RNC Doubles Down On Gay Marriage Stance Amid Conservative Pressure
Posted: 12 Apr 2013 01:38 PM PDT
With support for gay marriage at a record high among Americans, Republican party leaders from around the country doubled down to oppose it at the Republican National Committee’s spring meeting in Los Angeles Friday. Members of the committee voted unanimously to reaffirm the language in the GOP platform defining marriage “as the union of one man and one woman.” The resolution went further, asking …
New York’s Power Gays Gather For A Cause
Posted: 12 Apr 2013 12:37 PM PDT
The stars aligned at Cipriani Thursday night for the New York LGBT Center’s annual gala. read more
Interview: Matt Fishel on his new album Not Thinking Straight
Posted: 12 Apr 2013 11:01 AM PDT
South African cardinal: ‘I can’t be accused of homophobia because I don’t know any homosexuals’
Posted: 12 Apr 2013 10:22 AM PDT
Poll: Latinos move in favor of gay marriage
Posted: 12 Apr 2013 10:09 AM PDT
More Hispanics than ever say that they are in favor of gay marriage, according to an NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Telemundo oversample of 300 Latino voters.By a 49 percent to 43 percent margin, Latinos say they are in favor of allowing gay and lesbian couples to marry. That’s the widest margin for Hispanics in the NBC/WSJ poll’s history, but it lags behind other traditionally Democratic-voting …
Big Top fundraiser an unpredictable variety show
Posted: 12 Apr 2013 10:09 AM PDT
At the Springtime Circus Extravaganza, you never know what’s going to come out on stage next. It might be a drag queen, stand-up comedian, rock singer, pianist, aerialist, singer or beat poet. Some are amateurs, indulging in their inaugural stage performance. Others are seasoned pros, like Hayes Burton, a professional singer. That, says Burton, is what defines Big Top — the inability to define …
US magazine editor: ‘There is a gay agenda and it’s working overtime to send millions to hell’
Posted: 12 Apr 2013 09:49 AM PDT
Green MP Caroline Lucas: ‘People in Brighton remember Thatcher’s opposition to gay rights’
Posted: 12 Apr 2013 09:25 AM PDT
Radio 1 Chart Show will not play full Margaret Thatcher song during official chart show
Posted: 12 Apr 2013 09:11 AM PDT
NHL: There’s a place for gays here
Posted: 12 Apr 2013 09:07 AM PDT
The National Hockey League and a sports-oriented anti-homophobia advocacy group announced Thursday they are joining forces to provide players with tolerance training and other programs.
French Senate passes gay marriage bill
Posted: 12 Apr 2013 09:06 AM PDT
France’s upper House votes to approve landmark bill granting homosexual couples right to marry and adopt, amid protests.
French Senate adopts gay marriage law
Posted: 12 Apr 2013 09:00 AM PDT
France’s upper house Senate voted Friday to approve a landmark bill granting homosexual couples the right to marry and adopt, after a heated debate and mass protests from conservatives and religious groups.
US: Delaware lawmakers introduce equal marriage bill
Posted: 12 Apr 2013 08:33 AM PDT
11 countries where gay marriage is legal
Posted: 12 Apr 2013 08:20 AM PDT
France and Uruguay will soon become the 12th and 13th countries to legalize same-sex marriage
London: Stonewall celebrity dinner raises £394,000
Posted: 12 Apr 2013 07:58 AM PDT
Clark speaker relates transgender experience
Posted: 12 Apr 2013 07:56 AM PDT
WORCESTER – Jennifer Finney Boylan, a Colby College English professor who used to be a man, came across Thursday night as funny, sincere and fearless as she spoke at Clark University. The voice that told her stories was that of a man, but Ms. Boylan, from her headband to her shoes, is a woman. She had gender-reassignment surgery in 2002 after years of secretly wanting to be female.
53 percent of Americans now support gay marriage, poll finds
Posted: 12 Apr 2013 07:43 AM PDT
As the Supreme Court debates the constitutionality of gay marriage issues and politician after politician comes out in support of same-sex marriage, a new poll (pdf) finds that a majority of Americans—53 percent—believe same sex couples should be able to marry and increasing numbers say they know someone who is gay. Forty-two percent of respondents […]
Tony Perkins: ‘Stop giving money to the GOP until it firmly opposes equal marriage’
Posted: 12 Apr 2013 07:10 AM PDT
London: Christian teacher banned after branding gay people ‘disgusting’ in front of class
Posted: 12 Apr 2013 06:20 AM PDT
French Senate backs same-sex marriage bill
Posted: 12 Apr 2013 05:14 AM PDT
Book News: DC Comics Introduces First Transgender Character
Posted: 12 Apr 2013 04:48 AM PDT
Also: Ireland bungles James Joyce coins; a literary hoax; and a new D.H Lawrence manuscript.
