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European Court of Human Rights Rules That States Are Not Obliged to Allow Gay Marriage

European states are not bound by human rights laws to allow homosexual couples to marry, a judgement of the European Court of Human Rights said Thursday. The court, in rejecting the case of an Austrian […]

Posted in: Images, News & Rumors, Politics & Activism 9 years ago 6
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Follow Prop 8 Trial on Twitter

Today is the day the judge hears closing arguments.

Posted in: News & Rumors, Politics & Activism 9 years ago 0
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Moscow Gay Pride Launched with News Conference Denouncing Mayor’s 5th Ban of the Event

Russian gay leader vows, “Whatever the courts decide, the right to protest is guaranteed under the Russian constitution and we intend to exercise our rights.” U.S. gay activist Andy Thayer says “this Saturday, this gay […]

Posted in: Politics & Activism 10 years ago 1

Moscow Pride to Go on Despite Ban

Chicago activist Andy Thayer is traveling to Russia this week to participate in a gay pride demonstration on Saturday, May 29 that has been banned in Moscow. This the fifth year that Moscow authorities have […]

Posted in: News & Rumors, Politics & Activism 10 years ago 2
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Florida Attorney General Admits Why They Used the Fraudulent Dr. Rekers

Attorney General Bill McCollum finally admitted “There wasn’t a whole lot of choice” as the reason they picked Rekers to testify. Why “not a “whole lot of choice?” Because what sane person would do it? […]

Posted in: Politics & Activism 10 years ago 0
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FOF #1185 – Gay Hands Across America

Since the National Equality March in October 2009, the gay rights movement is at a crossroads: we have the people, the money, and the will, but there is a raging debate on how best to proceed.

Today Nik Maciejewski, project coordinator for Equality Across America talks about how to keep the equality movement diverse and at the same time unified.

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And the Pink Brick Award Goes to…

The Pink Brick which is given each year to a person or institution whose actions are deemed to have caused the most significant harm to the LGBT community. This year’s award goes to openly gay […]

Posted in: People, Politics & Activism 10 years ago 0
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How the “Ick” Factor in Gay Sex Plays in the Equality Debate

The ’Ick’ Factor: How Gay Sex Plays in the Equality Debate by Joseph Erbentraut The perception among many activists that pro-LGBT political advances have arrived at far too slow a pace in recent years has […]

Posted in: Politics & Activism 10 years ago 0
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Gay Rights Activist Izabela Jaruga-Nowacka Dies in Polish Air Crash

While the straight press focuses most of its attention on the death of arch-homophobe Polish President Lech Kaczynski (whom we in GLN picketed when Mayor Daley feted him in Chicago a few years back), people […]

Posted in: Politics & Activism 10 years ago 7
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West Suburban Anti-Gay Group’s Website Labeled a “Hate Group” by Southern Poverty Law Center

After years of vilifying gays as disease-prone and child molesters, the website of the Naperville-based anti-gay organization Americans For Truth About Homosexuality (AFTAH) recently became listed as a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law […]

Posted in: Politics & Activism 10 years ago 22