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British tabloids using rumors to force gay athletes out of the closet

Starting rumors and driving speculation help no one, not even the newspapers.Over the last year British tabloids have stepped up their effort to …

Gay Athletes

Theocracy Alert: LGBT students forced to read bible as punishment

No doubt human beings read the Christian bible for various reasons whether it is to learn how to live according to Stone and Bronze Age sensibilities …

Bible

Royal Wedding: Bishop’s church threatened with expulsion from Anglican Communion for embracing same-sex marriage

Bishop Michael Curry made waves at the Royal Wedding after showing his stance on equality – which has even caused his church to be punished for …

Royal Weddings

‘I’m Going to Stop You Right There,’ the Teacher Said

A school visit gone wrong shows why we have to keep talking about LGBTQ+ issues.

LGBTQI

New Kansas law gives most ‘sinners’ a pass while targeting gays and lesbians

Should agencies with “sincerely held religious beliefs” be free to refuse adoptions to gay and lesbian couples? The Kansas legislature just said yes …

LGBTQI

Church of Scotland to draft new same-sex marriage laws

The Church of Scotland has voted to draft new laws that would allow ministers to conduct same-sex marriages.<p>The Rev Bryan Kerr’s motion, as amended, was passed 345 to 170 at the general assembly in Edinburgh on Saturday.<p>The legal questions committee now has two years before it has to report back, …

Same-sex Marriage

Neighbours finally showed a gay proposal with a happy ending

<i>Neighbours</i> just showed its first gay proposal with a happy ending on Australian television, months after equal marriage was legalised.<p>The country’s …

Same-sex Marriage

Republican Gleefully Films Herself Harassing a Trans Woman

A Republican congressional candidate in California would like the world to know that she is NOT afraid to harass and humiliate a transgender woman …

Denny's

DEA Chief's Congressional Testimony About Legal Marijuana Angered Some, Baffled Many

The nation's top drug enforcement officer was unflinching in his opposition to legalizing marijuana and apparently not embarrassed by his complete ignorance of the relevant science.<p>4 min read<p>It’s hard to know what to make of the testimony on legalized marijuana from Robert Patterson, chief of the …

Cannabis

FDA Approves PrEP for Gay and Bi Teens

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the drug Truvada for usage as pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, for adolescents.<p>In a Tuesday …

Public Health

Hate Group President Appointed to U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom

Tony Perkins is one of the leading anti-LGBT advocates in America.

LGBTQI

23 Major League Baseball teams to host LGBT Pride nights in 2018

Teams continue to court their LGBT fan base.Pride nights will be a big draw in Major League Baseball this season, with 23 of the 30 teams hosting an …

Baseball

This viral tweet telling gay people what they can’t wear has been torn apart

A post telling gay men without a smaller waist what they can and can’t wear has gone viral in a tidal wave of outrage.<p>The tweet said: “Dear gays with …

Clothing

This church is going to perform 400 straight marriages to protest homosexuality

The International Day Against HOmophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia (IDAHOTB) is meant to protest against anti-LGBTQ attitudes worldwide. But the …

LGBTQI

Politician says gay men are ‘not OK’ but lesbians are ‘sort of’ acceptable

A Swiss politician has pronounced that gay men are “not OK” – but he doesn’t mind lesbians as much.<p>The claim comes amid a debate in the country on …

LGBTQI

Adam Rippon Recalls Coming Out to His Mom Before Emotional 'DWTS' Performance

Everyone’s coming out experience is different. For our cover star Adam Rippon (the first openly gay male athlete to win a Team USA medal at the …

Adam Rippon

Anti-Russia World Cup ad tries to show how ‘gay’ soccer is

Stereotyping gay men has already driven this commercial from TV.A commercial in Argentina aimed at both promoting the World Cup and taking aim at …

Social Media

Gay 'Conversion Therapy' Is Now Illegal In Maryland

A growing number of states have adopted similar legislation to protect LGBTQ youth.<p>It’s now officially illegal to perform so-called gay “conversion therapy” on minors in Maryland.<p>The Youth Mental Health Protection Act, which Gov. Larry Hogan (R) signed into law Tuesday, threatens mental health or …

LGBTQI

Pence praises anti-LGBTQ college for its nondiscrimination policies

The vice president addressed one of the most LGBTQ-unfriendly colleges in the country.<p>Vice President Mike Pence addressed the graduating class this …

LGBTQI

When he saw two gay teens walking the boardwalk holding hands, he knew they were targets

<i>Good Morning America</i> producer Mike Del Moro was walking the Seaside Heights, New Jersey, boardwalk with his boyfriend, mom, and sister after …

New Jersey

Vermont passes gender-neutral bathroom bill

<b>(CNN) —</b> Vermont lawmakers have passed a bill that will require all single-user bathrooms in public buildings or places of public accommodation to be marked as gender-neutral.<p>Gov. Phil Scott signed H.333 on Friday. It was introduced in the Vermont General Assembly in February 2017.<p>The bill passed …

LGBTQI

Oklahoma’s governor angers the NRA and gay rights groups — on the same day

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin (R) united gun and LGBTQ advocates on Friday, in a sense.<p>LGBTQ rights groups say a bill she signed Friday legalizes discrimination against families hoping to adopt by allowing faith-based agencies to deny placing children with people they believe violate their religious …

LGBTQI

Denver mayor’s son calls cop a ‘fa**ot’ & threatens to get him fired

The son of the mayor of Denver was caught on video calling a police officer a “faggot” and a “bitch” during a traffic stop.<p>The video clip from the …

Denver

The Texas Teacher Suspended For Being Gay Is Suing Her School District For Discrimination

Mansfield Independent School District reassigned Stacy Bailey to a high school, not the elementary school she's worked at for a decade.<p>Texas art teacher Stacy Bailey, who was suspended last September after she showed students a photo of her "future wife," filed a federal lawsuit against her school …

LGBTQI

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Mormon church to end 105-year relationship with the Boy Scouts

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Mormon church is parting ways with the Boy Scouts of America after more than a century.<p>In a joint statement Tuesday night, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the Boy Scouts of America announced their decision to end their relationship next year after 105 years.<p>The Boy …

LGBTQI

Do we really need another Pence in Washington? We may get one.

The Trump family isn’t the only one to cash in on their political power. Despite having no political experience, Mike Pence’s brother Greg is running …

Donald Trump

Stormy Daniels walks into a cakeshop. The Cake Master takes one look and says . . .

If the Cake Master of the title is Jack Phillips of Masterpiece Cakeshop in Denver, he should say no. He should refuse to make a cake for Stormy. But …

Stormy Daniels

New documents suggest Trump administration rigged military panel on transgender ban

It just doesn't add up.<p>The process that led to the implementation of President Trump’s transgender military ban in March is becoming clearer, thanks …

LGBTQI

Top American pro squash player Todd Harrity comes out as gay

He becomes first man in the sport to do so.Todd Harrity, ranked the No. 1 men’s squash player in the U.S. and No. 54 worldwide, came out today as gay …

Homosexuality