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VA Congressman Censured by Own Party for Officiating Same-Sex Marriage

VA Congressman Censured by Own Party for Officiating Same-Sex Marriage

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Dec 18, 2020

On Saturday, the Appomattox County Republican Committee censured GOP Rep. Denver Riggleman for officiating a same-sex marriage last year, as well as condemning President Trump and congratulating President-elect Joe Biden.

Watch: Gay High Schooler Suspended for Painted Nails Receives Overwhelming Support

Watch: Gay High Schooler Suspended for Painted Nails Receives Overwhelming Support

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Dec 17, 2020

A gay high school student in Texas who was suspended for painting his nails has received overwhelming public support after starting a Change.org petition.

Gay Belgian Man Attacked, Fears Reporting Crime to Police

Gay Belgian Man Attacked, Fears Reporting Crime to Police

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Dec 16, 2020

A gay man in Belgium was attacked and knocked to the ground, but fears reporting the homophobic hate crime to local police after homophobic remarks from authorities six years prior.

Suspended Gay TX High Schooler Addresses School Board, Discriminatory Policy

Suspended Gay TX High Schooler Addresses School Board, Discriminatory Policy

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Dec 16, 2020

A gay high school teen in Texas suspended for wearing nail polish chastised the local school board on Monday for being denied an education.

Palm Beach County and Boca Raton Petition for Conversion Therapy Re-Hearing

Palm Beach County and Boca Raton Petition for Conversion Therapy Re-Hearing

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Dec 15, 2020

Palm Beach County and Boca Raton are challenging a court panel decision in November that reversed a ban on conversion therapy.

Michigan Court Rules Companies Can Refuse to Serve Gay People

Michigan Court Rules Companies Can Refuse to Serve Gay People

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Dec 11, 2020

A Michigan court ruled this week that companies can refuse to serve people on the basis of sexual orientation.

Four NJ High School Teachers Suspended for Homophobic Comments

Four NJ High School Teachers Suspended for Homophobic Comments

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Dec 11, 2020

Four high school teachers who made homophobic comments in a Zoom class last month have been suspended with pay.

No NFL Support of LGBTQ Community in My Cause My Cleats

No NFL Support of LGBTQ Community in My Cause My Cleats

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Dec 10, 2020

Of the hundreds of NFL players participating in My Cause My Cleats this week, at least ten are supporting causes that either perpetuate or seek to dismantle anti-LGBTQ bias.

Watch: Gay Man's Viral Video of Mother Denouncing His Engagement

Watch: Gay Man's Viral Video of Mother Denouncing His Engagement

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Dec 9, 2020

Henry Jimenez, a gay Mexican man, has gone viral for a heartbreaking video where his religious mother berates him for getting engaged and being gay.

Mara Gomez First Transgender Woman to Play Football in Argentina

Mara Gomez First Transgender Woman to Play Football in Argentina

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Dec 9, 2020

Mara Gomez made history on Monday by becoming the first transgender woman to play professional football in Argentina.

Anti-LGBTQ Private School Where Karen Pence Teaches Receives $725k COVID-19 Relief

Anti-LGBTQ Private School Where Karen Pence Teaches Receives $725k COVID-19 Relief

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Dec 8, 2020

The private Christian school where Karen Pence teaches received nearly $725,000 through the US government's Paycheck Protection Program for COVID-19 relief.

Labour Shadow Minister Resigns Over Same-Sex Marriage Comment

Labour Shadow Minister Resigns Over Same-Sex Marriage Comment

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Dec 8, 2020

Janet Daby, the Labour party's shadow minister for faith, has resigned after saying public officials in the UK should have the right to deny certifying same-sex marriages.

Biden May Have Won Election Due to LGBTQ Voters, New Report Says

Biden May Have Won Election Due to LGBTQ Voters, New Report Says

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Dec 7, 2020

A new report published by the Washington Post suggests that President-elect Joe Biden may have won the 2020 election because of higher LGBTQ voter turnout.

Election Heartthrob Steve Kornacki Joins Football Night in America

Election Heartthrob Steve Kornacki Joins Football Night in America

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Dec 4, 2020

The 2020 MSNBC election correspondent and popular crush Steve Kornacki will join Football Night in America, starting this Sunday.

White House Takes Credit for Bush-Era World AIDS Day Commemoration

White House Takes Credit for Bush-Era World AIDS Day Commemoration

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Dec 4, 2020

The White House has shamelessly taken credit for honoring World AIDS Day "in a way that no president has before," according to Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany.

Openly Gay WWE Icon Pat Patterson Dies at 79

Openly Gay WWE Icon Pat Patterson Dies at 79

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Dec 2, 2020

Openly gay WWE icon Pat Patterson has died at age 79.

Dan Levy Clarifies Comedy Central India's Censorship of 'Schitt's Creek' Gay Kiss

Dan Levy Clarifies Comedy Central India's Censorship of 'Schitt's Creek' Gay Kiss

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Dec 1, 2020

Dan Levy has clarified the controversy over a censored "Schitt's Creek" gay kiss.

Melania Wanted to Light White House in Rainbow Colors, President's Staff Overruled

Melania Wanted to Light White House in Rainbow Colors, President's Staff Overruled

Nov 25, 2020

Melania Trump wanted to light the White House in rainbow colors this past June to honor Pride month as it had been during the Obama administration; but the WH staff saw to it that it didn't happen.

Gay Penguin Couple Sphen and Magic Become Parents Again

Gay Penguin Couple Sphen and Magic Become Parents Again

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Nov 24, 2020

Internationally famous gay penguins Sphen and Magic are now proud parents for the second time to a new baby chick.

Young, Black, Lesbian Tiara Mack Heads to RI State Senate

Young, Black, Lesbian Tiara Mack Heads to RI State Senate

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Nov 20, 2020

Tiara Mack, a 26-year-old Black lesbian, is headed to Rhode Island state Senate

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