Homosexuality

No, Franklin Graham, God Didn’t Destroy Sodom & Gomorrah Because of Homosexuality

No, Franklin Graham, God Didn’t Destroy Sodom & Gomorrah Because of Homosexuality<p>July 19, 2018 by Benjamin L. Corey<p>It’s a common claim accepted as …

Sexuality

Claims about secularization and economic growth

Damian Ruck, the study’s lead researcher in the University of Bristol Medical School: Population Health Sciences, said: “Our findings show that …

University of Tennessee

Wrestler loses college scholarship after yelling gay slur at protest

California school revokes offer after slur caught on camera.Cal Poly San Luis Obispo revoked the wrestling scholarship of an incoming freshman after …

Student Athletes

New WeHo swimming documentary premieres Thursday on Logo

‘Light In The Water’ looks at the history of a groundbreaking LGBTQ team from West Hollywood.A new documentary airing this week on Logo features the …

LGBTQI

Meet the elite engineers leading a challenge to India's homosexuality ban

NEW DELHI - When Akhilesh Godi was depressed and contemplated suicide while questioning his sexuality, he could not bring himself to see a therapist.<p>Godi, raised by liberal parents in the southern Indian IT hub of Hyderabad and an engineering graduate from the elite Indian Institute of Technology …

World News

Nebraska football hires anti-gay activist and coach to lead player development

Ron Brown has used his Christianity to attack and demean gay people. Now he’s mentoring football players.Nebraska Cornhuskers football has just hired …

LGBTQI

Call-up of Jaelene Hinkle, who refused to wear Pride jersey, poses difficult questions in women’s soccer

It’s official.<p>Jaelene Hinkle, the North Carolina Courage defender who refused a call-up to the U.S. women’s national team in 2017 because she didn’t …

LGBTQI

Brewers pitcher Josh Hader apologizes for ‘I hate gay people’ tweet sent when he was 17

The 24-year-old All-Star also had racist tweets from 2011-2012.Milwaukee Brewers All-Star pitcher Josh Hader has apologized for a series of racist …

Gay Athletes

Lebanon court rules that gay sex is not a crime

A court in Lebanon has ruled that the country’s law does not ban homosexuality.<p>The decision to uphold the acquittal of nine people prosecuted for …

LGBTQI

Katie Sowers, 49ers’ assistant coach, sees change for women in sports

Who’s the second-biggest star on the 49ers after Jimmy Garoppolo? It just could be assistant coach Katie Sowers.<p>Sowers spoke at the Commonwealth Club in downtown San Francisco on Tuesday afternoon, and was funny, engaging and a big hit with fans who hung around afterward to get autographs and pick …

San Francisco

Londoners least liberal on homosexuality and pre-marital sex

London is known as a bastion of liberal values. But by some measures the capital city is less progressive than you might think. Findings from the British Social Attitudes survey found that residents were the least likely to say that pre-marital sex and homosexuality were rarely or never wrong.<p>Just …

Social Research

"Steven Universe" Creator Rebecca Sugar Comes Out as Non-binary Woman

"I am also a non-binary woman which is been really great to express myself through these characters because it’s very much how I have felt throughout …

Non-binary

This trans athlete played college lacrosse openly and won conference titles

Ryan Socolow came out to his team in 2013 and found a warm embrace from coach and teammates.This was my 12th summer celebrating pride. Rather than …

Gay Athletes

Robbie Manson qualifies for world rowing championships

The openly gay New Zealand rower continues his hot streak.Robbie Manson, the openly gay rower from rowing-crazy New Zealand, qualified for his …

Gay Athletes

Lexie Gerson named head basketball coach at Harcum College

Gerson has found success and acceptance as an out coach.Lexie Gerson has been named the new head women’s basketball coach at Harcum College. Gerson …

Gay Athletes

High school teasing drove this former gymnast from the sport he loved

Joe Woehling doesn’t let his skin color or his sexuality define him.“Why are you black, and your parents are white?”It’s a question that I was asked …

Gay Athletes

Elena Delle Donne fastest to 3,000 points in WNBA history

The openly gay forward reaches a milestone.Elena Delle Donne, the openly gay All-Star for the Washington Mystics, became the fastest player in WNBA …

Basketball

Boston Globe, Seattle Times promote LGBT editors to sports leadership roles

This month, a pair of journalism institutions promoted LGBT editors to leadership positions in their sports departments.<p>The Boston Globe promoted …

Gay Athletes

A top court in Lebanon rules homosexuality is not a crime

The fight to end the criminalization of homosexuality in Lebanon just got one of its biggest legal boosts.<p>Lebanon criminalizes homosexuality with up …

LGBTQI

Won't Oppose Scrapping Homosexuality Ban, Says Muslim Law Board

The Supreme Court had on Tuesday began a long-awaited review of Section 377 which prohibits gay sex.<p><b>New Delhi:</b><p>The All India Muslim Personal Law Board …

LGBTQI

New gay short film pokes fun at Sports!

Kyle Krieger’s new ‘Sports!’ film brings the really gay community onto the basketball court.The whole “gay guys don’t like sports” thing is pretty …

LGBTQI

France is choice over Croatia in World Cup if LGBT support is criteria

An edge on support for rights goes to the French.If you’re looking for a rooting interest in Sunday’s World Cup final between France and Croatia …

LGBTQI

Gay sex not an aberration, Supreme Court judge says ahead of ruling on homosexuality ban

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Gay people in India face deep-rooted trauma and live in fear, the Supreme Court said on Thursday before deciding whether or not to scrap a colonial-era ban on homosexuality.<p>A five-judge bench made the comments while hearing a challenge to the ban, which the top court …

LGBTQI

Wings Over Scotland blogger's defamation case against MSP starts

A £25,000 defamation claim brought by a blogger against the former Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale will be heard in court in Edinburgh on Thursday.<p>Stuart Campbell, who runs the blog Wings Over Scotland, sued the Lothian MSP last year after she accused him of homophobia.<p>Dugdale was referring to …

Law (UK)

Jonathan Van Ness's Reaction to the Emmy Noms Is Lifeeee

Today, Emmy nominations were announced. The expected happened: <i>Stranger Things</i>, <i>This Is Us</i>, <i>The Handmaid’s Tale</i>, <i>The Crown</i>, and <i>Game of Thrones</i> are all …

LGBTQI

Homosexuality not an illness: Indian Psychiatric Society

The Indian Psychiatric Society (IPS) has said it is “time to stop looking at homosexuality as a mental illness”, stating that the there is no …

India News

India’s Supreme Court reviews homosexuality ban, hints at legalizing

Homosexuality is not abnormal, and laws criminalizing it have worsened the suffering of LGBTQ people and their families, India‘s Supreme Court said …

LGBTQI

Russian LGBT Sport Federation hosting conference in Moscow today

Supported by FIFA, the World Cup-inspired event focuses on LGBTQ inclusion in soccer and in Russia.The Russian LGBT Sport Federation will host a …

LGBTQI

Gay teen athlete looking to unseat anti-gay Ohio legislator this fall

Garrett Baldwin isn’t your average Democrat. And he wants to win big in Trump country.Garrett Baldwin might be just 18 years old, but he is aiming to …

LGBTQI

‘Will We Also Legalise Animal Sex?’: Islamic Groups Ask, Oppose Decriminalisation of Homosexuality

Even as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) activists celebrated positive comments of the Supreme Court on striking down Section …

LGBTQI