gay rights

Family sues Christian school for expulsion of daughter after LGBT-themed cake at birthday party

Family sues Christian school for expulsion of daughter after LGBT-themed cake at birthday party

A private Christian school is being sued by the family of a teen expelled after she posted photos to social media that were contrary to the values of the school. The story made national headlines
Buttigieg campaign facing criticism from LGBT lobby after dispute over stripper pole

Buttigieg campaign facing criticism from LGBT lobby after dispute over stripper pole

The Buttigieg campaign is facing criticism from the gay community after it cancelled a campaign event at a gay nightclub over the presence of a stripper pole. The owners of the nightclub said the
More Than 80 Polish Towns Have Declared Themselves 'LGBTQ-Free Zones'

More Than 80 Polish Towns Have Declared Themselves 'LGBTQ-Free Zones'

The European Parliament just voted to condemn the practice and demand the Polish government revoke the symbolic declarations.
Nigeria: 47 men plead 'not gay' to avoid prison

Nigeria: 47 men plead 'not gay' to avoid prison

In Nigeria on Wednesday, 47 men told a state court they are innocent of the charges of public displays of affection with members of the same gender. Being gay is a crime in Nigeria, with an up to
Pete Buttigieg: My Gay Rights Struggle Connects Me to Black Voters

Pete Buttigieg: My Gay Rights Struggle Connects Me to Black Voters

Buttigieg said his experience of being a gay "stranger" in his own country helps him build support among the black voters.
Review: "Liebestrasse" is a frighteningly relevant LGBTQ graphic novel set in the Weimar Republic

Review: "Liebestrasse" is a frighteningly relevant LGBTQ graphic novel set in the Weimar Republic

Liebestrasse is a new original digital graphic novel from Comixology, but it follows more in the European tradition of small, character-focused slice-of-life stories than the bombastic speculative
Chick-fil-A Will Stop Donating to Salvation Army, Christian Athletes Following LGBT Pressure

Chick-fil-A Will Stop Donating to Salvation Army, Christian Athletes Following LGBT Pressure

Chick-fil-A will reportedly stop donating money to charities including the Salvation Army and Fellowship of Christian Athletes following pressure from LGBT groups.
The unique role corporations played in the fight for LGBTQ rights

The unique role corporations played in the fight for LGBTQ rights

Carlos Ball, author of "The Queering of Corporate America," explains how gay rights activists and corporations went from adversaries to partners.
Poland's Far Right Used Independence Day to Rally Against LGBTQ Rights

Poland's Far Right Used Independence Day to Rally Against LGBTQ Rights

The "annual hate-fest" took place as Poland is in the middle of a raging culture war over gay rights.
The Homophobic Activist Who Won an Audience with Two Supreme Court Justices

The Homophobic Activist Who Won an Audience with Two Supreme Court Justices

Masha Gessen on Brian Brown, the head of the National Organization for Marriage, and his meeting with the Supreme Court Justices Samuel Alito and Brett Kavanaugh that came three weeks after the
Muslim member of Human Rights Commission denies calls to resign after he called gays an 'abomination to the Human Race'

Muslim member of Human Rights Commission denies calls to resign after he called gays an 'abomination to the Human Race'

The mayor of Virginia Beach, Virginia, is calling for a Muslim member of the Human Rights Commission to resign after anti-gay comments were unearthed. Mayor Bobby Dyer said in a media briefing
Stop Worrying About How Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade Raise Their Children

Stop Worrying About How Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade Raise Their Children

There are many benefits that come from minding your own business. Your skin clears up, your hair flourishes and you feel lighter as a result from not having to carry the weight of things that don’t
The Supreme Court Considers L.G.B.T. Rights, But Can’t Stop Talking about Bathrooms

The Supreme Court Considers L.G.B.T. Rights, But Can’t Stop Talking about Bathrooms

Masha Gessen writes on the oral arguments heard on Tuesday, at the Supreme Court, in the cases R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, Inc., v. E.E.O.C.; Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia; and Altitude
Emotional Photos From Outside the First Trans Rights Supreme Court Case Ever

Emotional Photos From Outside the First Trans Rights Supreme Court Case Ever

As the Supreme Court heard three cases that could change gay and trans rights forever, LGBTQ people and allies flooded the steps with signs of support. Photographer Justin J. Wee was there to
What Went On at the Most Important SCOTUS Cases in LGBTQ Rights This Year

What Went On at the Most Important SCOTUS Cases in LGBTQ Rights This Year

Support for the biggest LGBTQ Supreme Court cases since marriage equality was palpable in D.C. today.
Ellen DeGeneres sat next to George W. Bush, the left lost its mind

Ellen DeGeneres sat next to George W. Bush, the left lost its mind

Be kind. The post Ellen DeGeneres sat next to George W. Bush, the left lost its mind appeared first on Hot Air.
The Democrats’ Disappointing Rhetoric on LGBTQ Rights

The Democrats’ Disappointing Rhetoric on LGBTQ Rights

It was Valentine’s weekend in San Francisco in 2004. The city’s new mayor, Gavin Newsom, had been in office for less than two months when, in defiance of California state law, he began issuing
The Right Wing’s War on the L.G.B.T.Q. Community

The Right Wing’s War on the L.G.B.T.Q. Community

Jeffrey Toobin on a recent Arizona Supreme Court decision affirming the right of the Brush & Nib Studio to reject a gay couple as customers and on the use of religious freedom as a tool to enable
Church under investigation after worshiper pinned down to ‘pray the gay away’

Church under investigation after worshiper pinned down to ‘pray the gay away’

A young gay Christian man in Oklahoma says his fellow church-goers tackled him, pinned him down, punched him in the face, and tried to ‘pray the gay away,’ because he and his boyfriend are “guilty of
Amazon and Google warned that funding anti-LGBTQ politicians is bad for business

Amazon and Google warned that funding anti-LGBTQ politicians is bad for business

Companies have donated millions to lawmakers with anti-LGBTQ records via corporate PACs.