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Palm Beach County and Boca Raton Petition for Conversion Therapy Re-Hearing

Palm Beach County and Boca Raton Petition for Conversion Therapy Re-Hearing

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Dec 15, 2020

Palm Beach County and Boca Raton are challenging a court panel decision in November that reversed a ban on conversion therapy.

Michigan Court Rules Companies Can Refuse to Serve Gay People

Michigan Court Rules Companies Can Refuse to Serve Gay People

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Dec 11, 2020

A Michigan court ruled this week that companies can refuse to serve people on the basis of sexual orientation.

Four NJ High School Teachers Suspended for Homophobic Comments

Four NJ High School Teachers Suspended for Homophobic Comments

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Dec 11, 2020

Four high school teachers who made homophobic comments in a Zoom class last month have been suspended with pay.

No NFL Support of LGBTQ Community in My Cause My Cleats

No NFL Support of LGBTQ Community in My Cause My Cleats

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Dec 10, 2020

Of the hundreds of NFL players participating in My Cause My Cleats this week, at least ten are supporting causes that either perpetuate or seek to dismantle anti-LGBTQ bias.

Watch: Gay Man's Viral Video of Mother Denouncing His Engagement

Watch: Gay Man's Viral Video of Mother Denouncing His Engagement

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Dec 9, 2020

Henry Jimenez, a gay Mexican man, has gone viral for a heartbreaking video where his religious mother berates him for getting engaged and being gay.

Mara Gomez First Transgender Woman to Play Football in Argentina

Mara Gomez First Transgender Woman to Play Football in Argentina

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Dec 9, 2020

Mara Gomez made history on Monday by becoming the first transgender woman to play professional football in Argentina.

Anti-LGBTQ Private School Where Karen Pence Teaches Receives $725k COVID-19 Relief

Anti-LGBTQ Private School Where Karen Pence Teaches Receives $725k COVID-19 Relief

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Dec 8, 2020

The private Christian school where Karen Pence teaches received nearly $725,000 through the US government's Paycheck Protection Program for COVID-19 relief.

Labour Shadow Minister Resigns Over Same-Sex Marriage Comment

Labour Shadow Minister Resigns Over Same-Sex Marriage Comment

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Dec 8, 2020

Janet Daby, the Labour party's shadow minister for faith, has resigned after saying public officials in the UK should have the right to deny certifying same-sex marriages.

Biden May Have Won Election Due to LGBTQ Voters, New Report Says

Biden May Have Won Election Due to LGBTQ Voters, New Report Says

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Dec 7, 2020

A new report published by the Washington Post suggests that President-elect Joe Biden may have won the 2020 election because of higher LGBTQ voter turnout.

Election Heartthrob Steve Kornacki Joins Football Night in America

Election Heartthrob Steve Kornacki Joins Football Night in America

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Dec 4, 2020

The 2020 MSNBC election correspondent and popular crush Steve Kornacki will join Football Night in America, starting this Sunday.

White House Takes Credit for Bush-Era World AIDS Day Commemoration

White House Takes Credit for Bush-Era World AIDS Day Commemoration

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Dec 4, 2020

The White House has shamelessly taken credit for honoring World AIDS Day "in a way that no president has before," according to Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany.

Openly Gay WWE Icon Pat Patterson Dies at 79

Openly Gay WWE Icon Pat Patterson Dies at 79

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Dec 2, 2020

Openly gay WWE icon Pat Patterson has died at age 79.

Dan Levy Clarifies Comedy Central India's Censorship of 'Schitt's Creek' Gay Kiss

Dan Levy Clarifies Comedy Central India's Censorship of 'Schitt's Creek' Gay Kiss

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Dec 1, 2020

Dan Levy has clarified the controversy over a censored "Schitt's Creek" gay kiss.

Melania Wanted to Light White House in Rainbow Colors, President's Staff Overruled

Melania Wanted to Light White House in Rainbow Colors, President's Staff Overruled

Nov 25, 2020

Melania Trump wanted to light the White House in rainbow colors this past June to honor Pride month as it had been during the Obama administration; but the WH staff saw to it that it didn't happen.

Gay Penguin Couple Sphen and Magic Become Parents Again

Gay Penguin Couple Sphen and Magic Become Parents Again

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Nov 24, 2020

Internationally famous gay penguins Sphen and Magic are now proud parents for the second time to a new baby chick.

Young, Black, Lesbian Tiara Mack Heads to RI State Senate

Young, Black, Lesbian Tiara Mack Heads to RI State Senate

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Nov 20, 2020

Tiara Mack, a 26-year-old Black lesbian, is headed to Rhode Island state Senate

Polish Buildings Lit in Pride Colors, Activists Say There's More Work to Do

Polish Buildings Lit in Pride Colors, Activists Say There's More Work to Do

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Nov 20, 2020

On Monday, buildings in several Polish cities were illuminated in rainbow colored lights as a gesture of solidarity with the LGBTQ community, even as hostility toward the community is still rising.

Openly Gay Ryan Fecteau to Become ME's Youngest House Speaker

Openly Gay Ryan Fecteau to Become ME's Youngest House Speaker

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Nov 17, 2020

When Rep. Ryan Fecteau becomes speaker of the Maine House of Representatives next month, he will be the youngest and the first LGBTQ person to do so.

Where Kamala Harris Stacks Up on LGBTQ Rights

Where Kamala Harris Stacks Up on LGBTQ Rights

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Nov 16, 2020

Kamala Harris has just become 'a first' for the White House in many ways. How does the Vice President-elect's record stand where LGBTQ rights are concerned?

Jäegermeister Fundraiser to Help Save Remaining US Lesbian Bars

Jäegermeister Fundraiser to Help Save Remaining US Lesbian Bars

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Nov 13, 2020

As part of its #savethenight initiative, Jäegermeister has joined forces with the Lesbian Bar Project for a fundraising effort to save lesbian bars in the US.

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