Articles Tagged with gay rights

Gay Wedding Lawsuit Prompts Iowa Business To Stop Offering Marriage Services

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Gortz Haus Gallery, a flower shop, restaurant, and wedding venue in Grimes, Iowa, will no longer be offering marriage services. The Christian owners of the facility made the decision to stop offering wedding services after finding themselves embroiled in a gay marriage legal battle. Betty and Dick Odgaard, the Christian owners of Gortz Haus Gallery,… Read more »

‘Intolerant Jackass Act’ Would Require Individuals To Make $5,000 Contribution To Gay Rights Groups

Intolerant Jackass Act Responds To 'Shoot The Gays' Initiative

The “Intolerant Jackass Act” is the latest attempt at a voter-approved initiative to come out of the state of California. The beacon of the western United States recently made headlines for the outrageous efforts of attorney Matt McLaughlin, who started a “shoot the gays” initiative, formally called the “Sodomite Suppression Act.” Under McLaughlin’s initiative, citizens… Read more »

Barbra Streisand Uses Revolting Homophobic Slur In Re-Emerged Video

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Barbra Streisand has been a gay icon for years. When footage of a gag she played with Harrison Ford on a 1980s movie set started spreading in 2011, people didn’t say much. In the video, Barbra Streisand is dressed as a dominatrix and is whipping Harrison Ford into submission. It’s all funny until Harrison Ford… Read more »

Leelah Alcorn: Gay Rights Activist Says Parents Should Be Prosecuted

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Leelah Alcorn, a 17-year-old transgender teenager from Ohio, took her own life last Sunday. She walked in front of an oncoming truck and was crushed to death. Leelah left behind a suicide note on her Tumblr blog, in which she said she had been forced by her devout Christian parents to undergo conversion therapy, which… Read more »