Articles Tagged with LGBT

What Christian Singer Demi Lovato Says About Gay Love Is Amazing

Demi Lovato Twitter

Over the years, Demi Lovato has become one of the most prominent stars in both the musical spotlight and the camera limelight. Just this year alone, The Inquisitr reported numerous times on her professional and personal life. Professional highlights included her becoming the new face for the shoe brand Skechers, as well as the significant… Read more »

Obama To Sign LGBT Anti-Discrimination Orders On Monday

Anti-Discrimination Executive Order Will Be Signed On Monday

An executive order will be signed on Monday that prevents federal contractors from discriminating against gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT) workers with very limited exceptions. Chad Griffin, president of the Human Rights Campaign, said: “With two strokes of a pen, the President will have a very real and immediate impact on the lives of… Read more »

Sam Smith Coming Out Puts Him At Center Of Attention

Sam Smith in a promotional photo

Singer-songwriter Sam Smith has been a hot topic since he recently came out as gay. The soul artist, who you may know from his SNL appearance or his chart-topping single “Stay With Me,” publicly acknowledged his sexual orientation in a May interview with The Fader, saying: “‘In The Lonely Hour’ is about a guy that… Read more »

Burger King’s ‘Proud Whopper’ Gets Strong Reactions (Video)

Burger-King's-'Proud-Whopper'-Gets-Strong-Reactions

Burger King’s “Proud Whooper” was released just less than a week ago and already the burger is eliciting a wide range of reactions across social media. According to USA Today, the “Proud Whooper” is not any different from the chain’s regular whopper. “The Proud Whopper, as it’s called, comes wrapped in a rainbow colored wrapper… Read more »

Second Amendment Group Set To Sue Connecticut School Over Political Bias

connecticut high school

The Connecticut high school accused of political bias because of blocking conservative websites, is about to be sued by the Second Amendment Foundation. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, student Andrew Lampart found the alleged partisan research limits while working on a senior paper at Nonnewaug High School in Woodbury. The internet firewall utilized by… Read more »

LGBT Rights More Important Than Culture, Tradition, Says VP Joe Biden

joebidengay

In a statement that inspired pro-LGBT communities across the globe, Vice President Joe Biden declared Tuesday that gay and lesbian rights should be given more importance than national cultures and social traditions. According to Politico, Biden was speaking to a group of U.S. and international gay rights activist when he made the bold statement. Biden,… Read more »

Transgender Sex Change Surgery Now Covered By Medicare

sex reassignment surgery

Medicare will now cover transgender sex change surgery. The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) ruled that the agency recognizes the procedure is medically necessary for people who do not identify with their biological sex. HHS ruled in favor of a 74-year-old Army veteran who wants Medicare to pay for transgender sex change… Read more »

Beaverton School: Tell Us Your Sexual Orientation

Beaverton School Inquires About Gay Or Straight Status

The Beaverton School District in Oregon has once again sparked outrage after a new questionnaire that included one question inquiring as to the sexual orientation of parents. Previously, the school was accused of promoting a “pro-gay agenda” when it launched an anti-bullying campaign tied to a LGBT rights group. Parents at the time were outraged… Read more »

The Steps To Equality: Same-Sex Marriage Ban Lifted In Arkansas

Arkansas lifts ban on same-sex marriage. Marriage licenses begin to be issued next day.

Every little girl imagines her wedding day. Maybe she sees herself in a long white dress made by Pnina Tornai; maybe she just sees a few of her closest friends and family against the backdrop of a sunset on the beach. Whatever that little girl sees, it’s something she thinks of, that one day when… Read more »

National Day Of Silence Raises Awareness Of LGBT Bullying In Schools [VIDEO]

Day Of Silence

Thousands of students throughout thousands of schools around the world on Friday participated in the 19th annual “Day of Silence” held by the GLSEN (Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network). According to the LGBT Nation, students took a vow of silence to draw attention to the anti-LGBT harassment and discrimination in schools. Dr. Eliza Byard,… Read more »

Mozilla CEO “Victim Of New Facism” Says Newt Gingrich, Andrew Sullivan

Newt Gingrich On Mozilla LGBT Controversy

Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich recently resigned over a donation made to a group supporting an anti-gay-marriage campaign in 2008. In case you didn’t catch that, Eich resigned over a single donation made six years ago. The controversy began when OKCupid called for a boycott of Mozilla, and despite Mozilla’s assurances that the company supports LGBT… Read more »

Indiana Same-Sex Marriage Ban: Lawsuit From Gay Couple Challenges Law

Indiana Same-Sex Marriage Ban: Lawsuit From Gay Couple Challenges Law

An Indiana same-sex marriage ban is being challenged by another lawsuit from a gay couple who claims the law violates their rights under the United States Constitution. In a related report by The Inquisitr, Mitt Romney says the effects of gay marriage on American society will take a “long, long time” to be known. Last… Read more »

Michele Bachmann Claims Gay People Are ‘Bullying Americans’

Michele Bachmann

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 »

Gay, Lesbian Troops Perform In Drag At Kadena Air Base [VIDEO]

Drag Queens

At the Kadena Air Base located in Okinawa, Japan, gay and lesbian troops performed in drag for a fundraiser. This is so different from the days of the policy, “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”. Historically after its repeal, there have been many gay marriage ceremonies and potluck gatherings on U.S. bases in support of the LGBT… Read more »