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Mennonite Pastor Convicted in Anti-Gay Kidnapping

The minister of an Amish-Mennonite sect was convicted on Tuesday for aiding and abetting in the kidnapping of Isabella Miller-Jenkins, who is now ten years old. The pastor, Kenneth Miller, assisted Isabella’s mother, Lisa Miller (no relation) in fleeing the country with Isabella instead of complying with a court ordered shared custody of Isabella with her other mother, Janet Jenkins.

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August 16, 2012

Keith Boykin Inspires Gay Youth with New Anthology: For Colored Boys

Keith Boykin releases new anthology: For Colored Boys: Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Still is Not Enough.

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70K signatures delivered by fired gay scout leader - and employees who resigned in protest - to California Scout Council

This week, former Camp Winton Program Director Alex Hayes and 22-year-old gay Eagle Scout Tim Griffin delivered more than 70,000 signatures to the Golden Empire Boy Scouts Council urging the council to reinstate Griffin and reject the Boy Scouts' policy banning gay scouts and leaders.

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What to Watch: Thursday, August 16

Tonight catch the premiere of Time Machine Chefs; plus all new episodes of Big Brother, Project Runway, The Real L Word and the season finale of Degrassi.

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August 15, 2012

Drop Dead Diva Creators Speak Out Against FDA Ban on Donations by Gay and Bisexual Men

This Sunday, Lifetime’s legal comedy series Drop Dead Diva will once again use its platform to target an injustice faced by the LGBT community; this time the FDA’s 2005 ban on donations by gay men. Read More

 
August 15, 2012

LGBT organizations release joint statement regarding the shooting at Family Research Council (FRC)

We were saddened to hear news of the shooting this morning at the offices of the Family Research Council. Our hearts go out to the shooting victim, his family, and his co-workers.

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