Bruce Jenner comes out as transgender

Bruce Jenner in todays exclusive interview with Diane Sawyer

Bruce Jenner has come out as transgender. The 65-year-old made the revelation during a special with Diane Sawyer on ABC’s “20/20″ Friday night, reports The Huffington Post. “I’m me. I’m a person. This is who I am. I’m not stuck in anybody’s body.My brain is much more female than male,” he said. “For all intents [...]

Loretta Lynch becomes first African American woman to hold post of U.S. attorney general

Loretta Lynch

After months of delay due to partisan politics, today the U.S. Senate finally confirmed Loretta Lynch as U.S. Attorney General. Lynch makes history by becoming the first African American woman to hold the post. The Huffington Post reported Lynch was confirmed in the Senate 56 to 43. All Democrats voted for her, along with 10 [...]

New poll reveals overwhelming support for marriage equality

Rainbow flag

Just days before oral arguments on marriage equality are scheduled to begin at the Supreme Court, a new Washington Post/ABC Poll has found overwhelming support for marriage equality. The survey showed that 61 percent of Americans believe that LGBT couples should be allowed to get married. It also showed that 61 percent of Americans believe [...]

Anti-LGBT ballot initiative spokesperson is convicted serial rapist

Acra Lee Turner

Anti-LGBT activist Acra Lee Turner claims to be a man of the cloth, but also admits to sexually assaulting multiple women, including an 80-year-old who was beaten so badly that she was almost unrecognizable, according to media reports. A video released this week by anti-equality activists in Eureka Springs, Arkansas prominently features the convicted rapist [...]

The Iceman Cometh Out

X Men

In tomorrow’s new edition of X-Men, the Iceman will reveal that he is gay. Bobby Drake comes out to Jean Grey. According to Comicbook.com, Bobby implies that he might be bisexual but Jean Grey tells Bobby that she thinks he is “more…full gay.” I wonder if the Iceman will be generating any same sex heat [...]

Walter Naegle, partner of civil rights icon Bayard Rustin to attend LGBT 50th Anniversary event

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PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – The organizers of the National LGBT 50th Anniversary Celebration (July 2 to 5) today announced that Walter Naegle, Bayard Rustin’s surviving life partner, will attend the National LGBT 50th Anniversary Ceremony at Independence Hall July 4th. Said Naegle: “Bayard would be amazed to see this historic and diverse celebration of the Gay [...]

Senator Rubio ‘sexual preference is not a choice’

Marco Rubio  Photo: CNN

Just when you think that the Republican Party presidential candidates cannot get any dumber with respect to LGBT issues, another one of their candidates raises the bar. On Face the Nation in a feeble attempt to seem more moderate, Senator Marco Rubio said that he did not believe sexual preference is a choice. Where should I [...]

Take the 2015 Pride Health Challenge: $1750 prize package to the winner

San Diego Pride 2013 | Photo: Big Mike

The inaugural 2015 Pride Health Challenge is a 60 day competition designed to help five contestants achieve their health goals and show off their new bodies at San Diego Pride. Metabolic Direct and San Diego LGBT Weekly have partnered to provide five select participants with a custom developed Metabolic Majic program designed to maximize weight [...]

Marco Rubio announces presidential bid

Marco Rubio

Sen. Marco Rubio announced today that he will run for president. Rubio told his top donors in a conference call that he feels “uniquely qualified” to pitch his Republican Party as one that will defend the American Dream. Rubio immediately took on Democratic rival Hillary Rodham Clinton, saying the former first lady “is a leader [...]

Hillary Clinton Announcement Video Includes Gay Couple

Hillary Clinton  Photo: State Department

Hillary Clinton is off to an appropriate start with the LGBT community by including two gay men. who are planning to get married this summer, in her tableau of America. It is just the beginning of courting the LGBT vote. Clinton’s campaign manager said they were taking nothing for granted. If this video is an [...]

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