As many of you have already noticed PrideDEPOT.com has gone dormant for the past several months and I would like to tell you why and what will be coming next. This year my family has gone through some great challenges that have resulted in a fundamental change in focus. In mid April while at a [...]
Matt Aune, 28 and Derek Jones, 25, a gay couple, were detained July 8, 2009 by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints security. The couple was walking across the Temple plaza on their way home from a nearby concert while holding hands, the couple stopped and Aune kissed Jones on the cheek. LDS [...]
Source: emomilk Amnesty International’s Project Outfront bringing out the big guns for gay rights around the world.
On July 17th the U.S. Senate voted 249 to 175 to approve the Matthew Shepard Act Hate Crimes Prevention Act that includes sexual orientation and gender identity. That is great news! The not so good news is that it has been bundled with a Department of Defense authorization bill that may or may be signed [...]
The US Senate is set to vote on the Matthew Shepard Act THIS WEEK and according to the Human Rights Commission WE NEED TO CALL OUR SENATORS NOW!
The Matthew Shepard Act (S. 909) is in danger from right wing extremists who are flooding senators with letters and phone calls. Focus on the Familyâ€™s James Dobson has been referring to this important hate crime legislation as the â€œPedophile Protection Actâ€ and â€œAnd Utter evil.â€ This is what the American Family Association says on their website about the Hate Crimes Legislation, along with an inflammatory scary music video action alert.â€
Meet Hersband & Wife, a comedic lesbian advice column team with a twist. Hersband is a visionary butch lesbian, who came out in the years just after Stonewall. Wife is of the more feminine variety and carries out Hersbandâ€™s vision. Although Wife always knew she was a lesbian she wanted children so she did not [...]
Gay and Lesbian Advocates & Defenders, GLAD, New Englandâ€™s leading legal organization working to end discrimination based on sexual orientation, HIV status, and gender identity and expression. Today filed a suit challenging the constitutionality of the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). The suit, Commonwealth v. United States Department of Health and Human Services, states [...]
All though the District of Columbia still does not allow same-sex marriage, as of 12:01 am this morning Washington DC now recognizes same-sex marriages performed in other states. Although issuing a marriage license in the District is still illegal for same-sex couples, such marriages perfumed in other jurisdictions, including California before the Prop 8 decision, [...]
Equal = The same or as great as. Inalienable Rights = Not contingent upon the laws, customs, beliefs, or a particular society. Life = The right to exist free from being beaten or killed for being who we are.
CNN reports on the murder of gay Navy Sailor, August Provost. The Body of gay Seaman August Provost of Houston was discovered about 3:30 a.m. Tuesday in a burned out Camp Pendelton guard shack. Many are referring to this as a hate crime.