As the fight over immigration reform pushes ahead, one issue that the president and Congress don’t agree on yet is whether someone should be able to sponsor a visa for a same-sex partner.
With the news earlier this week that the Boy Scouts of America are considering lifting the ban on gay scouts, leaders and volunteers, many are speaking out on the controversial policy. Celebrities included.
“Out in the Open” is a groundbreaking new documentary featuring some familiar faces. It made a big splash at Sundance, and its directors hope it also resonates with young folks struggling with their sexuality.
The LGBT community in New Jersey is hoping Newark Mayor Cory Booker will make a run for governor.
A fundraiser was held Sunday for a drop-in center in Chelsea for LGBT youth, which was destroyed by Superstorm Sandy two weeks ago.
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, Rep. Jerrold Nadler and city council speaker Christine Quinn were among the politicians who met with community leaders at Gay Men’s Health Crisis headquarters Sunday afternoon to talk about an LGBT equality measure.
Friday is Spirit Day, in which participants around the country wear purple to take a stand against bullying. CBS 2’s John Elliott and TV 10-55’s Carolina Bermudez were among the folks taking part in the movement.
The practice, which is also known as reparative or conversion therapy, attempts to change, alter or correct a person’s sexual orientation.
Rev. William Owens takes great issue with Obama’s linkage of Dr. King’s civil rights movement of the past to the current gay rights movement regarding same-sex marriage. Owens says that King embraced traditional religion, and he strongly suggests that King would not want his civil rights’ mission altered to include same-sex marriage.
The weather may not have been perfect in New York City last weekend, but it was nothing but rainbows at Lincoln Center as NewFest: the NY LGBT Film Festival kicked off their 24th event on Friday night.
It’s been more than 40 years since the first Gay Pride March was held in New York City, and even the most visionary organizers of that protest march — commemorating the first anniversary of the Stonewall raid — could not have ever imagined what that single event would become.
A new parent-teacher group is meeting for the first time tonight on Long Island. Its goal is to stop bullying of gay students.
Saying he believed the Defense of Marriage Act was “wrong” and “unfair,” the President added his voice to the debate still raging in Albany over a bill allowing same-sex marriage.
Pride is an annual gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender festival that celebrates every person just as they are. The annual Pride March is held on Sunday, June 24th, 2012. The after-parties that go on after the march are the most fun events in the city.
The hugely popular parade heads down Fifth Avenue from 36th Street, and ends in the West Village at Christopher and Greenwich. Seek out these restaurants for brief respites, post-parade toasts or a quick refueling during the festivities.