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A lesbian lizard from the dawn of time and her human wife introduce the new “Doctor Who”

9 hours agoLGBT / Lesbian : After Ellen

Madame Vastra and Jenny are back in the new season! The post A lesbian lizard from the dawn of time and her human wife introduce the new “Doctor Who” appeared first on AfterEllen.com.

Lesbian Lizard Kiss from Dr. Who Will Not Face Censors' Wrath

After the premiere of the new Doctor Who, featuring a same-sex kiss between a humanoid lizard woman and her human wife, a handful of people complained to the UK's communications regulator. The regulator's reply, basically: Yeah, no one cares. Read more...

LGBTI People Face Harsh Laws in Both Free and Unfree Countries

by Margaret Marshall External Relations Associate The human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) people are under assault in many parts of the world. This increased hostility, which often takes the form...Show More Summary

Gay Weddings: State Orders Farm To Pay $13,000 Fine For Refusal To Host Lesbian Nuptials

Liberty Ridge Farm was fined $13,000 by the State of New York for refusing to host a gay wedding. The state’s division of human rights levied the fine at a lesbian couple was told their same-sex wedding could not be held on the family farm. Cynthia and Robert Gifford routinely host public events at Liberty

NEW YORK: Upstate Wedding Venue Fined For Refusing Same-Sex Ceremony

last weekLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Via Gay City News: The New York State Division of Human Rights (DHR) has found that a rural wedding venue that denied a lesbian couple use of its facility violated the state’s Human Rights Law. In the August 8 ruling –– first reported...Show More Summary

Wedding Venues Can't Discriminate Against Same-Sex Couples, New York State Agency Rules

2 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

The New York State Division of Human Rights has affirmed the state's Human Rights Law prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation in the case of Melisa and Jennifer McCarthy, a lesbian couple whose 2012 request to wed at...

American Bar Assocation Resolution: LGBT Rights Are Basic Human Rights

2 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Here's the resolution in full: RESOLVED, That the American Bar Association recognizes that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people have a human right to be free from discrimination, threats and violence based on their LGBT...Show More Summary

How to Lesbianize “Cards Against Humanity”

2 weeks agoLGBT / Lesbian : After Ellen

Gay up the already pretty amazing game. The post How to Lesbianize “Cards Against Humanity” appeared first on AfterEllen.com.

Yo, Men, Cameron Esposito Doesn't Want to Have Sex with You Either

In a clip from her upcoming album Same Sex Symbol, human treasure Cameron Esposito lays down some truths about her haircut, her vest, and what it means to be a lesbian. Turns out, the main component is LESBIANISM. Read more...

Nick Clegg: LGBT rights are human rights

Nick Clegg paid a visit to Pride House in Glasgow today to hear about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights across the Commonwealth and sports. Almost 80% of Commonwealth countries (42 out of 53 countries) represented in Glasgow this week criminalise homosexuality in some way. Pride House is an LGBT space set up to promote diversity at […]

Obama To Sign LGBT Anti-Discrimination Orders On Monday

An executive order will be signed on Monday that prevents federal contractors from discriminating against gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT) workers with very limited exceptions. Chad Griffin, president of the Human Rights Campaign, said: “With two strokes of a pen, the President will have a very real and immediate impact on the lives of

Chad Griffin: HRC Supports ENDA, But...

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

"The Human Rights Campaign supports the Employment Non-Discrimination Act for a very simple reason. It will guarantee millions of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in all 50 states explicit, reliable protections from discrimination in the workplace. Show More Summary

Advancing the Human Rights of LGBT Persons in Partnership With the Private Sector

Last week during a reception held in the Treaty Room of the Department of State, I was proud to address a group of America’s leading corporations and encourage them to take steps to advance the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) persons around the world.

Should All Women Become Lesbians?

2 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

King Nazir Muhammad, NewsBlaze.com contributing writer and self-proclaimed "Lesbian Messiah," has today advocated his most radical program of gender equality yet: lesbianism for all women. Is the Messiah's program humanity's only hope? Read more...

The Invisibles: Moving Vintage Photos of LGBT Couples in the Early 20th Century

2 months agoOdd : Brain Pickings

Archival images — sometimes poignant, sometimes playful, invariably tender — of gay and lesbian couples privately celebrating their love in an era that denied it. Any form of excess can usually be traced to the seed of a basic human longing. Show More Summary

Rights group urges fashion week boycott of hotels linked to Brunei

In advance of upcoming runway shows in London, Milan and Paris, the Human Rights Campaign -- the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization -- has issued an open letter to members of the fashion industry urging the boycott of a hotel company linked to...

Stephen Colbert is terrified of our future black lesbian robot overlords

To celebrate this week's big breakthrough in artificial intelligence — a chatbot posing as a 13-year-old passed the Turing Test — Stephen Colbert freaked out about the imminent subjugation of humanity by our cyborg overlord, with a hefty dose of minority resentment. Show More Summary

HHS Secretary Sebelius statement observing LGBT Pride Month

At the Department of Health and Human Services, we are committed to ensuring that members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) community have access to quality, affordable health care and enjoy the same rights and protections that all Americans expect and deserve. This year, as we celebrate LGBT Pride Month, we take a...

Lesbian Author Tackles Edmun White, Gains a Deeper Understanding of the Gay Icon, the Writer, the Human Being

I knew about Edmund White as a writer long before I read his books. I knew that he was a gay icon and had written many books, fiction and nonfiction. I knew that he was especially known for his coming of age novel, A Boy's Own Story, written in 1982, around the time that I came out. Show More Summary

Cuba to Host International LGBT Conference Despite Criticism Over Human Rights Violations

4 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Next week Cuba will host the sixth International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association for Latin America and the Caribbean (ILGALAC) Regional Conference. This will be the Communist country’s first time to host an international LGBT conference, a realization...

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