A seemingly exhausted and exasperated public school teacher who had been going back and forth with Illinois activist Laurie Higgins did what more people should do. He instructed Ms. Higgins to examine her GLAAD Commentator Accountability Project profile.
Going for gay conversion therapy through a licensed therapist is now no longer an option for minors in New Jersey, where it was banned thanks to Governor Chris Christie, who signed a bill outlawing the controversial practice on Monday.
The social marketing company Groupon has added its voice to the millions of people calling for marriage equality in Illinois. Groupon has long been a strong supporter of marriage equality in Illinois. Last week, they released a video, produced by Groupon employees, to showcase that support.
After a firestorm erupted Friday over her anti-gay remarks, District 9 Councilwoman Elisa Chan on Monday issued her first public statement about controversial comments she made during a staff meeting earlier this year.
The NYPD has investigated 68 bias attacks against gays in 2013, which is up from 54 in all of 2012. Some activists say the uptick shows that gays still aren’t safe, while others say that the community is taking action to prevent the violence.
In April, Carla Hale was fired from her job as a physical education teacher at Bishop Watterson High School, a private Catholic school in Columbus, Ohio for being gay. It now appears that Ms. Hale and the school have found a "mutually agreed to a resolution of their disagreements."
A proposed amendment to the bylaws of the Alabama Republican Party would remove from the Party’s steering committee any member who publicly supports a position contrary to the most recent GOP platform, which was adopted during the 2012 Republican National Convention.