Recent Headlines

Lesbian ex-cadet denied West Point slot
The Boston Globe
April 28, 2011

A lesbian former cadet who left West Point after saying she could not live a lie was rejected for readmission yesterday because of the lingering military ban on gays. She said she is giving up on her dream of graduating from the academy.

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Rosie O'Donnell Fires Donald Trump Over Gay Rights Stance
On Top Magazine
April 28, 2011

Rosie O'Donnell has joined gay media watchdog the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation's (GLAAD) boycott against real-estate mogul Donald Trump.

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Fox shifts support from gay marriage to civil unions
The Brown Daily Herald
April 28, 2011

Rhode Island Speaker of the House Gordon Fox, D-Providence, sent a letter to House representatives yesterday announcing his decision to support civil unions after what he deemed to be an unsuccessful attempt to pass gay marriage legislation.

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'Don't say gay' bill would tie teachers' hands
tennessean.com
April 27, 2011

Sexual orientation is one thing that can't be legislated out of anyone, not even state Sen. Stacey Campfield.

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'Glee' 'Born This Way' Lady Gaga Episode Addresses Gay Bullying, Sparks Conservative Protest
Huffington Post
April 27, 2011

Often the target of conservative and religious criticism for its portrayal of openly gay high school students, musical dramedy Glee sparked rightwing rage once again Tuesday night for its special 90-minute gay-themed episode. And it should be of no surprise that

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Gay rights advocates went too far in attacking firm hired by GOP to defend Defense of Marriage Act
NY Daily News
April 27, 2011

Fundamental American principles hold that parties to a legal proceeding are entitled to the representation of their choice and that lawyers must be free to advocate for unpopular causes and clients.

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Experts: Judge's sexual orientation is non-issue
The Associated Press
April 27, 2011

The sponsors of California's same-sex marriage ban insist they are not trying to disqualify the federal judge who struck down Proposition 8 because he is gay.

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Rachel Maddow: Closeted Gay Anchors 'Have A Responsibility To Come Out'
Huffington Post
April 26, 2011

Rachel Maddow sent a message to closeted gay news anchors: you have to come out. Maddow made the comment in an interview with The Guardian which was published on Monday.

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Bill May Ban Tennessee Teachers From Discussing Homosexuality
TIME NewsFeed
April 26, 2011

Because if you don't talk about something, it doesn't exist, right? A committee in the Tennessee State Senate has green-lighted a bill that, if passed, would ban elementary and middle teachers from discussing homosexuality at school.

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'The Stonewall Uprising'
NY Daily News
April 26, 2011

A near-perfect documentary always has a couple of near-perfect moments. In "The Stonewall Uprising," which revisits the seminal 1969 showdown between New York police and the gay community over a raid on a gay bar, a veteran of the 1960s gay scene talks about the legal ban on "Masquerading.

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