It has come to light that House Administration Committee Chairman Dan Lungren (R-CA) secretly approved a $500,000 increase to a contract with a private law firm to defend the unconstitutional Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) in federal court.
According to an Equality Matters analysis, between October 31 and December 5, both CNN and Fox News devoted more time to covering Korean pop star Psy's song "Gangnam Style" than reporting on the renewed support for the passage of Uganda's "Kill the Gays" law.
On a conference call hosted by the Center for Constitutional Rights today, Ugandan LGBT activist Frank Mugisha said the country's so-called Kill The Gays Bill could die a procedural death as early as tomorrow.
Tutu is using his prophetic voice to try to save the lives and livelihoods of LGBT people in Uganda (as well as their friends and families) by appealing to the Ugandan people to not commit such atrocities against their own citizens. Rick Warren, on the other hand, sent a 102-character tweet reminding us that he opposed this bill three years ago, and linking to the 2009 video he made...In Paul’s letter to Timothy, he reminded his young disciple that God did not give us a spirit of timidity, but a spirit of power and love and self-discipline.
Trans Virginia teen Sage Smith has been missing for 21 days and police are still looking for their only suspect Erik McFadden. On her 20th birthday, GLAAD urges more media coverage to help locate Sage Smith.
Senator-elect Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin has landed seats on Senate committees that may address key issues that persist for the LGBT community in the coming Congress, including employment discrimination and school bullying.
The Scottish government launched the ‘Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Bill’, which will introduce marriage equality, yesterday (12 December) alongside a 14-week consultation on its implementation.
Third Way, the centrist Democratic think thank, is about to release a report based on polling from Washington State, which was one of the three states, along with Maine and Maryland, where a majority of voters approved same-sex marriage in Election Day referendums.