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Betty Salwak Memorial Fund Launches

last weekLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

After a whirlwind week of joy for our movement, on Friday night I closed the day with the heartbreaking news of the passing of devoted LGBT ally and JMG community member Betty "Birdie" Salwak. A memorial fund to further Birdie's work on your behalf has been established. Show More Summary

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory Says He'll Now Defend Gay Marriage

last weekLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory (R) has stated that he fully supports gays’ rights to marry following U.S. District Court Judge Mac Cogburn Jr.’s decision that overturned the state's same sex marriage ban. Speaking to the Carolina Connection, the Governor...

READ IT HERE: Texas’ reply brief in Fifth Circuit marriage equality case

State's reply brief filed in Texas case. The post READ IT HERE: Texas’ reply brief in Fifth Circuit marriage equality case appeared first on Equality On Trial.

Right-Wing Commentator Erick Erickson Blames 'Fat Lesbians' For Lack of Ebola Vaccine: VIDEO

last weekLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

In a post over at the conservative rag RedState.com, right-wing commentator Erick Erickson lashes out at a new political ad targeting GOP-led budget cuts as contributing factors for the CDC's hampered ability to handle the ebola outbreak - with Erickson...

WATCH: What Happened to Marriage Last Week?

We've won so many victories in the last week it's hard to keep track. Here's what's happened so far, and what to expect in the next few days and months. read more

PHOTOS: Married in Las Vegas — A Sure Bet!

What better way to celebrate Coming Out Day than to get hitched to the one you love? read more

Andrew Rannells Ends Run in 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch'

The out Girls star bid farewell to Broadway with a bittersweet backstage photo. read more

Twitter Sleuth That Helped Solve Philly Hate Crime Appears On The View

last weekLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Twitter sleuth FanSince09, who led a crowd-sourced social media campaign that identified the suspects in last month's gay bashing in Philadelphia, today appeared on The View. He declined to show his face. Gawker has the video.

UK Supermarket Apologizes After Security Guard Tells Lesbian Couple To Stop Their 'Disgusting' Kissing

last weekLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

And it happened on National Coming Out Day. Twenty-two year old Annabelle Paige had just given her girlfriend a "light kiss" at a Sainsbury's supermarket in Brighton, England when the security approached the couple and asked them to stop kissing....

UPDATE: Luke Evans Comes Out Of The Closet. Again. Sort Of.

last weekLGBT / Gay : Queerty

The evolution of out gay closeted straight ambiguously gay action star Luke Evans has been nothing if not interesting, and this weekend Luke switched up his story yet again. In an interview with Women’s Wear Daily for his new big-budget epic Dracula Untold, the Welsh actor was asked if he was setting a new precedent as an openly gay action star. That’s […]

Vatican Document: Value Gay People's 'Gifts and Qualities'

The church should also recognize positive aspects of same-sex relationships, the document says. read more

Marriage Equality Arrives in Alaska: PHOTOS

last weekLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

As expected, Alaska began accepting applications for same-sex marriage licenses earlier this morning, following yesterday's federal court ruling overturning the state's ban on gay marriage. Gay marriage is now legal in 30 states, according to Freedom to Marry. More photos...

WATCH: Stefon Returns to 'SNL' With An Important Update

One of SNL's most beloved characters returned and he had some huge news. read more

Who Has Marriage, Who Doesn’t, & What’s Next

By Matt Baume Over the last week, states have been winning the freedom to marry at such a fast pace that it’s hard to keep up. AFER has conclusively won its marriage case. Cases in four other states have ended in victory. The Ninth Circuit has expanded marriage in several more states. Show More Summary

After getting killed off Scandal, Dan Bucatinsky finds himself busier than ever

last weekLGBT / Gay : Out.com

After getting killed off of Scandal, Dan Bucatinsky finds himself busier than ever read more

Dancing Boy Steals The Diva Spotlight From Anchor In Las Vegas News Spot: VIDEO

last weekLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

At a recent mall opening in Las Vegas, all eyes were most definitely not on news anchor Patranya Bhoolsuwan. One boy (above left, in black), staring down the camera with a confident gaze, stole the spotlight and achieved diva status...

NOM puts its money where its war-on-moderate-Republicans is

last weekLGBT / Gay : Good As You

The National Organization For Marriage is one of a couple of pro-discrimination special interest groups that are proudly targeting certain Republicans this election cycle simply because they are either gay or supportive of marriage equality. And as we can see...

Audio: NC marriage activist warns of super Ebola that will destroy gay-accepting America

last weekLGBT / Gay : Good As You

Pastor Ron Baity, the winner of the Family Research Council's 2012 "Watchmen Award" for pastors, is a longtime marriage activist in the state of North Carolina. He's led many major rallies at which all of the activists and lawmakers who...

ALASKA: Marriage Equality Plaintiffs Are First In Line To Get Their License

last weekLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Of the five plaintiff couples in Alaska's marriage equality lawsuit, four are already married in other states. The sole unmarried plaintiffs, Stephanie Pearson and Courtney Lamb, were first in line today to get their marriage license. Show More Summary

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