Bellingham's LGBT Community Resource Center: A New Name

Village Vida Centre is becoming Gay Inside Out and has added a doing business as (DBA) trade-name: "Gay Inside Out." 

DOMA Unconstitutional

June 26, 2013: US Supreme Court Rules DOMA Unconstitutional

The Supreme Court of the United States ruled DOMA (1996 Defense of Marriage Act) to be unconstitutional - in violation of equal protection under the 5th Amendment to the Constitution. The court concluded that same-sex couples should get the same federal benefits as heterosexual couples such as it relates to family, taxes, the military and other federal benefits. A great time to be human, especially for same-sex couples in regards to fair and equal treatment and protection of their families. A win for married same-sex couples and for bi-national married same-sex couples - who can now re-unite and live with their love!  Here are the documents related to the landmark decision: US v. Windsor

October is LGBT History Month

Debunking a Trans Myth

This video aims to broaden the understanding of what trangender people might have to go through in terms of accessing medical care and the challenges they face.

Check Out Kate Bornstein's Blog For Teens, Freaks & Other Outlaws

Her blog is a good read, so Browse Around... Kate Bornstein's Blog For Teens, Freaks & Other Outlaws.

CDC LGBTQ Youth Health Risks Study Results Published 2011

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According to a recent Center for Disease Control & Prevention study, some LGBT youth are more likely than their heterosexual peers to experience difficulties in their lives and school environments, such as violence.

LAMBDA Awards Best LGBT Books 2014