Category Archives: GLBT

Gay high school couple named "cutest couple" in contest

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A New York high school couple have been named “cutest couple” by their classmates, which have left the pair feeling overwhelmed according to a Tuesday report via the Houston Chronicle. Brad Taylor, 17, and Dylan Meehan, 18, called the experience “surreal”. They said they weren’t surprised by the votes because their classmates have been highly […]

Utah school restricts access to book about lesbian couple

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The Davis County school district has restricted access to a book called “In Our Mother’s House”, which depicts a family with lesbian parents. In January, a kindergartner at Windridge Elementary School checked out the book. But when he brought it home to his mother she contacted the school, upset that her child had been able […]

Not to be outdone, Marvel Comics announces character's upcoming gay wedding

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Just one day after the announcement made by DC Comics that one of their major characters would be coming out of the closet next month, Marvel Comics has upped the ante and announced that their first openly gay character, Northstar, will finally tie the knot with his longtime boyfriend. Marvel said Tuesday that Canadian character […]

DC Comics plans to reintroduce a major character as gay

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DC Comics is planning to reintroduce one of their major characters as gay in an issue expected to be released in June. DC co-publisher Dan DiDio had previously said in an interview with The Advocate that the were planning to introduce new LGBT characters instead of switching the sexual orientation of existing characters.  In the past, DC had switched […]

North Carolina's Amendment 1 bans Gay marriage

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North Carolina already had laws in place to prevent gay marriage, but Tuesday, May 08, 2012, they took it a step further. Voters went to the polls and decided 61 to 39 percent to become the 29th state to add an anti-gay amendment to the North Carolina constitution. Now it isn’t just marriage that has […]

Boy Scouts fire another lesbian den mother

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Bridgeport, Ohio mother of four Jennifer Tyrrell was recently ousted as her son’s den leader because she is a lesbian.  Tyrrell had led the Tiger Scout troop for over a year when she was told that she “did not meet the high standards of membership that the [Boy Scouts of America] seeks.”  Bob Drury, scout […]

Teen pleads guilty, admits to murder in "homophobic killing"

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Brandon McInerney faces 21 years in the shooting death of classmate Larry KingOn Monday, Brandon McInerney plead guilty to killing fellow eighth-grade classmate Larry King at E.O. Green Junior High School in Oxnard, near Los Angeles. Along with the murder charge, the seventeen year-old also plead guilty to voluntary manslaughter and use of a firearm in connection with the […]

Pregnant man may stop at 3 kids

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Pregnant man Thomas Beatie and wife Nancy have three kids and say they do not have plans to have moreThomas Beatie, the pregnant man who shot to fame after his bearded face and pregnant belly were pictured in media outlets across the country in 2007, now has three kids and appeared on the Oct. 31 […]

Google now offering more choices for everyone

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Gender-neutral language, catching on around the world.Google is now offering a new choice that many seem thrilled about it.  The choices:  Male, Female, or Other. Google may not have started the choice of “Other” as a transgender source, says The New York Times; but it sure has made those who support the “Preferred Gender Pronouns […]

Student suicides bring school district under scrutiny

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Minnesota’s largest school district is under federal investigation after allegations of bullying for reasons of sexual preference. Anoka-Hennipen’s district 11 admitted on Wednesday that the US departments of Justice and Education launched their investigation in November of 2010. In a statement released to the press, the district said they’ve been having “collaborative discussions” with federal […]

CA schools required to teach gay history

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New law will apply to kindergarten through high school public school curriculum The San Francisco Chronicle reports that on Thursday, Governor Jerry Brown signed a controversial bill into law that requires public schools to teach students about the contributions of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Americans. The bill also includes provisions to add disabled […]

Tracy Morgan praised for meeting with gay teens

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The comedian and 30 Rock star, who has been publicly thrown under the bus by his peers for his rant at a show in Nashville, has been doing his best to save face. Morgan has apologized and has since made good on his word to “meet with teens who had suffered due to their sexuality.” […]

Celebs mixed reactions to Tracy Morgan anti-gay rant

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Reactions to the Tracy Morgan rant about homosexuality at a Tennessee venue are stirring up Hollywood. On Saturday, Roland Martin of CNN came to Morgan’s defense, claiming the rant was just part of the show. “Say I’m wrong. Fine. Say I’m insensitive to gays and lesbians. Fine. I’ll wait for the usual bigots to say that I’m defending […]

Elementary School Uses Nature to Teach Gender Diversity

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This week the children of Redwood Heights Elementary School of Oakland, California were introduced to gender diversity using examples of gender variety in nature. The San Francisco Chronicle reports that the lessons included descriptions of animals such as the transgendered clownfish and all female gecko groups. The lesson was devised by the Gender Spectrum trainer, Joel Baum, […]