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Oscar Wilde The Gay Patron Saint

Oscar Wilde The Gay Patron Saint

A trail blazer of the soon to be LGBTQ movement, Oscar Wilde’s rich and dramatic portrayals of the human condition came during the height of the prosperity that swept through London in the Victorian Era of the late 19th century. At a time when all citizens of Britain were finally able to embrace literature the […]

Transgender pupil wins school uniform ruling

Transgender pupil wins school uniform ruling

A transgender pupil who was threatened with suspension when she turned up to school wearing the girls’ uniform has emerged triumphant after hiring a solicitor to fight her corner. Lily Madigan, 18, from Chatham in Kent, was born male but decided to start wearing the girls’ uniform as part of her transition. But she was […]

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, […]

Federal Court Says “Rentboy.Com Promotes Prostitution”

Federal Court Says “Rentboy.Com Promotes Prostitution”

The chief executive officer of a once-popular male escort website pleaded guilty on Friday to promoting prostitution in a federal case that prompted accusations of anti-gay bias. Jeffrey Hurant admitted in federal court in Brooklyn that he broke the law by promoting “the exchange of sexual conduct in return for a fee” on his Rentboy.com […]

First Pride Flag Launched Into Outer Space

First Pride Flag Launched Into Outer Space

  Rights activists Planting Peace used a weather balloon to launch a Pride flag into space, and declared space to be LGBTQ friendly. The group, known for creating a rainbow painted Pride center opposite the Westboro Baptist Church and erecting giant billboards in the hometown of Kim Davis, took their mission to the great beyond. […]