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Arizona’s Anti-Gay Bill Gets Pushback From Apple, Other High-Profile Companies Arizona’s Anti-Gay Bill Gets Pushback From Apple, Other High-Profile Companies

Apple has joined a host of high-profile businesses in urging Arizona Governor Jan Brewer to veto a controversial piece of legislation that would allow businesses to discriminate against the LGBT community on religious grounds. The bill, Senate Bill 1062, amends …

Jason Collins: 1st Openly Gay NBA Player Re-Signed

Although Jason Collins should be admired for his courage to be the first openly gay NBA player, he should be ever more applauded for joining the slightly ramshackled Brooklyn Nets today. While already proven brave, Collins shows that he may …

Johnny Weir Is Not Afraid To Be In Anti-Gay Russia

American figure skater Johnny Weir, known for his flair and outlandishness on and off the ice, is having the time of his life. After retiring from the sport as a competitor, he now works as the NBC’s figure skating analyst …

Ellen Page Announces She’s Gay

Ellen Page, famous for her roles in Juno and Inception, recently came out as a lesbian in a speech at “Time to THRIVE,” a national conference in Las Vegas that encourages the “safety, inclusion and well-being of LGBTQ youth.” Page, …

Kent State Wrestler Suspended for Anti-Gay Tweets, So Of Course Free Speech Is Once Again Under Assault Kent State Wrestler Suspended for Anti-Gay Tweets, So Of Course Free Speech Is Once Again Under Assault
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Here’s your daily reminder that freedom of speech doesn’t mean freedom from consequences. Kent State wrestler Sam Wheeler has been suspended indefinitely for making several anti-gay statements on Twitter. Like clockwork, this is bringing out the armchair constitutional lawyers who …

Olympic Charter Referenced With Google Doodle Supporting Gay Rights Olympic Charter Referenced With Google Doodle Supporting Gay Rights

Google has a doodle up on its homepage throughout the world today celebrating the Olympic Games, but also making a statement in favor of gay rights. Not only does the doodle resemble a rainbow flag, Google has actually quoted the …

Vladimir Putin Defends Anti-Gay Law
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Russian President Vladimir Putin recently defended his country’s new controversial anti-gay law, and explained that it was not intended to discriminate against anyone. “It seems to me that the law that we have adopted does not hurt anyone,” he said …

Evander Holyfield Reprimanded For Homophobic Views On ‘Big Brother’ UK
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Former heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield has ignited controversy on the UK’s ‘Celebrity Big Brother’ due to his views on homosexuality. Holyfield made inflammatory comments toward gays on Saturday’s airing of the British reality TV show.  He compared homosexuality to a …

Crystal Bowersox “Comes Out” With Christmas Song
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Coming out to family members about being gay is hard for many people. While some families are accepting, others can be harsh and judgmental. For former America Idol contestant Crystal Bowersox, coming out is much easier with a song. Her …

Phil Robertson Suspended From Duck Dynasty
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Duck Dynasty patriarch Phil Robertson has been suspended indefinitely from the popular A&E television show. Phil was suspended after voicing his opinions about homosexual relationships, during an interview with GQ magazine. When A&E read what Phil had said, they immediately …

Gay Teacher’s Firing By Catholic School Sparks Protest

A Roman Catholic school has come under fire this week for firing a well-liked teacher who publicly announced he is gay. Thousands have protested the move by Holy Ghost Preparatory School’s administration through petitions and Facebook groups. The protesters include: school alumni, …

Tom Daley Has A Boyfriend; “It Felt Right”

Olympic diver Tom Daley surprised his fans by revealing he is dating a man, despite previously dating girls. The 19-year-old diver, who won a bronze medal in London 2012 Olympics, revealed the news on Monday in a YouTube video. Daley says …

Croatia Same-Sex Vote Goes Against Same-Sex Marriage
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Croatians are strong Catholics, which might account for the majority vote against same-sex marriage in Zagreb, Croatia. This was a victory for Catholic Church-backed conservatives in the European Union’s newest nation. The state electoral commission, citing near complete results, said …

Bob Harper Comes Out As Gay On “The Biggest Loser”

Bob Harper has helped countless numbers of people of the hit reality television show, The Biggest Loser. He has helped people overcome self-esteem and weight issues for years, but he has just now opened up about being gay on the …

Portia de Rossi Reveals Her Fears About Coming Out
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Portia de Rossi has been pretty quiet about discussing her personal relationships with the media. But when James Lipton asked the Arrested Development and Ally McBeal actress during an interview with “Inside the Actors Studio” about the first time she …

Kurt Cobain Talks Gay Thoughts, Homophobic Mother And Oppression Of Women In Lost Interview
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PBS Digital Studios’ Blank on Blank is highlighting a “lost interview” with legendary Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain. He was interviewed by Jon Savage for Identity in New York City on July 22, 1993. In the highlights below, Cobain talks about …

T.R. Knight Marries Longtime Boyfriend Patrick

T.R. Knight, an actor known primarily for his work on the hit ABC show, Grey’s Anatomy, has just married his longtime boyfriend. The couple were married on Friday after dating for three years. Knight has stayed good friends with his …

Netflix Acquires Award-Winning Documentary ‘BrideGroom’ Netflix Acquires Award-Winning Documentary ‘BrideGroom’

Netflix said earlier this year that it would be bringing more documentaries and stand-up comedy specials to its service, and continues to make good on that promise. Netflix announced today that it is has acquired BrideGroom, an award-winning documentary about …

Pat Robertson Wants a ‘Vomit’ Button for Gay Facebook Pics
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Listen up, Mark Zuckerberg. Pat Robertson has an idea about implementing a different sort of “dislike button.” If Robertson had his way, he’d put a “vomit” button right next to the “like” button – just so he could show gay …

YouTube Celebrates LGBT Pride with Touching Video YouTube Celebrates LGBT Pride with Touching Video
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Not only is June LGBT pride month, but yesterday the Supreme Court made a huge decision that bolsters gay rights and marriage equality by striking down the controversial Defense of Marriage Act as unconstitutional. In honor of all that, YouTube …

Feeling Pride Following DOMA Ruling? Facebook Lets You Show It with a Rainbow Feeling Pride Following DOMA Ruling? Facebook Lets You Show It with a Rainbow

On Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court made an historic ruling, striking down the nearly two-decade old Defense of Marriage Act as unconstitutional. The act, which defined marriage as strictly between a man and a woman in the eyes of the …