Twenty years ago, the announcement probably wouldn’t have happened. Twenty years from now, maybe it won’t garner even a shrug. But today, Saunders boys basketball coach Anthony Nicodemo’s revelation he’s gay has stirred debate.
Are you wondering what's been happening since the Supreme Court decision on DOMA? We wrote a blog about it before, but the change has been happening so fast, we've compiled a roundup of some of the newer exciting steps toward equality being made across the US.
Matt Brown, the lead pastor of Sandals Church in Riverside, California, preached to his congregation about whether they should attend the wedding of a gay or lesbian couple. He spoke of being the best neighbor possible to the LGBT couple, but had particularly violent words for clergy who bless the marriage.
Last night, family and friends gathered in Philadelphia's Love Park to hold a vigil in honor of Diamond Williams, a trans woman of color who was brutally murdered and dismembered last week in an act of transphobic violence.
The battle for marriage equality is heating up again in New Jersey. A coalition of national groups are pooling their efforts to get the state to formally approve marriage equality, which a majority of residents already support.