Rev. Frank Schaefer, the United Methodist minister who was defrocked in December for officiating the wedding of his son and husband, has appealed the ruling. An appeal will be heard in June of this year.
Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum is coming out against a ballot measure that would legally protect individuals and businesses who refuse to provide commercial services to LGBT weddings if they have religious objections.
The sad trend of American anti-LGBT activists traveling across the globe continues. The latest example comes from Peru, where vehemently anti-LGBT activist Michael Brown recently spoke to local members of Peruvian congress.
Just before the New York City St. Patrick's Day Parade began, Irish LGBT advocates spoke about the long history of exclusion of LGBT organizations from the parade, and the sudden change of heart of many corporate sponsors.
GLAAD President and CEO, Sarah Kate Ellis has written a letter to the editor of the New York Daily News, recalling her participation in the New York St . Patrick's Day Parade, and noting how excluding families like hers hurts on a personal level.