As the United States Supreme Court begins to hear arguments in cases that will decide the future of Prop. 8 and DOMA today in Washington DC, out celebrities and allies took to Twitter to express their support for marriage equality.
On March 7, Brazil’s House of Representatives elected Marco Feliciano, a right-wing Pentecostal pastor from the country’s Social Christian Party (PSC), as president of the lower chamber’s Human Rights and Minorities’ Commission (CDHM).
Folk singer Michelle Shocked stunned the audience at her Sunday night show at San Francisco club Yoshi when she broke into a hate filled anti-gay rant complete with the statement, “God hates fags and you can tweet that I said so.”
Recording artist Carly Rae Jepsen, who withdrew as headliner of the 2013 National Scout Jamboree following a campaign launched by GLAAD and Eagle Scout Derek Nance, today spoke with MTV News about her decision to drop out of the concert. Bill Gates recounts his time as a Boy Scout but urges the organization to end it's anti-gay ban "because it's 2013."
MTV stars Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi and Jenni "JWoww" Farley will appear and recording artist Jake Shears will perform at the 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York on March 16, presented nationally by Ketel One Vodka and Wells Fargo, GLAAD announced today.
Earlier this week Broadway and television star Kristin Chenoweth, a long-time ally of the LGBT community, reinforced her strong belief that being a Christian and being a supporter of LGBT equality are not incompatible.