Blogger Alvin McEwen (Holy Bullies and Headless Monsters) has compiled a booklet highlighting the many ways anti-gay conservatives try to distort portrayals of the LGBT community in order to secure their arguments.
French Muslims have begun joining a mostly Catholic-led movement against marriage for same-sex couples, widening opposition to the reform that the Socialist-led government is set to write into the law by June.
Yesterday, Scott Lively was in court, arguing for a judge to dismiss charges of human rights violations against the LGBT people of Uganda. Today, the plaintiffs, Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG), will be appearing on HuffPost Live at 3:00 PM EST to discuss the case, yesterday’s hearing, and what they hope for the future.
A California chapter of the Boy Scouts of America is directly challenging the national organization's ban on gays by formally recommending that an openly gay former Scout be awarded the top rank of Eagle.
Friday night in Boston the American Dialect Society gathered in a meeting to vote for the 2012 word of the year, and they came very close to choosing "marriage equality." Instead, "hashtag" was selected in a close run-off vote of 118 to 99.
A gay rights group in the Philippines has responded to Congress finally passing the Reproductive Health (RH) Bill. After a 10 year battle between Catholic conservatives and modern pragmatists desperate to tackle the Philippines' high birthrate and poverty, Congress passed the RH Bill at the end of December.
As 2012 came to a close, Sao Paolo joined the jurisdictions that allow same-sex marriage. The joy this news elicited is absolutely warranted. However, it may cover up the fact that equal marriage rights do not mean the end to hostility against those who aren't straight.