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The First Openly Lesbian Bishop’s Job is in Jeopardy

The First Openly Lesbian Bishop’s Job is in Jeopardy

The first openly lesbian bishop in the United Methodist Church can stay on the job for now, but she is subject to a disciplinary review that could lead to her removal, the top church court ruled Friday. Bishop Karen Oliveto’s civil marriage to another woman violates church law that bars clergy who are “self-avowed practicing […]

Gay’s In The Military “A Brief History”

Gay’s In The Military “A Brief History”

Throughout history, there have been several cultures which have looked favorably on homosexual behavior in the military. Perhaps the most well-known example is found in ancient Greece and Rome. Homosexual behavior was encouraged among soldiers because it was thought to increase unit cohesiveness, morale, and bravery. Some Greek philosophers wrote on the subject of homosexuality […]

Why All LGBTQ Citizens Must Vote For Hillary

Why All LGBTQ Citizens Must Vote For Hillary

NEW YORK (AP) — THE ISSUE: Same-sex marriage is now the law of the land, but there are other battlegrounds related to civil rights and nondiscrimination protections for lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgender people. Two polarizing questions: What sort of access should transgender people have to public bathrooms? And are the advances for LGBT rights […]

TOP 5 WORST STATES FOR LGBTQ RIGHTS

TOP 5 WORST STATES FOR LGBTQ RIGHTS

If you pay attention to the news, it’s hard not to get swept up in the feeling that things are getting better for America’s LGBT citizens. However, after riding a wave of momentum in the courts this year, marriage equality hit a new roadblock in November, when the Sixth Circuit Court upheld bans in Ohio, Kentucky, […]

The Spirit Of Japan’s LGBT Community

The Spirit Of Japan’s LGBT Community

   Kaori Sato, independent candidate running for the upcoming upper house election, holding a rainbow flag, waves as Hiroshi Taniyama (R), gay supporter of Sato from Nakano LGBT Network Nijiiro, speaks during a campaign for the July 10 upper house election in Tokyo, Japan, July… When openly gay independent candidate Wataru Ishizaka campaigned for a […]

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