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...

Black Pride is a history to be proud of

June is Pride Month for LGBTQ communities nationwide — and parades abound. As we all rev up each June for Pride, so too do...

90% of trans youth live in states that propose limiting their...

A recent report by the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law sheds light on the challenges facing transgender youth across the United States....

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...

South Carolina is the 25th state to pass an anti-trans healthcare...

A new South Carolina law will require that a healthcare professional “shall not knowingly provide gender transition procedures to a person under 18 years...

Pride is freedom and liberation

When I asked Poet, an LGBTQ person from the tri-state area, what New Jersey-born Marsha P. Johnson means to them, they said “freedom.” Poet...

ACT UP NY protests GLAAD Media Awards

On May 11, 2024, outside the GLAAD Media Awards at the Hilton Hotel in midtown Manhattan, over 150 queer protestors and allies rallied, demanding...

New Jersey activists call for an end to genocide, healthcare apartheid,...

“We don’t stand behind the barricades,” Jay W. Walker, co-founder of The Reclaim Pride Coalition, yelled into the crowds forming behind police barriers. “Pride...

Perth Amboy Animal Shelter has a cute cat for you

Nestled in the heart of Central Jersey, Perth Amboy Animal Shelter has a wide variety of animals looking for homes. This shelter is special...

Empowering careers for LGBTQ in electrical work

How to Get Licensed and Thrive One of the best ways the LGBTQ community can thrive is with a steady, promising career. While there are...