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San Francisco Is First Major City To Boycott Indiana Over LGBT Discrimination Law

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 03.27.2015 | Politics

San Francisco will not use taxpayer money to fund any city employees' trips to Indiana in light of the state's new law allowing discrimination against...

Amanda Terkel

NCAA Troubled By Indiana's New Anti-Gay Law

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.26.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The National Collegiate Athletic Association expressed concern Thursday with a new "religious freedom" law in Indiana that could open th...

Amanda Terkel

Civil Rights Bill Top Priority For LGBT Voters, According To New Poll

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.17.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With the Supreme Court set to rule in the coming months on marriage equality, the gay rights community already is gearing up for its nex...

Wake Up, Facebook! You Are Not a Community of 'Authentic Identities.'

Domenick Scudera | Posted 03.16.2015 | Gay Voices
Domenick Scudera

Philadelphia drag queens have been raptured. Last week, one by one, queens disappeared without notice, without a trace. They disappeared from Facebook, that is. I know because I am one of those queens.

Utah Passed LGBT Rights Bill, But There's More To The Story

The Huffington Post | Julia Craven | Posted 03.13.2015 | Politics

It was undoubtedly a victory for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in Utah. After long negotiation, the state legislature on Wednesday pas...

Walmart Comes Out Against Anti-LGBT Bill

AP | Posted 02.25.2015 | Business

Opponents say the proposal authorizes discrimination against gays and lesbians.

Judge: Florist Illegally Refused To Provide Flowers For Same-Sex Wedding

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 02.18.2015 | Politics

A judge in Washington state ruled Wednesday that a florist's refusal to sell flowers for a same-sex wedding violated the state anti-discrimination law...

Arkansas House Votes In Favor Of LGBT Discrimination

The Huffington Post | Julia Craven | Posted 02.13.2015 | Politics

On Friday, the Arkansas House of Representatives voted 57-20 in favor of a bill that would bar cities and counties from sanctioning LGBT anti-discrimi...

Sam Levine

Kansas Governor Tosses Protections For LGBT State Employees

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Levine | Posted 02.10.2015 | Politics

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback (R) on Tuesday unilaterally rescinded rules that had protected state workers from discrimination based on gender identity an...

Amanda Terkel

Does Your Member Of Congress Have Policies Protecting LGBT Staffers From Discrimination?

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 02.06.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It's still legal for members of Congress to fire their employees based on their sexual orientation or gender identity. That's because th...

Lila Shapiro

Were Thousands Of Signatures Forged On Petition To Overturn Equal Rights Ordinance?

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 01.19.2015 | Gay Voices

A campaign to overturn Houston's just-passed equal rights ordinance hit a roadblock last year when the city said it had found "irregularities" in a pe...

The 2014 Best and Worst Sex List

Alexandra Katehakis, M.F.T. | Posted 03.01.2015 | Women
Alexandra Katehakis, M.F.T.

A lack of robust and healthy sex education is a set-up for the worst sexual issues we can imagine in society. We need to celebrate the fact that sex comes in every style, and experts agree that there's a wide range of sexual feelings and acts worthy of exploration, as long as they're consensual and don't harm anyone.

Don't Let Seoul's Mayor Buckle to Homophobia and Transphobia

Andy Marra | Posted 02.07.2015 | Gay Voices
Andy Marra

As mayor, Mr. Park halted the enactment of Seoul's Charter of Human Rights for the city's upcoming observance of Human Rights Day. Why? The Charter included a provision stating support for non-discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

Christian Activist: Social Media Can Protect Gay Rights Better Than A Law

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 12.04.2014 | Gay Voices

During a hearing on Michigan legislation that would make it illegal to discriminate against LGBT individuals, the leader of a Christian advocacy group...

Shadee Ashtari

GOP Official: Anti-Bullying Legislation Will Teach Students 'Perverted Sex Acts'

HuffingtonPost.com | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 10.20.2014 | Politics

Loudoun County Supervisor Eugene Delgaudio (R) warned supporters in a fundraising email Thursday that the advancement of gay rights may force business...

Driver Allegedly Kicks Gay Couple Out Of Cab For Kissing, Tells Them They're Going To Hell

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 10.24.2014 | Gay Voices

In a depressing reminder of how anti-LGBT sentiment is still engrained in much of the American psyche, a taxi driver allegedly kicked a gay Houston co...

The Term Homophobia Is Improper

Mark Baer | Posted 11.30.2014 | Politics
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Mark Baer

Religion aside, I firmly believe that those who argue that homosexuality is a choice do so in order to justify senseless beatings of gays and lesbians, and continued discrimination and mistreatment against them. I also believe without a doubt that it is a choice to be a nasty human being.

Lesbian Couple Featured In Arizona Dem's Ad Hitting Opponent Over Anti-LGBT Bill

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 09.29.2014 | Politics

A Democrat running for secretary of state in Arizona is highlighting his Republican opponent's vote in favor of a controversial bill that would have a...

Immoral, Infamous, Scandalous and Notoriously Disgraceful

Charles Francis | Posted 11.09.2014 | Gay Voices
Charles Francis

In 1971, a young man was wrongfully terminated from his job with the federal government. And his termination was not based on poor performance. Rather, Charlie Baker was fired from his job with the NBS simply because he was gay.

LGBT Customers On Their Experiences With Anti-Gay Discrimination At Restaurants, Businesses

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 08.21.2014 | Gay Voices

In 2012, Chick-fil-A President Dan Cathy sparked a media firestorm after arguing in defense of his fast food chain's support of "the biblical definiti...

Church Cancels Man's Funeral After Learning He Was Gay

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 08.08.2014 | Religion

Kendall Capers found no hope at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church after the death of his husband, Julion Evans, who died at age 42 from amyloidosis. ...

Amanda Terkel

LGBT Job Applicants Less Likely To Be Called Back For Interviews With Federal Contractors

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees were 23 percent less likely to be called back for interviews with federal contractors w...

Jan Brewer Claims She's Open To LGBT Protections... But Is She Really?

The Huffington Post | David McCabe | Posted 06.18.2014 | Politics

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) said Tuesday that it could be time for the state to adopt laws that ban discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation ...

An Inch at a Time Toward ENDA

Rev. Susan Russell | Posted 08.17.2014 | Gay Voices
Rev. Susan Russell

This is what liberty and justice for all looks like: making sure that that equal protection equally protects all Americans.

Homophobia Is Hurting The Economy

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Hiscott | Posted 06.13.2014 | Business

Homophobia could be costing the Indian economy as much as $30.8 billion every year, according to an upcoming study for the World Bank. And it's not ju...