Gay Rights

Texas A&M Student Senate Passes Bill Aimed at Defunding School's GLBT Center

Texas A&M Student Senate Passes Bill Aimed at Defunding School's GLBT Center
The bill, aimed at letting religious students opt out of funding the university's Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgendered Resource Center, now heads to the desk of the student body president John Claybrook, who has reiterated that a veto is an option but he is still mulling what to do.
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Supreme Court Sees Record Free Ticket Line for DOMA, Prop 8 Cases

Supreme Court Sees Record Free Ticket Line for DOMA, Prop 8 Cases
Lines frequently form in advance for the free tickets to high-profile arguments, but five days before a case is particularly early. For last year's three days of arguments over the Affordable Care Act, the line began about three days early.
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Surprise! Voters See Republicans as ‘Scary’ and ‘Out of Touch'

Surprise! Voters See Republicans as ‘Scary’ and ‘Out of Touch'
In a report released Monday, the RNC says that the way the party communicates its principles isn't resonating widely enough and that focus groups perceive the party as "narrow minded," ''out of touch" and "stuffy old men."
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O'Reilly Admits the Obvious: Homosexuality Has Nothing to Do with Pedophilia

O'Reilly Admits the Obvious: Homosexuality Has Nothing to Do with Pedophilia
The truth that being gay has nothing to do with pedophilia is so obvious, it's hardly worth mentioning. But leave it to Fox News host Bill O'Reilly to position himself to feel the need to have to voice the obvious, mostly due to his own ignorant comments.
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Student Denied Right to Participate in National Day of Silence at FL High School

Student Denied Right to Participate in National Day of Silence at FL High School
Lambda Legal argues that the DeSoto County Board of Education violated the First Amendment and well settled legal precedent supporting students' free speech. Based on what happened last year and because she was told again that she could not participate this year, Lambda Legal has asked the court to issue an injunction prohibiting the school from further interference.
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The Rise and Fall of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

The Rise and Fall of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell
The largest collection of academic research on “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” repeal was published online this weekend in a special edition of the Journal of Homosexuality.
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For Gay-Hating Anti-Semitic Pastor, It's Tebow Time

For Gay-Hating Anti-Semitic Pastor, It's Tebow Time
NFL quarterback Tim Tebow will appear as a featured speaker at a church whose homophobic and anti-Semitic pastor has claimed that "70 percent of the gay population" have AIDS.
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Antiquated Argument: Family Research Council Opposes SCOTUS Marriage Cases

Antiquated Argument: Family Research Council Opposes SCOTUS Marriage Cases
Well, it appears the Family Research Council and the Thomas More Society of Chicago won’t be invited to any gay weddings in 2013…
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TN Pastor Blames Newtown Shooting on Homosexuals

A few weeks ago, we discovered the wonderful pastor of Old Paths Baptist Church in Tennessee, Sam Morris. He had a lot to say about the Newtown school shooting, like it happened because of evolution and homosexuals.
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Controversial New Move for Mars Hill Church

Controversial New Move for Mars Hill Church
Mars Hill has an openly strong stance against allowing gay members in the church. The release set off a firestorm online and in the alternative press.
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