A festival Celebrating Russian Voices will include numerous readings and panel discussions targeting the Russia’s Anti-LGBT laws. The festival aims to cover several topics related to the LGBT rights such as sport, performance, LGBT as well as Olympic history and how they relate to the propaganda laws.
Banning discrimination based on gender identity and expression and so-called “ex-gay” conversion therapy to minors are the top priorities for Maryland LGBT advocates during the 2014 legislative session.
While she announced to the crowd, "I am not a public speaker," Diane's words poignantly captured the ways many people connect their faith with their support for people who are LGBT, as well as the frustrating disconnect between one's faith and the actions of one's faith community.
Rep. Eric Turner, an Indiana lawmaker, has introduced a bill n the state assembly that would not only define marriage as the union between one man and one woman, but would also remove any protection LGBT couples currently have under Indiana law.