LGBTQ

Roncalli alum speaking out after he claims school silenced him while he was a student

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A former Roncalli High School student is speaking out about what he believes was discrimination he faced during his senior year of high school after he became a vocal...Read more

California 'First Partner' puts focus on gender equality

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California Gov. Gavin Newsom's wife prefers the term "First Partner" to the traditional "First Lady" because it is gender neutral.Read more

Las Vegas man accused of plotting to bomb synagogue or LGBTQ bar

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A man who authorities say worked as a security guard has been arrested and accused of plotting to firebomb a Las Vegas synagogue or a bar catering to LGTBQ customers.Read more


Illinois governor signs bill mandating schools teach LGBTQ history

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Illinois' governor signed a law that will require LGBTQ history to be taught in schools starting next year.Read more

Students show support for LGBTQ community as Roncalli starts new year

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Students at Roncalli High School started a new school year without two of their guidance counselors, but with a show of support for the LGBTQ community.Read more

Roncalli graduate encourages LGBTQ youth to be part of the change

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Roncalli High School graduate and gay activist Dominic Conover shared his story with his own article on Advocate.Read more

NYC police probe defaced Rapinoe posters

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New York City police say they are investigating after posters featuring U.S women's soccer team player Megan Rapinoe were defaced with derogatory slurs.Read more

Rainbow flag again set on fire at New York gay bar

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For the second time in a little over a month, a rainbow flag at the entrance to a New York City gay bar was set aflame.Read more

Gay couple said they were targeted at children's playground

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A Georgia couple claims they were asked to leave a mall playground in Savannah because they're gay.Read more


'Shelly's Voice' receives expanded support

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Last August, Roncalli High School was the first school to follow the policy from the Church when it put Counselor Shelly Fitzgerald on administrative leave for her same-...Read more

Prince William says he'd be 'absolutely fine" with gay child

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Britain's Prince William says it would be "absolutely fine" if one of his children came out as gay though he'd worry about how the public would respond.Read more