 1976, resulted in decades of discrimination by law enforcement against women of color and people who are transgender, critics say.
Senate candidate Jon Ossoff spoke with GPB News' Sarah Rose on LGBTQ rights, his solo debate against an empty podium, and preserving music venues in the state.
Since 2008, more than a half billion dollars has been diverted from state tax coffers to private schools through a tax credit program designed by lawmakers to promote school choice.
Unlike many other states with similar programs, Georgia does little to regulate the performance or practices of schools that receive tax-credit scholarships. Moreover, the schools are free from many of the restrictions imposed on public schools to prevent them from excluding gay and trans students, The Current has found.
Malik Brown has been named Atlanta's first director of LGBTQ Affairs.