Posts by Nicholas Coppola

A Nevada teen is bullied and beaten in her H.S. cafeteria

October 15, 2013

A 15-year-old girl was attacked and beaten during lunch at Palo Verde High School in Nevada. It is being described as a case of bullying that turned violent. The incident was caught on video.

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October 15, 2013

North Carolina AG supports marriage equality but will still defend the state's ban

North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper says he supports marriage equality but acknowledges his personal views aren't preventing him from vigorously defending North Carolina's constitutional amendment banning marriage equality.

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October 15, 2013

Judge will hear arguments regarding Michigan's ban on LGBT marriage and adoption

Equality Michigan is hoping for, what could be, a historic day for their state. U.S. District Judge Bernard Friedman is expected to hear arguments and possibly issue a ruling as early as tomorrow, on whether Michigan's 2004 ban on marriage equality violates the U.S. Constitution.

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October 11, 2013

My coming out story, 30 years later

Coming out for me has been an ongoing process. It started some thirty years ago. When I came out to my family it was not by choice. I was outed, accidentally and not maliciously, by a close family member. I will never forget that day.

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October 11, 2013

Oregon father killed during walk memorializing his gay son

When Joe Bell's son, Jadin, took his own life after being bullied for being gay, he began "Joe's Walk for Change." Joe was killed when struck by a semi truck while completing the walk.

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October 11, 2013

Harvey Milk commemorated on U.S. postage stamp

The United States Postal Service announced they will issue a postage stamp with the image of LGBT civil rights leader Harvey Milk.

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October 10, 2013

LGBT population and anti-LGBT sentiment underreported

A new polling method conducted by a team of researchers from Ohio State and Boston Universities reveals that 65% more people identify the

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October 8, 2013

While older LGBT Americans strive, Europe celebrates their 1st LGBT retirement community

The gay community are the newest group to fuel the booming retirement housing market, which already offers developments catering to art enthusiasts, musicians, military veterans and university alumni.

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