Some of us don’t have to imagine how painful it is to be a gay Scout. We were one. Growing up as a Mormon boy in Idaho, scouting was pretty much built into my pathway to becoming an adult. It was as much a part of the plan for my youth as many Mormon rights of passage: baptism, being ordained to the priesthood, and passing the sacrament on Sundays.
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Gay students at Patrick Henry College in Purcellville don’t exist. They can’t exist. So says Dr. Michael Farris, the college’s founder and chancellor. It’s simple, really. Homosexuals can’t exist at Patrick Henry College because the students sign an honor code, Farris claimed.
A local gay man facing deportation and what he calls certain death has seen his holiday wish come true. "I was so, so, so, so happy," said Joseph Bokombe. "I'm grateful. It's amazing." For Bokombe, there is joy after plenty of fear.
Last week, moments before the first same-sex marriage license was signed, King County Executive Dow Constantine told the story of two gay rights pioneers who had their license application denied in the same building 41 years earlier.
The all-male Morehouse College will soon offer its first LGBT-themed course, reports its campus newspaper The Maroon Tiger.
Some students at Point Loma Nazarene University are calling for change after a failed attempt to form a gay-themed s
A group for military spouses in North Carolina is facing questions of exclusion and discrimination after telling a female servicemember's lesbian wife that she wasn't allowed to join the group.
Mayor Stephanie Miner today signed a new local law that extends civil rights to all people regardless of gender expression. The law, which passed the city council 7-1 last month, prohibits discrimination based on a person’s “actual or perceived sex, or their gender identity or expression.”
Point Loma Nazarene senior Sean Lewis, who is openly gay, said he and others often feel unwelcome on campus...To lessen that angst among gay students, Lewis recently spearheaded a campaign to begin a gay-themed discussion group.