Ravi doesn’t regret not taking a plea deal that would have spared him prison. Ravi says he would have had to testify that he did what he did to intimidate Clementi and “that would be a lie.” He adds he’s “very sorry about Tyler.”
Director and equality activist Kevin Smith took on conservatives who demonize LGBT people during an interview with Piers Morgan yesterday, telling the CNN host the right needs to stay out of people's bedrooms, specifically his gay, married brother's.
In the three years since its last released agenda, NCTE has developed an even better and deeper understanding of the dozens of federal policies and programs that still need attention, and has released a roadmap called, “A Blueprint for Equality: A Federal Agenda for Transgender People” which contains 99 key steps towards full federal equality for transgender people.
Antidiscrimination advocates in Anchorage say a new initiative on the April 3 municipal ballot — gaining almost more attention in Alaska these days than the U.S. presidential race — has won unprecedented support from faith leaders, including the Episcopal bishop and some 50 other churches and religious groups.
The Obama administration chastised one of its most favored world leaders Tuesday, expressing “surprise and concern” over reports that Liberia’s Nobel Peace Prize-winning president was defending a law criminalizing the lives of gay people.
Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s remarks come as the impoverished African country’s legislature considers toughening punishments to include jail time.