Posts by Nicholas Coppola

Bishop Talbert is the story of growing acceptance of LGBT people in mainline churches

November 7, 2013
Just last week GLAAD shared the story of retired bishop Melvin Talbert who presided at the wedding of Joe Openshaw and Bobby Prince in defiance of North Alabama Bishop Debra Wallace-Padgett.Read More

November 6, 2013

LGBT equality advances on Election Day 2013

Election Day 2013 was a great day for LGBT equality. Read More

November 5, 2013

Nickelodeon to honor transgender teen at annual TeenNick HALO Awards

Nickelodeon will air their 5th Annual TeenNick HALO Awards. One of this year's honorees is Zachary Kerr, a transgender student from Methuem, Massachusetts, who is well deserving of an HALO Award.Read More

November 5, 2013

Attack on Russian HIV/AIDS group

Two men attacked members of LaSky, a Russian HIV/AIDS association. Police are not investigating. Read More

November 4, 2013

ABC news features veterans who married after 20 years together

John Banvard, a 95 year-old World War II veteran, married his partner Gerard Nadeau, a 67 year-old Vietnam veteran, at the Chula Vista Veteran's Home in California in September of this year after 20 years together. It was the first time Chula Vista Veteran's Home hosted a wedding ceremony between two male veterans.Read More

November 4, 2013

Missouri denies benefits to partner of State Trooper killed in the line of duty

Missouri State Highway Patrolman Capt. Dennis Engelhard and his partner Kelly Glossip were together in a loving relationship for fifteen years, until Dennis Engelhard's untimely death on Christmas Day in 2005 while on duty. The couple also have a seventeen year old son.Read More

November 4, 2013

West Point celebrates their first wedding between two male graduates

For the first time in the history of West Point Academy, two men celebrated their love in a wedding ceremony in The United States Military Academy's Cadet Chapel. Larry Choate III, who graduated in 2009, and Daniel Lennox, a member of the 2007 class, were married Saturday in an intimate ceremony.Read More

November 4, 2013

President Obama champions for ENDA in op-ed

President Barack Obama wrote a passionate commentary expressing his full support of The Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) and the need for congress to pass the bill. The op-ed by President Obama was published in The Huffington Post.Read More
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