April 21, 2014

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LGBT Rights Demonstrators Target Ugandan Embassy

Filed by John M. Becker | April 21, 2014 | 6:30 PM | comments

Pro-equality protesters covered the wrought-iron fence in front of Uganda's Washington, D.C. embassy with large posters denouncing the country's draconian crackdown on LGBT rights.Read More


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BREAKING: Houston Mayor Introduces Equal Rights Ordinance

Filed by John M. Becker | April 21, 2014 | 5:30 PM | comments

This afternoon, Houston Mayor Annise Parker introduced a sweeping, trans-inclusive equal rights ordinance that would protect Houstonians from discrimination in housing, employment, and public accommodations.Read More


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Vaughn Walker, Prop 8 Judge, Survived 'Ex-Gay' Therapy

Filed by John M. Becker | April 21, 2014 | 5:00 PM | comments

Judge Vaughn Walker, whose historic ruling against Proposition 8 was upheld by the Supreme Court, revealed that he's a survivor of the discredited and dangerous practice of "ex-gay" therapy.Read More


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Major LGBT Donor Conference Moved Out of Brunei-Owned Hotel

Filed by John M. Becker | April 21, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

A large, off-the-record LGBT donor conference has been moved from a Brunei-owned hotel after that country moved to implement Sharia law, which calls for homosexuality to be punished by stoning.Read More


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'Playbill' Will Go Gay for Pride Month

Filed by John M. Becker | April 21, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

This year, for the first time in its 130-year history, the iconic performing arts magazine Playbill will adopt a rainbow-colored logo in honor of LGBT Pride Month.Read More


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Historic USPS Harvey Milk Stamps Available for Pre-Order

Filed by John M. Becker | April 21, 2014 | 2:30 PM | comments

Today, the U.S. Postal Service announced that the historic Harvey Milk postage stamp is available for pre-order.Read More


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Will Pennsylvania be the Next Marriage State?

Filed by John M. Becker | April 21, 2014 | 1:30 PM | comments

According to the ACLU, "both sides agree" that a marriage equality trial scheduled for June is not necessary as the state will not call in any "expert" witnesses to defend discrimination.Read More


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More Texans Support Marriage Equality Than Oppose It

Filed by John M. Becker | April 21, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

A new independent poll from Texas reveals that for the first time in history, more Texans support marriage equality than oppose it.Read More


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A Necessary Conversation Between the G and the T

Filed by Rebecca Juro | April 21, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

The gay community can't expect the trans community to back down on anti-trans slurs. When you do something that makes us angry, we're going to call it out and raise hell, just like you would if the tables were turned.Read More


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Patrick Stewart & Ian McKellen Play the Newlywed Game

Filed by Bil Browning | April 21, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen played the Newlywed Game at a recent Buzzfeed Brews get-together and the results are predictably hilarious.Read More


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Franklin Graham, Ralph Reed Spend Easter Bashing Gays

Filed by John M. Becker | April 21, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

On Easter Sunday, ABC News devoted a segment of "This Week" to a discussion of the Religious Right, which quickly devolved into an on-air gay-bashing.Read More


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'Wheel of Fortune' Host Mocks the Coming-Out Process

Filed by John M. Becker | April 21, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

'Wheel of Fortune' host Pat Sajak jokingly "revealed" his heterosexuality on Twitter last weekend, because employment discrimination is just so funny!Read More