An Australian imam has come out as gay, becoming the first such religious leader in his country to be publicly out. Nur Warsame decided to come out despite homophobic elements within conservative Muslim communities. Warsame is a respected leader in t… Read The post Australia’s First Openly Gay Imam Shares His Story – WATCH appeared first on Towleroad.
The world is calling for a Disney character who is openly gay—and not just Ursula, who was literally based on the drag queen Divine. Or Timon and Pumbaa, the two males who co-parented the lion they adopted from Africa. With the news that both Frozen 2 and a Broadway adaptation of the O.G. Show More Summary
Two years after coming out as gay and praising the Mormon church for offering support, the lead singer of a popular rock band is denouncing his faith in his latest music video.
Jordan has lifted a ban on the Lebanese rock band Mashrou’ Leila, aka Leila’s Project, after the action made international headlines. The band’s lead singer Hamed Sinno, is gay and an activist for LGBT rights in the middle east. Unfortunately,… Read The post Jordan Lifts Ban on Lebanese Rock Band with Openly Gay Singer appeared first on Towleroad.
Today, Equality North Carolina Executive Director Chris Sgro was sworn in as a member of the North Carolina House, one day before the state legislature returns. Sgro is the General Assembly’s only openly gay member. HRC is proud to work alongside Equality North Carolina. Show More Summary
In a story April 21 about a street named for gay leader Harvey Milk, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Milk was the first openly gay person elected to public office in the U.S. He was one of the first.
Salt Lake City council has voted unanimously to rename 900 South as Harvey Milk Boulevard. Assassinated in 1978, Harvey Milk was one of the first openly gay elected officials in America. The vote followed an hour of public discussion during which sup… Read The post Salt Lake City Votes Unanimously to Rename Street for Harvey Milk appeared first on Towleroad.
Marjorie Romeyn-Sanabria Politics, Society, Americans It turns out no space is safe, not even Whole Foods. Yesterday Austin native Jordan Brown, an openly gay pastor claimed that his local Whole Foods deliberately wrote a gay slur on a cake he ordered. Show More Summary
SMH… Texas Pastor Says Whole Foods Wrote Homophobic Slur On Cake An openly gay pastor and founder of a Texas church says he was targeted at Whole Foods after a bakery employee allegedly wrote the homophobic slur “ft” on his
Customizing store-bought cakes can be a great way to surprise people, whether it's Grandma for her birthday, or a guy who expected to shop at his local Whole Foods without encountering discrimination. Jordan Brown, an openly gay pastor...Show More Summary
While a Whole Foods in Austin, Texas sounds like the site of a SXSW hipster jamboree, apparently it has a dark side. Pastor Jordan Brown said he ordered a cake from the overpriced, pseudo-organic grocery store to be personalized with...Show More Summary
An openly gay Texas pastor says he ordered a cake from a local Whole Foods that was only to have the phrase "Love Wins" written on it. When he returned to pick up the dessert, he says he didn't notice that the words written on the cake were actually, "Love Wins [F--]."
The first openly gay couple weds in Ukraine.
The NSWL kicked off its fourth season this weekend, making it the longest running women's professional soccer league in United States history! The post Meet The 7 Openly Gay Players of the National Women’s Soccer League appeared first on Autostraddle.
The openly gay YouTuber has turned social media fame into a platform to inspire struggling LGBT teens to accept themselves.
The openly gay gold-medal winner said the box "means so much more to me than it would have then because I feel like I'm being embraced as a whole person, not just for my athletic achievements."
Post submitted by Tori Sisson-Wolfe Last month, HRC Alabama organized a screening in Huntsville of the film, Brother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin. Bayard Rustin was an openly gay, visionary activist and strategist, as well asShow More Summary
Michael Sam is all smiles while posing for the cover of Attitude magazine‘s May 2016 issue, on newsstands now. Here is what the 26-year-old openly gay football player had to share with the mag: On the reaction to his coming out: “It was amazing. There was a friend who told me to give his cousin [...]
After a peition and an eye-opening HBO documentary, the openly gay, four-time Olympic diving champion gets his due.
Stuart Delery was the highest-ranking openly gay man to serve in the department.