Kaitlyn Hunt, age 18, is being prosecuted for two felony counts of “lewd and lascivious battery on a child 12-16 years of age” due to her long-term, committed relationship with another teenage girl
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Last night writer and LGBT advocate Zach Wahls took the stage at the GLAAD Media Awards in New York to share his personal story following his speech in front of the Iowa House of Representatives which was the most-watched political clip of 2011 according to Youtube.
Stephen Cone’s film The Wise Kids, which opened at ReRun Gastropub Theater in Brooklyn this past weekend, is a refreshing take on youth sexuality, both gay and straight, in Southern Baptist communities. Set in Charleston, South Carolina, the film features three high school seniors: About-to-come-out Tim, doubting preacher’s daughter Brea, and biblical literalist Laura, who all confront issues of identity, self-acceptance, and faith.
En cuanto al tratamiento inclusivo de temas LGBT, rompe el molde la novela provocativa y moderna de Telemundo, “Relaciones Peligrosas” por su representación justa de las altas y bajas de la vida de su--hasta ahora—único personaje gay. Se transmite por Telemundo de lunes a viernes a las 10pm/9pm tiempo del centro.
Telemundo’s sleek, modern and provocative novela, “Relaciones Peligrosas” (“Dangerous Affairs”) breaks the mold in terms of LGBT-inclusive novelas with its fair depiction of the highs and lows in the life of the novela’s--so far--only gay character. It airs weeknights at 10PM/9PM Central on Telemundo.
At midnight on Friday, March 12, Indiana lawmakers wrapped up their 2012 legislative session. While a number of pressing items might have made headlines during the session's final days, in the end it felt to many observers like the highest priority facing some members of the General Assembly was revoking a hard earned, specialty license plate that demonstrates support for LGBT youth.
Katy Butler came all the way from Ann Arbor, MI to deliver a message to the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) this morning and with her she brought the support of over 200,000 people from around the world. Katy started a petition on change.org after hearing the movie Bully received an R rating from the MPAA and the film’s distributor lost its appeal to lower the rating to PG-13.
LGBT advocate and GLAAD Media Award winner, Lady Gaga, will launch the Born This Way Foundation today with her mother Cynthia.
This week, MTV and Logo aired an "It Gets Better" special, anchored by one of the co-founders of the It Gets Better Project, Dan Savage. You can read a re-cap of the 60-minute special below.
If a Republican legislator has his way, you’ll need papers to pee in Arizona.
Canada's House of Commons has passed a bill that would make it illegal to discriminate against transgender people.
“There is no political liberty if there is no sexual liberty!” women chanted on Saturday at the 6ª Marcha Lésbica 2013 in Mexico City, the capital of Mexico.
Chambersburg Area Senior High School has a Gay-Straight Alliance club - for now.
Over the past year in San Francisco, the war over the popular conception of Islam has been continuously fought on the unlikeliest of battlefields--the sides of the city's buses.
A gay teenager in Somalia was reportedly stoned to death as punishment for being gay by Islamic rebels while villagers were forced to watch.
Take a farm girl from Iowa, a mother of teenage twins, a fitness expert who went to Catholic schools and a self-described "Jersey boy" and what have you got? Perhaps the four people whose simple desire to say "I do" changes the face of marriage in America.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he’s still against same-sex marriage and is undecided about a state bill that would ban “gay conversion” therapy.