Training has begun at Fort Bragg to instruct soldiers on the end of the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy that banned openly gay people from serving in the military.
Archive for June, 2011
A former dean at an exclusive boarding school was sentenced last week to 9 1/2 years in prison for sexually abusing four students, one of whom is gay, after one of the victims and relatives of others testified about how their lives were turned upside down by the crimes.
Rise Against and The It Gets Better Project announce a collaboration in conjunction with the release of Rise Against’s new single “Make It Stop (September’s Children)” from their album Endgame, which debuted at number 2 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums Chart.
In collaboration with GALLO (the Gay and Lesbian Latin@ Organization of Houston), the Center for the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality at Rice University is pleased to present “Sharing the Legacy,” a talk by Linda Morales, in Humanities 117 on Wednesday, June 22. Doors open at 6pm, with wine and light hors d’oeuvres; the talk begins at 7pm.
The United Nations endorsed the rights of gay, lesbian and transgender people for the first time ever Friday, passing a resolution hailed as historic by the U.S. and other backers and decried by some African and Muslim countries.
A left-wing activist group is claiming responsibility for a copycat confetti attack on Republican presidential hopeful Tim Pawlenty in San Francisco.
An employee at a public swimming pool in eastern Kentucky was suspended for a week without pay after telling two disabled gay men to leave, city of Hazard officials said Saturday.
Australian gay and lesbian couples will try to change Prime Minister Julia Gillard’s opposition to same-sex marriage when they dine at her official residence after activists won a charity auction to attend a private dinner party.
Argentina is about to have its first gay divorce, not quite a year after a groundbreaking law legalized homosexual marriage.
A storm of protest has erupted in a small, eastern Kentucky city after a complaint that a worker at a city-owned pool cited the Bible as authority that “gay people” weren’t allowed to swim there and forced two mentally disabled gay men to leave.