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A forum at the Metropolitan Republican Club in New York City on Thursday night was billed as an "all-star" collection of activists in the "new gay movement in the Republican Party." And indeed, panelists ... Rather than criticize the president - as ...
The United Methodist Church's highest court has ruled that the consecration of its first openly gay bishop violated church law, compounding a bitter rift over homosexuality that has brought the 13-million-member denomination to the brink of schism.
Mel Wilson, 74, one of the co-founders of the Oak Park Lesbian and Gay Association, has died after a years-long battle with severe pulmonary disease.
Positive messages have come not just from the LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgenders and queer) community, but also from celebrities, who have hailed the two for taking the step despite Section 377, the section in the Indian Penal Code (IPC) that ...
Approximately 150 "queer" clergy and clergy candidates in the United Methodist Church (UMC) are attempting to forward the homosexual agenda inside its Mainline Protestant denomination by signing onto a letter that demands its leaders recognize LGBT ...
Buenos Aires, Argentina (AP) - gay marriage is a big step closer to becoming law in Argentina. The House of Deputies approved same-sex marriage by an ample margin Wednesday and sent the legislation for consideration in the Senate. President ...
The Rwandan government recognizes the LGBT community's right to live openly and safely, but it does not allow for gay marriage. However, activists say the majority of Rwandans still lack education regarding the group in Kigali, Rwanda, April 11, 2017.
At one wedding ceremony, filmed by the BBC, the person officiating the wedding says: "As I'm sure you're aware, this ceremony is taking place under UK law, and it's the 30th same-sex marriage we have performed in Canberra." Newlyweds Ben and Simon, ...
Thus, there is no question who The Washington Post blames for the fact that same-sex marriage faces strong opposition in Taiwan, a nation that LGBTQ activists have been counting on to blaze a progressive trail for Asia. It's the Christians. ... There ...
Gay rights activists asserted that the individual right to marry belonged just as much to gay people as straight people.
But that comment did little to appease the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) rights activists who crashed his campaign event yesterday to protest.
The successful motion will result in the flag flying outside the council offices indefinitely until a time, if and when, legislation is passed in Federal Parliament legalising gay marriage. Supporters and opponents packed the Torquay council chambers ...
Some bills, such as Senate Bill 522 by Republican state senators Charles Perry and Brian Birdwell, would allow county clerks to recuse themselves from signing marriage licenses for same-sex couples if they believe doing so would violate those sincerely ...
Democratic Lt. Gov Ralph Northam is highlighting gay marriage, gun violence and opposition to President Donald Trump in the first TV commercial of Virginia's gubernatorial primary season.
Despite pleas from local LGBT activists, Fort Lauderdale Mayor Jack Seiler is forging ahead with plans to attend an evangelical prayer breakfast this week.
Garner's advocacy for gay and lesbian equality began at a time when that was rare, especially in the African-American community.
But that comment did little to appease the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) rights activists who crashed his campaign event on Wednesday to protest.
Church of England As the Church of England continues to soften its stance on homosexuality, conservative Anglican leaders are preparing to unleash their "nuclear option" by moving to elect their own bishop to depose Archbishop of Canterbury Justin ...
Mr Moon, a liberal candidate and former human rights lawyer, made the comments during a televised debate, in response to questions from a conservative presidential candidate who argued gay soldiers were weakening the country's military. A human rights ...
The court case originated from Chi Chia-wei, a veteran gay activist whose 2013 attempt to register a marriage with his partner in Taipei were rejected.
Less than two years after the Stonewall uprising, the gay activists Alliance staged a sit-in at the New York City marriage bureau to protest the opposition of the city clerk to weddings performed at a gay-friendly church. An organizer was careful to ...
Approximately 150 "queer" clergy and clergy candidates in the United Methodist Church (UMC) are attempting to forward the homosexual agenda inside its Mainline Protestant denomination by signing onto a letter that demands its leaders recognize LGBT ...
said a popular placard in the ensuing protest rallies across the country, capturing the sentiment of many who previously viewed gay marriage as an impossibility or a fringe luxury. The protests were, in fact, a continuation of rallies begun .... The ...
14 justices heard the arguments from gay rights activist Chi Chia-wei, his attorneys and other government officials last month, over whether the Civil Code's description of marriage as between a man and a woman contravened the Constitution's guarantee ...
