Open Israeli popstar Yehonathan has just release a new music video to his new single Close to you.
Today the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) is calling on the Mississippi legislature to further amend the proposed “Religious Freedom Restoration Act” in order to make real their stated desire that the bill not undercut the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. (more…)
Tonight Oxford, Mississippi unanimously passed a resolution recognizing the dignity and worth of all city residents – including those who are lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT). Oxford joins two other Mississippi cities – Starkville and Hattiesburg – which both passed similar resolutions earlier this year. (more…)
Today Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway announced he will not appeal a judge’s order to recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states or jurisdictions. Instead, Govern[jwplayer mediaid=”7195”]or Steve Beshear will hire outside counsel to appeal the ruling. (more…)
Today the Fairness for All Marylanders Act, a bill that would prohibit discrimination on the basis of gender identity in employment, housing, public accommodations and credit, passed the full Senate after last week having been voted out of the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee. (more…)
Today a group of Mississippi Baptist and Methodist leaders sent an open letter to state legislators condemning SB 2681 that would allow businesses to refuse services to the LGBT community on the basis of religious freedom. (more…)
Mark Regnerus, who published a roundly discredited anti-gay parenting study in 2012, took the stand today in the federal trial challenging Michigan’s ban on same-sex marriage. (more…)
The United Nations human rights office said today that the publication by a Ugandan newspaper of the names and photos of people it claims are homosexual violates basic rights to privacy and dignity, and called on media outlets to refrain from actions that fuel hatred and violence.
A new poll out this week from the New York Times and CBS News shows that 40 percent of Republicans support marriage equality, further indication that Americans are moving steadily in one direction on the issue. (more…)