Up and coming singer songwriter Sofia releases new single ‘Friendly Little Ghost;’ raises awareness on Crohn’s disease

Sofia

London based singer/songwriter Sofia’s voice enters the scene with her sense of lyrical sensibility and pureness of tone. Comparable to the music of ‘Tegan and Sara’ and ‘John Mayer,’ Sofia’s sound also matches her diverse background of Venezuelan and Lebanese parents. Tristan Higgins interviewed Sofia for Huff Post Gay Voices earlier in the month and [...]

Linda Harvey has the perfect Christmas gift for those ‘who claim to be gay’ (LISTEN)

Linda Harvey

Mission: America’s Linda Harvey knows just the thing to get that gay or lesbian friend this year: her new book, Maybe He’s Not Gay. The homophobic pundit’s book  urges people to “leave” the homosexual lifestyle. Right Wing Watch reported Harvey as saying, “If you were wondering what to get your teen or college student for [...]

Ferguson protests spread coast to coast (VIDEO)

Ferguson_CNN_Los Angeles

The outrage over the grand jury’s decision not to indict the police officer that shot and killed Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, has ignited a firestorm of protests across the country. CNN reports that the national furor isn’t just about one grand jury’s decision on one shooting case. To many protesters, the death of unarmed [...]

LGBT and civil rights groups react angrily to Grand Jury’s failure to indict Ferguson police officer

Ferguson

As Missouri’s governor ordered National Guard reinforcements into the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson following overnight violence ignited by the St. Louis County grand jury’s failure to indict Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson for the killing of Michael Brown, LGBT and civil rights groups today reacted angrily to the decision. The Human Rights Campaign (HRC), [...]

Billboard and newly released ad feature gay Iraq Army war veteran in LGBT public education campaign

Justin Kelley

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC), has released the third ad in its LGBT public education campaign, All God’s Children. Sgt. Justin Kelly is an openly gay Iraq War veteran from Mississippi’s Delta region and speaks about serving his country with dignity and respect. Kelly was born in Greenville and is a fourth-generation Army soldier and [...]

Gay ad too sexy for City of Miami

Squirt

Toronto, ON, Canada –  Local10 News reported Nov 18 that Squirt.org’s “Non-Stop Hookups” bus advertisement campaign had stirred up the local community in Miami, Fla. The ad, a promotion for the Squirt gay dating site, shows two shirtless men embracing along with the site’s tagline, “Hot ’n horny hookups,” and the campaign slogan, “Non-Stop Hookups.” [...]

Marquette University student silenced over anti same-sex marriage views

Cheryl Abbate

A student, 20, at Marquette University has initiated formal complaints against a teacher and others he feels have silenced the debate on same-sex marriage and his free speech right to disagree with its moral and ethical validity. The incident and the ensuing contretemps began when the student, who has chosen to remain anonymous, approached his [...]

SPARTA to Hagel: ‘Keep your promise’ to review outdated transgender policy before departing

Chuck Hagel

Washington, DC – SPARTA, the national organization of LGBT members of the U.S. armed forces and their families, commended Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel for his service on behalf of lesbian, gay, and bisexual service members and their families, while calling upon him to initiate immediately a promised review of the outdated policy prohibiting transgender [...]

HRC: CWA’s top ‘concern’ is stopping LGBT equality

CWA

WASHINGTON – Concerned Women For America (CWA) claims to be the nation’s largest public policy women’s organization bringing supposedly “biblical principles” into all levels of public policy. Espousing an un-American brand of anti-equality viewpoints, that many people of faith consider “unbiblical,” they have fabricated a “defense of family” position as one of their top concerns. [...]

GOP quick to condemn President Obama’s immigration reform

President Obama--

GOP lawmakers were quick to condemn President Barack Obama’s plan to dramatically increase deportation relief for an estimated 4.4 million undocumented immigrants, announced Thursday. In his speech Obama said, “The actions I’m taking are not only lawful, they’re the kinds of actions taken by every single Republican president and every Democratic president for the past [...]

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