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Coup attempt against homophobic Gambian president fails

A coup attempt against the homophobic president of Gambia, Yahyah Jammeh has failed according to a Pink News report. According to the report the three ringleaders of the coup had all been killed. The attempted coup took place while the president was out of the country. The presidential palace was attacked at around 03:00GMT by […]

Openly gay civil rights attorney Kevin Kish to lead the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing

Gov. Jerry Brown has appointed openly gay civil rights attorney Kevin Kish to lead the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing, filling a vacancy atop an agency under scrutiny for its own employment record, the Sacramento Bee. An adjunct law professor at Loyola Law School, Los Angeles and director of Bet Tzedek Legal Services’ […]

Chuck Hagel’s holiday message includes gay sailor’s proposal (VIDEO)

In a first, U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and his wife Lilibet released a holiday message to men and women of the Defense Department last week that included an image of MM2 2nd Class Jerrel Revels’ proposal to his boyfriend Dylan Kirchner. Watch he video above.

Final season of Glee to include a singing quarterback who is gay

When Glee returns for its sixth and final season next month a new gay character will be introduced, reports Gay Star News. Marshall Williams will play Spencer, the quarterback at McKinley High School who is also a member of the glee club and who is also gay. When casting for the role, the character was […]

Arrest made in Hollywood murder of transgender woman

The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) have announced that an arrest has been made in the shooting death of a transgender woman who was killed in Hollywood in October. Aniya Knee Parker, 47, was shot point-blank in the head in the 600 block of North Kenmore Avenue early Oct. 2. In a two-sentence news release, […]

Firefighters handed defeat over religious objections in gay Pride case

They claimed they were the objects of sexual harassment before, during and after their appearance in a gay Pride parade. But Providence, Rhode Island firefighters Theodore Fabrizio and Stephen Deninno have lost their lawsuit against the city in a case that pitted ‘religious exemptions’ over what a unanimous high court ruled was “a legitimate work […]

‘Centered For Art’ group art show benefitting The Center: Jan. 10

The Center, 3909 Center Street in San Diego, will be hosting a group art show to benefit The Center’s LGBT Youth Services 12-4 p.m. Jan. 10. The show, Centered For Art, will feature fine art, photography and music and 50 percent of all proceeds form the sale of work will go to The Center’s LGBT […]

Same-sex weddings to begin in Scotland this week

Marriage equality will finally come to the entirety of the isle of Great Britain when same-sex marriages begin in Scotland this coming Wednesday. The Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Act, which was overwhelmingly passed by the Scottish Parliament in February, came into effect earlier this month, reports Pink News. Scotland enforces a 15-day notice period […]

Author of ‘Brokeback Mountain’: ‘I wish I’d never written the story’

Annie Proulx, the author of the original Brokeback Mountain story has said that she wishes she had never written the story. Proulx, who wrote the 1997 short story, which was adapted in 2005 into the Oscar-winning film starring Heath Ledger and Jake Gyllenhaal,  told interviewer Christopher Cox in the Paris Review that Jack and Ennis […]

Watch: ‘Holiday Chandelier’ parody set at Ikea (VIDEO)

Sia’s “Chandelier” which features the young dancer Maddie Ziegler of reality TV show Dance Moms, was stunning and quickly inspired countless remakes and  parodies by everyone from “Girls” star Lena Dunham to Jim Carrey and Kate Mckinnon, reports the Huffington Post. Now filmmaker Ryan James Yezak has decided to set his holiday take on “Chandelier” […]

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