Tag: gay activists

Gay activists get ready for tough sledding at Winter Olympics

U.S. gay rights activists, buoyed by their unprecedented political successes in 2013, are gearing up to make an international statement at the Winter Olympics in Russia – but know that speaking out against new antigay laws there may be more difficult than anything they faced in America, the San Francisco Chronicle reported.

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LGBT history and the evolution of the media

For years, mainstream press ignored the LGBT community. Thankfully, LGBT media filled the gaps Editor’s note: October is National Gay History Month, and as the month begins, Rare Reporter columnist David Webb takes a look at the...

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Nevada gay households up by 87 percent

CRISTINA SILVA  |  Associated Press LAS VEGAS — The number of same-sex couples sharing a home in Nevada nearly doubled from 2000 to 2010, revealing a budding constituency in a state where voters have banned gay marriage, but...

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Gay-rights foes try to play the victim

Anti-LGBT groups now claim they’re the ones being bullied DAVID CRARY  |  Associated Press NEW YORK — As the gay-rights movement advances, there is increasing evidence of an intriguing role reversal: Today, it is the...

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Ugandan lawmakers hold hearings on anti-gay bill

Supporter says death penalty provision is ‘something we have moved away from,’ but measure expected to pass if it’s voted on this week GODFREY OLUKYA | Associated Press KAMPALA, Uganda — A Ugandan parliament...

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Satan is on our side

I am on an email list for LGBT journalists/bloggers/PR people, and today someone on that list pointed out a recent conducted by the “Christian” news service OneNewsNow.com. The poll question was: “What’s the...

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