The General Assembly of the Church of Scotland has taken the first step toward allowing the ordination of openly gay men and women.
The Catholic Church, one of the country’s largest sponsors of Boy Scout troops, is “hopeful” about remaining with the Scouts — even if its governing board later this week votes to welcome openly gay scouts, a new letter appears to say. Read full article >>
Later this month, high-ranking officials from the Boy Scouts of America’s National Council will meet in Dallas to discuss a possible lift on the ancient organizational policy banning openly gay members from serving. Since the Boy Scouts ban on homosexuals became a topic of national discussion, the organization has allowed openly gay children to become [...]
-- It's just a quick kiss, but it's a long step forward for Archie Comics' only openly gay character Kevin Keller. The Riverdale teen...
Archie Comics, an illustrated parable about an ordinary young man who is inexplicably irresistible to women of every hair color and economic class, is getting its first gay kiss. Yay! But also, it's about time — the comic series introduced...Show More Summary
As if there wasn’t a reason not to love openly gay actor George Takei, he’s gone ahead and made us love him even more by responding to teenage “traditional” marriage fans with a series of humorous signs. Matt Stopera of BuzzFeed asked the teens to make signs at a gathering “during March Prop 8/DOMA hearings [...]
Soccer world, meet Jason Collins. On April 29 2013, the 34-year old professional basketball player became the first openly gay active athlete in the four major sports in the United States. Collins took the leap by writing his own article...Show More Summary
I don't have a lot to add to this great Q-Notes article, other than to ask, if elected, would Rep. Brandon be the first openly gay Congress member in the south? CHARLOTTE, N.C. — State Rep. Marcus Brandon (D-Guilford) has formally announced his decision to run for North Carolina’s 12th Congressional District. Show More Summary
Sticking a big fat tongue out to Bret Easton Ellis and Rupert Everett, researchers at South Carolina’s Clemson University found that audiences have no problem believing openly gay actors as straight characters. We’re also assuming that these audiences know what “acting” is. According to PinkNews, the study also revealed that being out had no measurable [...]
Dozens of anti-gay rallies will be held across the nation today in a last-minute bid to pressure the Boy Scouts to keep their ban on openly gay scouts and leaders. Backing the campaign, you'll be shocked to know, is the Family Research Council.
Jamie Frazier is an openly gay Black man. He's also a pastor.
Looks like Jarron Collins, the twin brother of Jason Collins, is able to have some fun with Jason's groundbreaking announcement that he is gay. A few weeks after Jason became the first openly gay male athlete in a major U.S. team sport,...Show More Summary
Kudos to openly gay writer Bret Easton Ellis who slammed the media coverage of NBA scrub Jason Collins' and his "heroic" act of coming out.... Was I the only gay man of a certain demo who experienced a flicker of annoyance in the way...Show More Summary
Event will take place nationwide Friday.
We’re pretty sure he’s proud of his gay brother but we had to ask your thoughts on Jarron Collins tee-shirt. In case you’ve been sleeping under a rock, his twin brother Jason recently became the first openly gay NBA player.
If there’s one thing you never deny a queen, it’s her crown. Openly gay high school senior Coy Villasenor wanted to rule the court of the Lehman High School prom, but those dreams were dashed when Coy was disqualified from the race for being a boy. But like every good fairytale, this one has a happy [...]
The princess of Crunk&B opens up about her newfound sense of self, the inspiration behind her upcoming album, and why she thinks the hip-hop community will embrace openly gay NBA star Jason Collins. read more
The openly gay NBA player appeared on Wednesday's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" alongside his brother. read more
Tags: Kate McKinnon Saturday Night Live TheBacklot Originally published on TheBacklot.com Only on Saturday Night Live would it be beside the point that Kate McKinnon is the show’s first openly gay woman. Since her debut just over a year...Show More Summary
America voted adorable, self-confessed nerd Michelle Chamuel through to the next live round on Tuesday’s live eliminations on The Voice, which means there is one openly gay contestant in the top 10. read more