Topics :: GLBT equality
By Jason St. Amand | Monday Dec 12, 2011
The Human Rights Campaign issued a guide to help consumersshop at businesses that support LGBT equality, with some surprises: Nike & Nordstrom: OK. Adidas/Reebok & Neiman Marcus? Not so good.
By Kilian Melloy | Monday Nov 21, 2011
For the GOP slate of presidential contenders, the meat of the matter when it comes to GLBT equality isn’t equality at all. It’s meat, in the rudest and crudest sexual sense.
By Larry Margasak | Thursday Nov 10, 2011
Senate Democrats who back gay marriage have decided now is the time to repeal a federal law defining marriage as the union of a man and a woman. The Democrats may satisfy their gay marriage supporters, but the bill won’t get very far.
By Kilian Melloy | Monday Nov 7, 2011
The lifelong ban on gay men donating blood has been lifted in Great Britain, numerous news sites reported. In its place is a requirement that men who have sex with men wait for one year after a same-sex encounter to donate blood.
By Sean Yoong | Thursday Nov 3, 2011
Police ordered gay rights activists in Muslim-majority Malaysia on Thursday to scrap an annual arts festival aimed at fighting discrimination.
By Kilian Melloy | Monday Oct 31, 2011
The students of Patrick Henry High School in San Diego have named two young women, a lesbian couple, to the posts of Homecoming King and Queen.
By Kilian Melloy | Wednesday Oct 26, 2011
The Senate Judiciary Committee is poised to take up a bill that would extend "Respect" to all American families--and repeal the anti-gay law form 1996 that forbids any federal level recognition of same-sex couples.
By David Crary | Tuesday Oct 25, 2011
A new report summarizes how laws and social stigma create distinctive challenges for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender families.
By Menelaos Hadjicostis | Friday Oct 21, 2011
An EU legislator urged the leader of Cyprus’ breakaway Turkish north on Thursday to repeal an anti-gay law that led to the arrest of a former Greek Cypriot Cabinet minister.
By Kilian Melloy | Thursday Oct 20, 2011
New research shows that the sex lives of gay men are neither as narrow as some anti-gay stereotypes suggest, nor so very different from how heterosexuals engage in and enjoy sexual contact.