When a Christian pastor in North Carolina told his congregation on Mother’s Day that the way “to get rid of all the lesbians and queers” was to put them behind an electric fence and wait for them to die out because they couldn’t reproduce, hundreds of people demonstrated against him.
Archive for June, 2012
Former “Seinfeld” star Jason Alexander got on the wrong side of some of his fans when he made a wisecrack about cricket being a “gay” sport, and he’s since apologized.
Two years after Target Corp. angered gay marriage supporters with a political donation that benefited a fiery gay marriage opponent seeking the governor’s office, the retailer is now upsetting same-sex marriage opponents by selling T-Shirts to raise money for a group working to defeat a gay marriage ban in Minnesota.
More than 300 Mormon church members who are not gay drew shouts of approval and tears from spectators while marching in the Utah Gay Pride Parade in downtown Salt Lake City.
LIVE Consortium presents Spring fashions at Saks Fifth Avenue, May 3, 2012. Photos by Dalton DeHart.
Be Sociable, Share! TweetLGBT-supportive presidential administrations traditionally host an official reception during Pride Month, recognizing the achievements of the country’s outstanding LGBT organizations. This June is no exception, and this year, Houstonians celebrating Pride have extra reason to be proud. LHI-Houston has announced that its chief executive officer, Liz James has been invited by President [...]
The 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in San Francisco denied a request to re-examine the constitutionality of Proposition 8, California’s voter-approved referendum defining marriage as only between a woman and a man.
Gene Robinson hopes Maine voters follow in its neighbor’s footsteps and legalize same-sex marriage in a ballot proposal in November. Robinson is coming to Maine on behalf of the campaign seeking to legalize gay marriage, appearing at three screenings of a film about his life and his struggles to be accepted within the Anglican church.
Houston Pride Band’s silent auction fundraiser, April 29, 2012. Photos by Dalton DeHart.