North Carolina Lesbian Denied Marriage License, Arrested

After the passage of North Carolina's Amendment 1 last week, nine gay and lesbian couples filed applications for marriage in protest last week.   Their applications were denied, of course, but adding insult to injury, two lesbians, Mary Jamis, 52, and her partner Starr...

Obama “evolved” into supporting Gay Marriage Today

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Today, President Obama announced his support for gay marriage. He said that after years of "struggling" to come to terms with his belief that civil-unions would be sufficient for gays and lesbians, he has not realized that true equality includes not only the same rights...

Dying for Acceptance

The current focus on ending bullying is a step in the right direction to end the LGBT suicide epidemic.  But sometimes the patience of a young person can’t withstand daily torture, sometimes the pain doesn’t end with graduation, and sometimes the ones who are...

Proposition 8 Ruled Unconstitutional

The judges of the 9th Circuit court in California agreed that the ballot initiative, Proposition 8, violates the 14th Amendment and that they could find no "legitimate reason" for the law to be in force. The judges released this statement: “Proposition 8 serves no purpose, and...

The Epitome of Christian Hypocrisy & Homophobia

Watch this "pastor, Reverend Welton Gaddy, from a North Carolina church tell his congregation not to vote for "baby killer" Obama and how he would get rid of all of the "queers" in a very Adolf Hitler fashion.  

DOMA Ruled Unconstitutional By Federal Appeals Court

A federal appeals court Thursday declared that the Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutionally denies federal benefits to married gay couples. According to the AP: The appeals court agreed with a lower court judge who ruled in 2010 that the law is unconstitutional because it interferes with...

Gay Bashers Hit & Tell Lesbian to “Take It Like A Man”

Julie Ward and her friends went to The Bunkhouse, a bar in Weir, Texas for drinks this past weekend. Ward recounted her incident saying that a female bartender at the bar told them that they "didn't serve their type." As Ward and her friends were...

Gay Rights & The Politics of Fear

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.- The Declaration of Independence The current debate in America over...

NEW JERSEY SENATE APPROVES MARRIAGE EQUALITY

With a vote of 24 - 16, the New Jersey Senate voted today to advance a bill which would legalize same-sex marriage.  Governor Chris Christie (R), insists that there will be a veto and that this type of vote should require a referendum. Although New...

UN Blasts Cameroon’s Anti-gay Laws

GENEVA — The United Nations Human Rights office is sharply criticizing Cameroon's anti-gay laws, which it says criminalize same-sex relationships.  The Office of the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights says it is deeply concerned by reports in Cameroon of harassment, intimidation, arrest and imprisonment...