A federal judge blocks Obama's transgender school bathroom rule. The plaintiffs accused the president of an overreach.
Gracing the cover of OUT magazine's OUT 100 issue as "Ally of the Year" comes as no surprise -- Obama is likely to go down in history as one of the most progressive presidents, if not the only one who has fought so tirelessly for LGBTQ rights.
Presidential hopeful Ben Carson placed another thorn in his campaign when he stated he was irritated by the comparisons between gay and civil rights, CNN reports.…
One of the hottest topic every week in mainstream media is gay rights and homophobia. Grammy Winner Macklemore had a big hit with his song Same Love. Duck Dynasty’s Phil Robertson has been deemed “Homophobic” because of his beliefs and personal opinions. Musically the flip side hasn’t been captured well, until now. Give this a […]
On Thursday, November 7, 2013, The Senate passed historic legislation that will potentially ban workplace discrimination against gay and transgender employees. If successful, this will…
JUST ADDED: AUDIO OF LISTENER REACTION TO INTERVIEW In a passionate, emotional interview that at times deeply angered me, I interviewed on Afternoons with Amos former Tech High School student Darnell Dynasty Young and his mother Chelisa Grimes. Dynasty was expelled from Tech last month by IPS officials because he brought, at his mom’s insistence, […]
Would President Barack Obama’s reelection campaign benefit from him supporting gay marriage, TheRoot asks. SEE ALSO: Top Ten Myths About 2012 Obama is arguably the most gay friendly president in U.S. history. His repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” and passage of a federal law that further extends protections of LGBT people firmly solidifies his […]
WASHINGTON— The Obama administration is announcing a wide-ranging effort to use U.S. foreign aid to promote rights for gays and lesbians abroad, including combating attempts by foreign governments to criminalize homosexuality. In a memorandum issued Tuesday, President Barack Obama directed U.S. agencies working abroad, including the State Department and the U.S. Agency for International Development, […]
MANAMA, Bahrain — Since the lifting two months ago of a longstanding U.S. ban on gays serving openly in the military, U.S. Marines across the globe have adapted smoothly and embraced the change, says their top officer, Gen. James F. Amos, who previously had argued against repealing the ban during wartime. SEE ALSO: Jennifer Lopez […]
A Christian college in Georgia is asking all employees to sign a pledge declaring their heterosexuality. Also read: New Documentary Takes Closer Look At Fatherlessness In Black America Also read: Packing Playlist: California Shorter University instituted the pledge in late October. If an employee decides not to sign the pledge, they are at risk of […]
Audience members booed an openly gay soldier when a question he asked was posed to former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum through a video stream during Thursday’s Republican presidential debate. Stephen Hill, a soldier serving in Iraq, spoke on having to lie about who he was in order to serve in the army. Santorum approached the controversial topic, […]