The New Center for Equality
Welcome! While we are excited about our new website, we are even more excited about other recent changes taking effect at The Center. You may not have heard of us before, or perhaps you have, but weren’t sure about what we did. We are about to change all that. In order for The Center to › Read more
UPDATE from PFLAG Sioux Falls – for Month Of MAY!!
UPDATE from PFLAG Sioux Falls – for Month Of MAY!! ***THERE WILL BE NO PFLAG IN MAY. IT CAME TO OUR ATTENTION THAT MAY 12TH IS MOTHER’S DAY, AND THE FOLLOWING WEEKEND IS GRADUATION FOR MANY. PLEASE WATCH YOUR EMAIL AND OUR FACEBOOK PAGE FOR AN ANNOUNCEMENT IN THE NEXT WEEK OR TWO. WE PLAN › Read more
CWA Passes Support of Transgender Inclusive Healthcare
Pride at Work is proud to announce that CWA unanimously passed a resolution at their April 2013 Convention supporting our campaign to end transgender exclusions in healthcare coverage! There was great excitement coming out of our LGBT Labor Leadership Training that happened last week; CWA members took that with them to their convention and got › Read more
Facing the Fear of Same-Sex Marriage
There has been much discussion about marriage equality in light of the lawsuit filed in South Dakota and, most recently, the Supreme Court’s decision to not hear five same-sex marriage cases. The debate raises the question, why are some people so opposed to marriage equality? The definition of marriage is one of the most prevailing › Read more
LGBT Health Awareness Week
Statement by HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on LGBT Health Awareness Week Shortly after the Affordable Care Act was enacted, President Obama asked me to identify steps we could take at the Department of Health and Human Services to improve the health and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Americans. As we mark the beginning › Read more
Minnesota House passes same-sex marriage bill
As thousands of people rallied at Minnesota’s state Capitol on Thursday, the Minnesota House passed a historic measure legalizing same-sex marriage, positioning to become the 12th state to stand behind marriage equality after Delaware and Rhode Island passed similar measures this month. Splitting largely along party lines, the House voted 75-59 to allow same-sex couples › Read more