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


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


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


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


'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