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Couples participate in Great Facebook Kiss-In supporting Michael Sam
In light of Michael Sam's draft to the St. Louis Rams and the fact that Sam kissed his boyfriend in celebration of being drafted, Editor-at-large of HuffPost Gay Voices Michelangelo Signorile called on the efforts of Facebook to stage a "Kiss-In."
Is there any anti-LGBT voice who Fox news won't turn into a 'victim'?
Gov. O'Malley signs Maryland's transgender non-discrimination bill into law
Today, Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley signed a bill into law that bans discrimination on the basis of gender identity and expression in housing and employment.
Conn. newspaper editorial calls for release of transgender teen girl from prison
An editorial in Connecticut's New Haven Register calls for the release of transgender teen girl, Jane Doe, from the prison where she is being held without criminal charges against her by order of the state's Department of Children and Families.
GLAAD's Rich Ferraro part of the Next Generation of Stonewall in NYC Pride Guide
United Methodist Church removes, reinstates, then rejects openly gay candidate for ordination
After an eight year process, openly lesbian Mary Ann Barclay was not moved forward in the ordination process, as the Board of Ordained Ministry (BOM) rejected her candidacy to become a minister in the United Methodist Church (UMC).
Houston Equal Rights Ordinance vote delayed
Houstonians who were hoping that they might go to bed with equal protections for LGBT people will have to wait at least two more weeks.