2011 Stories

Our Families

Two million kids in America live with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) parents. They're happy and healthy, but face challenges from unfair laws that don't recognize
their families. >>

Colorado's Fiscal Crisis

How does a state that ranks 12th in the nation for median household income and 15th for per capita personal income also rank 41st in per pupil spending, 44th in highway spending, 48th in higher education, and 49th in insuring low-income children? >>

LGBT Elders - A Federal Priority

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) seniors face particular challenges. The Launch of the National Resource Center on LGBT Aging in 2011 was a turning point for this vulnerable group of elders. >>

Marriage in New York

In 2011, New York became the sixth and largest state to recognize the freedom to marry for loving, committed gay and lesbian couples. >>

Transgender Equality

When Massachusetts became the sixteenth state to ban discrimination based on gender identity or expression in 2011, it took an important step forward for transgender Americans. >>

Making Schools Safe in Colorado

Ensuring safe and inclusive schools for all students, including lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) students is a national priority. >>

Countering Defamation

It is part of the job of every social movement - countering opponents who will mischaracterize and mislead to undermine support. >>