UMC Now open to LGBTQ Methodists

This month, United Methodist Church delegates voted to repeal its church's long-held exclusionary stance of its LGBTQ Methodists meaning, church doctrine, polity, and social...

Boonton Council passes new ordinance restricting display of the rainbow Pride...

The town council of Boonton has sparked controversy with its recent passage of a new ordinance governing the display of flags on town property,...

New York Public School passes an anti-transgender sports resolution

Community Education Council District 2 of New York City, one of the largest school districts in the city, had a contentious meeting after passing...

ACLU-NJ and GSE urge 16 New Jersey school districts to readopt...

The ACLU of New Jersey and Garden State Equality (GSE) sent letters to 16 school districts that have abolished Policy 5756. The letter urges...

Drag Queen Visibility Day in Asbury Park on May 7 

The City of Asbury Park declared May 7th Drag Queen Visibility Day in 2023. This was in response to the unfathomable amount of anti-drag and...

Out Profile: New Jersey LGBTQ activist and social justice leader Carol...

Carol Watchler teleported me to the mid-1980s. She was still teaching at the time, and already an activist with her soon-to-be wife, Ann Baker....

Second annual Newark LGBTQ Film Festival April 26-28

Organizers for the second annual Newark LGBTQ Film Festival have announced the full line-up of events. The festival is the first of its kind...

GSE Equality at Work Symposium in Holmdel on April 16

The symposium includes workshops from industry leaders in communications, education, mental health and human resources On Tuesday, April 16, 2024 Garden State Equality will host its...

The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater is wrapping up their epic...

The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater will be completing their 65th anniversary coast-to-coast tour at NJPAC's Prudential Hall next month. Performances will take place...

Old Bridge Board of Education repeals trans policy after voting to...

Old Bridge Schools voted 5-4 to repeal Policy 5756, the state’s transgender guidance for schools. The decision to “abolish” the policy frustrated many in...