New Jerseyans agree educators should protect the identity of trans students

Rutgers Eagleton Poll says 54% believe trans youth face frequent bullying, familial rejection, harassment A majority of New Jerseyans support protecting the privacy of transgender...

Luanne Peterpaul is a “force to be reckoned with”

Luanne Peterpaul’s historic win in the New Jersey State Legislature is only one chapter of her life’s many histories of becoming. Her story starts...

Super Tuesday election results: LGBTQ candidates and community concerns moved forward

Super Tuesday 2024 primary election results were a mix. There were wins for many LGBTQ candidates. A Republican-backed group spent more than $950,000 to promote...

Out Profile: Hyacinth CEO Kathy Ahearn-O’Brien

The first hyacinth flower is said to have grown out of the blood of the slain male lover of the sun god Apollo, Hyacinthus....

Tuxedo Hearts looks to find homes for Boston Terriers

Based in Central New Jersey, Tuxedo Hearts Rescue is an agency with a special interest in helping Boston Terriers. They also have other pushed-in...

ACT UP NY supports an immediate ceasefire in Gaza

The AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP), a predominantly LGBTQ-led organization, is joining the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) Movement inspired by the...

North Hunterdon-Voorhees LGBTQ book ban battle continues to fester

Underage students are quoted anonymously for safety. See full BOE meeting here.  North Hunterdon-Voorhees School Board of Education is no stranger to the debate about...

New Jersey Pride Chamber of Commerce appoints Noah Michael O’Hare as...

The New Jersey Pride Chamber of Commerce (NJPCC) has appointed Noah Michael O’Hare as its new Board President. Noah is the Vice President of Retail Operations...

City Council member Rue Landau makes LGBTQ history in Philadelphia

I have three simple and powerful words for you: We did it,” said Rue Landau in her victory speech. Landau won an at-large seat on...

Old Bridge Board of Education will keep the 5756 transgender policy...

This is a safe space for our students,” Superintendent David Cittadino told Out In Jersey. The Old Bridge school board joins Asbury Park schools, among...