After students and alumni at Clemson University in South Carolina started a Change.org petition, asking Clemson football coach, Dabo Swinney to bow out of an upcoming anti-LGBT fundraiser, Swinney issued a statement indicating that he would be bowing out.
Religion and Faith
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Outsports has spoken with Warren Hall, the former Seton Hall chaplain who was removed from his position for posting a NOH8 photo on his Facebook page.
The votes have been counted and marriage equality is now the law of the land in Ireland. After historically high voter turnout, Irish voters approved a nation-wide referendum that added the following language to the constitution: "marriage may be contracted in accordance with law by two persons without distinction as to their sex."
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The International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia is coming up fast on June 17, and a new video by the Free and Equal Campaign by the United Nations has encouraged us to look at lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and intersex people in the face and learn about what they are doing with their lives.
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In advance of Pope Francis' September visits to New York City and Philadelphia, Carl Siciliano has renewed his invitation to Pope Francis to hear from the youth of AFC how their parents' religious beliefs led to their abandonment and homelessness.
4.7 billion people live under regimes that restrict free expression of sexual and gender rights.
It takes more than just the LGBT community to speak up for LGBT people around the world.