Gov. Signs Order Reinforcing Nondiscrimination Governor Dannel Malloy, in wake of President Trump's announcement on Twitter today that transgender citizens would now be barred from serving in the U.S. Armed Forces, has signed an executive order reinforcing Connecticut's nondiscrimination policies.
West Hartford Police Department Adopts New LGBT PolicyThe West Hartford Police Department has adopted a new policy designed to help officers navigate cases and situations involving members of the town's LGBT community.
Yale's Gender Neutral Bathrooms Part Of Changing ClimateVisitors at Yale University's 315th commencement will notice something new on campus this year-gender-neutral bathrooms in 23 buildings.
Connecticut Governor Makes Pitch To North Carolina CompaniesGov. Dannel P. Malloy is urging North Carolina businesses to move to Connecticut in response to a new law that critics have called discriminatory.
Top Bars In Connecticut To Celebrate Pride MonthJune is Pride Month, a time to commemorate the LGBT community's achievements and contributions to American life. Originally just one day, then a week, then by the 21st century it had become a month-long celebration, and one that has continued to grow in prominence.
Top LGBT Pride Events In ConnecticutEvents are scheduled all across the state of Connecticut to honor and celebrate LGBT pride. These events are hosted by local LGBT organizations such as True Colors, Triangle Community Center and CLARO. They provide the opportunity to celebrate, meet new peers from the community, and enjoy fun entertainment. Most of these events are free with the exception of the Rainbow Ball.
Top Gay Bars In ConnecticutSelect bars in Connecticut cater to the LGBT community and create space for them to meet, greet, and feel comfortable. These range from some of the top gay bars in the state to gay friendly bars that might not necessarily host specialized events. Popular gay bars in Connecticut feature drag shows and special event nights such as ladies night or transgender parties.
Transgender Student Crowned Homecoming KingA transgender student was named homecoming king at a New Hampshire high school.
New London Mayor, Spouse Invited To White House New London's mayor and his husband have been invited to the White House for a celebration of LGBT Pride month.
Opinion: Rev. William Owens Confronts Barack Obama On Same-Sex MarriageRev. William Owens takes great issue with Obama’s linkage of Dr. King’s civil rights movement of the past to the current gay rights movement regarding same-sex marriage. Owens says that King embraced traditional religion, and he strongly suggests that King would not want his civil rights’ mission altered to include same-sex marriage.
'With You' Documentary On Flight 93 Hero, Family PremieresIt took nine years, but a documentary celebrating United Airlines Flight 93 passenger Mark Bingham's life premiered in June.