The Equality Act got a big boost on Friday night after the NAACP, the nation’s oldest African-American civil rights organization, publicly endorsed the LGBTQ rights bill currently making its way through Congress. “We support what it does — and we support it now,” Hilary Shelton, the director of the NAACP’s D.C. bureau, told NBC News. […] The post NAACP endorses Equality Act appeared first on Metro Weekly .
A transgender man in California is suing a California Catholic hospital for backing out of performing his gender confirmation surgery at the last minute and refusing to reschedule. The ACLU Foundation of Northern California, the ACLU Foundation of Southern California and the law firm Rukin Hyland & Riggin LLP filed the suit on behalf of […] The post California transgender man sues Catholic hospital over denial of surgery appeared first on Metro Weekly .
Chick Fil-A donated $1.6 million to an organization with a "sexual purity" policy that bans "homosexual acts" The post Chick-fil-A is still giving millions of dollars to anti-LGBTQ groups appeared first on Metro Weekly .
Minnesota one of 21 states attempting to restrict therapists from changing youths' sexual orientation The post Congresswoman Ilhan Omar calls conversion therapy “torture” at Minnesota rally appeared first on Metro Weekly .
West Virginia assistant principal accused of harassing transgender student will lose job at end of school year
15-year-old student says assistant principal demanded he use the urinal to "prove" he was a boy The post West Virginia assistant principal accused of harassing transgender student will lose job at end of school year appeared first on Metro Weekly .
Second time's the charm for the bartender, who will take part in the national competition in June The post Kona Grill’s Antonio Troia wins regional Stoli Key West Cocktail Classic competition appeared first on Metro Weekly .
Administration cannot begin barring transgender troops until all appeals have been exhausted The post Federal judge slaps down Trump administration’s efforts to jump-start trans service member ban appeared first on Metro Weekly .
The dance legend prepares to leads audiences through a three-night odyssey at the Kennedy Center The post Bill T. Jones on his epic new trilogy, becoming an elder gay, and the joys of being naked appeared first on Metro Weekly .
Jordan Peele's Us may deliver the scares on a bloody platter, but it amounts to so much more than a simple horror film The post Film Review: Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ appeared first on Metro Weekly .
Arena's JQA is best left to the tourists and those who can never get enough educational theater The post Theater Review: Aaron Posner’s ‘JQA’ at Arena appeared first on Metro Weekly .
Ford's production hits all the right notes, from dazzling design and soaring voices to a heartwarming cow The post Theater Review: ‘Into the Woods’ at Ford’s hits all the right notes appeared first on Metro Weekly .
Additionally, organization plans to expand its services in the coming months The post Us Helping Us celebrates three decades of growth with an anniversary gala on April 2 appeared first on Metro Weekly .