Posts by Ross Murray, Director of Programs, Global and US South

Pastor fired for participating in step-daughter's wedding

Brett Hadley a Seventh-Day Adventist minister, has been forced to resign his position because he attended the wedding of his step-daughter and her wife in Bellingham, Washington.

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Edith Windsor is #3 in Time's Person of the Year list

Time Magazine has released its Person of the Year edition, and third on the list is Edith Windsor.

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Melissa Etheridge and Bruce Cohen lead Madonna, George Takei, Sigourney Weaver, so many others in an Uprising of Love

More than 65 entertainment leaders are writing songs, producing videos, writing op-eds, and using their influence to spread the message of love to the people of Russia through the Uprising of Love campaign.

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Viet Rainbow seeks return to Tet Parade

The Orange County Register is covering the efforts of Viet Rainbow to join the Orange County Tet Parade, giving a fuller profile to Hieu Nguyen, one of the leaders of Veit Rainbow.

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TAKE ACTION: Call for an LGBT-inclusive Lunar New Year parade

Viet Rainbow of Orange County, a community-based organization working to promote positive visibility and equitable treatment of LGBT people, may potentially be blocked a second time from participating in the Tet Parade, Orange County's annual Lunar New Year celebration, scheduled in February.

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MILK team presents rainbow flag to Russian LGBT people at Side by Side LGBT Film Festival in St. Petersburg, Russia

The Side by Side LGBT Film Festival wrapped up on November 30 in St. Petersburg with the Oscar award winning film MILK, Gus Van Sant, Dustin Lance Black, and Bruce Cohen. The festival weathered bomb threats, evacuations of buildings, and last minute scheduling changes.

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On the 35th anniversary of Harvey Milk's assassination, the fight for LGBT equality has just begun

Anthony Watson wrote commentary for Pink News UK to remember the assassination of Harvey Milk. To those who think that the movement for LGBT equality has moved on, Watson, says this is only the beginning.

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This Thanksgiving weekend, watch Seventh-Gay Adventists for free

Seventh-Gay Adventists, the new documentary about the experiences, challenges, and spiritual journeys of three gay and lesbian members of a conservative denomination, is thanking the pro-LGBT faith community by making the film available to watch for free over the long Thanksgiving weekend.

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