As we contend with the Trump regime, activists are contending with some fraught questions. What will the national ... Here are some crucial lessons we can learn from the state and its activist organizations to shape a future Democratic revival that ...
Campaigners told the Sunday Mail that the specialised 12-month initiative was the first of its type to help the state's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex and Questioning community. ... Gay rights activist Desmond Ford has been appointed ...
The Fox News host will interview transgender activist Caitlyn Jenner on Monday's episode of Tucker Carlson Tonight, our sister site Variety is reporting.
"That lack of resistance, the eagerness with which many Christians ceded marriage to the homosexual lobby, has its roots in many deadly trends that infiltrated the Church in the West long ago," Walsh wrote, adding that the rise of divorce has caused ...
The play, written by Gay activist Larry Kramer in 1985, generates outrage as you experience the Gay community being ignored as an unknown plague begins to take the lives of its members.
After the cultural shift of the recent past, and the legalization of same sex marriage, he said he's focused on protecting rights for Christians.
Though it seemed poised to pass same-sex marriage nationwide, Taiwan's Christian and homophobic activists are fighting against marriage equality.
She also spoke about international LGBTQ abuses, like the alleged arrest and persecution of over 100 gay men in Chechnya (Chechnya's leader denied that gay men are being persecuted in the country). Although U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations ...
... at Watchung Booksellers on April 10, accompanied by Edie Windsor, an American lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights (LGBTQ) activist who was the plaintiff in the Supreme Court case that overturned Section 3 of the Defense of marriage Act.
Caitlyn Jenner is trying to make her stance on gay marriage perfectly clear following a series of controversies. The Keeping Up with the Kardashians star and trans activist originally ruffled feathers when she admitted in a 2015 interview with Ellen ...
Update | Nigerian prosecutors have charged 53 people for allegedly witnessing a same-sex marriage, which is punishable by 10 years in prison in the socially ...
Alabama's disgraced Chief Justice has lost his appeal against his suspension, after abusing his powers in an Anti-Gay crusade.
China, which until 1997 considered homosexuality a crime, has gradually grown more tolerant of gay and lesbian people.
activists are in touch with the couple on the run, sources have told us, and they are being looked after in a safe house. With the publishing of this news across Nigeria, the two escapees fear a mob will kill them.
A new generation of LGBT activists reignites the fight not to gain access to established institutions like marriage and the military, but to substantially alter them.
His remarks sparked outrage from high profile activists including comedian Sue Perkins, who said: "Tim Farron on C4 news failing to clarify his views on the gay community. 'We're all sinners'. It's 2017." Political commentator Owen Jones said: "This is ...
"People are asking for references to places where they can go and feel comfortable," said Goldberg, a gay activist and chamber co-founder. ... (LGBTQ stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer and/or questioning.) ... Goldberg - whose ...
"The two older accusations were promoted by extreme right-wing anti-gay activists in the midst of the marriage equality campaign, and were thoroughly investigated and dismissed by both law enforcement authorities and the media," they told the Times.
Labour activist Jack Slater tweeted: "To hold the belief that homosexuality is sinful is disgusting. Tim Farron, you ... Other twitter users backed Mr Farron by pointing to his vote for gay marriage, which his party helped make law before he was Lib ...
For many protesters though, the real issue during the Pence visit will be gay marriage. Most LGBT activists believe Pence already has form having introduced policies while governor of Indiana seen as discriminatory to gays.
Christians in Australia are reportedly being targeted by Muslim thugs and militant gay right activists. (PHOTO: WIKIPEDIA)The view inside the central ... Aside from Muslims, homosexual groups in Australia have also been attacking Christian business ...
Directed by Connor Horgan, the film follows O'Neil's rise to eventual activist during Ireland's fight for marriage equality in the 2015 referendum that amended the country's Constitution. In a hilariously acted opening, Panti Bliss remarks at how ...
Activist Shiva further added that not only gay people, even those who worked for their benefit, like lawyers or counsellors, were stigmatised by others.
The mayor's spokesman, Jeff Reading, acknowledged Simpson and Anderson's accusations in a news conference on April 6, 2017.
LGBTQ activists have been championing gay marriage for years, and for a good reason. A University of Washington school of Social Work study found that, among adults from 50 to 100, married same-sex couples experienced a wide range of benefits that ...


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