Recent Headlines

Op-ed: Wanted: LGBT Candidates, Regardless of Party
Advocate.com
July 15, 2014

Encouraging gay Republicans to run for office could change the landscape for political equality in the U.S.

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Archie To Be Shot Saving Gay Friend Kevin Keller In Comic Book
Huffington Post
July 15, 2014

LOS ANGELES (AP) — For the fans of Archie Andrews, his impending death marks a fitting end for the famous comic book do-gooder.

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Expelled From College After Gay Marriage
ABC News
July 15, 2014

A woman said Monday that she was expelled from a private, Christian college in suburban Oklahoma City because she married her same-sex partner.

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Health survey gives government its first large-scale data on gay, bisexual population
The Washington Post
July 15, 2014

Less than 3 percent of the U.S. population identify themselves as gay, lesbian or bisexual, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Tuesday in the first large-scale government survey measuring Americans’ sexual orientation.

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Posthumous Recognition
The New York Times
July 15, 2014

EMERYVILLE, Calif. — Glenn Burke was 27 when he walked out on Major League Baseball, his promising career as an outfielder undone mostly by the burden of being a semicloseted gay man. It was 1980, and it was more important, Burke later explained, to be himself than to be a professional

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Learning to leave gay marriage alone
The Washington Post
July 15, 2014

At a time Republicans are coming to grips with the revolutionary shift in Americans’ attitude toward gay marriage, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie seemed muddled this weekend, perhaps trying to make a play for social conservatives — on the one issue that is a dead-bang loser with

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Activist Malala to Meet With Nigerian President About Missing Girls
gawker.com
July 14, 2014

Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai is in Nigeria this week to celebrate her 17th birthday with a very specific wish: to bring back the over 200 missing girls who were taken from their school by Boko Haram militants in April.

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Pope Francis Calls Clergy Sex Abuse 'A Leprosy,' Says 2 Percent Of Priests Are Pedophiles In Eugenio Scalfari Interview
Reuters
July 14, 2014

About 2 percent of Roman Catholic clerics are sexual abusers, an Italian newspaper on Sunday quoted Pope Francis as saying, adding that the pontiff considered the crime "a leprosy in our house

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Demi Lovato voicing support for new marriage equality campaign
New Mag
July 14, 2014

The Skyscraper hitmaker has long supported the fight for gay rights and she recently went public with her personal connection to the cause, revealing her late grandfather was gay.

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Celebrity Fashion Publicist Kelly Cutrone Talks Money
kdramastars
July 14, 2014

After revealing that she has made a million a year before, celebrity fashion publicist Kelly Cutrone implied that she wouldn't mind more.

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