The 5th annual International Queer Pride festival Queer Fest 2013 opened on Thursday in St. Petersburg. The opening was a success, despite attempts by the author of St. Petersburg "propaganda" law Vitaly Milonov to foil the event.
To help inform the LGBT community about new coverage options in the Affordable Care Act, the Center for American Progress, the Sellers Dorsey Foundation, and the Federal Agencies Project will announce the launch of a new campaign, called Out2Enroll.
Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel has accepted language for a proposed 2014 ballot measure submitted by Arkansans for Equality that would repeal Constitutional Amendment 83, which prohibits marriage equality.
Las palabras del Papa Francisco han sido reportadas en todo el mundo. Y, seguramente seran muy alentadoras para las muchos católicos LGBT y sus familias.
El Papa Francisco en una entrevista publicada hoy por revistas jesuitas en varios idiomas y 16 países, dijo que la Iglesia no debe "interferir espiritualmente" en la vida de las personas gays y lesbianas. El Papa se refirió también a la catequesis, la doctrina oficial de la Iglesia Católica que establece que las personas gays y las lesbianas "deben ser acogidos con respeto, compasión y delicadeza".
Rep. Raúl Labrador has drafted the Marriage and Religious Freedom Act Thursday, which he says “ensures that any religious institution, organization or church that believes that marriage should continue to remain between one man and one woman will not be discriminated against by the federal government.”
The case revolves around the price of an HIV drug and whether one company's decision to quadruple the drug's price violates unfair competition laws. At jury selection time, one of the attorneys used his right to exclude certain members from the jury pool to, ostensibly, exclude a gay person.