Posts by Nicholas Coppola

Transgender Russian woman, who took her own life after being fired, is honored in Red Square

October 22, 2013

LGBT advocates held a "Day of Remembrance" in Moscow's Red Square in honor of Dasha, who died by suicide due to Russia's anti-LGBT laws.

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October 22, 2013

LGBT Native Americans marry with the blessing of their tribes in Oklahoma

Jason Pickel married his longtime boyfriend, Darren Black Bear, in Oklahoma this weekend. The marriage took place on tribal land with the blessing of both the Cheyenne and Arapaho tribes.

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October 22, 2013

New Jersey couple featured by the NY Times married at last

New Jersey couple Shannon Connors and Sandy Stones, who were featured on the from the front page of the NY times when marriage equality New York was passed, were married over the weekend with a marriage license from their home state of New Jersey.

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October 20, 2013

Bishop will perfom marriage ceremony for two Alabama men, defying church law

Retired Tennessee Bishop Melvin Talbert will perform a wedding service for Joe Openshaw and Bobby Prince, defying te acting bishop.                   &n

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October 20, 2013

Russian bill taking children from LGBT parents is withdrawn

A bill introduced to the Russian Pailiament that would take away the children of LGBT parents, has been recalled, according to a spokesperson for the parliamentarian who introduced the anti-LGBT legislation.

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October 20, 2013

American teacher voted Mr. Gay Hong Kong

35-year-old American school teacher Michael Morrill was selected 2013's Mr.

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October 18, 2013

Bisexual women strive to find their identity

The joys and struggles of bisexual women are quite distinct when it comes to dating and advocacy. Some women grapple with identity and the implications of particular terms used to describe themselves. 

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October 18, 2013

Supporters of marriage equality unite outside Detroit's federal courthouse

Marriage equality supporters seized the opportunity to make clear their desire to see marriage equality come to Michigan.

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