While the appointment of Jorge Mario Bergoglio as pope has filled many in this deeply Catholic country with pride, members of the gay pride community are unsurprisingly less than enthusiastic with the Vatican's choice.
Orlando Cruz won his second fight since announcing that he was gay and is now on the brink of a world title shot. ‘The Phenomenon’ enjoyed a six-round TKO over Aaron Martinez in Florida to move to a record of 20-2-1 (10 knockouts).
The N.F.L.’s investigation into why a team employee asked a college player if he liked girls during last month’s scouting combine has found that the comment was part of casual banter — “chatter that was inappropriate” — but not part of a formal interview process, said Robert Gulliver, the league’s top human resources executive.
House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner said on Sunday he cannot imagine ever supporting gay marriage even though Senator Rob Portman, his friend and fellow Ohio Republican, very publicly reversed his opposition last week.
Until tax season comes around, Mary Ritchie and Kathy Bush can act like any legally married couple raising two boys. In midwinter, that means watching lots of basketball. "We go to every game and every practice," Bush said.
Murray says, “It was really courageous of Senator Portman’s son to open up and share his life with his father. And it’s something that we all get to benefit from. From a very personal interaction, it’s something that’s going to have a really big impact on the rest of the country. As much as people want to thank Senator Portman, let’s thank his son.”
Josh Dugger, the oldest of the Dugger kids from the TLC show 19 Kids and Counting is aspiring to a career in the anti-gay industry. Josh announced that he is being considered for a job at the Family Research Council.
When I woke up to International Women's Day celebrations this past weekend, the first thing on my mind wasn't politics, but the personal connections I didn't know I would forfeit the minute I stopped wearing skirts, traded in my long hair for a frohawk, and fell in love with a woman.
In Cincinnati, the local chapter of GLSEN is being excluded from this year's St. Patrick's Day Parade because it is an LGBT-affiliated organization. "It's an Irish Catholic parade and we don't want any members of the gay and lesbian community to be affiliated."
Republican Ohio Senator, Rob Portman, has done a complete 180 on marriage equality. While he once supported the discriminatory 'Defense of Marriage Act' and a federal marriage amendment, he has now come out in support of marriage equality. What made him change? His son.