Posts by Nicholas Coppola

Eastside Catholic High School students continue to "make a mess" to bring back fired teacher

January 24, 2014

Eastside Catholic High School students continue to speak out in support of fired vice principal Mark Zmuda.

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January 24, 2014

Methodist clergy stand up for marriage equality

More and more Methodist clergy are standing up for marriage equality and the momentum continues to grow.  Retired seminary president, Rev. William McElvaney, said that he is willing to officiate at the weddings of gay and lesbian couples.

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January 23, 2014

Virginia's Attorney General will not defend Marriage Equality ban

Virginia’s Attorney General Mark Herring has changed his position on marriage equality by stating that his office will no longer continue to defend Virginia’s ban on marriage equality.

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January 23, 2014

Another Methodist Minister on trial for officiating son's marriage to the man he loves

United Methodist minister and former dean of Yale Divinity, Rev. Thomas Ogletree, will be tried by a church council because he officiated at his son’s marriage to the man he loves.

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January 13, 2014

Transgender equality & 'ex-gay' therapy ban priority for Maryland legislators

Banning discrimination based on gender identity and expression and so-called “ex-gay” conversion therapy to minors are the top priorities for Maryland LGBT advocates during the 2014 legislative session.

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January 10, 2014

Indiana legislator introduces cruel anti-marriage equality legislation

Rep. Eric Turner, an Indiana lawmaker, has introduced a bill n the state assembly that would not only define marriage as the union between one man and one woman, but would also remove any protection LGBT couples currently have under Indiana law.

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January 7, 2014

Eastside Catholic High School: get divorced or get fired

Mark Zmuda, the former vice principal of Eastside Catholic school in Sammamish, was fired after school officials found out he had married his husband. One of Zmuda's former students released a video where Zmuda states he was told he could keep his job if he got a divorce.

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January 7, 2014

Upsurge in LGBT Russians seeking U.S. asylum

Al Jazeera recently visited with Russian asylum seekers at the RUSA LGBT annual New Year's party.

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