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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. […]

Church Rallies Against Mexico And Same Sex Marriages

Church Rallies Against Mexico And Same Sex Marriages

Organizers say thousands of people have marched in several Mexican cities in opposition to a proposal to legalize same-sex marriage. The marches were called by the National Front for the Family, a coalition of civil society organizations and various so called religious groups, and continued throughout the day from Mexico’s far north to the Yucatan […]

Triplets Born with Both Their Dads’ DNA

Triplets Born with Both Their Dads’ DNA

For the first time in the history of South Africa, a same-sex couple fathered triplets, their children having DNA from both men. Yes, the couple welcomed triplets, which include identical twins, via surrogacy. Christo and Theo Menelaou, both share biological fatherhood to the babies, since sperm was used from both parents, they said. “It’s the […]

GAY LIFE IN THE 50’s & 60’s WAS NO LAUGH RIOT

GAY LIFE IN THE 50’s & 60’s WAS NO LAUGH RIOT

  For the majority of the Joe Q public, if they care at all generally believe the Stonewall riots were the beginning of the modern day gay freedom campaign, but that would be a slap in the face to so many whom came and fought during those dangerous and often devastating early days. As part […]