Recent Headlines

Clergy finds US pastor guilty of marrying gays
The Associated Press
June 23, 2011

Methodist pastors who have defied a church ban on marrying gays were dealt a setback Wednesday when clergy members hearing a church trial found a colleague guilty of marrying a lesbian couple in 2009.

read more
Chicago Cubs join "It Gets Better" campaign with video
chicagotribune.com
June 23, 2011

Chicago Cubs players, manager stand up for LGBT youth in new "It Gets Better" video

read more
UN resolution supporting gay rights sends welcome message - South Florida Sun-Sentinel.com
Sun Sentinel
June 23, 2011

The UN Human Rights Council has passed a resolution condemning discrimination based on sexual orientation.

read more
Former Gay Rights Protesters Now Set To Support Obama And Democrats
Huffington Post
June 23, 2011

NEW YORK -- With President Barack Obama set to travel to New York City for a high-profile LGBT fundraiser gala on Thursday and the state of New York likely poised to pass a same-sex marriage bill around the same time, the potential for tension or simply good-old-fashion heckling seems high.

read more
NY Gov. Cuomo makes major push for gay marriage
Forbes.com
June 23, 2011

Dozens of gay couples are planning to converge on Albany Thursday to witness what would be a historic vote to legalize gay marriage in New York, the sixth state to do so and a potential bellwether in the national gay rights movement. But for that to happen

read more
Political protest: hold the eggs and throw some glitter
The Guardian
June 23, 2011

Three Republican presidential candidates in the United States have had glitter dumped on them recently in protest at their policies

read more
Six GLAAD board members resign over AT&T flap
POLITICO.com
June 22, 2011

Six board members of the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation have resigned amid the fallout over the organization's letter in support of AT&T’s proposed bid for wireless rival T-Mobile.

read more
Miss USA on Gay Marriage | News
The Advocate
June 22, 2011

America's new Miss USA, Alyssa Campanella, a former Miss California, couldn't be more different from Carrie Prejean, the anti–marriage equality Miss California from 2009.

read more
Cuomo 'Cautiously Optimistic' on NY Marriage Equality Bill
towleroad.com
June 22, 2011

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo told reporters late yesterday that he expects Republicans to bring the marriage equality bill to the floor for a vote. Politicker NY reports: “I’m cautiously optimistic when it comes for a vote that it’s going...

read more
Activist David Mixner Bringing Stories from His Front Porch to the Stage
towleroad.com
June 22, 2011

My friend and fellow blogger, longtime activist David Mixner is having a one-man show in July at NYC's Dixon Place: From his chair on a countryside 'Front Porch' set, David will captivate his guests with a fascinating personal and historical...

read more