Gay Marriage Bill Approved By French Senate
Posted: 12 Apr 2013 04:19 AM PDT
A gay marriage bill has been passed by the French senate, after more than a week of intense and sometimes acrimonious debate. The bill opening…
Comment: The real face of Manif pour Tous
Posted: 12 Apr 2013 04:17 AM PDT
Northern Ireland: Health minister ordered to release gay blood ban advice
Posted: 12 Apr 2013 03:38 AM PDT
More support gay marriage
Posted: 12 Apr 2013 03:07 AM PDT
Two weeks after the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in two highly publicized gay-marriage cases, a majority of Americans continue to say they support same-sex marriage, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll.
Zambia: Gay rights activist Paul Kasonkomona granted bail
Posted: 12 Apr 2013 02:52 AM PDT
Transgender woman to compete in Miss California pageant
Posted: 12 Apr 2013 12:48 AM PDT
Big Gay News for Friday, April 12, 2013
Posted: 11 Apr 2013 08:00 PM PDT
Today’s Top Headlines Linda Harvey: “All Children Of America” Will Be Victims Of Gay Marriage “Nonsense” Of All Places, Is Moldova Leading On Gay Rights? Montana House Backs Repeal Of Law… This posting includes an audio/video/photo media file: Download Now
Gay marriage: Is Delaware next?
Posted: 11 Apr 2013 06:58 PM PDT
Delaware legislators proposed marriage equality legislation today, saying that they expect gay marriage to be legal in Delaware by June.
US: Nevada Senate committee approves equal marriage bill
Posted: 11 Apr 2013 06:46 PM PDT
Transsexual appeals brothel conviction
Posted: 11 Apr 2013 06:34 PM PDT
A Venezuelan transsexual who was convicted as a man on a charge of helping to run a brothel arrived in the appeal court yesterday as a woman, hoping to have the case dismissed.
US: National Hockey League announces formal partnership with anti-homophobia organisation
Posted: 11 Apr 2013 06:23 PM PDT
Study: Support for equal marriage boosted by television portrayal of gay couples
Posted: 11 Apr 2013 05:55 PM PDT
Gay Pro Athletes Get Backing From Nike to NHL as Sponsors Await
Posted: 11 Apr 2013 04:14 PM PDT
By the time former Phoenix Suns executive Rick Welts’s I-am-gay announcement appeared on the front page of the May 15, 2011, New York Times, he already had revealed his secret to friends, co-workers and business associates.
Napier: I don’t know any gays
Posted: 11 Apr 2013 03:00 PM PDT
Wilfred Napier speaks about voting for a pope, defends his recent remarks about paedophilia and explains why he can’t be called a homophobe.
US radio host: ‘Homo Fascists’ will soon force homophobes to wear symbols like the Nazis forced Jews
Posted: 11 Apr 2013 02:26 PM PDT
Lesbian, biracial beauty queen breaking barriers in South Carolina
Posted: 11 Apr 2013 02:17 PM PDT
(CNN) — At 7, Analouisa Valencia was crowned Palmetto Princess in Spartanburg, South Carolina. She relished it — and like…
Major Pro Leagues Prepare for the ‘I’m Gay’ Announcement
Posted: 11 Apr 2013 09:24 AM PDT
The N.H.L. has formed a partnership with a gay advocacy group to plan training and counseling on gay issues, and the N.F.L. is looking to smooth the way for acceptance.
ACLU representing gays in Richland florist case
Posted: 11 Apr 2013 08:52 AM PDT
The American Civil Liberties Union of Washington is representing two men who were denied flowers by a Richland florist opposed to gay marriage.
Marais to put on Carlotta’s heels
Posted: 11 Apr 2013 07:00 AM PDT
FORMER Seven sweetheart Jessica Marais set to arrive in Australia to begin shooting her turn next month as drag queen Carlotta.
New Bill Will Prevent Gays and Lesbians from Jury Exclusions
Posted: 11 Apr 2013 06:51 AM PDT
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WVVA) — Gays and lesbians could no longer be excluded from serving on juries. A bill passed by the West Virginia House Judiciary Committee will include sexual orientation among the
Lesbian cop in Raritan sues, saying town officials discriminated against her for pregnancy
Posted: 05 Apr 2013 05:16 AM PDT
Kathleen Sausa, 42, says town officials refused to grant her family leave – and mayor refused to perform civil union of Sausa and her female partner, report says
Gays deserve equal marriage rights: Letters to the Editor for Thursday, April 4, 2013
Posted: 03 Apr 2013 04:49 PM PDT
Those opposed to gay marriage still believe gays choose their genetic anomaly – the reason they’re considered a threat to the sanctity of marriage.
Goodbye husband, hello wife: Marriage survives transsexual change
Posted: 24 Mar 2013 01:12 AM PDT
Not long ago I volunteered to help the director of a New England nonprofit get media coverage and, we hoped, more funding, for his organization that helps transgendered youth.
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By Ken Williams Almost 100 prominent leaders, after two days of intense meetings and workshops, have agreed that there...