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HRC Reacts To World Vision Reversal

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

Via press release from the Human Rights Campaign: We are devastated by the decision of World Vision USA to purposefully exclude married lesbian and gay employees after only recently taking an important first step in addressing inequality in their workplaces. Show More Summary

More Americans Think Gays Are Humans Who Deserve The Right to Marry

Americans are starting to realize that gays and lesbians are, like, humans who deserve the constitutional right to marry. Well, about half of Americans, anyhow. These people also say that companies should not deny “serving gays for religious reasons.” Isn’t that nice? Read more...

LGBT Groups React To Texas Ruling

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

Human Rights Campaign This injunction sends a powerful message that gay and lesbian Texans are being harmed every by inequality, and that these plaintiff couples who we're proud to call members of the HRC family are very likely to succeed in striking down Texas' ban on marriage equality. Show More Summary

Human Rights Campaign: Recall US Ambassadors To Uganda And Nigeria

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

Via press release: Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization, called on U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to recall the nation’s ambassadors to Uganda and Nigeria. Show More Summary

Chiron in Action: Ellen Page Comes Out as Lesbian

Oscar-nominated actress Ellen Page came out publicly on Friday in a speech at the Time to THRIVE conference in Las Vegas, an event hosted by the Human Rights Campaign. Her emotional and inspirational... This is content summary only. Please visit Planet Waves Daily Astrology Blog for full links, other content, and more!

Ellen Page Comes Out As Gay, Gives A Touching And Brilliant Speech At Conference For LGBT Teens

Ellen Page, best known for her breakout role in Juno (and for just being all-around awesome), came out as lesbian yesterday during a Human Rights Campaign conference for LGBT teens during an amazing speech. More » Ellen Page Comes Out...Show More Summary

Juno Star Ellen Page Comes Out As Lesbian To No One’s Surprise

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

We loved Ellen Page as the rebellious pregnant teen in Juno. We loved her in X Men: The Last Stand. We love her even more now that she has declared her sexual orientation–on Valentine’s Day no less–to a standing ovation at the Human Right Campaign’s “Time To Thrive” conference for LGBT youth in Las Vegas. […]

LOUISIANA: New Marriage Lawsuit Filed

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

Via press release from the Forum For Equality Louisiana: Forum for Equality Louisiana, the statewide lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender human rights organization, together with four couples today filed a lawsuit challenging the state's constitutional ban on recognizing same-sex marriages legally performed outside the state. Show More Summary

Video spotlights anti-gay violence in Russia

2 months agoNews : The Newsroom

With the eyes of the world about to turn to the Winter Olympics in Sochi, a human rights group has released a new disturbing video highlighting violence against gay, lesbian, transgender and bisexual people under Russia's anti-gay laws that went into effect last year.

RUSSIA: Gay Men Beaten On Camera

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

Via Human Rights Watch: The Russian authorities need to address a deteriorating situation of widespread and concerted abuse against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people and activists, Human Rights Watch said today. The...Show More Summary

Jane Velez-Mitchell Honored

2 months agoLGBT / Lesbian : Curve Magazine

HLN's "Issues" host and out lesbian, Jane Velez-Mitchell, accepted the Ruby Award for her work in fighting human trafficking.

Lesbian heiress pleas to father over £78m wedding bounty

Gigi Chao writes to billionaire father, asking him to treat her partner like a ‘dignified human being' One-Minute Read LAST UPDATED AT 11:01 ON Wed 29 Jan 2014 See related: Father offers £78m to man who can wed his lesbian daughter A...Show More Summary

LGBT History Month, a.k.a. Human History Month

Who cares about lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and their lives and accomplishments? We all should. But why? February is LGBT History Month in the UK. The aim of LGBT History Month is to recognise and celebrate all the...Show More Summary

REPORT: Fox News Silent On Anti-Gay Human Rights Crises

Fox News has been all but silent in reporting on major human rights crises facing gays and lesbians in Uganda, Nigeria, and India over the past few weeks, continuing the network's pattern of turning a blind eye to significant international stories about the LGBT community. Show More Summary

An IOC Member Is Pissed At America For Sending ‘Four Lesbians’ To The Olympics

3 months agoSports : With Leather

Mario Pescante is angry, you guys. The senior Italian member of the International Olympic Committee can’t believe that the United States would take something as silly as basic human rights and turn them into a political issue before the world’s greatest winter sports athletes meet in Sochi next month for the 2014 Winter Olympics. Show More Summary

20 Tips for an Amazing Experience at Sochi 2014!

20 Tips for an Amazing Experience at... Don't go to Russia without reading this first! Submitted by: Alex Schmidt Regular Keywords: sochi russia olympics winter sports 2014 skiing gold medal athletes LGBTQ gay lesbian human rights travel travel guide how-to how to list Views: 7

Duck Dynasty: Who Will Win at Outrage Tennis?

After GQ published an interview with Duck Dynasty's Phil Robertson in which he made bigoted comments, many on the left were outraged. Robertson's comments were condemned by the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, the Human Rights Campaign, Rev. Show More Summary

To India: Stop Criminalizing People Who Are Not Criminals

On December 15, the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC) joined thousands of protestors around the world in a Global Day of Rage against the Indian Supreme Court Judgment on 377-- the criminalization of same-sex relations. Show More Summary

Study: Same-Sex Encounters Increase Among Women

A recent British study on human sexuality found that the number of women who claim to have had lesbian encounters has increased over the last 20 years. A 1990 study showed just 1.8 percent of women participated in same-sex relationships, while the new survey indicated that 8 percent of women had at least one lesbian relationship. Show More Summary

Making LGBT Rights Human Rights Through the Global Equality Fund

  A man tapes his mouth shut in protest against discrimination of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) persons, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Nov. 16, 2012. [AP File Photo] When celebrating Human Rights Day as a global community weShow More Summary

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