Via Pink News: A picture of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visiting an orphanage has gone viral – and you will never guess why. The supreme leader of the secretive state was seen in photos released today, visiting a state-funded children’s home. Show More Summary
Via the Philadelphia Inquirer: City Council unanimously approved a measure on Thursday that would make it a crime to harm someone because of sexual orientation, gender identity, or disabilities. The proposal was triggered by the Sept. Show More Summary
Marriage equality is already the law of the land in Idaho, thanks to the Ninth Circuit's mandate striking down the state's ban on same-sex marriage. But you wouldn't know that listening to Governor Butch Otter, who continues to treat the...
I was just reading a local news report from Houston's KHOU about the non-troversy involving Mayor Annise Parker, subpoenas she never saw before their preparation, and the outrage machine that followed. The first line reads like this: The reporter surely...
Via the Huffington Post: Idaho Gov. Butch Otter (R) vowed Thursday to keep fighting a U.S. Supreme Court ruling allowing same-sex marriage in his state, even as that effort costs Idaho tens of thousands of dollars. "I'm not ready to surrender to a few folks in black robes," Otter said during a gubernatorial debate. Show More Summary
A good font can make all the difference, a lesson makers of Iceland’s spirits have taken to heart. read more
LOS ANGELES: Pearl Fernandez has pleaded guilty to the murder and torture of her “gay acting” eight-year-old son Gabriel
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Jim Swift, assistant editor of the conservative Weekly Standard, thinks Tim Cook, in coming out as a proud gay man, sounds just like another newsmaking company leader: A southern-born CEO invoking religion regarding his views on homosexuality, lobbying for what...
Via the Associated Press: A federal judge is to hear a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union challenging Kansas' ban on same-sex marriage. The hearing Friday afternoon before U.S. District Judge Daniel Crabtree in Kansas City, Kansas, is on the ACLU's request for an order to force Kansas to allow gay marriages. Show More Summary
Full Frontal Freedom, a coalition of independent artists aiming to encourage civic participation, have just dropped a video encouraging LGBT people to vote at the mid-term elections.
A group of Michigan pastors, working under the moniker of "No Gay Civil Right," has declared that they will not comply with any LGBT-inclusive nondiscrimination law that might pass in their state. Pastor Stay Swimp, a humorously over-the-top activist preacher,...
"It may be Halloween, but even Mayor Annise Parker can’t mask her real agenda. The Houston leader couldn’t have been clearer yesterday that while she may have withdrawn the churches’ subpoenas, she has no intention of withdrawing from the battle over fundamental democracy. Show More Summary
A federal judge in Kansas is expected to hear a challenge to the state's ban on same-sex marriage later today, the Associated Press reports: The hearing Friday afternoon before U.S. District Judge Daniel Crabtree in Kansas City, Kansas, is on...
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In November of 2013 as Uganda’s parliament moved forward in its decision to turn its anti-homosexuality act into law, Sam Ganafa was arrested along with three other LGBT rights activists. Ganafa, who leads Spectrum Uganda, an Ugandan LGBT organization that...
How an average gay man made peace with his looks and embraced his basic appearance. read more
Why shaming bottoms allows HIV to keep spreading. read more
In a prosperous, West-leaning land of contradictions and paradoxes, Singapore's Supreme Court just let an archaic antigay sodomy law stand. read more
For many gay folks, being able to legally marry the one you love has been nothing short of a fantasy. But thanks to decades of hard work, people in most states in the country are now able to legally tie the knot. On today’s show, wedding...Show More Summary