Tag Archives: LGBT

Statement from the Lead On Network on the Orlando Shooting

We at the Lead On Network are devastated and saddened by the horrible events at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida on Sunday morning. Reports state that 49 people were killed and 53 are injured. It is being called the deadliest … Continue reading

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6 Reasons Why You Hate NC’s Anti-Trans Legislation

By now you have likely heard of the recent legislation passed in North Carolina causing a backlash from the LGBT Community as well as many other allies in the civil rights community. North Carolina’s HB2 is controversial not only for … Continue reading

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When Will the #Disability #Dating Double Standard End?

The Lead On Update is more than just an aggregation of current news.  It was created to offer a voice for the disability community – to express frustration, to analyze legislation, to comment on media, and to speak out on … Continue reading

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NCD Statement on LGBT Pride

This June, the National Council on Disability joins the world in celebrating Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month by celebrating our commitment to advancing the rights for all Americans, including LGBT Americans, and LGBT Americans with Disabilities.  The … Continue reading

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Out 100 Trendsetters are Advocates for Full Inclusion

  This classy bunch represents part of the Out Magazines “Out 100,” which recognizes the leading trend setters and change agents in our country. This group from the Obama Administration have offered a significant amount of devotion not just to … Continue reading

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Extra Update

Congressional Testimony of the Day The Daily What Kylar Broadus became the first ever transgender person to testify before the U.S. Senate when he spoke today during a committee hearing on the Employment Non Discrimination Act, a bill that would … Continue reading

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