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NEW YORK: United Nations Human Rights Council Endorses LGBT Rights

5 days agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Via press release: The International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC) today applauded the United Nations’ top human rights body for approving a resolution condemning discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender...Show More Summary

Bill Clinton To Keynote HRC Gala

6 days agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Via press release: The Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest civil rights organization working to achieve lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) equality, announced today that President Bill Clinton will deliver the keynote address at the 18th Annual HRC National Dinner to be held on Saturday, October 25, 2014, in Washington, DC. Show More Summary

Bisexual Youth Mostly Female, Worse Off Than Lesbian or Gay Peers

It's Bisexual Visibility Day in the western hemisphere, which should be cause for celebration and pride. Unfortunately, a new report from the Human Rights Campaign says that bi youth in the United States receive more harassment and less support than their lesbian and gay peers. Read more...

The real-life triumphs of the gay communist behind hit UK movie ‘Pride’

last weekNews : The Raw Story

Friends recall ‘a firecracker of a human being’ as memorial fund for Mark Ashton receives more than £10,000 He is one of the central characters in Pride, the feelgood film now in cinemas that tells how gay and lesbian activists threw their support behind a Welsh mining community during...

NEW YORK CITY: HRC Applies To March In 2015 St. Patrick's Day Parade

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

Via the Human Rights Campaign: The Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization, today applied to have an Irish-American contingent from the organization included as an official participant in next year's St. Show More Summary

United Nations Celebrates First Anniversary Of Pro-LGBT Campaign

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

Via press release: Today, Free & Equal, the United Nations Human Rights Office’s global public education campaign for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) equality, releases “UN Free & Equal: One Billion Rising” a video highlighting the campaign’s impact to date. Show More Summary

SCIENCE: “The US government has spent nearly $3 million on a study to explore lesbian obesity. Acco…

SCIENCE: “The US government has spent nearly $3 million on a study to explore lesbian obesity. According to the Department of Health and Human Services 69 per cent of American adults over the age of 20 are classified as overweight or obese and yet 75 per cent of America’s lesbian population falls into this category [...]

BBC cuts Asian broadcast of lesbian “Dr. Who” kiss between human and lizard

The inter-species same-sex kiss was censored in South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore.

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

last monthLGBT / 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 monthLGBT / 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 months 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 months 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 months 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

2 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

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...

3 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

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