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Reflections On Pre-Stonewall LGBT University Life

Reflections On Pre-Stonewall LGBT University Life | LGBT Times | Scoop.it

I graduated with my B.A. degree on June 13, 1969 -- 15 days before the momentous Stonewall rebellion.  I travel around the United States and other countries to give presentations and workshops on social justice issues on university and high-school campuses and at professional conferences. Recently, after I spoke about the topic of heterosexism at an East Coast university, a student asked me what my undergraduate lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) student group was like.

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Paul Ryan: Gay Marriage Is Not An 'American' Or 'Universal Human Value'

Paul Ryan: Gay Marriage Is Not An 'American' Or 'Universal Human Value' | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan reiterated his well-known opposition to same-sex marriage in Cincinnati today.
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Milan weds gay couples but doesn’t give them rights

Milan weds gay couples but doesn’t give them rights | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Formal recognition but no rights for Milan’s gay couples as Italian city opens partnership register...
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Broward School Board expected to honor gay history - Schools - MiamiHerald.com

In a groundbreaking move, Broward’s school district is poised to endorse October’s designation as LGBT History Month.
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What Makes Mitt Romney Happy

Mitt Romney: "When I was a boy, I used to think that becoming rich and becoming famous would make me happy.
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Anti-gay marriage politician appealing against expulsion from liberal party

Anti-gay marriage politician appealing against expulsion from liberal party | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Christian councillor Christina Summers, who plans to vote against plans for same-sex marriage, was kicked out of Brighton's Green Party...
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Anti-Gay Groups Want Parents To Shield Children From Learning About Sexual Reality

Anti-Gay Groups Want Parents To Shield Children From Learning About Sexual Reality | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Following up on their model policy to ensure ongoing bullying of LGBT students, Focus on the Family and Alliance Defending Freedom have released new model legislation about “parents’ rights.” Much of the access they seek for parents greatly endangers...
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LGBT Comes in Color, Too!

LGBT Comes in Color, Too! | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
It's sometimes tough being a queer person of color. We're underrepresented and stuff. To be honest, though, I really wouldn't have it any other way. I love my identity. I love all of my identities.
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Born Free and Equal

Born Free and Equal | LGBT Times | Scoop.it

The UN Human Rights Office has released a new publication on sexual orientation and gender identity in international human rights law. It sets out the source and scope of some of the core legal obligations that States have to protect the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people.

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Christian Brochure Compares Being Gay to Overeating

Christian Brochure Compares Being Gay to Overeating | LGBT Times | Scoop.it

Mission:America says it's not okay to bully but it's not okay to be gay either... further goes on to compare being gay to overeating.  

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REPORT: An Ally’s Guide To Supporting LGBT Equality

REPORT: An Ally’s Guide To Supporting LGBT Equality | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
A new report from the Movement Advancement Project, with support from several other LGBT organizations, outlines all the primary challenges still facing LGBT Americans to help allies understand what support is still needed.
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Latin American LGBT activists visit the U.S. on State Department-sponsored trip

Latin American LGBT activists visit the U.S. on State Department-sponsored trip | LGBT Times | Scoop.it

Nine Latin American activists continue to tour the United States on a State Department-organized trip that is part of its ongoing efforts to promote human rights for LGBT people around the world.

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Barney Frank on Why He Compared the Log Cabin Republicans to Uncle Tom

Barney Frank on Why He Compared the Log Cabin Republicans to Uncle Tom | LGBT Times | Scoop.it

Rep.Barney Frank's statement after publicly calling the Log Cabin Republicans a group of Uncle Tom.

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Be Prepared - Know how to vote in your state to...

Be Prepared - Know how to vote in your state to... | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Be Prepared - Know how to vote in your state to support marriage equality. Share to spread the word and visit The Four 2012 for daily content.
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Philippines activists fear new cybercrime law will target trans people

Philippines activists fear new cybercrime law will target trans people | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
New cybercrime prevention act will lead to extortion and harassment of trans people by the police, ProGay Philippines say...
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Boy Scouts Lose Largest Donor Over Anti-Gay Policies

Boy Scouts Lose Largest Donor Over Anti-Gay Policies | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
The Boy Scouts have just lost their largest corporate donor over their insistence to exclude — and even expel — from all levels any gay man, teen, or boy.
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Meet the man who had three exorcisms to 'cure' him of being gay

Meet the man who had three exorcisms to 'cure' him of being gay | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Peterson Toscano spent $30,000 trying to cure himself of being gay by undergoing controversial 'conversion' therapy treatments before accepting that he was a gay man...
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One Year Following DADT Repeal, Gay Service Members Still Lack Equal Benefits

One Year Following DADT Repeal, Gay Service Members Still Lack Equal Benefits | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Our guest blogger is Crosby Burns, Research Associate for the LGBT Research and Communications Project at the Center for American Progress.
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Justice Ginsburg expects same-sex marriage case in 2013

Justice Ginsburg expects same-sex marriage case in 2013 | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg told students in Colorado that she would likely be hearing DOMA arguments within one year...
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Join The largest LGBT (Gay - GLBT) Professional Network on LinkedIn

Join The largest LGBT (Gay - GLBT) Professional Network on LinkedIn | LGBT Times | Scoop.it

Come Join LinkedIn's largest LGBT Group. This global group is for all gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgenders (LGBT) persons and our friends seeking to connect, network and communicate to advance their professional careers with a special emphasis on LGBT social and business issues that affect us as individuals and the larger GLBT community globally.

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eQualityGiving - Accomplishments by the Administration and Congress on LGBT Equality

eQualityGiving - Accomplishments by the Administration and Congress on LGBT Equality | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
No one should rest until we have full LGBT equality. But after eight years of Republican disrespect, progress is being made. In its first 11 months, the Obama Administration has...
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Art Imitates Life In A Small Texas Town’s Fight Against ‘Sordid Lives’

Art Imitates Life In A Small Texas Town’s Fight Against ‘Sordid Lives’ | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Members of a small Texas town are fighting against allowing the play “Sordid Lives” – about a diverse family in Texas coming together – to be produced in their town.
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Turkey rejects protection for gay rights

Turkey rejects protection for gay rights | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party vetoed a proposal that aims to bring in constitutional protection for LGBT rights...
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DOJ: Pennsylvania School Must Pay $700,000 to Student Denied Admission Because He's HIV-Positive |News | Towleroad

DOJ: Pennsylvania School Must Pay $700,000 to Student Denied Admission Because He's HIV-Positive |News | Towleroad | LGBT Times | Scoop.it

DOJ: Pennsylvania School Must Pay $700,000 to Student Denied Admission Because He's HIV-Positive --

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Inhofe bill would ban same-sex ceremonies on military bases | Tulsa World

Inhofe bill would ban same-sex ceremonies on military bases | Tulsa World | LGBT Times | Scoop.it

U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe hasn't given up his resistance to the acceptance of gays and lesbians in the military or same-sex marriage.

On Tuesday, Inhofe and fellow Republican Roger Wicker of Mississippi introduced a measure that would ban same-sex marriages on military bases and protect military chaplains from "pressure" to perform such ceremonies.

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