Human Rights Campaign
New Yorkers and people around the world were reacting Monday to what may have been the most memorable and attention-grabbing statement by Pope Francis since he became leader of the Roman Catholic Church in March.
Clinton said that Collins’ announcement on Monday is an “important moment” for professional sports and the history of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.
“A little over a year ago in Geneva, I told the nations of the world that gay rights are human rights and human rights are gay rights and that the United States would be a leader in defending those rights,” she says in the video.
The Boy Scouts of America has reaffirmed its ban on homosexuals following a two-year confidential review and the decision hit home in New Jersey, WCBS 880′s Monica Miller reported.
In his acceptance speech, Mayor Bloomberg praised the President and Congress for winning the repeal of the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy for gays in the military.
David Tyree hauled in one of the greatest catches in Super Bowl — if not NFL — history. But he’d take it all back to put the kibosh on same-sex marriage.
As lawmakers continue to hash out a gay marriage bill in Albany, Gov. Andrew Cuomo has become a prominent champion of legalized gay marriage, pushing his state into the center of the national debate over an emotional and divisive issue.
Athletes often lament that we in the media focus on the negative. There is truth to that, but it would be easier to resist the leap to Page Six if their colleagues didn’t oblige so often. Enter David Tyree, who has the city in a tizzy after his assertions about gay marriage.
A Toronto broadcaster has been fired after he posted on Twitter about the debate surrounding Rangers forward Sean Avery’s support of same-sex marriage.
Most pro athletes would just as soon try to catch a puck with their teeth as speak out about a societal issue that risks forcing fans to really choose sides. There have been exceptions, of course, most notably Muhammad Ali. Now we have Sean Avery.
Fashion designer Marc Jacobs is teaming up with the Human Rights Campaign to promote marriage equality for same-sex couples.
Lady Gaga on stage on Long Island this weekend, actors Kevin Bacon, Julianne Moore and Kyra Sedgwick on video and Gov. Andrew Cuomo in Albany are headliners in New York’s growing push to legalize gay marriage, a fight that may already be won thanks to shifting voter sentiment and a concerted, disciplined campaign.
The Human Rights Campaign, a national gay rights organization, has released a video featuring 29-year old Barbara Bush.