An ethnic Armenian gay man has been living what has been described as the real-life version of "The Terminal" in American Samoa. As CNN reports, Mikhail Sebastian is an ethnic Armenian who fled Azerbaijan when the Soviet bloc began to crumble in the 1990s.
Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.) lost to Democrat Claire McCaskill in November and will soon leave the House of Representatives. Before he goes, however, Akin wants to push one last anti-gay bill to undermine the repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell.
As gay men and lesbians in the United States fret over whether the Supreme Court will affirm the humanity and dignity of same-sex couples by granting them the right to marry, Roger Jean-Claude Mbédé frets for his life.
The members of Uganda’s parliament are on vacation now, and won’t be coming back to work until February. It might not be much, given the threat hanging over them, but during those two months, L.G.B.T. Ugandans can rest a little easier.
Current and retired federal employees who have been on the offense against the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) can’t taste victory yet, but its scent is growing stronger now that the Supreme Court has decided to review the law.