LGBT relationships are illegal in 74 countries, research finds

LGBT relationships are illegal in 74 countries, research finds

While LGBT rights have made considerable progress in some parts of the world recently, a surprising number of countries still punish same-sex relationships with life in prison or even death.

New report highlights ongoing battle for LGBT rights across the Commonwealth

New report highlights ongoing battle for LGBT rights across the Commonwealth

Research launched today shows the extent of progress being made by countries across the Commonwealth in upholding the rights of LGBT citizens.

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Companies with LGBT diversity beat the market

Companies with LGBT diversity beat the market

A report from Credit Suisse out Friday examines the impact that a focus on LGBT diversity had on corporate performance. 

College Applications add gender identity question

College Applications add gender identity question

The action follows more than two years of efforts by Campus Pride, a national non-profit LGBTQ advocacy group, to persuade Common App to add more inclusive gender identity questions to its application.

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Positively Trans Community Needs Assessment Findings

Positively Trans Community Needs Assessment Findings

In order to identify community needs and advocacy priorities, we conducted a needs assessment in the summer of 2015. The needs assessment was released online and made available across the U.S.  Key questions focused on barriers to health and well-being for transgender people living with HIV and on their legal and health priorities. 

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Data Collection in the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Data Collection in the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System

Sexual orientation and gender identity, or SOGI, data are a critical component of accurately assessing the current problems that LGBT people experience—such as mental health and substance use disparities and barriers in access to health insurance coverage and health care—and developing effective policies and programs to address them.