Several celebrities, including Tracey Gold, Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Roseanne Barr, this week criticized actor Kirk Cameron for anti-gay comments he made during an interview with Piers Morgan. Cameron’s comments angered many Hollywood stars, including his Growing Pains costar Tracey Gold, 42. “I am a strong supporter of the LGBT community and I believe in equal rights for all,” the actress tweeted Sunday.
The man known as M.B. testified on Friday in the Dharun Ravi trial. M.B. discussed his meetings with Tyler Clementi in the dorm room shared by Clementi and Ravi. M.B. also said he noticed Ravi's webcam pointing at Clementi's bed during one of their encounters: “I just happened to glance over. It just caught my eye that there was, you know, a camera lens looking directly at me.”
Philadelphia Flyers scout Patrick Burke recently created the "You Can Play" project, which aims to combat homophobia in sports. Several NHL players participated in a public service announcement that aired during Sunday's broadcast of a match between the New York Rangers and Boston Bruins.
The owner of Bishop Tavern and Lounge in Tampa, Fla., apologized Friday to a transgender woman who was discriminated against last week. The owner said, "Our staff, in my opinion, didn't do anything with the intent to harm somebody. I don't think the bouncer's statement came from a place that was meant to be harmful. I think it came from a place of being misinformed."