Articles Tagged with gay rights

Michele Bachmann Claims Gay People Are ‘Bullying Americans’

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Michele Bachmann, the creator of the Tea Party, has recently said she is sick and tired of all the gays who “bully the American people”. In an interview with conservative radio host, Lars Larson, at last week’s Conservative Political Action Conference, Bachmann expressed her anger toward Arizona Republican governor, Jan Brewer, vetoing Arizona’s anti-gay bill,… Read more »

Disney’s First Same-Sex Couple Sparks Exactly The Outrage You’d Expect

Sarah And Cheryl, A Same-Sex Couple On Disney's "Good Luck Charlie"

Parents, beware: Mickey Mouse is totally trying to gay your kids up! That’s right, folks, Disney is “pushing an agenda,” and deviously promoting deviant gay lifestyles by showing adult couples of the same gender on their programming! At least, that’s the hyperbolic intolerant view of One Million Moms, the conservative advocacy group that wants to… Read more »

One Direction: Liam Payne Lambasted Over ‘Duck Dynasty’ Tweet

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One Direction singer Liam Payne facing backlash over his support for Duck Dynasty. The boy band singer took to Twitter to explain to fans that because he offered support for the hit show, that did not mean the he supported reality star Phil Robertson’s controversial comments. The former football star and veteran’s interview answers sparked… Read more »

Sidney Crosby Speaks Out Against Russia’s Anti-Gay Law

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Russia’s anti-gay law is being attacked once again, this time by NHL superstar Sidney Crosby. On Sunday afternoon, Crosby spoke out against the country’s Olympic anti-gay stance. During a press conference for Canada’s Olympic camp, Crosby said: “For me growing up in Canada, my view has always been that way. I think that everyone has… Read more »

Mark Zuckerberg Marches In San Francisco Gay Pride Parade

Gay Pride at Facebook Headquarters

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg marched in a gay pride parade on Sunday alongside 700 of Facebook’s employees. Based on those numbers, more than 15% of the social giant’s workforce took part in the celebration. The group joined together to take part in San Francisco’s Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Pride Celebration. Facebook workers including Zuckerberg marched… Read more »

Supreme Court Says: ‘Yes’ To Gay Marriage In California

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The Supreme Court voted Wednesday to allow same-sex marriages in the State of California. The court voted 5-4 in favor of leaving of leaving in place the initial declaration that the ban on same-sex marriage is unlawful and against the Constitution. Today the Supreme Court is hearing two separate gay marriage cases. The cases discuss… Read more »

Cyndi Lauper Reflects On Her Gay Advocacy

Lauper has made a crucial impact on the gay community.

Cyndi Lauper, who turned 60-years-old today, recently spent some time reflecting on her advocacy for gay rights. The American signer has had a very successful career over the past five decades and she’s very proud of her accomplishments and her ability to stand up for the gay community. “Well, I always saw people being discriminated… Read more »

Lesbian Couple Can’t Live Together According To Texas Judge

Court Rules Against Gay Couple

McKinney, TX – A Texas judge has ruled that, due to a morality clause in one of the women’s divorce papers, a lesbian couple will not be permitted to co-habitate. The morality clause, typically applied in the cases of divorce with children, bars romantic partners from spending the night while kids are at home. But,… Read more »

Same-Sex Marriage Support Soars In Ten Years Since First Gay Marriages

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Public acceptance of same-sex marriage has grown substantially since gay marriage was first legalized anywhere in the US, and the increased support for same-sex marriage is among the largest changes in public opinion on any policy issue over the past decade. The Pew Research Center released a report Wednesday illustrating how much support for gay… Read more »

CNN Panel Can’t Figure Out If Gay Rights Are Civil Rights [Video]

Are gay rights civil rights?

A CNN panel discussed the debate regarding same-sex marriage, specifically asking whether or not the gay rights movement is comparable to the African-American civil rights movement of the 50s and 60s. The panel agreed on the basic premise, but, the closer the gay rights movement moved to the civil rights movement, the more divided the… Read more »