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  • GLAAD slams 'Duck Dynasty' star Phil Robertson for 'vile' remarks

    GLAAD slams 'Duck Dynasty' star Phil Robertson for 'vile' remarks
    GLAAD has condemned "Duck Dynasty" star Phil Robertson in the wake of inflammatory remarks about gay people.  In January's issue of GQ, Robertson said that "homosexual offenders" will not "inherit the Kingdom of God" and unfavorably compared "a man's...
  • India's Supreme Court reinstates law criminalizing gay sex

    India's Supreme Court reinstates law criminalizing gay sex
    NEW DELHI — In a reversal that surprised many gay activists and flew in the face of changes seen in some other countries recently, India’s Supreme Court on Wednesday overturned a lower-court ruling, in effect making homosexuality a crime...
  • Tet parade: Westminster told not to pick sides in gay rights dispute

    Tet parade: Westminster told not to pick sides in gay rights dispute
    Westminster council members have been advised not to pick sides in what has become a growing dispute over whether a gay rights group should be allowed to march in a lunar new year’s parade in the nation’s largest Vietnamese American community....
  • Gay rights activists to push for inclusion in Westminster Tet parade

    Gay rights activists to push for inclusion in Westminster Tet parade
    Vietnamese American activists say they will ask Westminster officials to block organizers from staging the colorful Tet parade because they refuse to allow gays to participate in the Lunar New Year event. Parade organizers barred LGBT individuals from...
  • Tired of being marginalized, Viet gay rights group stops playing nice

    Tired of being marginalized, Viet gay rights group stops playing nice
    Hieu Nguyen and fellow protesters stood on the sidewalk holding signs and waving an enormous rainbow flag as the traditional Vietnamese parade passed them by. Barred from the Lunar New Year's event — and largely ignored in their own community...
  • Opponents of Hawaii gay marriage bill to quickly challenge in court

    Opponents of Hawaii gay marriage bill to quickly challenge in court
    Hawaii’s approved same-sex marriage bill, which Gov. Neil Abercrombie is slated to sign Wednesday, is likely to face litigation Thursday to stop it from taking effect.  Over the last few weeks as the Legislature debated SB1 -- which passed through...
  • Women speak out: 'My abortion'

    Women speak out: 'My abortion'
    Who has had an abortion? In an intriguing cover story, New York Magazine decided to answer that question with the names, faces and accounts of 26 women from varied backgrounds who have had the procedure. As New York Magazine points out, about 1.2...
  • Senate votes to ban discrimination against LGBT workers

    Senate votes to ban discrimination against LGBT workers
    WASHINGTON — A bill to extend historic new protections to gays in the workplace won easy Senate approval Thursday, bolstered by rare bipartisan support that illustrated the dramatic shift in the politics around gay rights amid growing public...
  • EU court says gays facing persecution may have grounds for asylum

    EU court says gays facing persecution may have grounds for asylum
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- It's a continent where presidents have called homosexuality un-African, un-Godly and anti-human, where same-sex relations are widely banned and gay people are routinely beaten, jailed, harassed or killed. Africa, with its...
  • The GOP vs. gay rights

     The GOP vs. gay rights
    In the latest example of the profound change in Americans' attitudes toward homosexuality, the Senate is moving toward a vote on a bill that would outlaw job discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. But whether the Employment...
  • Gay rights bill clears key hurdle in Senate

    Gay rights bill clears key hurdle in Senate
    WASHINGTON — The gay rights movement won at least a preliminary victory Monday as the Senate voted to advance a measure that would ban workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. The 61-30 procedural vote does not...