Transgender student Issak Oliver Wolfe has been receiving positive support from his community in York County, Pennsylvania during his transition, but his school principal has put the 18-year-old in a situation he calls humiliating.
Jacob Rudolph, who gained Internet notoriety in January after his father posted a video of the boy coming out to his high school, created a petition to ban gay conversion therapy for minors in New Jersey. The petition has garnered over 100,000 signatures since its launch in the last week of February, and supports legislation put forward by Democratic Senator Raymond J. Lesniak.
A new online petition has already received over 1,000 signatures online in calling on the European Council to ban Russia over its treatment and statements on LGBT issues. The organizers of the online petition have said they hope to garner at least 3,000 signatures in an effort to put pressure on the Council.
For the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, over 65 LGBT groups joined The Pledge for Full LGBT Equality appealing for full and equal protection under federal nondiscrimination laws nationally for 2014.
Macy’s, the second-largest department-chain in the United States, has recently come under fire for selling the Donald Trump brand at their stores. However, the company has decided to continue their relationship with the controversial businessman.
Over 510,000 people have signed a petition asking Macy's to dump Donald Trump.
The Utah House and Senate approved new legislation requiring schools to teach abstinence only education. The bill has yet to be signed by Utah's governor.