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POLL: Marriage Equality Support Surges Among Democrats

POLL: Marriage Equality Support Surges Among Democrats | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
A new survey from the Pew research Center’s Forum on Religion & Public Life shows support for marriage equality continues to increase, especially for Democrats.
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Democratic platform draft includes marriage equality plank: sources

Democratic platform draft includes marriage equality plank: sources | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Unanimous vote happened Sunday...
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Who signed the Md. anti-gay marriage petition?

Who signed the Md. anti-gay marriage petition? | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Search our database to find out; now see reader-created interactive map of signature concentration...
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The Bay Area Reporter Online | Oakland queer youth space destroyed by fire

The Bay Area Reporter Online | Oakland queer youth space destroyed by fire | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Breaking news & opinion from the B.A.R....
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‘Outed’ by the Military, Some Gays Fleeing Iran

‘Outed’ by the Military, Some Gays Fleeing Iran | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
For at least 15 years, the Islamic Republic has quietly been offering gay Iranians exemptions from mandatory military service. But those exemptions often come with a cost.
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Ghana: Newspaper says 82 percent ‘abhor gays’ due to religious affiliation

Ghana: Newspaper says 82 percent ‘abhor gays’ due to religious affiliation | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
A Ghanaian newspaper has claimed 82 percent of citizens 'abhor homosexuality' solely because they subscribe to religions whose leaders have spoken out against gay activity.
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Target launches same-sex wedding registry ad

Target launches same-sex wedding registry ad | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
The Minneapolis-based retail corporation remains 'neutral' on the state's upcoming marriage amendment that would ban gay marriage...
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Pelosi Takes Sides On Chick-Fil-A

Pelosi Takes Sides On Chick-Fil-A | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Friday entered the debate over Chick-fil-A and the opposition of its CEO to gay marriage.
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Sarah Palin Gives Thumbs Up To Anti-Gay Chick-fil-A

Sarah Palin Gives Thumbs Up To Anti-Gay Chick-fil-A | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Sarah Palin is joining a who’s-who of conservative activists — Mike Huckabee, Rick Santorum, Rev.
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Anti-gay US Christian groups 'colonizing' Africa

Anti-gay US Christian groups 'colonizing' Africa | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Report accuses evangelical religious organizations from the US of 'fanning the flames' of homophobia in African countries...
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Lesbian Judges Can't Rule on Gay Marriage?

Lesbian Judges Can't Rule on Gay Marriage? | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Anti-gay marriage forces in Illinois want a lesbian judge to recuse herself from a gay marriage case.
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North Dakota Newspaper Reconsidering Its Ban On Same Sex Marriage Announcements

North Dakota Newspaper Reconsidering Its Ban On Same Sex Marriage Announcements | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
A North Dakota paper that currently bans same sex marriage announcements is reviewing its policy after an outpouring of support for one lesbian couple whose announcement was turned down.
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Texting for a Cause. Now at a Government Near You

Texting for a Cause. Now at a Government Near You | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
'Texting for a Cause. Now at a Government Near You' blog post by Elaine Cohen.
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We need to see more LGBT faces | The Alternative - Read. Act. Be.

We need to see more LGBT faces | The Alternative - Read. Act. Be. | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
They need to see more of us - in our ordinariness, doing our daily chores at homes, pursuing our goals in our universities and our work places, speaking about our lives, hopes and disappointments and, most importantly, being comfortable about...
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South African archer comes out at Olympics

South African archer comes out at Olympics | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
South African archer Karen Hultzer has confirmed for the first time she is a lesbian at the London Olympics.
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Ugandan gay activist stresses LGBT equality key to fighting HIV/AIDS

Ugandan gay activist stresses LGBT equality key to fighting HIV/AIDS | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Frank Mugisha attended the International AIDS Conference last week in D.C.
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Over 100 LGBT Athletes Have Competed In Summer Olympic Games

Over 100 LGBT Athletes Have Competed In Summer Olympic Games | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
There are at least 103 publicly out LGBT athletes in Summer Olympic Games history, according to Outsports’ research. This includes known intersex athletes.
An impressive 52 percent of these...
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Unlikely Vietnam Considers Same-Sex Marriage

Unlikely Vietnam Considers Same-Sex Marriage | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Vietnam may become first in Asia to recognize same-sex couples; region takes small steps...
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Now THIS is a battle of the sexes:

Now THIS is a battle of the sexes: | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Too fast, too strong, too good for the Olympics? Tell the International Olympic Committee to dump their crazy rule for female competitors.
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Islington Council publishes sexual orientation of 2,400 residents

Islington Council publishes sexual orientation of 2,400 residents | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Islington Council in north London published details of the sexual orientation of over two thousand tenants after an error with a Freedom of Information request last month.
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We Are Not Arguing Over Chicken

We Are Not Arguing Over Chicken | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Here's my message to social conservatives: Have those waffle fries; I'm not going to glitter-bomb you. But please, hear me out on why Chick-fil-A is so troubling to me, personally.
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Domestic Double Standard: What About Sally Ride's Partner?

Domestic Double Standard: What About Sally Ride's Partner? | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Sally Ride risked her life for her country, and yet her domestic partner of 27 years will not get her government benefits. Is that any way to treat a hero?
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Liberian Senate Passes Constitutional Ban on Gay Marriage

Liberian Senate Passes Constitutional Ban on Gay Marriage | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
The Liberian Senate this week passed an amendment to the state's constitution that would ban same-sex marriages.
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2012 Olympics: Who Are The LGBT Athletes? Day Seven — Edward Gal

2012 Olympics: Who Are The LGBT Athletes? Day Seven — Edward Gal | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Edward Gal is the Dutch winner of three gold medals at the 2010 Dressage World Championships.
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Major League Soccer to end partnership with anti-gay Boy Scouts – LGBTQ Nation

Major League Soccer to end partnership with anti-gay Boy Scouts – LGBTQ Nation | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
NEW YORK — Its partnership is not even a year old, but Major League Soccer has announced that it will end its affiliation with the Boy Scouts of America when…...
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