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A New Website That Helps Gay Men Navigate Fatherhood, Launches In Time For Father’s Day
By June 15, 2014 Read More →

A New Website That Helps Gay Men Navigate Fatherhood, Launches In Time For Father’s Day

GaysWithKids.com, A New Website That Helps Gay Men Navigate Fatherhood, Launches In Time For Father’s Day Gays With Kids, a first-of-its-kind website to help gay dads navigate fatherhood − from creating their families to raising them − will launch June 4th in time for Father’s Day and this year’s Pride celebrations. Co-founded by Brian Rosenberg […]

Latin America’s LGBTI Movement Celebrates Triumphs, Sets New Goals
By June 9, 2014 Read More →

Latin America’s LGBTI Movement Celebrates Triumphs, Sets New Goals

  VARADERO, Cuba , May 10 2014 (IPS) – Although it might not seem to be, Latin America is the most active region in the world when it comes to the defence of the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people. By Ivet González That is due to the maturity and intelligent […]

Storme DeLarverie, Stonewall Veteran, Dies At 93
By May 28, 2014 Read More →

Storme DeLarverie, Stonewall Veteran, Dies At 93

Often referred to as “the Rosa Parks of the LGBT community”, Storme DeLarverie held her head high one steamy summer evening nearly half a century ago, and in a show of proud defiance, joined the patrons of the now-iconic Stonewall Inn to fight the pitched battles against the NYPD, that gave birth to the modern LGBT-rights movement.

Gay Marriage Now Legal Throughout Northeast, As Federal Court Nixes Pa. Ban
By May 21, 2014 Read More →

Gay Marriage Now Legal Throughout Northeast, As Federal Court Nixes Pa. Ban

  By Nathan James A federal court judge struck down Pennsylvania’s statutory ban on gay marriage, making marriage equality a reality in every Northeastern state in the US. District Court judge John E. Jones, ruling in Whitewood v. Wolf, wrote that “we hold that Pennsylvania’s Marriage Laws violate both the Due Process and Equal Protection […]

Arkansas gay marriage ban quashed
By May 10, 2014 Read More →

Arkansas gay marriage ban quashed

A judge in Arkansas has struck down the state’s ban on same-sex marriage, saying the state has “no rational reason” for it. Pulaski County Circuit Judge Chris Piazza ruled that the amendment to the state constitution, approved by voters, violated same-sex couples’ rights. “This is an unconstitutional attempt to narrow the definition of equality,” he […]

Latin America’s LGBTI Movement Celebrates Triumphs, Sets New Goals
By May 10, 2014 Read More →

Latin America’s LGBTI Movement Celebrates Triumphs, Sets New Goals

VARADERO, Cuba – Although it might not seem to be, Latin America is the most active region in the world when it comes to the defence of the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people. That is due to the maturity and intelligent strategies that the LGBTI movement has come up with […]

GLAAD Media Awards Celebrate 25th Anniversary
By May 8, 2014 Read More →

GLAAD Media Awards Celebrate 25th Anniversary

GLAAD Media Awards Celebrate 25th Anniversary By Nathan James The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD), a national watchdog organization dedicated to the positive depiction of the LGBT community in contemporary film, television, newspapers, magazines, and radio, held it’s 25th annual Media Awards ceremony Saturday, at New York City’s Waldorf-Astoria Hotel. Luminaries from all […]

Church unites for those living with AIDS
By May 4, 2014 Read More →

Church unites for those living with AIDS

Church unites for those living with AIDS Message: AIDS is a civil rights issue By D. Kevin McNeir New Mount Olive Baptist Church in Ft. Lauderdale, FL gained a reputation decades ago for being on the forefront of providing ministry to those living with HIV/AIDS. Even in the earlier years of the virus, when very […]

Persecution of Uganda’s Gays Intensifies as Rights Groups Go Underground
By April 27, 2014 Read More →

Persecution of Uganda’s Gays Intensifies as Rights Groups Go Underground

KAMPALA – As she sits in a Kampala hotel holding a mobile phone that rings frequently, Sandra Ntebi tells IPS: “I’m really exhausted. I don’t know where to start. We have many cases pending.” Ntebi manages a hotline and is helping Uganda’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) community find alternative, safe accommodation after […]

Arrests Made In December Gay-Bashing In Brooklyn
By April 24, 2014 Read More →

Arrests Made In December Gay-Bashing In Brooklyn

Arrests Made In December Gay-Bashing In Brooklyn By Nathan James The NYPD has arrested five young Hasidic men in connection with a vicious gay-bashing of a young fashion-design student in Brooklyn last December, detectives announced yesterday. The attack, which left 22-year-old Taj Patterson, a gay black man, with severe injuries including a fractured eye socket, […]